Food + Fun + Community: Houston Black Restaurant Week


Follow your Fork to Houston’s Black Restaurant Week April 17 – April 30th.  Houston’s favorite foodie event offers delicious dishes throughout Houston as Black Restaurant Week presents TWO FULL weeks of Dining + Events!

Black Restaurant Week will be offering its signature prix-fixe dining menus for brunch, lunch and dinner, highlighting Black owned restaurants located throughout the city of Houston’s unique and thriving culinary scene. A portion of the week’s proceeds will be donated to Blue Triangle (formally the first branch of Houston’s YWCA)! A local non-profit focused on providing programs and activities for children and adults, daycare, Bible Class, art, drama and dance classes for the Houston community.

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For two weeks – April 17 – April 30th foodies will be able to eat their hearts out at an ever growing list of participating Black owned restaurants featuring  price options for brunch, lunch and dinner! Diners can enjoy three-course prix-fixe dinner menus ranging from $25- $45 per person. Tickets and passes aren’t necessary to enjoy these days of dining; but reservations are recommended.

So many of Houston’s favorite restaurants will be participating, but be warned, their menus will leave you salivating and feverishly marking your calendar and conversing with co-workers on what hot spot you’re going to hit for lunch, dinner or brunch!

Among them are a few of my personal favorites:

Esther’s Cajun Cafe & Soul Food Kitchen,  Holley’s Seafood & Oyster Bar,  Lucille’s, Ray’s BBQ ,  Kitchen 713 ,  Etta’s Kitchen (@Bar5015) and  Live Oak Bar & Grill ..

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#HOUBRW EVENTS

NOSH: A Culinary Showcase highlighting Houston’s Black chef & Caterers

April 20 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
The Ensemble Theatre, 3535 Main St
Houston , TX 77002 United States

Nosh is a culinary showcase of best bites featuring Black caterers and chefs in the Houston area. Houston has a plethora of outstanding Black chefs and caterers who do not have a brick and mortar restaurant, but equally deserve to have their cuisine highlighted as a part of Houston Black Restaurant Week. This is our way to honor their contributions to the Houston culinary scene.

SOUNDBITES: A FOOD TRUCK FESTIVAL

April 22 @ 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Peggy Park, 4100-4398 Chenevert St.
Houston, TX 77004 United States

Come experience the Fun, Food trucks and Live Music by some of Houston’s hottest DJs. A variety of food trucks will be present serving everything from Juicy Wings to Organic Food. Tell your friends and get ready to take part in the FIRST BLACK OWNED FOOD TRUCK FEST!!! Features: Multiple Food Trucks Live Music Full Bar Games Uber Dropoff & Pick Up Station Houston African Fashion Week PopUp Shop!

ART OF FLAVOR:  Exculsive tasting + Chef Experience

April 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Private Location, 2906 Nance St
Houston, TX 77020 United States

Experience the Art of Flavor with Chef Jonny Rhodes. Chef Rhodes, will be highlighting five courses with wine pairings from his new restaurant, Indigo. Guests will enjoy sounds of jazz and a cocktail hour as they taste flavors from Indigo. ABOUT CHEF RHODES Houston native Jonathan Rhodes has always had a passion for cooking. At just 12-years-old, Rhodes began experimenting in the kitchen, and by the age of 16, he turned his knack for..

POWER OF THE PALATE: A Bartending Competition

April 29 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Lucille’s, 5512 La Branch St
Houston, TX 77004 United States

Celebrate the finale of Houston Black Restaurant Week at Power of the Palate: Bartending Competition. Enjoy watching the best Craft Bartenders in the city battle for bragging rights as Houston’s Best Bartender. FEATURES: Cocktail Flight for the first 100 Attendees Free Black Restaurant Week Shot Glass DJ Reeks Celebrity Judges Special Menu Offerings from Lucille’s.

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 Go out and support Houston Black Restaurant Week. The Community and the Culture are totally worth it!

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