Here’s a look at this weekend's best culinary happenings:
Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Holler Brewing Co will be teaming up with Morningstar for a special Black Friday Beer and Donuts event. The brewery will be opening early and popping the proverbial cork on a few very special kegs, while Morningstar will be on hand serving donuts, coffee and biscuit sandwiches for your nourishment and pleasure. Pay $20 (tax included) and you'll get a "Holler For Houston / Holler for Beer Teku" glass and a pour of each barrel-aged beer. Morningstar will also be selling a tailored doughnut pairing.
Friday, beginning at 11 a.m.
City Acre invites you to skip the Black Friday crowds and enjoy a special Black Friday family-friendly brunch, offering an all-day brunch menu (regular menu also available) and launching its Celebraish barleywine, a 9-percent, rich and malty brew finished with Chinook hops.
Friday, 2 to 6 p.m.
Pitch 25 will be championing Houston’s independent breweries at “Houston’s Most Convenient Crawl,” when seven local breweries will be showcased at the bar. Sample 14 different beers, including some limited-edition barrels, and help choose which will be featured during the month of December. Tickets for the tasting are $20.
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Sunday, noon to 9 p.m.
Fan-favorite Vietnamese eatery and crawfish spot, Saigon House Midtown, will be showing its appreciation to all who have shown support in the last year with a special anniversary party. Guests can expect food specials, bring-your-own-booze with no corkage fee and live DJs.
Sunday, 2 p.m. to midnight
6412 North Main
Launching on Sunday and running throughout the holidays, rum and tiki bar Lei Low Bar, will embrace the holiday season with Sippin’ Santa at Lei Low, featuring over-the-top nostalgic holiday and Polynesian décor. On opening night, guests can expect a performance from LA’s Surf Band Par Avion, plus Sippin’ Santa’s signature cocktail menu with cocktails like the “Kris Kringle Colada” and “Mele Kalikimaka.”