6 Ways To Get Your Drink/Grub On This Week 

click to enlarge Load up on tacos and much more at Best of Mexico. - FILE PHOTO
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  • Load up on tacos and much more at Best of Mexico.

Wednesday, May 13: Join Sustenio at Eilan Hotel & Spa in supporting Lung Force Week for the American Lung Association. The hotel will offer a signature Blue Bay Martini, with Ketel One, Cointreau, Blue Curaçao and Domain De Canton, as it honors staff and family members who have succumbed or survived the disease. $6 through Friday, May 15, 18603 La Cantera Terrace, (210) 598-2950.

Thursday, May 14: Culinaria's Festival Week kicked off with a series of dinners and continues with four events showcasing San Anto's dining scene at all levels. Take the kids to The Food Truck Event on Thursday; get your fill of comida mexicana with Best of Mexico on Friday, May 15; make it date night at the Grand Tasting on Saturday, May 16; or keep it extra casual at Burgers & Beer. This year's festival week includes a new Tequila Happy Hour at the Residences at La Cantera; a cocktail-food-wine tasting room; after-parties and a tequila dinner at Casa Hernán. Prices vary, May 14-17, find ticket prices and location details at culinariasa.org.

Saturday, May 16: The Point Park & Eats hosts a craft beer tap takeover and crawfish boil featuring all local brews and Where Y'at Food Truck. Not feeling the mudbugs? Slider Provider, Pork U, The Melting Point, Sweet Christi's BBQ, Vietnamese Cuisine, Gilbos Grill and Sno Daddy will all present to satiate the masses. Free admission, noon, 24188 Boerne Stage Road, (210) 251-3380, parkatthepoint.com.

Saturday, May 16: If you want to join the crawfish party, but don't want to drive all the way out past 1604, Taste This Culinary & Craft Brewery Tours will drive you to and from the event. Cost includes transportation from Taps y Tapas to the Point Park & Eats, an Alamo Brewery pint at Taps y Tapas, a commemorative pint glass, two local craft beers of choice at The Point and one pound of crawfish with fixings from Where Y'at. $50, 11:15-4:30pm, (210) 538-4888, tastethissanantonio.com.

Sunday, May 17: Join the San Antonio Running Company, Revolucion Coffee + Juice and Katie's Jar for a Sunday Stroll through Southtown. Treat your furry pooch to samples of Andrea Thompson's natural dog snacks, and sample juice and coffee from Revolucion. Free stroll and samples, 10 am, 711 S. St. Mary's St., (210) 246-2253, facebook.com/SARunningCo.

Monday, May 18: Central Market beer and wine experts host Roses For Summer, a demonstration on choosing this chilly, pink wine, techniques used to make the varietal and learn where the grapes are grown. The course will feature six samples. $25, 4:30 pm, 4821 Broadway, (210) 368-8600, centralmarket.com.

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