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Wine and cheese tastings are on the program this weekend in the Mutiny Wine Room.
Photo by Michael Anthony
Here’s a look at the delicious food and drink happenings this weekend: Friday-Sunday
Arnaldo Richards’ Picos celebrates National Tequila Day with a weekend of activations, promotions, special menus and the Herradura Grand Barrel Bar Pop Up. On Fridays, from 4pm to 6pm, guests can enjoy tequilas at an educational happy hour event; Saturday, 3pm to 5pm, there is a cocktail reception ($ 55 tickets) with appetizers, tequila tastings, and Picos’ signature shakeritas; and the weekend ends with the Grand National Tequila Day Brunch on Sunday. Go online or call 832-831-9940 to purchase tickets.
Friday, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
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Midtown Hangout W + M has its Wine & Cheese Tastings every Friday, and this weekend the gang is honoring the opening ceremony of the Olympics with a special sake tasting. For $ 20, diners can try four sakes with cheese. Call 713-654-1970 to reserve a seat.
Virtual sake tasting with Agricole Hospitality
Saturday, 5 p.m.
Collection of the tasting set from the Revival Market, 550 Heights
In honor of the Tokyo 2021 Olympics, Agricole Hospitality is hosting a virtual sake tasting where six different sake samples from Eiko Fuji Ban Ryu to Joto Daiginjo will be tasted. As always, the tasting set includes a snack box for the Revival Market. Sake collection takes place on Saturday between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Revival Market. The cost is $ 65 per person.
Mutiny Wine Room offers a tasting of four goat cheeses of different ages, paired with a different wine for each cheese, this Saturday and Sunday for $ 37. Cheeses on offer include a fresh chevre from Pure Luck Farm in Dripping Springs, a Baby Caprino from CKC Farms in Blanco, a patacabra (goat’s foot) from the Spanish farm Pardina and Pantaleo, a rare goat cheese from the island of Sardinia off the coast of Italy .
Sunday, open from 11 a.m.
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, Brett’s BBQ Shop 44 Farms is serving beef cheek enchiladas with homemade red chilli sauce and coriander-lime crema.