Here’s a look at this weekend’s food and drink events: Friday, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Traveler’s Table reinvents the three-day weekend by introducing Friday brunch, with features ranging from breakfast bread pudding and vegetable chilaquiles suizos to Norwegian latkes with smoked salmon and Shakshuka lamb. Add in revelations like the excellent Bloody Marys and Shooting Steals, featuring Churro del Diablo, Good Morning Vietnam, and Wake the Dead.
Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Lancaster Hotel and its on-site restaurant, Cultivated F + B, have appointed Chef Joseph Vinson as their new chef, adding a new menu and weekend brunch. Enjoy avocado toast, banana waffles, Benedictine braised ribs and more.
Flying Saucer BeerFeast at Sugar Land Town Square
Saturday, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. (1 p.m. for VIP)
Flying saucers tenth annual Beer party will return to Sugar Land Town Square, with a range of over 80 world-class beers sourced from local, national and international breweries. Brewing enthusiasts are invited to sample 12 two-ounce beer samples in a BeerFeast commemorative tasting mug with an official BeerFeast tasting card ($ 35 per person); and VIP customers can enjoy 1 p.m. early entry, 12 beer samples, BeerFeast souvenir tasting glass and tasting card, t-shirt, VIP tent with free snacks and more ($ 75 per person).
The whole weekend
222 West 11th
The fourth concept of 2021 of Hospitality moves at night and owner Greg Perez opened on Thursday, taking over the old Eleven Street space, where Perez previously worked as director of beverages. Executive chef Thomas Bille, formerly of the highly regarded The belly of the beast in the spring, will lead the kitchen, emphasizing the Mexican-American experience through dishes like pozole dumplings, duck served with a fig mole, hand-made flour tortillas served with butter of truffle and salmon roe, the tiradito Hamachi and the use of indigenous techniques like Nixtamal to make corn tortillas; alongside a cocktail program focused on Mexican spirits, designed by bar manager Leesly Valdez. Chivos will be open Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., and Fridays and Saturdays from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Resy.
Halloween weekend food and drinks
The whole weekend
Check out our 2021 Halloween Bar and Restaurant Guide for a list of local places with boos and booze, spooky food specialties, and Halloween brunches and parties this Halloween weekend. Highlights include the Kawaii Zombie Halloween Food Festival at 8th wonder, a Spooktacular Saturday at Fégès barbecue, and a series of Day of the Dead dinners with H Town Restaurant Group.