Thursday, August 20
Visiting Chef Dinner: The John Besh Restaurant Group is all about collaboration. To that effect, Lüke San Antonio continues its Visiting Chef's Dinner series with chef Phil Mariano of Domenica — Besh's take on Italian cuisine in New Orleans. Lüke's John Russ will play host as Mariano and co. whip up a six-course feast of salumi and cheese, octopus carpaccio and crisp sweetbreads. $100/person, 7pm, 125 E. Houston St., (210) 227-5853, shop.chefjohnbesh.com/lukevisitingchefseries.domenica.aspx.
Craft Beer Tasting: The Hangar Bar & Grill wants to help expand your palate with 10 beer samples, light snacks and a raffle. Featured beers includes No Label Brewery's El Hefeweizen and Ridgeback Ale; Cedar Creek Brewery's Gone-A-Rye Double IPA and Elliot's Phoned Home Pale Ale; Real Ale's Full Moon Rye IPA and more out of Ranger Creek Brewing & Distilling, Spoetzl Brewery, Brooklyn Beer, Stone Brewing Co. and Maui Brewing Co. $5, 7-9pm, 8203 Broadway St., (210) 824-2700, thehangarsa.com.
Sunday, August 23
Sunday Chill: Not all Sunday Fundays require a full-blown rager. Hang with the staff at Missions Untapped for a laid-back good-bye to the weekend. Enjoy Latin rock, blues, soul and more by the Constante Trio and sip on your fave craft beer. Prices vary, 3pm, 8123 Broadway St., Suite B, (210) 320-0486, missionsuntapped.com.
Wednesday, August 26
Heavy Métl Tasting: There's a new line of mezcales in town and you can sip on the smoky, evolving flavors at Mezcaleria Mixtli. Taste a flight of six mezcales (including some from Real Minero and Rey Campero) as presented by William Scanlan III of Heavy Métl, while noshing on snacks from the bar's kitchen. $40, 5-6pm, 5313 McCullough Ave., [email protected].
Asian Noodles: Learn the art of the noodle and pick up tips from the Central Market cooking school staff. The menu includes an Asian beef noodle salad, stir fry chicken and vegetables with noodle pancake, shrimp pad Thai and rice paper rolls with bean thread noodles. $60, 6:30-9pm, 4821 Broadway St., (210) 368-8617, centralmarket.com.
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