Hungry for something new?
If you love to eat and drink, the weekend ahead offers a great chance to explore the world of Houston food and beverage. From a game night dinner to a bar crawl, here's what to do on the local food scene.
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PAYA Dinner Game Night
The Houston chapter of the Professional Association of Young Africans invites you to unwind after work on Friday at Taste of Nigeria. The BYOB event will feature games, raffles, music and a chance to meet new friends.
When: Friday, March 15, 5:30-8 p.m.
Where: Taste of Nigeria, 5959 Richmond Ave., Suite 160
Celebrate Spring with Macy’s Culinary Council Chef Marcus Samuelsson!
Head over to Macy's at the Memorial City Mall Friday evening for a special spring feast. The store is hosting Chef Marcus Samuelsson, who will be showing the class his kitchen tips and serving up recipes for spring. Your ticket gets you a store gift card, a copy of Chef Samuelsson’s cookbook (possibly get a photo too), food and cocktails.
When: Friday, March 15, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Where: Macy's, 300 Memorial City Mall
Griff's 1st Annual Irish Crawfish and Shrimp Boil
Stop in to Griff's on Saturday for a St. Patrick's Day-themed crawfish and shrimp boil. Come for the seafood, green beer and Irish whiskey, but stay for the live music. The line-up includes a Zydeco act, the Green Brothers Band and the Velostacks.
When: Saturday, March 16, 12 p.m.- Sunday, March 17, 2 a.m.
Where: Griff's Irish Pub, 3416 Roseland St.
Lucky's St. Patrick's Day Crawl
Spend your Saturday bar-hopping at this DIY bar crawl. After you check in at Fuego's Saloon, you're free to visit any of the participating establishments (Daisy Dukes, Lincoln Bar, Handlebar, Kung Fu Saloon) in any order you want. Each bar will offer different drink specials (and freebies) just for crawlers.
When: Saturday, March 16, 4 p.m.-midnight
Admission: $20 (Presale)