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Here’s a look at some of the yummy food and drinks this weekend:
Fight hunger. End waste. Food & Beverage series
All month long
The local charitable food rescue service Second Servings has launched the first “Fight Hunger. End Waste”. Food and beverage series for April. Throughout the month, 15 of Houston’s favorite restaurants – including One Fifth, Local Foods, ’93 Til, Roots Wine Bar, Hando, El Topo, and more – are presenting a waste-free dish or cocktail with a small donation tied to each second servings . For every dollar donated, $ 50 worth of food is delivered to a local charity through the Second Servings rescue effort.
Friday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
3 Greenway Plaza
The fan-favorite BBQ eatery is deeply involved in menu research and development for the Spring Branch location’s upcoming menu, which will include a Feges BBQ burger. To perfect the creation, the Greenway location is offering a different burger every week this Friday, starting with a classic – a double burger-style meat, a double cheese number with caramelized onions.
Top Chef Pop-Up Bake Sale at Tenfold Coffee
Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (pre-orders by Friday 10 a.m.)
Local chefs Dawn Burrell and Sasha Grumman, both of whom appeared on season 18 of Top Chef (now airing), have teamed up for the ultimate brunch-inspired cake sale at Tenfold Coffee. Stock is limited, so it is recommended to read the online menus of flaky pastries, savory rolls and spicy umami delicacies and to pre-order (valid on Friday April 16 until 10am) for pickups from 10am to 10pm 2 p.m. to place Saturday.
Weekend brunch at thirteen
Saturday – Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
James Harden’s outrageous new gourmet restaurant is introducing a weekend brunch menu this week with a touch of Mediterranean flair. Dine on fried strawberry cheesecake French toast, churro chicken & waffle, crab-filled omelets and Cajun seafood boil & grits, and cocktails like the Step Back Mimosa with Don Julio 1942. Reservations are not required and patio seating is available.
Katy Sip ‘N Walk in Norris Ark
Saturday, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. (5 p.m. VIP)
21402 Merchants Way
The annual Katy Sip ‘N Stroll is back, offering sips and bites from local restaurants and bars including Alicia’s Mexican Grill, Mala Sichuan, No Label Brewing, State Fare and YELO, as well as a selection of wines, spirits and beers. The event will raise awareness and funding for Katy’s The Ballard House and its mission to provide temporary housing and a warm, safe environment to people (and families) who are hospitalized or treated for a serious illness. Tickets are $ 65 for general admission and $ 95 for VIPs.
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Brooke Viggiano is a contributing writer dedicated to sharing Houston’s coolest, tastiest events with the Houston Press readers.