Burger Battle of the Century at Rodeo GoatRodeo Goat Ice House, 2105 Dallas, is running the Burger Battle of the Century campaign through Tuesday, November 3. Choose between the The Biden Burger — a Delaware surf and turf served with blue crab cake, beef tenderloin patty, arugula, beefsteak tomato, red onion, Joe’s crabby sauce and lemon-almond aioli; and the The McDonald — two all-beef patties, Russian sauce, lettuce, American cheese, pickles and onions on a sesame seed bun. The burgers are $14 each, and each burger ordered is a vote with the most popular selection moving on to the next round of burger battles.
13th anniversary at Ike's Love & Sandwiches
Ike’s Love & Sandwiches, 1051 Heights, will celebrate its 13th anniversary and National Sandwich Day this week, offering its four most popular sandwiches for $7 on Monday, November 2 through Friday, November 6. The sandwiches featured include the Menage a Trois, Sometimes I’m a Vegetarian, Matt Cain and Meatless Mike.
Tuesday, November 3
Voter Perks and Election Day Food and Drink SpecialsCheck out our 2020 Election Day Food and Drink Guide for a list of restaurants and bars offering tasty perks to voters and special Election Day food and drink.
Wednesday, November 4
Fifty Cent Kolaches at Kolache Shoppe Heights
Through December 2020, Kolache Shoppe is celebrating its 50th anniversary on the first Wednesday of each month. From 6:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at t Houston Heights Shoppe, 1031 Heights, the Fifty Cent First Wednesdays events will feature $1.65 varieties of kolaches (such as small sausage, small sausage and cheese, peach, cream cheese) for 50-cents, along with a special cream cheese and fruit kolache flavor available only for the day. The November 4 flavor is Strawberries and Cream. The offer is available while supplies last and is limited to two dozen specially priced kolaches per party.
Tequila Tasting with El Tequileño at Galiana’s Tex Mex & Agave BarGaliana’s Tex Mex & Agave Bar, 24110 Northwest Freeway Suite 500, will host a Tequila Tasting with El Tequileño at 6:30 p.m. Tequila enthusiasts can sip through a flight of five tequila varieties along with Galiana’s signature appetizers for $49 per person. Space is limited. RSVP by calling 832-653-685t3 to secure a spot.
Complimentary Weekly Pours at Brennan’s of HoustonBrennan’s, 3300 Smith, will be offering complimentary and celebratory 5-ounce pours of a weekly featured wine with the purchase of an entree on Wednesdays. Wine Guy Marcus Gausepohl will feature different producers each week for the 'Wine Not?' Pour of the Day, beginning with a 2018 Resonance Pinot Noir (Willamette Valley). To score a gratis glass, use the code ‘WINE NOT’ when making your reservation.
Trivia Night at Hay MerchantOn Wednesday nights at 7:15 p.m., manager Kyle Rahe will host Hay Merchant Trivia Night, with categories from TV and Sports to Film, Science and Beer. There will be prizes each week for first, second and third place winners. Social distancing measures and all of Hay Merchant’s safety protocols will be enforced. As always, Hay Merchant does not take reservations.
Bars Across Houston Patio Pop-Up Series at One Fifth Houston
One Fifth Houston, 1658 Westheimer, has joined Lucille’s Bars Across Houston Pop-Up series, inviting local bar teams to take over the restaurant’s patio each Wednesday for a full evening of cocktail service and with the bartenders receiving tips and payment as contract employees. One dollar from every featured cocktail sold will be donated to Lucille's 1913 charity.
Thursday, November 5
I’ll Have What She’s Having Zoom Happy HourJames Beard semi-finalist Dawn Burrell and two-time Speed Rack regional champion Sarah Troxell are teaming up for a Zoom Happy Hour, with Michelin-starred Chef Dominique Crenn , a breast cancer survivor herself, dropping in to take questions for the fundraising event. Happy hour kits are $150 (serves four) and includes ingredients for small bites, two different mocktails/cocktails, a bottle of Anna de Codorniu Brut Rose and access to the private Zoom webcast. Proceeds will fund mammograms for uninsured individuals in Houston’s food and beverage world.
Bars Across Houston Pop-Up Series at Lucille's
Lucille’s, 5512 La Branch, continues hosting its Thursday Patio Pop-Up series (6 to 10 p.m.), inviting local bar teams to take over the restaurant’s patio for a full evening of service and with the featured staff collecting 100 percent of the sales and tips generated by their curated cocktails. One dollar from every cocktail sold will go to Lucille’s 1913, a nonprofit launched to provide meals to Houstonians in need, targeting the elderly in impoverished neighborhoods from Sunnyside to Acres Homes. Restaurants and bars interested in participating in the 1913 Pop-Up Program can contact Lucille’s 1913 at firstname.lastname@example.org.
UBP After Dark at UB PreservUB Preserv, 1609 Westheimer, has launched UBP After Dark, providing late-night food and drinks to post-shift restaurant industry workers and anyone else who wants something tasty after 10 p.m. The limited menu will run from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. every Thursday, with eats from soy-garlic Korean fried ribs and Thicc n’ Hearty Burgers to salt-and-pepper squid and al pastor mushroom quesadillas. Reservations can be made online, and there is outdoor seating, too.
Sunday, November 8
Urban Harvest Sunday Supper at Moonstruck Drive-InUrban Harvest's biannual Sunday Supper fundraising event will feature a drive-in movie theme with a course-dinner designed and prepared by local chefs with ingredients sourced from the Urban Harvest Farmers Market. The socially distant event will take place at the new East End Moonstruck Drive-In, 100 Bringhurst, where guests can enjoy a viewing of “The Biggest Little Farm” from the comfort of their own cars, plus dinner for four created by chefs Chris Shepherd and Nick Fine of UB Hospitality, Austin Waiter of Tony’s, Becca and Jason Kerr of Little Kitchen HTX and Elaine Won of Dumpling Haus. Tickets are $300 per car and includes food for four, water and the movie screening. There are also options for premier lounge seating for six ($1,500) or eight ($3,000) that includes outdoor, socially distanced premier lounge style seating with exclusive snacks, swag bags and mocktails.
No Kid Hungry Benefit at Le Colonial
Le Colonial, 4444 Westheimer, is launching a new initiative to benefit local organizations that provide critical resources to those in need, offering special prix fixe lunch and dinner menus beginning November 1 and running through the end of the year. Le Colonial will donate $1 from each order to a different local non-profit each month, and up first is No Kid Hungry, an organization that has been at the forefront of the fight against those facing hunger due to the pandemic. The three-course lunch menu, available for $25, features Gio Cuon (Chilled Shrimp Summer Roll), Bo Bam Cay (Spicy Beef Tenderloin Rice Crepe) and Ca Hoi Nuong (Miso-Glazed Salmon). An elevated dinner menu is priced at $45 and includes Cari Tom (Jumbo Gulf Shrimp), Ga Xao Xa Ot (Amish Farm Chicken Breast) and four dessert options, from Tarte Au Citron (Yuzu Lemon Curd) to Opera Cake. The menus are available for dine-in and takeout.
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