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Upcoming Houston Food Events: Brunch Out Of 2018

Weights + Measures will be closing out 2018 with a series of lazy day brunches.
Weights + Measures will be closing out 2018 with a series of lazy day brunches. Photo by Troy Fields
Shake Shack will open the doors to its newest Houston location in Montrose, 1002 Westheimer, today, Thursday, December 20 at 11 a.m. As part of Shake Shack's mission to Stand for Something Good, the Montrose Shack will donate 25 percent of its proceeds from opening day, as well as 5 percent of sales from the Pie Oh My concrete, to Houston Humane Society. Additionally, the first 100 people in line when doors open will receive a complimentary custom Shake Shack holiday ornament. The Shack will offer its classic menu along with a unique selection of frozen custard concretes in collaboration with local purveyors Fluff Bake Bar and UB Preserv.

Georgia James, 1100 Westheimer, is carrying on Underbelly’s tradition of a themed Christmas Eve dinner, with this year’s theme featuring food from the movie Elf. Guests can enjoy courses from “Spaghetti Dinner” to “Beef and Cheese” and “Candy, Candy Canes, Candy Corn and Syrup Coffee Cake” ($75 for adults and $35 for children). Seatings are at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. and costumes are encouraged.

‘Tis the season of holiday cheer, wining and dining, and giving yourself the gift of not cleaning up any dishes whatsoever. From splurge-worthy holiday feasts to family-friendly brunches, check out our 2018 Christmas Day Dining Guide.

Get ready for Kolache Saturday at Revival Market, 550 Heights, on Saturday, December 29. The neighborhood cafe and market will be will be serving up four flavors — kielbasa and cheddar, chicken sausage, spiced apple and cream cheese, and citrus marmalade with sweetened goat cheese — from 8 a.m. until sold out for $2.75 a pop.

Brunch your way out of 2018 and into 2019 with a series of brunches at Weights + Measures, 2808 Caroline, held on Wednesday, December 26 straight through to Tuesday, January 1. Hours will be 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Reservations suggested. 

click to enlarge Close out 2018 with $3 drafts at The Hay Merchant. - PHOTO BY JULIE SOEFER PHOTOGRAPHY
Close out 2018 with $3 drafts at The Hay Merchant.
Photo by Julie Soefer Photography
The Hay Merchant, 1100 Westheimer, will be closing out 2018 by offering $3 beers on Saturday, December 29 through Monday, December 31. All drafts will be $3 all day long.

Looking for New Year’s plans? Enjoy a special meal at one of one of Houston’s finest restaurants. Our New Year’s Eve and Day Dining Guide covers everything from Champagne-fueled dinners to day-after recovery brunches.
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Brooke Viggiano is a contributing writer who is always looking to share Houston's coolest and tastiest happenings with the Houston Press readers.
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