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Houston Culinary Events

Hungry? Need to fill your culinary calendar? Here is where you will find all the restaurant and culinary happenings in Houston, Texas. We feature a calendar of special dinners, tasting menus, prix-fixe meals, food festivals and other culinary events, including regularly occurring food events as well as special one-time-only events featuring top chefs. Keep checking back so you can know all that's going on in the world of restaurant and food events in Houston. We've also got the latest Houston Restaurant News and Wine Events.

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Ongoing
If you’re looking for dinner and a show, Damian's Cucina Italiana has a special offer in conjunction with Theatre Under the Star’s performances. Starting at $104 per person, the restaurant is offering an Italian three-course dinner, an orchestra level seat to a TUTS’s production and a free shuttle ride to the theater. For more information, visit www.tuts.com. Damian's Cucina Italiana, 3011 Smith St., Houston, TX 77005, 713-522-0439.
 
Monday through Friday
Lunching on French food just got easier for Galleria-area folks. Philippe Restaurant + Lounge is now offering four to-go lunch box specials. Available boxes include a grilled chicken salad, croque monsieur, turkey panini and a Philly cheese steak sandwich. Each box --- under $13 --- includes a pasta salad or homemade chips and a gourmet cookie. Boxes are available Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; there's also a designated to-go parking spot right outside the restaurant entrance. Philippe Restaurant + Lounge, BLVD Place, 1800 Post Oak Blvd., Houston, TX 77056, 713-439-1000.
 
Monday through Friday
Chef Jon Buchanan presents happy hour menu at Trevisio. Options range from $4-$6 appetizers like fried calamari and garlic-Parmesan chicken wings to $6-$8 pizzas with toppings such as pineapple and speck. The happy hour specials are offered from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday. Trevisio, John P. McGovern Texas Medical Center Commons, 6550 Bertner St., Houston, TX 77030, 713-749-0400.
 
Monday-Friday
REEF offers happy hour from 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Diners can enjoy $4 well martinis, $1 sliders and $1 shrimp shooters. REEF, 2600 Travis St., Houston, TX 77006, 713-526-8282.
 
Tuesday through Saturday
The beloved Brennan’s of Houston has brought back its Kitchen Table, a popular 12-seat table that looks directly into the kitchen where chef Danny Trace and crew work their culinary magic. The table is available for dinner from 5:45 to 10 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday (excluding holidays). To make reservations, call the restaurant at 713-522-9711. The table offers a six-course tasting menu ($155 with wine pairings; $80 without) and plenty of kitchen theater to boot. Brennan’s of Houston, 3300 Smith St., Houston, TX 77006, 713-522-9711.
 
Sundays
The Four Seasons Hotel Houston’s Quattro is catering to families with its new Sunday Super offerings. And you really can afford to bring the whole family: the revolving menu features three courses, served family style, for $20 per adult, $10 for kids and free for those under three. Executive chef Maurizio Ferrarese offers a choice of soup or salad, varying pasta dishes and pizzas and a choice of dessert, including ice cream, sorbets or milkshakes. Adults can order beverages from the bar or bring their own bottle with no added corkage fee. The new Sunday Supers run from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Quattro, Four Seasons Hotel Houston, 1300 Lamar St., Houston, TX 77010, 713-276-4700.
 

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