Here's a look at this weekend's tasty food and drink happenings:
Pasadena Strawberry Festival at Pasadena Municipal Fairgrounds
7603 Red Bluff
Featuring a colossal lineup of food and drink vendors, a carnival and a BBQ Cook-Off, and the “World’s Largest Strawberry Shortcake,” the Pasadena Strawberry Festival is going down all weekend long. Daily GA tickers run $5-$10 in advance, with a three-day pass for $30.
Tatemó x Underground Creamery Night Market
Saturday, 6 to 9 p.m.
Josh Deleon of Underground Creamery and chef Emmanuel Chavez of Tatemó are bringing another one of their buzzy Night Markets to Houston, this time featuring popular local spots like burger-chan, Click Virtual Food Hall and Two Headed Dog, plus "Top Chef Portland" contestants Dawn Burrell, Sasha Grumman and Gabriel Erales. Wear a mask, expect lines and come hungry.
Watever Fresh Farm Direct Preview at Bravery Chef Hall
Saturday, seatings at 6 and 8:30 p.m.
Chef Martin Weaver, a KUU and Brennan’s alumnus, is previewing his new concept, Watever Fresh Farm Direct with intimate weekly chef’s table dinners every Saturday night at Bravery Chef Hall. The menu will feature revolving themes based on the season, with wine pairings and cocktails created by Mario Pineda of the forthcoming craft cocktail bar Bhutane. Dinners must be pre-booked via Resy (“Chef’s Table” under “upcoming events'' at Bravery Chef Hall). Saturday night seatings (two per night, ten socially distanced bar seats plus two tables for two per seating) are $85 per person for five courses, with an a la carte wine pairing available.
New Sunday Brunch at Dozier’s BBQ
Sunday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
8222 Farm to Market 359
For the first time in its 64-year history, Dozier’s BBQ in Fulshear has launched a Sunday brunch. Menu highlights include The Red Eye, a half-pound of espresso-rubbed pork ribs with a sweet cream waffle and two eggs; Brisket on a Biscuit, two biscuits served open face with cream gravy and chopped brisket; Huevos Rancheros with sliced brisket; housemade Smoked Monkey Bread; and The Burger, featuring a half-pound smoked patty of freshly ground brisket on a sweet sourdough bun, with an optional fried egg. A “Para Los Niños” kids menu is available as well, as are “Brunchy Libations” like mimosas, Prosecco and micheladas with an optional espresso pork rib.
Summer Kick-Off and Market at Karbach Brewing Co.
Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Hit the Biergarten for a summer kick-off fiesta, complete with local vendors and artists, food trucks, DJ Mohawk Steve and Tasty Waves on tap. The event is free to attend and family-friendly.
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