December means it's time for our annual Tequila & Tamales once again.
December means it's time for our annual Tequila & Tamales once again.
Photo by Francisco Montes

Upcoming Events: Tequila, Tamales and Holiday Tastings

We here at Eating...Our Words are bringing you a FREE Tequila & Tamale Tasting on Wednesday, December 3. Head to The El Cantina Superior, 602 Studewood, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. to get your fix of tamales from El Big Bad, Radical Eats, Los Tios and more. Take them down alongside sips from el Jimador, then vote on a winner. Voting is open to the first 250 attendees.

On Thursday, December 4 at 7 p.m., Nundini Chef's Table Italian Kitchen and Wine Bar, 500 N. Shepherd, is hosting "An Evening in Italy with Fabio Oberto of Andrea Oberto Winery." For $65 per person, enjoy a five-course, wine-paired meal featuring beef carpaccio, fontina risotto, brasato al Barolo, and more. RSVP here.

The Ginger Man's Annual Holiday Tasting will be held on Saturday, December 6 at 3 p.m. The popular event features tastings of eight different holiday beers, holiday treats and prizes. Tickets ($40) are on sale now and seating is limited, so call 713-526-2770 now if you want a spot! 5607 Morningside

Also on Saturday, December 6, Yellow Rose Distilling raises a glass to the guys with a holiday pop-up featuring unique and homegrown, male-centric holiday finds. From 4 p.m. until 6 p.m., guests will enjoy complimentary tours of the Distillery, plus samplings of the recently opened bourbons, whiskeys and just debuted vodka while browsing the goods. 1224 N Post Oak

Later that night, Buffalo Bayou Brewing Co. and Alamo Drafthouse are teaming up to bring us this beer and movie night affectionately named "Your Mother Was a Buffalo and Your Father Smelt of Gingerbread." The event, held at the brewery, will feature a showing of Monty Python & the Quest for the Holy Grail alongside a five-course, family-style holiday meal -- featuring holiday-inspired food from chefs Troy Witherspoon, Josh Martinez, and Lyle Bento -- and all the beer you can responsibly drink. The beers start flowing at 6 p.m., with the movie starting at 7 p.m. Tickets ($60 per person) can be purchased here. 5301 Nolda

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