Top Food & Drink Events in Houston: December 2022

Top Food & Drink Events in Houston: December 2022

Georgia James Tavern in the middle of town hosts a New Year’s celebration | Courtesy of GJ Tavern

Dine on scrumptious dishes and revel in our picks for the very best food and drinks occasions occurring round Houston in December 2022.

‘Tis the season for all issues vacation and this month, Houston is the reward that retains on giving.

From nostalgic Christmas-themed cocktail bars and a Harry Potter-inspired Yule Ball to the return of fan-favorite festivals, here is make your December in Houston as festive and scrumptious as doable.

The 12 Best Food and Drink Events in Houston This Month: December 2022

  • Miracle Pop-Up at Daiquiri Time Out, Johnny’s Gold Brick & Winnie’s | Throughout the month – Holiday cocktail favourite Miracle pop-up returns to Houston Golden Brick Johnny’s, Winnie’s and DTO (in Galveston) this season, working by December thirty first. Cool-looking, holiday-themed bars supply a bit vacation magic in the type of hilarious cocktails—like Grandma Got Runover by A T-Rex, Island of Misfit Toys, and Ruldolph’s Rum Rhapsody—plus unimaginable nostalgic vacation decor, festive meals, and a enjoyable ambiance. alive Times and costs range.
  • Harry Potter: A Yule Ball at Paraiso Maravilla | Select dates by Friday, December 16 – Guests are invited to enter Hogwarts for a magical night time of “polite silliness” at this Harry Potter-themed pop-up. Expect a full of life dance flooring, conventional British meals and delicacies (together with butterbeer), a Yule Ball marketplace for presents, wands and garments, and all types of magic. Tickets for the two-hour expertise begin at $69. Times change.
  • LORO x Uchi Collaboration Dinner at Loro | Wednesday, November 30 and Thursday, December 1 – Loro in the Heights will host this collaborative dinner, that includes conventional Japanese dishes from sushi institute, Uchi, and its sibling eating places Uchiko and Uchibā, together with smoked meats from Asian and Texas-inspired smoker, Loro. Highlights embrace sesame pecan dumplings, beef rib or stuffed rainbow trout, edamame jalapeño hummus, marinated tomato salad, toast, miso-blue cheese and key lime pie with meringue and gingerbread cookies. The unique tasting menu might be obtainable for 2 nights, dine-in just for $74.95. 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Tamale Festival Houston at Navigation Esplanade | Saturday, December 3 – The eleventh annual Tamale Houston Festival returns, bringing family-friendly leisure (together with a tribute to Shakira) to East End’s Navigation Esplanade. $9.99 and up. 11 am to 7 pm.
  • Houston Margarita Festival on the Water Works at Buffalo Bayou Park | Saturday, December 3 – The tenth annual Houston Margarita Festival affords margarita flavors from inexperienced apple and peach mango to cucumber and jalapeño. Guests can sip and revel in reside music from prime bands taking part in 80s covers, Latin salsa, Top 40, R&B, Motown and extra. $10 and up. Noon to 10 p.m.
  • Breakfast with Santa at Hilton Americas-Houston | Saturdays and Sundays in December – Every Saturday and Sunday main as much as Christmas Eve, visitors are invited to the annual Santa Breakfast at Hilton Americas-Houston’s 1600 Bar + Grille. $29.75 per particular person; $14.50 per little one. 09:00 to 13:00.
Loro in the Heights companions with Uchi for an unforgettable 2-night dinner | Courtesy of Loro

  • Sazon Latin Food Festival at Karbach Brewing Co. | Sunday, December 4 | FREE with RSVP – Descending on the Karbach Brewery, this food-inspired Latin meals and leisure competition will characteristic a wide range of meals spanning Latin America alongside Latin beats and rhythms. 11 am to six pm.
  • Annual Summer Sale at 13 Celsius | Sunday, December 4 – Midtown wine favourite 13 Celsius will host its annual wine sale and buyer appreciation occasion, providing a particular tasting for $13 per particular person that can give clients a possibility to attempt to store the stall its huge wines at wholesale costs. The wine will also be bought on-line beginning on Black Friday, November 25 by Sunday, December 4. 1pm to midnight.
  • Supper Clubs at Annie Café & Bar | Sunday, December 4 and Saturday, December 31 – Annie’s has reimagined the traditional dinner and present, internet hosting a collection of Sunday dinners in its essential eating room, full with reside musical leisure from the Richard Brown Orchestra and a three-course meal from government chef Brian Sutton (Chef Robert Del Grande successor). This month, the restaurant will host two occasions – an Elvis Presley-themed Viva la Christmas dinner on Sunday, December 4 at 6pm ($250 per particular person); and a Rat Pack NYE Celebration on Sunday, December 31 ($250 per particular person at 6 p.m. and $350 per particular person at 9:15 p.m.; the second present might be black-tie and embrace a festive New Year’s countdown and champagne toast).
  • Lights On White Oak 2022 at White Oak Drive | Saturday, December 10 | No cowl – As the annual Lights in the Heights celebration takes over the streets of neighborhoods round Baylor and Woodland, White Oak bars are inviting diners to drag out the ugly Christmas sweaters and maintain the celebration going alongside their belt. Participating bars embrace Christian’s Tailgate, Little Woodrow’s in the Heights, Bobcat Teddy’s Ice House and Permission Whiskey Bar, to call a number of; and partygoers can anticipate reside music, meals vehicles, festive drinks and extra. 4 pm to 2 am.
  • Goodbye 2022, Hello 2023 at B&B Butchers & Restaurant | New Year’s Eve, Saturday, December 31 – Say goodbye to 2022 by becoming a member of B&B Butchers & Restaurant’s New Year’s Eve celebration. The enjoyable and festive night will characteristic B&B’s in style steakhouse choices, flowing drinks, celebration favors and reside music downstairs from 7pm to 10pm and persevering with with DJ music on the upstairs patio from 22:00 to 13:00. There is not any ticket payment or prix fixe menu, so visitors can order off the common dinner menu, nevertheless reservations are required. 7pm to 1am.
  • New Year’s dinner at GJ Tavern | New Year’s Eve, Saturday, December 31 – The upscale Downtown tavern will host an intimate six-course dinner and {couples} expertise to welcome the brand new 12 months, providing two seating instances. Chef Tim Reading has curated particular meals and wine pairings to rejoice the event, together with East Coast oysters with champagne mignonette, Gulf fish ceviche, truffle arancinis, lobster ravioli, braised quick ribs and desserts . Guests can even be handled to a candy deal with on the finish of their meal, and the second seating will get pleasure from a Lallier NV midnight champagne toast and reside music. $100 early chicken low cost; $150 for late seating. Seating from 17:00 to twenty:00; 9pm to midnight.

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Brooke Viggiano is a meals and way of life author based mostly 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 best occasions in city. You can comply with her ideas on Twitter @BrookeViggiano .

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