Top 11 Food & Drink Events/Offers in Houston This Month: March 2021

Get your BobaFANatic pass for boba tea all month long | Courtesy of The Bếp Teahouse

Dine on delicious dishes and enjoy our picks for the top food and drink events taking place around Houston in March 2021.

With our winter woes behind us, now is the time to explore the best eats of Houston.

Not only is March when our beloved crawfish season really begins to kick into high gear, it also sees the return of a taco-fueled fan favorite event, ushers in a new Chef Collaboration Wine Dinner at one of Houston’s finest restaurants, and gives you the chance to get acquainted with the tastes of Katy.

Here’s everything you need to eat and drink this month:

Top 11 Food & Drink Events & Offerings in Houston This Month: March 2021

  • Baroque It! Pop-Up at Bovine & Barley | Monday, March 1 – Tacos meet Toulouse at this funky cocktails and desserts pop-up event, featuring whiz mixologist Kimberly Paul of Etoile Cuisine et Bar and Brasserie du Parc and acclaimed chef Jamie Orlacchio of White Elm Cafe. The evening pairs drinks with imaginative desserts in honor of Women’s History Month. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 713-485-5980. $35 per person, plus tax and gratuity. 4pm, with limited seatings every hour. 
  • Tacolandia Taco Stop at Silver Street Studios | Tuesday, March 2 For the first time, Houston Press‘ Tacolandia event will turn into a taco-fueled Taco Stop, a drive-through event featuring a variety of sweet, spicy, tangy, crunchy, savory local taco samples and a take-home beverage kit. Tickets are $29 (prices will go up) and all guests must be 21+. 4pm to 8pm.
  • Texas Wine Dinner at Max’s Wine Dive Washington | Tuesday, March 2 – In honor of Texas Independence Day, the popular wine dive will be commemorating all things Texas at its Texas Wine Dinner. Expect a mechanical bull, fried mac and cheese, Tex-Mex campechano, blueberry cobbler, and more. $70 per person; includes a five-course meal and pairings with William Chris Vineyard wine. 7pm.
  • Texas Mexican Kitchen Basics Cooking Class at Sylvia’s Enchilada Kitchen | Saturday, March 6 – This month, Chef and Enchilada Queen Sylvia Casares will teach guests how to make the essential foods of a Texas Mexican kitchen, including flour tortillas, carne guisada, refried beans, charro beans, guisado beans and chili piquin salsa. The hands-on class is held at the Eldridge Parkway location and requires advance registration. $65 per person and includes all materials, the class and a meal. 1pm.
  • Collaboration Dinner & Texas Winter Storm Relief Fund Benefit at Bludorn | Thursday, March 11 – Chef Aaron Bludorn has launched a Collaboration Dinner series, featuring national chefs benefiting Southern Smoke Foundation’s new Texas Winter Storm Relief Fund. A portion of the event’s proceeds will fuel the fund’s mission that directly aids industry workers, restaurants and purveyors whose operations and homes were damaged by the storms. March’s dinner will feature two longtime friends, Per Se alum chef Matthew Peters and Boulud Sud’s former executive chef, Travis Swikard. The dinner will serve a five-course menu with optional wine pairings and a dessert from Bludorn’s pastry chef, Alejandra Salas, priced at $105 per person and $35 for children under the age of 10, excluding beverage, tax, and gratuity. Tickets and reservations are required.
  • Eticool School by Helen Perry at Brennan’s of Houston | Sunday, March 28 – Helen Perry has been teaching Eticool School, a program designed to give local youngin’s the communication skills and manners vital to their success, since 1992; and Brennan’s will be hosting Perry as she conducts one of her legendary etiquette classes later this month. Children ages 8 to 12 are invited to attend a limited seating, three-course brunch ($100) in one of Brennan’s private rooms. Students should come in dressy attire. Noon to 1:45pm.
  • Online Bartending Classes with Julep’s Alba Huerta | Wednesdays – One of the country’s most celebrated mixologists and owner of Julep here in Houston, Alba Huerta is once again leading virtual classes via Williams Sonoma’s Beverage Academy—this time, with special guests each week. Learn to make drinks from champagne cocktails like the Parisian Fizz and a Rhum Royal to an Espresso Martini. Cost is $20 per class; $15 with a special discount for Visa cardholders. All classes are at 7pm.
  • Fish Taco Fridays at Feges BBQ in Greenway Plaza & Urban Harvest Farmers Market | Fridays Every Friday during Lent, Feges BBQ will be serving up a duo of smoked fish tacos, served on flour tortillas and topped with thinly sliced red cabbage and house Alabama white bbq sauce. Get it with your choice of one side. 11am to 2pm.
  • Boba Tea Fundraiser with OCA Greater Houston | All Month – OCA-Greater Houston’s BobaFANatic fundraiser will celebrate Asian culture and the tapioca boba tea drink through the end of March. To participate, purchase a digital voucher ($35) redeemable at boba tea shops around town, including DingTea Sugar Land, The BEP Teahouse, Muse Tea, YumCha, Hella Bubble, Presotea, JTEA, and TeaTalk. The voucher contains QR codes for each shop, each of which will offer a special boba tea drink for the fundraiser.
  • The Katy Taste Crawl in Katy | All Month The Katy Taste Crawl offers you the chance to get 15 appetizers at local restaurants for $30. Purchase a ticket to unlock the free app coupons and you can get eats from spots including Tiger Noodle House, Chuckwagon BBQ & Burgers, Abuelo’s Mexican Restaurant, and more.
  • Malaysian Curry Crawfish at Phat Eatery | Seasonal – At the beginning of March, Phat Eatery chef Alex Au-Yeung is bringing back his award-winning Malaysian curry crawfish, locally sourced from Lafitte’s Seafood and offered at $7.99/lb. Pre-orders welcome. Sunday to Thursday 11am to 9pm; Friday and Saturday 11am to 10pm.
The main dining room at Bludorn | Photo: Julie Soefer

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Brooke Viggiano is a food and lifestyle writer residing in Houston. When she's not contributing to publications like 365 Things to Do in Houston, Thrillist Houston and the Houston Press, she's on the hunt for the coolest happenings in the city. You can follow her musings on Twitter @BrookeViggiano .