Houston's Dining Deals and Events: June 9-12

Texas 35-10 Tour, Wine, Barbecue and Bourbon
June 9, 2014
by Marcy de Luna

Monday, June 9

Texas 35-10 Tour at The Pastry War
Named for the highways connecting Texas' major cities, the Texas 35-10 Tour will make a pit stop at The Pastry War Monday night as Jeret Pena, Jake Corney and Chris Ware from San Antonio shake up cognac cocktails inspired by Rémy Martin spirits. The event starts at 6 PM (310 Main St.).

Tuesday, June 10

Guest Sommelier Series at 60 Degrees Mastercrafted

Vanessa Treviño Boyd's Guest Sommelier series introduces wine lovers to Houston's top sommeliers. This Tuesday, Christian Varas of the River Oaks Country Club will join Treviño Boyd in hosting a roundtable-themed tasting on the distinctive flavor profiles of the Taransaud Barrel. Guests will enjoy six wines and a cheese board. The event is limited to 20 and starts at 6 PM (2300 Westheimer Rd.; 713-360-7757).

Wednesday, June 11

Barbecue and Bourbon at Killen's Barbecue
Wednesday at 6:30 PM join Killen's Barbecue for a five-course dinner paired with complimentary Jim Beam drink samples. Fred Noe, seventh generation Jim Beam master distiller and great-grandson of Jim Beam, will be on hand to share the heritage of his family's bourbon. Tickets are $100 per person. Call to reserve (3616 East Broadway; 281-485-2272).

Thursday, June 12

Wine Dinner at Ruth's Chris Steak House

In honor of cabernet sauvignon, one of the world's most widely recognized red wine grape varieties, Ruth's Chris Steak House will host a five-course pairing dinner. Dinner is at 6:30 PM and the cost is $95 per person (5433 Westheimer Rd.; 713-840-1433).