6 Ways to Get Your Grub/Drink On This Week

Dirty Dawgs (Photo by by Casey Howell)

Friday, July 25: Here’s a quick quiz: Do you have a penchant for food truck fare? Do you love puppies? If you answered yes to either, then there’s a good chance you should visit the renovated Boardwalk on Bulverde during its fourth annual Food Truck Throwdown & Pet Adoption. Stop by for all kinds of chow via Dirty Dawgs, Gracie’s Kitchen, The Lone Star Food Truck, Have a Ball Y’all, Countdown Wings, Treats on Streets, Crazy Carl’s, Sabor Colombiano and the Steak ‘n’ Shake truck. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Animal Care Services. Free admission, 6-11pm Friday, noon-11pm Saturday, noon-8pm Sunday, 14732 Bulverde, (210) 402-2829, boardwalkonbulverde.com.

Saturday, July 26: Chef Steve McHugh is hosting a Kiddie Corner children’s cooking class at Cured where wee foodies ages 7-12 will learn how to make healthy choices using Pearl Farmers Market fruits and vegetables. All ticket proceeds from the 30-minute class will benefit Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign. $15 per child, 9am, 306 Pearl Pkwy, Ste 101, (210) 314-3929, curedatpearl.com.

Saturday, July 26: The Chef Cooperative is back for its fourth dinner. The evening will showcase 30 local farms and vendors, along with more than a dozen of the area’s best chefs cooking up local produce inside the Dashiell House at the Fig Tree Restaurant. As a nonprofit, the group will donate the evening’s proceeds to Parr Vineyards in Boerne. $98.52, 6:30-10pm, 515 Villita, chefcooperatives.com.

Saturday, July 26: TEDxSan Antonio will host a “Sustainability & Food Policy Salon” to help explore issues that keep locals from accessing healthy food. Speakers include Judith Vega of San Antonio Metropolitan Health, Angela Hartsell of Green Spaces Alliance and chefs Elizabeth Johnson and Mitch Hagney, who will discuss their partnerships with local farms. The evening includes a pop-up dinner in the garden with area chefs, followed by a brainstorming session on what you can do to help move SA’s food policy forward. $35 general, $25 student/military, 5-9pm, Urban-15, 2500 S Presa, eventbrite.com/e/tedxsanantoniosalon-good-food-for-all-how-do-we-do-it-tickets-12260755249.

Sunday, July 27: The Cocineros, a group of local cooks, will host “The Mermaid’s Feast,” a seven-course seafood dinner that will include shooters, ceviche, sliders and paella. $60, 6pm, Nat M. Washer Lodge, No. 1270, 212 City, squareup.com/market/the-cocineros-sa/the-mermaid-s-feast.

Tuesday, July 29: Viva Tacoland and MobileOm join in presenting “Tap That Asana” for fresh-brewed yoga and local craft beer via Branchline Brewing Co. $20, 8:30pm, 103 W Grayson, (210) 223-7266, tapthatasana3.eventbrite.com.

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