Actions: Upcoming foods and drinks occasions in Houston this week

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Toast the date with Brennan’s $ 99 Wine and Dine for Two deal in September.

Photo by Isabel Protomartir

Here’s a look at this week’s hottest culinary events:

All week long

Houston Restaurant Weeks

Houston Restaurant Weeks ends its run on Labor Day, supporting local restaurants and raising funds for the Houston Food Bank. Now is the time to browse HRW’s list of restaurants and menus to make your reservations for a good cause.

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Pro-Choice Summer 2021 Happy Hour Series at 93 ‘Til

The local, women-led organization I’ll Have What She’s Have, which brings together chefs, hotel professionals and doctors to raise health awareness and improve access to health care, continues its Pro-Choice Summer 2021 happy hour series, a response to the “heartbeat” abortion ban is due to come into effect this fall. The series runs every Monday in July and August and benefits organizations such as Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast, Clinic Access Support Network, the Lilith Fund, and others. Next up is happy hour at 93 ‘Til, 1601 West Main.


Lyons Avenue night market in Saint Arnold

Every Thursday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., Saint Arnold, 2000 Lyon, invites you to shop with local farmers, gardeners and entrepreneurs outdoors in his beer garden (with a little beer in hand, of course).

Saturday-Sunday (and until Labor Day)

Labor Day Beverage Specials at Phat Eatery

From Saturday through Monday, September 6th, Phat Eatery, 23119 Colonial Parkway, will toast the three-day weekend with $ 3 pints of local draft beer and $ 3 large servings of hot sake. For dinner only.

Sunday 5th September

Labor day at the Karbach brewery

Local traders, artists and doers are setting up in the beer garden in Karbach, 2032 Karbach, for a special weekend market on Labor Day from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Tokyo Night Festival at the Social Beer Garden

Shun Japanese Restaurant is hosting its first Tokyo Night Festival from 5pm to 11pm at Social Beer Garden, 3101 San Jacinto, with OCA of Houston local chefs specializing in Japanese cuisine. Participation in the event is free.

All month (September)

$ 99 Wine and Dine for Two at Brennan’s

Brennan’s in Houston, 3300 Smith, has brought back its $ 99 three-course dinner for two, available September 1-30, accompanied by a selection of wines (a bottle or four glasses), to spice up your next date night. Choose from Creole classics like Turtle Soup, Blue Crab Cakes, Grilled Filet Mignon and Shrimp and Grits, as well as Bananas Foster and Creole Bread Pudding.

Alley Theater Benefit Menu at Eighteen36

The Alley Theater is celebrating its 75th anniversary this fall and will reopen for the first time in 18 months, and Eighteen36, 2221 West Alabama, wanted to commemorate and give back to the historic arts organization. The bar and restaurant have curated a special Cobbler cocktail, The Alley Cobbler, which will be available throughout September. Made with Amaro Montenegro, homemade blueberry syrup, and lemon juice over crushed ice, it goes well with a number of menu items in favor of the Alley Theater, including Green Eggs and Spam, the Kickin Chicken Bowl, and the Turkey Burger Bowl.

Donation campaign by the BARC Foundation at Etoile Cuisine et Bar

Etoile Cuisine et Bar, 1101-11 Uptown Park, will fundraise this September for the Houston BARC Foundation and support their efforts to improve the quality of life for all animals in Houston. Chef Philippe Verpiand has created two special fixed-price menus, one for dinner ($ 65 for four courses, $ 7 for charity) and one for weekend brunch (36 for three courses, $ 4 for charity) ).

New and ongoing specials

New brunch items at Dozier’s BBQ

Dozier’s BBQ and Meat Market, 8222 Farm to Market 359, has added three new menu items to its popular Sunday brunch menu, which Pitmaster Jim Buchanan debuted in April. New are: Chicken Fried Brisket & Pancakes, Breakfast Tacos filled with minced brisket, pork sausage or beef chorizo, served with breakfast potatoes, and the smoked breakfast biscuit with either a sliced ​​brisket, pork sausage or turkey, with scrambled eggs, served with breakfast potatoes. Brunch is served on Sundays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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Badolina Bakery has the goods for Rosh Hashana.  - PHOTO BY RALPH SMITH STUDIOS

Badolina Bakery has the goods for Rosh Hashana.

Photo by Ralph Smith Studios

Jewish High Holidays pre-orders

Dessert Gallery, 3600 Kirby, celebrates the Jewish High Holidays with a selection of dessert specials that can be pre-ordered through September 1 for Rosh Hashanah and September 12 for Yom Kippur. Choose from favorites from the classic Apple Brown Betty and Chocolate Concorde Cake to hand-decorated Christmas cookies.

Emerging from the very successful bread program from Doris Metropolitan, Badolina Bakery, 5555 Morningside, is accepting orders for Rosh Hashana offers until Thursday, September 2nd (collection on Sunday, September 5th from 12.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.). Choose from $ 7 challah, $ 15 babkas, and special Christmas cakes.

Kenny & Ziggy’s, 2327 Post Oak, is now taking orders for Yom Kippur (which begins Wednesday, September 15 at sunset) until 1pm
The ready-to-feed packages are $ 220 (for 4-6 people) and there are also à la carte options available. To place an order, find the order forms online and email or call 713-871-8883.

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