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Houston's 5 Best Weekend Food Bets: Celebrate America (and Canada) This July Fourth

Riel will celebrate Canada Day and Fourth of July with a "Can-Am" Booze Can Sunday.
Riel will celebrate Canada Day and Fourth of July with a "Can-Am" Booze Can Sunday. Photo by Kirsten Gilliam Photography

Here's a look at this weekend's tasty food and drink happenings:

FriYay Rosé Courtyard Tasting at Brennan’s

Friday, 4 to 7 p.m.
3300 Smith

The Creole fine dining spot is celebrating rosé season with the return of its FriYay Rosé courtyard wine tasting, an al fresco, walk-around tasting featuring light bites and a sampling of rosés curated by wine guy Rich Carter. Tickets are $25++ per person.

Night Market: Taco Edition at Tenfold Coffee

Saturday, 6 to 9 p.m.
101 Aurora

Tatemo and Underground Creamery are teaming up to host another Night Market, this time featuring taco purveyors from around town. Stop by Tenfold Coffee to line up for eats from El Topo, Belly of the Beast, Cochinita & co. and more.

Fourth of July Food and Drink Specials

Sunday

From fried chicken and champagne to beer, hot dogs, and a movie, check out our Fourth of July Weekend Food and Drink Guide for festive dine-in and to-go options this holiday weekend.

Whole Pig Roast at Space Cowboy

Sunday, noon
100 West Cavalcade

Space Cowboy executive chef and Night Moves Hospitality culinary director Lyle Bento will be roasting a whole kalua pig this Fourth of July. The traditional Hawaiian luau dish will be available starting at noon and pool day passes are available from the hotel for $20 and include full poolside service from Space Cowboy.

"Can-Am" Booze Can Sunday at Riel

Sunday, 3 p.m.
1927 Fairview

Riel will host its fourth annual Canada Day celebration with a "Can-Am" Booze Can Sunday event, inviting Blood Bros BBQ to come on-site for a one-day food collaboration with Riel chef/owner Ryan Lachaine (who is native of Winnipeg, Manitoba). Riel is installing a tent to create outdoor space for the event, and the festivities will also include music by DJ Seek, merchandise from Heavy Metal Racket, art from local artists and drink specials including $1.54 Canadian Club whisky in honor of Canada's 154th birthday. No reservations or admission fee.
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Brooke Viggiano is a contributing writer who is always looking to share Houston's coolest and tastiest happenings with the Houston Press readers.
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