Houston welcomes its first urban ice cream truck.
Houston welcomes its first urban ice cream truck.
Photo courtesy of Olivia Luisa Garcia

The 5 Best Things to Eat or Drink This Weekend: Unlimited Spaghetti & Garlic Bread at Alamo Drafthouse

Food Truck Friday @ Houston Press Friday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. 2603 La Branch

Kurbside Eatz will be parked outside of our offices from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. to serve lunch during Food Truck Friday. Swing by our offices in Midtown and get something scrumptious to eat, like the Kurbside fries and the pork belly buns -- how can you say no to slow-braised pork belly stuffed inside a deep-fried bun? You also can't deny a crispy pork belly taco.

Grand Opening of Chocolate Wasted Ice Cream & Treats @ East End Studio Gallery Friday, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. 708 Telephone, Suite C

Get a first look (and taste) of the new urban ice cream food truck, Chocolate Wasted Ice Cream & Treats, tonight from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the East End Studio Gallery. Chocolate Wasted carries a variety of the old-school, classic ice cream treats, such as Bomb Pops and various animated character pops. Customers can also nosh on Ben & Jerry's ice cream or sip on a root beer float made with Saint Arnold Root Beer and Blue Bell vanilla ice cream. The launch party coincides with the art show, Just Ink 4, a pen and ink art gallery show.

Eat spaghetti and watch The Good, The Bad & The Ugly at Alamo Drafthouse.
Eat spaghetti and watch The Good, The Bad & The Ugly at Alamo Drafthouse.
Photo by Troy Fields

Saint Arnold Galveston Pub Crawl @ Fisherman's Wharf Saturday, 2 p.m. 2200 Harborside, Galveston

Spend the day in Galveston drinking Saint Arnold beer during the Galveston Pub Crawl. Check-in for the event lasts from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.; meet at Fisherman's Wharf to retrieve your tickets. The next five stops can be visited in any order, just make sure you meet at Saengerfest Park by 6 p.m. During the crawl, everyone will visit Stuttgarden Tavern, O'Malley's Stage Door Pub, Molly's Irish Pub/Old Cellar Bar, Murphy's Irish Pub and Brews Brothers Brew Pub. If you stop at all of the bars, you'll be awarded a Pub Crawl pint glass.

The Good, The Bad & The Ugly Spaghetti Dinner @ Alamo Drafthouse - Mason Sunday, 5 p.m. 531 South Mason, Katy

Alamo Drafthouse in Katy will host a spaghetti dinner in conjunction with a screening of The Good, The Bad & The Ugly. The Spaghetti Western Feast begins at 5 p.m.; tickets cost $12 and include a movie ticket, plus unlimited spaghetti and garlic bread. Throw in a glass of red or white wine to enhance your Italian Western dinner. Why not watch a classic film with a classic meal?

Mixers & Elixers @ Houston Museum of Natural Science Sunday, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. 5555 Hermann Park Drive

If you grew up with Pluto being a planet, then this cocktails, music and food event is perfect for you. The Houston Museum of Natural Science invites you to toast to Pluto during the Mixers & Elixers - Pluto Pity Party on Sunday from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. The evening includes live music from Space Rockers, a cash bar, and food from H-Town StrEATS, Coreanos and The Golden Grill food trucks. Tickets cost $20 per person.


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