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Whiskey Tasting at RDG + Bar Annie; Cheap Lunch Spots

RDG + Bar Annie
RDG + Bar Annie

GALLERIARDG + Bar Annie will host a whiskey tasting tomorrow from 3 to 5 p.m. featuring the Colonel EH Taylor whiskey line. Danny O'Donovan of Sazerac North America will be at the event to discuss the distilling and aging processes. The free event includes bourbon samples and complimentary bar bites. Stay for the happy hour at Bar Annie to sample bar guru Chris Frankel's revamped cocktail menu. Check out the Facebook event page for more details, head there tomorrow and order a Looking Glass after the tasting event. [Eaterwire]

FOOD ARTEater National reports on Banksy's latest work of art: a Ronald McDonald statue having its shoes polished by a poverty-stricken boy. The audio guide says it's a statement on "heavy labor required to sustain the polished image of a mega-corporation." [-EN-]

CHEAP EATS— The Houston Press's Brooke Viggiano lists five Montrose restaurants to find a good, cheap lunch. Spoiler alert, at No. 1 she lists local favorite La Gudalupana. "Tucked away in a mini strip mall, this bakery and café is a true Montrose gem, offering hearty Mexican classics at unbeatable prices." [Houston Press]