CHEFS ANNOUNCED FOR THE 15 TH INTERNATIONAL RISOTTO FESTIVAL ON SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 14

Tickets for Houston’s Premier Food & Wine Event On Sale Now! HOUSTON – The Fans of phenomenal food and wine are invited to an afternoon of fun and festivities at the 15th International Risotto Festival on Sunday, November 14 from 2pm-6pm at The Houston Design Center. The exceptional outdoor strolling event returns with delicious Italian creations from top Houston chefs, fantastic wines, music, entertainment, exotic cars, a charity auction, designer showroom tours, and lively activities for kids. This year’s...

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THE 15TH INTERNATIONAL RISOTTO FESTIVAL RETURNS SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 14

Tickets for Houston’s Premier Food & Wine Event On Sale Now! HOUSTON – Fans of phenomenal food and wine are invited to an afternoon of fun and festivities at the 15th International Risotto Festival on Sunday, November 14 from 2pm-6pm at The Houston Design Center. The exceptional outdoor strolling event returns with delicious Italian creations from top Houston chefs, fantastic wines, music, entertainment, exotic cars, a charity auction, designer showroom tours, and lively activities for kids. This year’s...

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Houston top chefs cook up good time at Risotto Festival

Houston top chefs cook up good time at Risotto Festival

More than 700 guests turned out to the 14th annual Risotto Festival on Sunday afternoon. Attendees strolled the grounds at The Houston Design Center, enjoying risotto, plus antipasti, wine, music, entertainment and a charity auction. Dishes, which ranged from carrot to oxtail to lobster, were created by 16 Houston chefs. A panel of judges chose the winners, announced by KPRC’s Rose-Ann Aragon, with Ja’Nel Witt of Sonoma in the Heights taking home first place for her risotto cacio e pepe. Other winners...

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Astroworld Festival, Maná’s return highlight Houston’s weekend scenes (Nov. 8-10)

Astroworld Festival, Maná’s return highlight Houston’s weekend scenes (Nov. 8-10)

Travis Scott wasn’t the only thing that had people bouncing in the Bayou City this weekend. With plenty of fun to be had around town, Houston’s hot weekend started off with Mexican rock band Maná performing at Toyota Center for the second time in two months. The weekend’s crown jewel was the return of Astroworld Festival, Scott’s daylong extravaganza of music, rides and games. Saturday’s crowd was caught “Stargazing” at the event, only the second in history, as big names...

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Houston’s 5 Best Weekend Food Bets: Night Market 2019 and the Houston Cellar Classic

Houston’s 5 Best Weekend Food Bets: Night Market 2019 and the Houston Cellar Classic

Here’s a look at this weekend’s best culinary happenings: Night Market 2019 at Asia Society Texas Center Friday, 6 to 10 p.m. 1370 Southmore Asia Society’s annual Night Market returns, offering after-hours access to the exhibitions, a Japanese-style carnival, a curated selection of food, home goods, art and apparel from local artisans, K-pop, and a ticketed beer garden with special culinary offerings. The event is free and open to the public. Vegandale Festival at Sam Houston Park Saturday, 11 a.m. to 7...

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Family Fun: Night Market, Native American Championship Pow Wow

Family Fun: Night Market, Native American Championship Pow Wow

Night Market Asia Society Texas Center’s annual event will offer a curated selection of food, home goods, art, apparel from local artisans, a Japanese-style carnival, K-pop and a ticketed beer garden. Presented by American First National Bank. When: 6-10 p.m. Friday Where: 1370 Southmore Details: asi.as/NightMarket2019 Native American Championship Pow Wow Native American tribes from across the U.S. come together to celebrate their culture and heritage with tribal dance contests, an arts and crafts show, teepees,...

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This Week in Houston Food Events: Burgers, Bao and Beyond Meat

This Week in Houston Food Events: Burgers, Bao and Beyond Meat

Here’s a look at this week’s hottest culinary happenings: New limited-time specials MIX n MAX Lunch at Max’s Wine Dive Now through Friday, November 15, Max’s Wine Dive, 214 Fairview, 4720 Washington, will offer a MIX n MAX lunch deal, with one appetizer and two entrées for $25. The offer is available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. Mix and match eats like the avocado salmon BLT, bison sliders and fries, chicken fried N.Y. steak waffle sliders or the charcuterie sandwich. If you can’t...

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These are the 11 best food and drink events in Houston this week

These are the 11 best food and drink events in Houston this week

Two food and art events make the cut for our list of great happenings this week, and each allows guests not only to sample excellent cuisine, but explore two of Houston’s art spaces. This week also features don’t-miss documentary screening about women in the food industry that combines a panel discussion with a happy hour, a host of throwdowns and challenges, and a guest from Galveston going behind the bar at La Lucha. Plus, both oyster season and a favorite wine event return. Monday, November 4...

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Day Trips & Beyond: November Events Roundup

Day Trips & Beyond: November Events Roundup

For one day a year, pitmasters from Houston and Austin go pork butt to shoulder clod for bragging rights and the audience gets to sample each entry. Held this year on the grounds of Saint Arnold Brewing Company in Houston, the Third Annual HOU-ATX BBQ Throwdown pits such heavy barbecue hitters as Micklethwait Craft Meats and Brotherton’s Black Iron Barbecue from Austin against Reveille Barbecue Company and Tejas Chocolate + BBQ from Houston, with a couple of joints from outside of the regions as control...

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Upcoming Houston Food Events: TRUTH BBQ Supports No Kid Hungry

Upcoming Houston Food Events: TRUTH BBQ Supports No Kid Hungry

Mark your calendars, because you don’t want to miss these deliciously fun culinary happenings: Chef Austin Simmons’ popular dinner series “CollaborEIGHT,” continues at TRIS, 24 Waterway, on Monday, November 4 at 6 p.m. This month, Simmons will collaborate with Top Chef France finalist, chef Kevin D’Andrea for an eight-course dinner experience with wine and beer pairings. Tickets are $225 all-inclusive and seating is limited. Agricole Hospitality will be hosting an open house-style event — How to Throw a Party...

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