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Wine event “Rheinstone Cowboy” in the Feges BBQ Spring Branch
In the Feges BBQ Spring Branch, 8217 Long Point, guests can enjoy the “Rheinstone Cowboy” from 5 to 7 p.m., a Wines of Germany takeover from white wines to hearty red wines, each paired with a certain dish on the menu (and a range all five wines are offered for sale at a reduced price). Try combinations from Von Buhl Sparkling Rosé with Feges Fried Chicken to Kruger-Rumpf Scheurebe with Beef Rib Bulgogi.
Buffalo Trace Distillery Bourbon Dinner at Whiskey Cake Baybrook
High West Distillery Dinner at the Whiskey Cake Kitchen & Bar Stafford
Whiskey Cake Stafford, 12575 Southwest Freeway, has a five-course dinner at 7pm at the High West Distillery. Guests can sample craft cocktails and spirits from the Utah-based distillery while enjoying complementary dinner pairings from Texas quail and cowboy caviar to lamb pot pie. Tickets (limited) are $ 100 per person, including tax and tip. Call 281-729-8333 or send an email [email protected]
Summer BBQ & Brews series at Pinstripes
Pinstripes Houston, 3300 Kirby, continues its new Summer BBQ & Brews Series with barbecue in conjunction with a local brewer on the terrace, and Karbach beers will be presented in July, followed by 8th Wonder (Friday, August 27). The fun takes place from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. while guests enjoy balsamic BBQ ribs, pesto chicken, sliders, mac and cheese, watermelon, brownies, and more on the terrace for $ 40 per person bowling for an additional charge).
Christmas in July at Present Company
, 1318 Westheimer, invites you to enjoy frosty drinks for Christmas throughout the month of July. The festive bar is decked out with a 20-foot inflatable Beach Santa on the roof and Christmas decorations, and beverage director Rex Nielsen has created a Christmas cocktail menu with a mini Christmas tree that the ornaments keep shots on.
Tex-Mex cooking class in Sylvia’s Enchilada Kitchen
Chief owner Sylvia Casares will be teaching a Tex-Mex aperitif class from 1pm to 4pm at Sylvia’s Enchilada Kitchen, 1140 Eldridge, Salsa and Roasted Tomato Salsa. The cost is $ 65 per person and includes all materials, lessons, and a meal. Register online or call 832-230-3842.
Katy Enchiladapalooza at Phat Eatery
On select dates through August 15, several Katy restaurants are offering specialty enchilada dishes valued at $ 16, with 20 percent of all sales going to the local charity, The Ballad House. This Sunday, Phat Eatery, 23119 Colonial Parkway, is serving up curry chicken enchiladas in roti tortillas.
Houston Restaurant Weeks kickoff
The first day of Houston Restaurant Weeks is this Sunday and runs through Labor Day while supporting restaurants and raising funds for the Houston Food Bank. New in the line-up this year are exciting spots like Fegen’s, Xin Chào and The Nash in the city center. Search the entire library of participating restaurants and their HRW menus to start booking reservations now.
Summer Olympics cocktail menu at Eighteen36
Eighteen36, 2221 West Alabama, is launching a new craft cocktail menu for diners to enjoy while cheering on their favorite athletes during this year’s Olympics, and a percentage of the proceeds from cocktail sales will go to Special Olympics Texas. The drinks are handcrafted to resemble the five Olympic rings, each with a bright color and unique flavor profile, from the Sazerac and pomegranate-kissed Triple Jump to the Saint James Rhum Blank and Blue Curacao-Spiked High Dive.
Hatch Green Chile Taco at Fuzzy’s Taco Shop
Fuzzy’s Taco Shop has added the Hatch Green Chile Taco to its menu for a limited time, with shredded spicy pork or shredded chicken with Fuzzy’s signature garlic sauce, avocado slices, feta and coriander with a homemade hatch green chili sauce on a warm flour tortilla. Guests can enjoy the new taco until Sunday August 29th.
The return of Omakase at Kata Robata
Omakase is back at Kata Robata, 3600 Kirby. Chef Manabu “Hori” Horiuchi’s menu varies depending on the type of fish he sources from Japan every day, but it is always a mix of hot and cold dishes. There are only eight omakase tastings per night (not available on Sundays or Wednesdays) and the price averages between $ 150 and $ 200. Keep The Houston Press Free … Ever since we started the Houston Press, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Houston, and we want it to stay that way. We offer our readers free access to concise coverage of local news, food and culture. We produce stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with bold reporting, stylish writing, and staff who have won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists’ Sigma Delta Chi Award to the Casey Medal for the Deserving Journalism. But with the existence of local journalism under siege and the setbacks in advertising revenues having a bigger impact, it is now more important than ever for us to raise funds to fund our local journalism. You can help by joining our “I Support” membership program, which allows us to continue to cover Houston without paywalls.