THIS WEEKEND IN HOUSTON: 4/6/2018 – 4/8/2018
There are quite a few events to choose from this weekend, and ALL sound amazing. It’s a great time to be a Houston foodie.
SUGAR LAND WINE & FOOD AFFAIR
FRIDAY, APRIL 6, 2018 – SUNDAY, APRIL 8, 2018
You can choose from one of many events to attend this weekend at the Sugar Land Wine & Food Affair. From Bar Fight Challenge to Grand Tastings to Sip and Stroll, there are a variety of options all going on this weekend during which high-acclaimed restaurants and bars will feature bites, cocktails, wine, and more.
HOUSTON ZYDECO FEST @ BAYOU CITY EVENT CENTER
SATURDAY, APRIL 7, 2018, 1 PM TO 10 PM
Crawfish are back in season, baby, and crawfish are best enjoyed with some Zydeco music. Downtown, you can listen to some of the best Zydeco bands from Texas and Louisiana, enjoy delicious creole food, and have a great time at this one day festival.
HOUSTON MAC & CHEESE FESTIVAL @ SILVER STREET STUDIOS
SATURDAY, APRIL 7, 2018, 1 PM TO 4 PM
Calling all macaroni & cheese lovers! For $55, you will receive unlimited mac and cheese samples, drink tickets, and get the chance to vote for your favorite, all while enjoying live music and shopping with local vendors. Or you can go VIP for $85 and receive early entry and unlimited drinks, too!
TX GUMBO COOK OFF FESTIVAL @ HENDERSON HEIGHTS
SATURDAY, APRIL 7, 2018, 2 PM TO 7 PM
Gumbo and beer are two things that just go together. Head to Henderson Heights for all-you-can-eat gumbo and a line-up of 13 craft breweries. Tickets are $20 and include gumbo and 5 drink tickets.
BRAZILIAN FOOD & MUSIC FESTIVAL @ THE WILDCATTER SALOON
SUNDAY, APRIL 8, 2018, 11 AM TO 7 PM
Wildcatter Saloon will be hosting the Brazilian Food and Music Festival – which is exactly what it sounds like. Traditional Brazilian cuisine and live music can be enjoyed by the whole family at this all-day event.
TACOS OVER TEXAS @ THE ORIGINAL NINFA’S ON NAVIGATION
SUNDAY, APRIL 8, 2018, 1 PM TO 4 PM
This Sunday, some big name chefs (Alex Padilla, Robert Del Grande, Michael and David Cordua, Domenic Laurenzo, Johnny Carrabba, Kiran Verma, Greg Gatlin, and others) will be competing and making their best tacos for a good cause. George H.W. Bush and Barbara Bush will be chairing this first fundraiser for the Ninfa Laurenzo Scholarship Fund. Go support the cause, order a margarita or cerveza, and indulge in specialty tacos from each chef. General admission is $40. (HDC Pick of the Week, right here.)
BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS’ 6TH ANNUAL BIG TASTE OF HOUSTON FESTIVAL @ AUDI CENTRAL HOUSTON
SUNDAY, APRIL 8, 2018, 4:30 PM TO 7 PM
Support the Big Brothers Big Sisters organization, and head to Audi Central for Big Taste. Some of Houston’s best restaurants will be present serving delicious bites and premium drinks for you to enjoy. (Uchi and Dish Society are among some of the past winners.) You also will be able to enjoy live entertainment and a fantastic auction.