8th Wonder will takeover the taps at Good Dog Houston this Saturday.
8th Wonder will takeover the taps at Good Dog Houston this Saturday.
Photo by Francisco Montes

Houston's 5 Best Weekend Food Bets: Brats and Brews

Here’s a look at this weekend's best culinary happenings:

July Champagne Tasting at Bosta Kitchen
Friday, 7 to 10 p.m.
1801 Binz

Bubbly fans can enjoy a tasting of Moët & Chandon, Dom Pérignon and light bites alongside a Champagne discussion with specialist Janie Higgins. The tastes include Moët & Chandon Grand Vintage 2004, Moët & Chandon Grand Vintage 2006, Moët & Chandon Grand Vintage 2008, Moët & Chandon Grand Vintage Rosé 2003 and Dom Pérignon Vintage 2004. Tickets are $90.

Celebr8 Hot Dogs with 8th Wonder Brew at Good Dog Houston
Saturday, noon to 6 p.m.
903 Studewood; 1312 West Alabama

This weekend, Good Dog has teamed up with 8th Wonder Brewery to celebrate National Hot Dog Month. Guests can expect raffles, swag and a four-tap takeover from 8th Wonder, as well as a specialty Texas bratwurst made in collaboration with the brewery.

Saint Arnold Downtown Pub Crawl
Saturday, 2 to 6 p.m.

Saint A’s annual pub crawl will hit bars including El Big Bad, Springbok, Molly’s Pub, Flying Saucer, OKRA Charity Saloon, Conservatory and Little Dipper, to name a few. Crawlers can pick up a punch card at any of the stops between 2 and 3 p.m., then finish with an after-party at Market Square Park at 6 p.m. Those who complete the punch cards will receive their well-earned Saint Arnold pint glass. Visit saintarnold.com to see the entire list of participating bars and restaurants.

Feges BBQ Pop-Up at Holler Brewing Co.
Sunday, 2 to 7:30 p.m.
2206 Edwards

Patrick Feges, who has mastered kitchens from Southern Goods and Killen’s Barbecue to Underbelly, will be firing up his barbecue goodness at Holler Brewing Co. from 2 p.m. until the goods sell out.

Camerata’s 4th Birthday at Camerata at Paulie’s
Sunday, 4 p.m. to 2 a.m.
1834 Westheimer

Beloved wine bar Camerata is celebrating its fourth birthday with piñatas, Paulie’s cookies and drink specials — including 40 percent off Txakoli, Chenin Blanc and Sherry; $1 Rosé Jell-O shots, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti by the glass; and Porróns, Magnums and Jeroboams.


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