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Houston's 5 Best Weekend Food Bets: Go Extra, EXTRA Hot This Valentine's Weekend

Mico's Hot Chicken brings back its Burning Love Sammich this Valentine's weekend; find that and more in our Valentine's Day dining guides.
Mico's Hot Chicken brings back its Burning Love Sammich this Valentine's weekend; find that and more in our Valentine's Day dining guides. Photo by Becca Wright
Here's a look at this weekend's tasty food and drink happenings:

Valentine’s Day Weekend Dining Out and To-Go


Several Houston restaurants and bars are ready to up your romance game, offering an array of indulgent bites this Valentine’s Weekend. Check out our Dining Out and To-Go Valentine's guides to make your extra special plans.

Valentine's Beer and Dessert Pairing at Flying Saucer Draught Emporium

705 Main

The Downtown location of Flying Saucer is celebrating Valentine’s Day all weekend long, offering a celebratory beer flight and decadent dessert pairing from February 11-14. Handpicked by Flying Saucer’s beer experts, the flight includes four craft beers and four housemade desserts, with pairings including Boulevard Tank 7 with Apple Crumble Cake, Alstadt Schwarzbier with a Toffee Crunch Blondie Bar, Belching Beaver Peanut Butter Milk Stout (Nitro) and Chocolate Peanut Butter Bar, and Nola Irish Channel Stout with a Chocolate Peanut Butter Bar ($24 per person).

Galentine’s Day Brunch at State Fare Kitchen & Bar

Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
947 Gessner, 15930 City Walk

Cupid Sliders (fiery hot fried chicken in between red velvet waffles with two eggs and hash browns, $17), Rose Flights ($16) and Mimosa Carafes ($20) are on special during State Fare’s brunch this Valentine’s weekend.

Saint Arnold White Oak Pub Crawl

Saturday, 2 to 6 p.m.

Saint Arnold’s cult favorite pub crawl will hit the bars along White Oak. Crawlers can pick up their punch cards from any of the five stops – BB’s Tex-Orleans, Bobcat Teddy’s Icehouse, Christian’s Tailgate, Little Woodrow’s and Public House – between 2 and 3 p.m. before making their way to the final stop, Onion Creek Cafe, for the afterparty at 6 p.m. Those who complete the crawl will earn a coveted Saint Arnold pint glass, and as always, designated drivers are both eligible for the award and encouraged to attend.

Houston Oaks Wine & Food Classic at The Clubs at Houston Oaks

Saturday, 1 to 4 p.m. (noon for VIP)

The third annual Houston Oaks Wine & Food Classic is going down at The Clubs at Houston Oaks. Guests can expect a multitude of fine wines, including ready-to-drink bottles and collectibles, plus bites from chef Nick Zaputil and the Houston Oaks culinary team, a new VIP experience, educational wine seminars and cooking demos, live music and more. Tickets start at $200 for members ($250 for guests). 
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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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