Tokyo Night Festival at at Texas Festival Grounds
Friday through Saturday, 3 to 10 p.m.
6848 Almeda Genoa
The Tokyo Night Festival is back and larger than ever, commemorating Houston’s Japanese neighborhood and culture through food, music, art, anime, martial arts, automobiles and a lot more over 2 nights. This year’s lineup of suppliers consists of Shun Japanese Kitchen, Hako Bento Box Company, Burger Chan, Click Virtual Food Hall, Aqua S, Ramen Tatsuya and more. Tickets start at $20.
Saturday, 1 p.m. until sold out
The white wine and cheese store continues its après-ski Raclette Party series, bringing a complete wheel of melty raclette cheese to its patio area for a day of enjoyable. Get cheese-loaded plates of potatoes with caramelized onions, cornichons and baguette pieces for $22 ($ 26 with charcuterie).
Houston Craft BARBEQUE + Beer Festival at The Historic Hill House + Farm
Saturday, 2 to 5 p.m
3603 FM 1725
The inaugural Houston Craft BBQ + Beer Festival provides an intimate outside experience with tastings fromBlood Bros BARBEQUE, Feges BARBEQUE JQ’s Tex Mex BARBEQUE, and Tejas Chocolate + Barbecue– and 4 to 5 regional craft breweries together with live music. Tickets run $45-$ 125 per individual.
2022 Butchers Ball at Rockin’ Star Ranch
Saturday (farm-to-table supper), 5 to 9 p.m., Sunday (celebration), gates open at twelve noon
Moving into its 5th year, the 2022 Butchers Ball go back to Brenham’s Rockin’ Star Ranch, showcasing independent farmers and ranchers throughout Texas that are taking part in ethical and sustainable production systems, together with a varied choice of Texas chefs and cooking leaders who support them in their dining establishments and food services.
The enjoyable begins with a farm-to-table supper on Saturday, followed by the celebration and desired Golden Cleaver Competition onSunday The rockstar chef lineup consists of Alex Au-Yeung of Phat Eatery, Alex Padilla of The Original Ninfa’s on Navigation, Ara Malekian of Harlem Road Texas BARBEQUE, Bobby Matos and John Quinn of State of Grace and La Lucha, Jasmine Barela and Willow Villarreal of Willow’s Texas BARBEQUE, Jess DeSham Timmons of Camellia Monday, Tiffany Derry of Roots Southern Table, Victoria Elizondo of Cochinita & &Co and a lot more. Tickets are $200 for the kickoff supper and $175 for the celebration, and the occasion raises funds for Urban Harvest and its continuous farmers markets and instructional programs.
Sunday, 7 to 9 p.m.
Sunday Press continues its women-led Sunday Supper series with a French motivated meal from Lena Trang, owner of Lena’sAsian Kitchen The popular dinners support I’ll Have What She’s Having and its objective to enhance health in the hospitality market and assistance ladies’s entrepreneurship in the food and drink market. Tickets are $150.