Triniti, 2815 S. Shepherd, is starting an exciting new weekday lunch service on Tuesday, February 3. The afternoon menu will showcase a variety of main course salads and sandwiches, plus a curated selection of starters and main courses -- think delicious things like pulled pork and ham Cubans, soba noodle and duck salad, smoked salmon and cucumbers on cranberry walnut toast, and filet of beef and frites. Lunch hours will be Tuesday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
On Wednesday, February 4 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., eT Craft Burgers & Beer, 19841 Northwest Freeway, will hosts its first quarterly beer and burger pairing event at its new Cypress location. Guests will have the opportunity to preview eT's newest seasonal burger, get an exclusive first taste of craft wines, and support Cy-Hope, a local nonprofit that partners with schools and offers mentoring, tutoring, scholarships, food, and empowerment to children and families. Tickets are $25 at the door, but only $20 when preordered online. 100 percent of the proceeds will be donated to Cy-Hope.
Celebrate National Frozen Yogurt Day (even if you didn't know that was a thing) with free frozen yogurt at Menchie's. On Friday, February 6 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., visit any Houston Menchie's location to claim your free 6 oz. cup of frozen yogurt with any flavor, any toppings (limit one cup per guest). On top of that, guests will also get a voucher for 20 percent off their next visit at any Menchie's.
Join Hotel ICON & The Wave for a Liquor Before Beer Distillery & Brewery Tour on Saturday, February 7. The event will showcase the recently opened Yellow Rose Distilling, Buffalo Bayou Brewing Co. and Saint Arnold Brewing Company. A second tour is slated for April 4 with the goal of more to follow. The $50 ticket will get you admission, tours and samplings at all facilities, plus transportation to and from Hotel ICON, 220 Main, (a hotel package for two with breakfast and valet parking is also available for $349).
Cochon555, a one-of-a-kind traveling culinary competition and tasting that celebrates family farms, heritage breed pigs and today's emerging chef community, is making its way to Houston on Sunday, February 8 at the JW Marriot Downtown, 806 Main. This event will feature five top local chefs -- among them Erin Smith, Ronnie Killen, and Brandi Key -- cooking five pigs in a friendly competition for a cause. The chefs will prepare a maximum of six dishes with hopes to win votes from a crowd of hungry gourmands and celebrated judges. Tickets start at $125 and include admission and a taste of more than 30 nose-to-tail dishes paired with wines, brews and spirits.
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