Mark your calendars, because you don’t want to miss these deliciously fun culinary happenings:
New winter menu items have dropped at Relish Restaurant & Bar
, 2810 Westheimer. Warm up with cioppino
, a tomato fennel white wine broth with snapper, salmon, scallops, mussels, shrimp, fresh herbs and grilled bread; get cozy with a bowl of butternut squash cavatelli
with pork sausage, roasted butternut squash, tomato, sage, pumpkin seeds and Parmigiano Reggiano; and enjoy side dishes that reflect the season, from winter root vegetables with parsnips, squash and apple cider vinegar to creamed spinach with ham and lots of melty cheese.
, 5600 Kirby, 1151 Uptown Park, 2501 Research Forest, continues its “12 Days of CRAVEMAS” promotion now through Monday, December 24. Guests can expect a different special each day, including buy-some-get-one-free offers, special deals on treats, holiday giveaways and gift card promotions.
, 13616 Memorial, will celebrate a night with Châteauneuf-du-Pape, a five-course feast and holiday tribute to a famed Rhone Valley wine on Tuesday, December 18 beginning at 7 p.m. Enjoy courses such as salmon blinis
, lobster ravioli in lobster bisque sauce, small greens with smoked duck magret
and walnut oil, boeuf Bourguignon
and chocolate surprise paired with selected wines from Chateauneuf-du-Pape, the historic village in the southern Rhone Valley. Cost is $110 plus tax and gratuity. Reservations require a $50 deposit via PayPal. Call 713-827-8008 or email [email protected]
, 1103 South Shepherd, will be hosting a special three-course holiday lunch
on Wednesday, December 19 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dine on choices such as duck spring rolls, sherried wild mushroom soup, red corn chicken enchiladas, bucatini
with shrimp and warm bread pudding with cardamom-cinnamon ice cream.
La Table will host a family-friendly Brunch with Santa.
Photo by Troy Fields
, 1800 Post Oak, will host Brunch with Santa on Saturday, December 22 and Sunday, December 23 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Chateau. Guests are invited to celebrate the holiday season with food and activities for the whole family (including gingerbread house decorating and photo opps with Mr. Clause), plus a special family-style brunch menu featuring signature favorites like Orange Brioche French Toast. Brunch with Santa is $55 per person and includes one complimentary mimosa for adults and one gingerbread house per child.
returns to Eight Row Flint
, 1039 Yale, on Wednesday, December 26. For the third year in a row, the local hangout will sell its entire allocation of Pappy Wan Winkle at cost. Prices will range from $6 for one-and-a-half ounce of Old Rip Van Winkle 10 year to $30 for one-and-a-half ounce of Pappy 23. The event begins at 2 p.m., and everyone that walks in the door will be given a wrist band and a number, based on arrival time. The bar will limit of one Pappy per person to spread the Pappy love around.