Mark your calendars, because you don’t want to miss these deliciously fun culinary happenings:
Etoile Cuisine et Bar
, 1101-11 Uptown Park, creates two special prix fixe menus each month, one for dinner and one for weekend brunch, and from each sale, a portion goes to a designated monthly charity. For January, the restaurant will help raise funds for The Children’s Grand Adventure, which works with patients at Texas Children’s Cancer Center. The monthly prix-fixe dinner menu includes four courses for $65 per person plus tax and gratuity, from which $7 will go to The Children’s Grand Adventure. Similarly, there is a special brunch menu on Saturday and Sundays, offering three courses for $29 per person plus tax and gratuity, with $4 going to the program for each one sold. A new charity will be chosen for February.
To help locals keep warm, Kata Robata
, 3600 Kirby, is offering a choice of premium hot sake at half price all day on Mondays, available now until the chill is gone. Guests can expect a variety of sake choices over the season, like the Hawk in the Heavens Junmai (regularly $25, Mondays it’s $12.50), Black Dragon Junmai Ginjo, (regularly $32), and Green Ridge Junmai Ginjo 10 oz (regularly $32). There will also be suggestions on what dishes are best paired with each.
Sweets by Belen
, 6001 Hillcroft, will be hosting a dessert class on Saturday, January 13 from 2 to 4 p.m. The hands-on class will be devoted to alfajores
, the Queen of cookies in Peru and South America, and guests will leave the store with two recipes, tips and secrets, a jar of dulce de leche and alfajores. Cost
is $62 per person.
Dress for Success Houston will be hosting a Bibs and Bubbles Brunch Bash at Arnaldo Richards’ Picos
, 3601 Kirby, following the ABB 5K on Saturday, January 13, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Guests can mix and mingle while enjoying bites and beverages from spots like The Hay Merchant
and Punk’s Simple Southern Food
(limited) are open to the public for a $40 pre-sale donation or $50 donation at the door.
On Sunday, January 14, both Kenny & Ziggy’s New York Delicatessen Restaurant
locations, 2327 Post Oak, at 5172 Buffalo Speedway, will celebrate National Hot Pastrami Day with the K&Z Ultimate Hot Pastrami Sandwich, available all day, for $21.95. Guests can dig in to 24 ounces of tender, juicy pastrami, cured for 45 days and triple-smoked before being sliced and served between slices of double-baked rye with a choice of coleslaw, potato salad or macaroni salad.