Mark your calendars, because you don’t want to miss these deliciously fun culinary happenings:
The Roastery Coffee Kitchen has joined forces with cult-favorite Truth BBQ to create a special edition kolache, available throughout Rodeo season at the Buffalo Heights, Heights and San Felipe Roastery locations. The Texas-sized kolache ($6) features Truth's smoked pork and beef sausage filled with cheddar and jalapeño inside the Roastery’s homemade kolache dough.
On Tuesday, March 17 beginning at 7 p.m., Bistro Provence, 13616 Memorial, will host a special dinner with French Country Wines and Thomas Bertrand, owner and winemaker of France’s Domaine Rouge-Bleu. The evening will feature four wines paired with a four-course French Provence menu, with highlights including catch of the day Meunière, duck leg confit with fresh fig sauce, and pear and nougat tart. The cost is $75 plus tax and gratuity. A $40 per person deposit via PayPal is required to reserve a seat. Call 713-827-8008 or email email@example.com.
Brennan’s, 3300 Smith, will host its next monthly Spirit Round Table, where guests learn about (and taste) the differences in side-by-side tastings of featured spirits, on Thursday, March 19, with a focus on Irish whiskies selected by barkeep Richard Middleton. The tasting ($25++) will take place from 6 to 7:30 p.m. and include complimentary nibbles from executive chef Joe Cervantez. Space is limited.
Revival Market, 550 Heights, will host a Bourbon Class with Agricole Hospitality co-owner Morgan Weber from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Friday, March 20. Guests can expect an evening with bourbon, cocktails and bites as Weber leads the class through a selection of his favorite bourbons, discussing where they come from and how they’re made. There are 35 spaces available at $85 per seat.
On Saturday, March 21, locals are invited to the 7th Annual Celebr8ion at 8th Wonder Brewery, 2202 Dallas. The party will go down from 2 to 10 p.m. (VIP entry at noon), commemorating the brewery’s seventh birthday with a lineup of seven diverse music artists from across the country, food trucks and specialty tappings of 8th Wonder’s famous locally-brewed beer. Admission is $8 for the “Staight No Chaser” entry; $28 for the “Hound Dog Package” including three beverage tokens and a souvenir glass; and $68 for VIP, with a limited-edition souvenir glass and VIP wristband that grants carte blanche tasting throughout the day, limited edition Celebr8ion T-shirt, 32-once crowler to-go of a specialty Celebr8ion beer, and early access at noon for a first taste of other exclusive tappings.
One Fifth Gulf Coast, 1658 Westheimer, will say goodbye with a Final Family Meal on Monday, March 23 (before it moves on to its “Lightning Round” concept, starting with One Fifth Lightning Round: Vietnam on Wednesday, March 25). For the final family meal, there will be no menu, and guests are completely in the kitchen’s hands. Cost is $75 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Alcohol to be purchased on site.
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