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Upcoming Houston Food Events: Rodeo-Style Kolache and a Final Family Meal

The Roastery and Truth BBQ have teamed for a Rodeo-style kolache.EXPAND
The Roastery and Truth BBQ have teamed for a Rodeo-style kolache.
Photo by Steven Cromer

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 bistro_provence@sbcglobal.net.

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 will say goodbye to its Gulf Coast concept with one last family meal.EXPAND
One Fifth will say goodbye to its Gulf Coast concept with one last family meal.
Photo by Julie Soefer

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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