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Uchi Chef Pop-Up at Glitter; Food Truck Friday; Houston's Best Cocktail Bars

A wrap up of news and events you may have missed.

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MIDTOWN — Local top chefs have been participating in Thursday pop-up events at Glitter Karaoke where they serve up a special, custom menu. Tonight showcases the talents of Niki Vongthong and Stevie Nguyen, chefs at Uchi in Montrose whose menu includes crispy beef tendon bites, Thai tripe salad, red curry boudin balls and Thai pumpkin custard with sticky rice. Starts at 9 p.m.  [Facebook]

MONTROSEHouston Press continues its Food Truck Friday lunch series with one of Houston's newer food trucks, Lone Star Samwiches. Chow down on East Indian spiced beef sandwiches with cucumber and avocado salsa or attempt the hearty four meat sandwich called The Horseman. Lunch will take place at the alternative weekly's office at 2603 La Branch form 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. [Eaterwire]

DOWNTOWN — Looking for the best cocktail bars in Houston? Punch Magazine is coming to the rescue. The cocktail publication released its list of bars serving the city's most exciting and well-executed craft cocktails. Included on the list are several Downtown bars: The Pastry War, Captain Foxheart's Bad News Bar & Spirits Lodge and Moving Sidewalk. [Punch]