Chinese New Year @ STRAITS Restaurant
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Friday - Sunday
STRAITS will be celebrating the Chinese New Year all weekend long, as Chef John Sikhattana has created a unique and modern menu. Feast on "Fertility & Long Life", a roasted duck, bamboo and bean thread noodle dish; the "New Horizons + Eternity", wok seared scallops served with long beans and garlic chives; or "Strength & Wealth", a fried pork chop with ginger apricot chutney; to name a few of the many festive dishes. On Friday only, from 6:45 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., guests will be delighted with a traditional Lion Dance, a custom performed during Chinese New Year to bring happiness to celebrating onlookers.
Annual One Pot Cook Off @ The Ginger Man
Sunday, noon to 4 p.m.
The Ginger Man's annual One Pot Cook Off benefits the Best Buddies Texas, a non profit organization that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Come for tastings of gumbo, chili, stews, and all other types of one pot wonders in addition to a silent auction, raffle and live music. Call 713-526-2770 for tickets and more info.More »