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Make a note in your calendar, because you don’t want to miss these delicious culinary experiences:

Loch Bar, 4444 Westheimer, celebrates March Madness with various food and drink specials during each round of the NCAA basketball tournament, including selected drafts worth 4 USD in round 1 (3/19/20), crush flights for round 2 (3/21/19). ) -3/22), Sweet 16 $ 6 Old Fashions (3 / 27-3 / 28). A $ 12 burger / beer combo for the Elite 8 (March 29-3) and a full fried chicken and martini package for the Final Four and Championship Game for $ 50 (4/3 and 4 / 5). Guests can unlock the March Madness Specials during the live games by dining on and following the Loch Bar’s local Instagram.

With 2021 being the year of the ox, several Katy restaurants have merged to form Oxtailpalooza, which will benefit The Ballard House. On Sunday March 21st, get the Carne Guisada “Taking the Ox By the Tail” at Los Muertos BBQ, 25551 C, 102 Kingsland; On Sunday March 28th, don’t miss the Ultimate Curry Oxtails at Phat Eatery, 23119 Colonial Parkway; and keep an eye out for specials from Sapore Ristorante Italiano, That’s My Dog and Scholars & Scoundrels.

On Wednesday March 24th, Brennan’s wine expert Marcus Gausepohl and some of his fellow wine enthusiasts will be presenting four pairs of wines at the table at an Argyle Wine Dinner at Brennan’s Courtyard, 3300 Smith. Wines and menu are still open. Guests can choose to sit in the courtyard between 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. The cost is $ 112 plus tax and tip, and seating is limited (and socially distant).

Ouisie’s Table, 3939 San Felipe, is holding an Influences of Germany Wine Dinner on Thursday, March 25th, at which wines from Alsace in France to Vienna are considered and the German-influenced wines are combined with a multi-course dinner with Austrian food – think brut Rose from Austria paired with a boneless quail schnitzel and pepper milk sauce and a Pinot Noir from Baden paired with seafood in phyllo dough. Dinner starts at 6:30 PM and costs $ 95 per person, plus tax and tip. Call 713-528-2264.

Pondicheri celebrates the ancient Hindu festival Holi with colorful, bright and lively specialties.

Pondicheri celebrates the ancient Hindu festival Holi with colorful, bright and lively specialties.

Photo by Ajna Jai

In celebration of Holi, one of India’s most popular holidays, Pondicheri, 2800 Kirby, offers a variety of vibrant specialties from Friday March 26th to Sunday March 28th, from bright green dosas and a holi sandwich to glowing ones Beet dosa with beet, tomato chutney, yogurt chutney and sesame.

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Brooke Viggiano is a contributing writer always eager to share Houston’s coolest, tastiest events with Houston Press readers.

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