Mark your calendars, because you don’t want to miss these deliciously fun culinary happenings:
is back at Kata Robata
, 3600 Kirby. Chef Manabu “Hori” Horiuchi's menu fluctuates based on the types of fish that he sources each day from Japan, but it’s always a mix of cold and hot dishes. There are only eight omakase tastings a night (not available on Sundays or Wednesdays), and the price averages $150-$200.
In honor of the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, Agricole Hospitality
will host a Virtual Sake Tasting
on Saturday, July, 24 at 5 p.m. The class will taste through six different samples of Sake, from Eiko Fuji Ban Ryu to Joto Daiginjo, and as always, the tasting kit will include a Revival Market snack box. Sake pick-up will be on Saturday between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. at Revival Market
, 550 Heights. Cost is $65 per person.
To celebrate National Tequila Day on Saturday, July 24, Chuy’s
will be serving up margarita and tequila drink specials. Guests can top any margarita with a $1 floater of their favorite tequila and top-shelf tequila shots are $5 all day. For a limited time, Chuy’s is also serving up all rocks and frozen margaritas in a 22-ounce color-changing cup that you can take home.
On Tuesday, July 27, Brennan’s
, 3300 Smith, will host Helen Perry as she conducts one of her legendary Eticool School etiquette classes
for children ages 8 to 18. The three-course lunch will take place in Brennan’s private ballroom from noon to 1:45 p.m. Students should come in dressy attire. Cost is $110 per student.
Chef-owner Sylvia Casares will be teaching a Tex-Mex appetizers class at Sylvia’s Enchilada Kitchen
, 1140 Eldridge, on Saturday, July 31 from 1 to 4 p.m. Guests will learn the step-by-step way to make flautas, chile con queso, picamole, ceviche, avocado salsa and roasted tomato salsa. Cost is $65 per person and includes all materials, the class and a meal. Register online or call 832-230-3842.
The site is now live for this year’s Houston Restaurant Weeks
, which will make its triumphant return beginning August 1 and running through Labor Day to raise funds for the Houston Food Bank. New to the lineup this year are exciting spots like Fegen’s
, Xin Chào
and downtown’s The Nash
. Peruse the entire library of participating restaurants and HRW menus to start booking reservations now.