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This Week in Houston Food Events: Kipper Club Season 2 Comes to a Close

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Monday, February 23

A Burgundy Symphony at Charivari Spec's fine wine buyer Bear Dalton presents a "symphony" of ten wines from Burgundy "in five movements." The wines are paired with selections from Charivari chef Johann Schuster. The menu includes pairing two selections each from Domaine Pousse d'Or Volnay Clos des 60 Ouvrees and Domaine Michel Gros Vosne Romanee aux Brulees--2009 and 2010 vintages--with Braised Black Angus Short Ribs aux Jus with Texas Yellow Grits. To reserve, call Susan at 713-854-7855. 2521 Bagby. 7 p.m. $200 per person cash/$210.53 by credit card.

Tuesday, February 24 Favia Erickson Winegrowers Dinner At Pappas Bros. Steakhouse

Andy Erickson has made wines for Screaming Eagle, Harlan, Staglin, Dalla Valle, Arietta, Dancing Hares, Jonata and Ovid, many of which are highly sought after by collectors. Erickson will be at Pappas Bros. to discuss the line of fine wines he's had in co-production with Annie Favia. The five-course dinner features nine wines and includes a comparison course of Japanese A5 Wagyu vs 100-day dry aged strip paired with the 2007 and 2010 vintages of Favia Cabernet Sauvignon. Call 713-780-7352 for reservations. 5839 Westheimer. 7 p.m. $275 plus tax and gratuity.

Wednesday, February 25

Pisco Barsol Cocktail Event At Churrascos Sugar Land

Peruvian Master Distiller Diego Loret de Mola is in town and a cocktail event is planned with food pairings. For reservations, call 832-532-5300. 1520 Lake Pointe Parkway, Sugar Land. 6:30 p.m. $49.

Thursday, February 26

Pints For The Planet Tasting With Whole Foods At Saint Arnold

Whole Foods Market is bringing the food and Saint Arnold Brewing Co. is supplying the beer. The event features six pairings inspired by countries supported by the Whole Planet Foundation. Ticket includes a commemorative pint glass, Saint Arnold beers and a "passport" for the international tasting menu. Buy tickets here. 2000 Lyons. 6 to 8 p.m. $30.

Batanga's Brazilian Carnival Begins Today

From today through the 28th, Batanga is celebrating with live Brazilian and world beat music from André Rievers, Helder Zanella and Felipe Zanella. The music runs from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. and the bar stays open until 2. Menu specials include $5 caipirinhas and prix fixe pricing for tapas: six for $54, eight for $66 or ten for $78. On the 28th, the party gets even hotter with samba dance performances. 908 Congress.

Friday, February 27

Chef Zach Ladwig Returns To Kipper Club

This is the last event of the Kipper Club's second season. A third season is planned but no details are available yet. Zach Ladwig, formerly of Inn at Dos Brisas and Bouley, returns to close out this round of Kipper Club with a seafood-focused, multicourse meal. BYOB and guests will be emailed where to park and be transported to the venue by shuttle. Buy tickets here. $150.

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