Things to do: Upcoming food events in Houston this week

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

Tuesday June 11

Hidden Omakase X Sweet Bribery Ice Cream Dinner at Norigami and Hidden Bar

Hidden Omakase is hosting an exclusive ice cream dinner in collaboration with Sweet Bribery at its partner restaurant Norigami and hidden bar, 2715 Bissonnet. Starting at 6 p.m. and with limited seating of 22 guests, the dinner will feature a 12-course menu, including eight savory dishes prepared by Marcos Juarez of Hidden Omakase and four courses of artisanal ice cream by Steve Marques of Sweet Bribery, who has designed innovative ice creams. cream flavors such as Pho and Mole. Tickets cost $200.

Wednesday June 12

Houston Chef Series at La Griglia

Landry’s Inc. has brought back its Houston Chef Series, offered on select evenings through Wednesday, August 7 and with this year’s theme inspired by “presidential state dinners.” This week, Chef Patten Sommers will present a “Presidents Taken Too Soon” menu at Grid, with features such as Lincoln’s Oysters, Mckinley’s Hot Lobster Salad, Garfield’s Rabbit Stew, Kennedy’s Lamb Chops, and Marilyn’s Ice Cream Cake. The price is $150 per person for five courses with drink pairings.

Birthday Special at Cantina de Molina Molina’s Celebrates 83 Years + Honors George HW’s 100th Birthday with $10 Taco Plate
Houston’s oldest family-owned Tex-Mex restaurant, Molina’s Cantina, celebrates its anniversary on June 12, which also marks the 100th birthday of the late President George HW Bush, who was a longtime fan of the family-owned restaurant. . To celebrate and as a tribute to HW, the restaurant is offering one of his favorite dishes on sale: Tacos al Carbon for $10.

Thursday June 13

Spirit round table: summer cocktails at Brennan’s

Brennan’s, 3300 Smith, will host a Spirits Roundtable: Summer Cocktails event from 6 to 8 p.m. Bar Manager Thomas Cordes will lead the summer cocktail lesson, showing guests how to make four great summer cocktails ideal for entertaining, including Pimm’s. Mug, Hou Geaux Spritz, Mint Julep and Bee Stinger. Tickets are $45 and include light bites.

Saturday June 15

Nosotros Tequila Wine Dinner at Alicia’s Mexican Grille Katy

Alicia’s Mexican Grille will host a Nosotros Tequila Wine Dinner, featuring a three-course meal paired with Nosotros’ finest tequila offerings. Dishes include a welcome cocktail, crabmeat enchiladas, filet mignon with pepper sauce and arroz primavera, and churros served with vanilla ice cream and a shot of Nosotros Reposado chocolate. Dinner starts at $95 per person (plus tax and tip).

Saturday Sunday

Tokyo X at NRG Center

The second annual Tokyo car shows and authentic night markets. Food vendors and restaurants include Pop Fancy Dessert Bar, Dumpling Haus, Sandoitchi, Wagyu Dog, Mai Lao Thai Kitchen, Lady M Cake Boutique And Rakkan Ramenamong others. Tickets start at $40 for Saturday (11 a.m. to 10 p.m.) and $35 for Sunday (11 a.m. to 7 p.m.).

All the month

Burger Bodega collaboration at Kolache Shoppe

Two iconic names in the Houston food scene, Burger Bodega and Kolache Shoppe, joined forces for a stunning collaboration in June, creating Kolaches Chopped Cheese and Spicy Chopped Cheese. Chopped Cheese features chopped patties with American cheese, onions, bell pepper and bodega sauce (with spicy mayonnaise in the spicy chopped cheese), available Thursday through Saturday from the Greenway Shoppe, 3945 Richmond, and Friday through Sunday at Shoppe de les Heights, 1031 Heights and Pearland, 11940 Broadway.

New and ongoing special offers

Asian American and Pacific Islander Restaurant Weeks

OCA-Greater Houston presents the fifth annual Asian American and Pacific Islander Restaurant Week, a citywide event celebrating the culinary heritage of Houston’s AAPI communities. No, through June 15, every donation of $25 or more will unlock the AAPI Restaurant Week digital passport with a QR code to access special offers from more than 50 AAPI and AAPI-owned restaurants and AAPI chefs across the city.

Pride Month at Common Bond

During Pride Month, June 1-30, Common Bond will offer a Pride Cream Puff to celebrate the LQBTQIA+ community at all Common Bond Bistro & Bakery and On-The-Go locations. The light and fluffy festive pastry is filled with tropical mango passion fruit diplomate cream and topped with whipped cream, mango passion fruit shell and rainbow decor.

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