Top 10 Food & Drink Events & Offers in Houston This Month: July 2022

Sip mimosas and Bloody Marys at a Saturday fundraiser event at d'Alba | Courtesy of d'Alba

Dine on delicious dishes and enjoy our picks for the top food and drink events taking place around Houston in July 2022.

Summer is in full swing, and Houston’s upcoming culinary offerings are bringing the heat.

This month, you can sip suds and catch the July 4th fireworks from the rooftop of a choice craft brewery; say “Fri-Yay!” to rosé at a courtyard wine tasting, conquer a fan favorite pub crawl, and enjoy Sunday Supper with an acclaimed female chef team for charity.

Here’s how to eat, drink, and have fun in Houston this July.

Top 10 Food & Drink Events & Offerings in Houston This Month: July 2022

  • Fried Chicken To-Go at Max’s Wine Dive | Friday, July 1 to Wednesday, July 6 Just in time for Fourth of July weekend, Max’s Wine Dive will be rocking fried chicken buckets to-go. The $45 meal includes its homemade jalapeno-buttermilk marinated fried chicken (gluten-free option also available) and sides of Texas Toast, mashed potatoes, and collard greens (sub sides with max ‘n’ cheese, truffle fries, or Brussels sprouts for an additional $5; and add a bottle of prosecco for $15 or G.H Mumm Brut Champagne for $45). The offer is available to-go only at both Max’s Wine Dive locations.
  • Sky High for Kids Fundraiser at d’Alba Craft Kitchen & Cocktails | Saturday, July 2 – Sky High for Kids and d’Alba in Garden Oaks/Oak Forest have teamed up to support endeavors to end childhood cancer, offering an exclusive Mimosa and Bloody Mary Bar every first Saturday of the month. Guests can purchase wristbands for $35, and 100 percent of the wristband sales will go towards supporting Sky High for Kids’ mission. 10am to 4pm.
  • Third Birthday at Monkey’s Tail | Sunday, July 3 | No Cover – The Mexican American cocktail dive and kitchen is turning three, inviting guests to help celebrate the golden birthday with an all-day fiesta. Brunch runs from 11am to 3pm, and there will be a dog fashion show and costume contest at noon, plus fun activities including Loteria starting at 6pm, a churro stand, mariachis, and a DJ. 11am to 2am.
  • Fourth of July Party at Bobcat Teddy’s Icehouse | Independence Day, Monday, July 4 | No Cover – Hit the White Oak hangout for a special Fourth of July party featuring live music, plus complimentary burgers and hot dogs all day (while supplies last). Noon to 7pm.
  • 4th of July at Buffalo Bayou Brewing Company | Independence Day, Monday, July 4 – Offering prime views of the Freedom Over Texas fireworks spectacular, BuffBrew will host an Independence Day party on its rooftop. Tickets are $35, getting you access to the third floor rooftop and a color-changing BuffBrew 4th of July stadium cup. Craft beers, frozen drinks, and tasty eats will be available for purchase a la carte. 7pm to midnight.
  • Fri-Yay Rosé Tasting at Brennan’s of Houston | Friday, July 8 – Back again for its fifth year, the Fri-Yay Rosé Party offers guests the chance to taste up to several rosé selections from Wine Guy Rich in a walk-around tasting, with limited light bites provided. $35 per person. 4pm to 7pm.
  • 713 Day at Spanish Village | Wednesday, July 13 – Locals are invited to celebrate 713 Day (July 13) visiting one of Houston’s old restaurants, Spanish Village. Approaching its 70th anniversary next year, the historic Third Ward institution will be celebrating the day with a $7.13 lunch plate of its fan favorite El Clasico enchiladas. 8am to 9pm.
  • Saint Arnold’s Pub Crawl in Downtown | Saturday, July 16 – Houston’s oldest brewery will host its ever-popular Saint Arnold’s Pub Crawl through Downtown, hitting some of the Historic District’s favorite bars starting with a punch card pickup at 2pm. The fun runs until 6pm, when crawlers will meet up at Market Square Park to receive their official Saint Arnold pint glass and enjoy an after party with live music and Greek eats from Niko Niko’s (available for purchase). 2pm to 6pm.
  • Sunday Supper Pop-Up Series at Sunday Press Cafe & Coffee | Sunday, July 24 – Continuing its Sunday Supper pop-up series, which highlights female chefs and hopes to bridge the gap between women in hospitality and women’s healthcare, Sunday Press will welcome acclaimed chef Niki Vongthong of Hidden Omakase. Vongthong will present a Thai-Lao menu for the evening, with tickets for $150 and proceeds benefiting I’ll Have What She’s Having, the Houston-based non-profit aiming to improve health in the hospitality industry and support women’s entrepreneurship in the food and beverage industry. 7pm to 9pm.
  • Houston Chef Series: Coast to Coast with Landry’s Restaurant Group | Wednesdays in July – Landry’s invites guests to travel “Coast to Coast” during its annual Chef Series, held on select Wednesday evenings through August 10. This month, Morton’s The Steakhouse Chef Frank Lewis will take guests through the Caribbean (July 6); The Palm’s Chef Micah Rideout takes inspiration from the Gulf Coast (July 13); Chef Roger Ortiz of Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse takes on cuisine inspired by the East Coast (July 20); and McCormick & Schmick’s Chef Tim Eckard journeys through Hawaiian and South Pacific cuisine (July 27). Tickets are $119 per person and dinners begin at 7pm.

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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 .