The third outpost of what owner Aaron Lyons calls “approachable” farm-to-table dining for people looking for affordable fare that supports area purveyors and agriculture. Nothing on the all-day menu is over $19.
Houston’s Gin Design Group tricked out the 4,000-square-foot space with whitewashed brick and gray wainscoting – an open, airy, sophisticated look that will be more indicative of how future Dish Society stores will look.
The menu begins with breakfast tacos and sandwiches; pulled brisket with tomatillo relish topped with two cage-free eggs and served with smoked gouda grits; Homestead Gristmill organic wheat pancakes; and Nutella French toast.
Mature Bordeaux dinner with Spec’s fine wine buyer Bear Dalton: Lucio’s, 905 Taft. 7 p.m. Thursday. $270 cash or check, $284.21 with credit card. BearDalton@mac.com.
New release event: Water 2 Wine, 3331 Westpark. 6-9 p.m. Thursday. $20. 713-662-9463.
Chef Marco Wiles’ annual white truffle dinner with Beni di Batasiolo wines: Vinoteca Poscol, 608 Westheimer. 6:30 p.m. Monday. $375. 713-529-2797.
La Nuit du Caviar: Potente, 1515 Texas. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. $200. 713-468-6200.
Fifth anniversary wine dinner: Etoile Cuisine et Bar, 1101-11 Uptown Park. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. $98 plus tax and gratuity. 832-668-5808 or etoilecuisine.com.
Opus One vertical tasting and dinner: Fielding’s Local Kitchen & Bar, 26400 Kuykendahl, The Woodlands. 6 p.m.
When Chris Field posted his review of Blue Bell’s new Christmas-themed ice cream on Facebook, he did not expect to find fame.
Chipotle Mexican Grill is bringing back their Halloween Boorito promotion, which entitles any customer in costume to pay only $3 for a burrito, bowl, salad or order of tacos from 3 p.m. to close on Halloween. Limit one per customer.
Hirsch Vineyards wine dinner with Jasmine Hirsch: Pass & Provisions, 807 Taft. 7 p.m. Wednesday. $250. 713-628-9020.
“Around the World” wine dinner: Chama Gaúcha, 5865 Westheimer. 7 p.m. Wednesday. $55 plus tax and gratuity. 713-244-9500.
Zest in the West: Château Crystale, 2517 S. Gessner. 7-10 p.m. Wednesday. $65-$200. 832-759-2718.
Three Worlds of Wine dinner: Ibiza, 2450 Louisiana. 6:30 p.m. Thursday. $140. firstname.lastname@example.org or call 713-524-0004.
O’Shaughnessy Estate Wine Dinner: Oxbow 7, 1121 Walker. 6:30 p.m. Thursday. $150. 713-487-6137.
Spanish wine dinner with Clos de L’Obac: El Meson, 2425 University. 7 p.m. Thursday. $125 713-522-9306.
Christmas comes early in Texas.
Snickers just announced that they are taking the chocolate bar game to the next level. Candy maker Mars is releasing three new flavors of the candy bar next summer: Espresso, Fiery, and Salty & Sweet.
No need to feel sorry for vegans when it comes to chile con queso. Those who do not consume animal products are not left out of the fun because there are cheese-free versions of the Tex-Mex cheese dip. Quite a lot of them, in fact. Here are two tried and true recipes.
Last week, a Reddit user asked the online community about the menu items that should be avoided at chain restaurants.
California wine dinner: Chama Gaúcha, 5865 Westheimer. 7 p.m. Wednesday. $55 plus tax and gratuity. 713-244-9500.
The Prisoner wine dinner: The Palm Restaurant, 6100 Westheimer. 6:30 p.m. Thursday. $125. 713-977-8180.
Introduction to Italian wine tasting/seminar: Houston Italian Festival, St. Thomas University. 6:15 p.m. Thursday; 3:15 p.m. and 8:15 p.m. Friday; 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday; and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. $15. houstonitalianfestival.com.
Trinity Valley Exposition annual wine tasting: TVE Fair Grounds, 321 FM 563, Liberty. 6-8 p.m. Friday. $30. 936-336-3716.
Movie and Wine Night, featuring “Bottle Shock”: Atkins Wine Bar, 8877 Cardwell. 6-9 p.m. Saturday. $45. 713-468-5030.