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Mark your calendars because you don’t want to miss out on these delicious culinary events:
In honor of Autism Action & Awareness Month (April), healthy fast-casual restaurant Flower Child has teamed up with The Autism Community in Action and donated a portion of all sales at all locations on Friday April 16. The funds will support TACA’s mission to provide education, encouragement and hope to families with autism through webinars, mentoring programs, and more.
Brennan’s of Houston, 3300 Smith, is hosting a Courtyard Social: Crawfish Boil Thursday, April 22nd, 6pm to 8pm. Guests are invited to celebrate spring with a Texan Creole crawfish boil (with all fixins) in the quaint courtyard restaurant. Tickets are $ 40 per person and include all-you-can-eat lobster and a choice of sides. The event is rain or shine.
On Saturday, April 24th, from 12 noon to 4 p.m., an open lobster boil will be held in the Armadillo Palace of the Goode Company, 5015 Kirby, in collaboration with Young Professionals in Energy. Participants can enjoy unlimited lobster, corn, and potatoes, as well as live music and dancing. Pre-sale tickets are $ 35 through April 19 and $ 45 between April 20 and April 24. Part of the event proceeds will go to YPE’s community outreach initiatives.
Alicia’s Mexican Grill, 20920 Kuykendahl, is hosting a multi-course tequila & wine dinner on Saturday, April 24th at 7pm at its spring location. Dine on tequila and wine dishes such as spring salad with watermelon and fig balsamic vinegar, fillet with porcini mushroom agave demi glace and mini banana crostata with cajeta with tequila. The cost is $ 75 ++ per person.
On Saturday, May 1st, from 1pm to 5pm, Brenner’s on the Bayou, 1 Birdsall, welcomes its signature spring wine festival. Participants can enjoy a sip of exclusive wine from award-winning vineyards and light bites from seven Landry concepts in Brenner’s beautiful scenery, plus live music and a Kentucky Derby hat competition with prizes. The event takes place in rain or shine, and tickets are $ 99 plus tax.
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Brooke Viggiano is a contributing writer dedicated to sharing Houston’s coolest, tastiest events with the Houston Press readers.