All week long
Black Restaurant Weeks HoustonBlack Restaurant Week Houston’s palate-pleasing showcase runs now through Sunday, April 11, with prix fixe brunch, lunch, and dinner menus at participating restaurants within the area. This year’s participants include Cool Runnings Jamaican Grill, Lost and Found, Fainmous BBQ, Nyah’s Pasta Kitchen, Craft Burger, The Funnel Cake House and more.
Crawfish at UB PreservUBP, 1609 Westheimer, is now open on Tuesdays, serving crawfish and only crawfish and rotating flavors throughout the season.
Wednesday, April 7
Trunk Show and Whiskey Tasting at B&B Butchers & RestaurantB&B Butchers & Restaurant, 1814 Washington, has partnered with Maker's Mark, Lloyd and Lewis Clothiers, and The Vintage Contessa & Times Past for a crafted trunk show and guided whiskey tasting from 4 to 6 p.m. on its rooftop patio. The curated evening will begin with welcome cocktails and passed hors d'oeuvres, followed by the opportunity to peruse fabric swatches and samples and special Maker's Mark presentation and tasting of its allocated whiskies and bourbons. Tickets are $75 (plus taxes and fees) per person, and each guest will receive swag bags and be entered into a raffle to win a $250 B&B Butchers gift card and a custom sports coat by Lloyd and Lewis.
National Beer Day at Dog Haus BiergartenParticipating Dog Haus Biergarten locations are celebrating National Beer Day. All day, guests can buy a pint and get upgraded to a liter.
Tequila & Wine Dinner at Galiana’s Tex Mex & Agave BarGaliana’s Tex Mex & Agave Bar, 24110 Northwest Freeway Suite 500, will host an in-restaurant, private Tequila & Wine Dinner on Wednesday, April 7 at 7 p.m. Guests will enjoy a welcoming drink followed by three-courses paired with premium tequila cocktails and wine, with highlights including crab and shrimp stuffed avocado, carne asada with chipotle sauce, and cajeta volcano a la mode. Cost is $75 per person. Call 832-653-6853.
Thursday, April 8
ReikiNa Pre-Opening Showcase at Sanman StudiosChef Thomas Stacy — a former prep cook at Uchi — and director of operations Andrew Herron are launching a new tasting menu concept, ReikiNa, over in CityCentre; but before that, the duo is previewing the concept with a series of pop-up showcase dinners at Sanman Studios, 1109 Providence on April 8, 15 and 23, with proceeds from the series benefiting Chris Shepherd’s Southern Smoke Foundation. Derived from the Japanese words reiki (“divine energy”) and sakana (snacks paired with sake), ReikiNa will offer a private tasting menu experience highlighting Asian flavors through a European lens. The pre-opening showcase will feature an eight-course tasting menu, limited to 40 guests per event. Tickets are available on Resy for $150/person.
Saturday, April 10
Crawfish Boil at B.B. LemonB.B. Lemon, 1809 Washington, is taking advantage of crawfish season three more times before it ends, starting with a Saturday brunch and crawfish boil this Saturday (with boils on Saturdays, May 8 and June 5 to follow). Join for its regular brunch menu, tasty mudbugs cooked by Berg Hospitality's own NOLA native, Jeff Baron, and DJ music from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The crawfish come served with potatoes, sausage and corn for $12.99 per pound with a minimum of two pounds per order. Reservations are recommended and can be made by phone at 713-554-1809 or on OpenTable.
All month long