Tuesday, July 27
“Rheinstone Cowboy” wine event at Feges BBQ Spring BranchGuests can enjoy “Rheinstone Cowboy,” a wines of Germany takeover at Feges BBQ Spring Branch, 8217 Long Point, from 5 to 7 p.m. The BBQ spot will be offering a wide range of styles and varieties of German wine – from sparkling rosé to dry whites to savory reds, each paired with a specific dish on its menu (and a flight of all five wines will be available for discounted purchase). Try pairings from the Von Buhl Sparkling Rosé with Feges Fried Chicken to Kruger-Rumpf Scheurebe with Beef Rib Bulgogi.
Buffalo Trace Distillery Bourbon Dinner at Whiskey Cake BaybrookWhiskey Cake Baybrook, 18840 Gulf Freeway, is hosting a five-course dinner featuring chef-driven dishes and award-winning whiskeys from Buffalo Trace Distillery at 7 p.m. Guests will be guided through Kentucky Straight Bourbon whiskeys with complementing pairings by Michelle Solomon of Sazerac, with dishes from jumbo lump crab cake to smoked brisket steak frites. Tickets are $95++ and seats are limited. Call 832-558-2253 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. locations/baybrook-tx/
High West Distillery Dinner at Whiskey Cake Kitchen & Bar StaffordWhiskey Cake Stafford, 12575 Southwest Freeway, is hosting a five-course High West Distillery dinner at 7 p.m. Guests can explore craft cocktails and spirits from the Utah-based distillery while enjoying complementing dinner pairings from Texas Quail and Cowboy Caviar to Lamb Pot Pie. Tickets (limited) are $100 per person, tax and gratuity included. Call 281-729-8333 or email email@example.com.
Friday, July 30
Summer BBQ & Brews Series at PinstripesPinstripes Houston, 3300 Kirby, continues its new Summer BBQ & Brews Series featuring barbecue paired with a local brewer on the patio, and July’s event will feature the brews of Karbach, with 8th Wonder (Friday, August 27) to follow. The fun will take place from 5 to 9 p.m. as guests dine on balsamic bbq ribs, pesto chicken, sliders, mac and cheese, watermelon, brownies and more alongside cold brews on the patio for $40 per person (add on a game of bocce or bowling for an additional fee).
Christmas in July at Present Company
Present Company, 1318 Westheimer, invites guests to sip frosty drinks for Christmas in July all month long. The festive bar will be decked out with a 20-foot inflatable Beach Santa on the roof and holiday decor, and beverage director Rex Nielsen has created a Christmas themed cocktail menu including a mini Christmas tree where the ornaments hold shots.
Saturday, July 31
Tex-Mex Cooking Class at Sylvia’s Enchilada KitchenChef-owner Sylvia Casares will be teaching a Tex-Mex appetizers class at Sylvia’s Enchilada Kitchen, 1140 Eldridge, 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.
Sunday, August 1
Katy Enchiladapalooza at Phat EateryOn select dates through August 15, several Katy restaurants will offer special $16 enchilada dishes, with 20 percent of all sales going to local charity The Ballad House. This Sunday, Phat Eatery, 23119 Colonial Parkway, will offer Curry Chicken Enchiladas in roti tortillas.
Houston Restaurant Weeks Kick OffThe first day of Houston Restaurant Weeks is this Sunday, running through Labor Day while supporting restaurants and raising 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 their HRW menus to start booking reservations now.
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