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Take a Peak at Houston's July Food and Drink Events

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Houston food and drink events happening in the month of July.

Anthony Bourdain
Anthony Bourdain

Spiked by the Scoop — Thursday, July 23 from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. head to Yellow Rose Distillery for culinary and cocktail mashup of the chilled variety. Heavy hitters, such as Danny Trace (Brennan's of Houston), Rebecca Masson (Fluff Bake Bar), Patrick Ellis (Mobile Mug) and many more from Houston's food and beverage scene will compete in a competition involving adult shakes, sundaes and sandwiches. Awards will be given for people's and judge's choice.  The brain freeze will be well worth it with proceeds going to benefit Small Steps Nurturing Center. Tickets are $35.00 plus tax and can be purchased online at the link here: Spiked by the Scoop. [EaterWire]

Nose to TailPaul's Kitchen along with Blackhill Meats and Jem Beverage Co. will host a five-course dinner with cocktail pairing featuring various pig-based dishes such as Cottechino Sausage, Pig Ear Crostini, Braised Red Wattle Pork Belly and a Texas Peach Crostata. There will be a live butcher demo & auction from Felix Florez & Jeff Weinstock, with proceeds benefitting Native Texas Wildlife Conservation. The "Nose to Tail Dinner" take place Tuesday, June July 17 at 7 p.m. ccost is $75 per person. For more information or to make reservations, call 713-360-2002 or rsvp online. [EaterWire]

Best Damn Food Truck Festival Ever at NRG Park Over 30 different food trucks from around the nation will head to Houston for a meals on wheels extravaganza.Ticket prices range from $39 for General Admission (samples from all of the food trucks) to $82 bucks for early admission, which includes samples from all of the trucks and a souvenir shirt. The event takes place July 18, 4-9 p.m. at NRG Park. [EaterWire]

Pre-Bastille Day — French Country Wines, a local wine shop in Rice Village, will host a free wine tasting with crepes and live French music in honor of parisian holiday on July 11, three days prior to Bastille Day. In a nod to the notorious and headless French Queen Marie Antoinette, free cake will also be provided. The celebration will began at 3 p.m. and last until 6 p.m. on Saturday. [EaterWire]

Bastille Day at Étoile Celebrate Bastille Day, the French national holiday that commemorates the start of the French Revolution in 1789, at Étoile Cuisine et Bar with a special dinner (complete with an accordion player) Tuesday, July 14. Guest Chef Jose Hernandez (Radio Milano) is joining Étoile's Master Chef of France Philippe Verpiand to prepare a four-course prix-fixe menu for one night only, with dish such as a thin goat cheese tart with heirloom tomato, roasted duck breast with nectarines, butternut squash and a spiced gastrique; and milk chocolate mousse with rhubarb compote and raspberry sorbet. The event takes place from  5 - 10 p.m. for $78 with wine pairings for an additional $32 or $48. Reservations can be made by calling 832-668-5808. [EaterWire]


Kirby Location, Houston, TX

Fluff Bake Bar

1701 West 15th Street, , TX 77008 (713) 522-1900 Visit Website

Stones Throw

1896 Hyde Street, , CA 94109 (415) 796-2901 Visit Website

Paul's Kitchen

2502 Algerian Way, Houston, TX 77098 (713) 360-2002 Visit Website

Mobile Mug

Moving Target! (Greater Houston area), Houston, TX 77004 (832) 523-1777

Brennan's of Houston

3300 Smith Street, , TX 77006 (713) 522-9711 Visit Website

Radio Milano

800 Sorella Court, , TX 77024 (713) 827-3545 Visit Website