Category Archives: Happenings

The 2017 Truffle Masters

JANUARY 16, 2017, The Hobby Center,  Houston, TX, 7:00 to 10:00pm – Join us on January 16, 2017 at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts as 25 of Houston’s Top Culinary Professionals compete for the title of The “2017 Truffle Master”.  The all-star lineup features various types of cuisine, but each dish must be made with the beloved Truffle so get your palate ready to partake in an incredibly unique culinary experience!  Entertainment for the evening is provided by the exceptionally talented group, “DIVISI strings” Proceeds from the evenings raffle will benefit the Les Dames d’Escoffier – Houston Chapter​​ – Elegant Attire Please Find out more at: http://www.thetrufflemasters.com

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Iron Sommelier at the Houstonian Hotel, Club and Spa

At the Houstonian Hotel, Club and Spa, 111 North Post Oak, beginning at 6 p.m., Houston’s finest sommeliers will be put to the test for the title of Iron Sommelier in a fundraiser benefiting The Periwinkle Foundation. Now in its eighth year, wine chair Sean Beck and sommelier chair John Clutterbuck will host the evening, which showcases the expertise of 13 sommeliers while guests mingle and taste hand-selected wines. Competitors include Rachel DelRocco of Camerata at Paulie’s; Evan Turner of Helen Greek Food and Wine; and Travis Hinkle of the Treadsack Restaurant Group. Tickets are $200 in advance and $225 day of. For more information, visit ironsommelier.org or periwinklefoundation.org.

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Mayacamas Vineyard B&B Butcher’s Wine Dinner

Join us on Wednesday October 12th at 6:45 pm for a B&B Butcher Wine Dinner featuring Mayacamas Vineyard. B&B Butchers & Restaurant and Executive Chef Tommy Elbashary are excited to host a delicious, four-course wine dinner featuring the wines of Mayacamas Vineyard and their celebrated Estates Director, Jimmy Hayes. Rooted deeply in California’s winemaking history, Mayacamas Vineyards crafts authentic, classical wines that faithfully reflect their vineyard origins high on the slopes of Mount Veeder in Napa Valley. The dinner, which is $120 per person plus tax and gratuity, will be hosted at B&B Butchers & Restaurant on Wednesday, October 12th at 6:45pm. Seating is limited, so

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The Perfect Score: 100 Point Wine Dinner

Join us Monday, October 3, 2016 at 6:30 pm for a special wine dinner presenting wines from Vineyard 29 by Phillipe Melka. All five courses will be paired with a hand selected wine, including the V29 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 (100 Point Vintage). The dinner will be $225 per person plus tax and gratuity.

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Upscale B&B Transports Guests to NYC for Swanky Birthday Bash [Event Coverage]

True to his New York City roots, Benjamin Berg evoked a night at The Carlyle on June 8, 2016 to celebrate the first anniversary of B&B Butchers & Restaurant. The gregarious and generous proprietor hosted his best customers, along with several of the city’s elite, for the private affair. Glasses of bubbles, Bellinis, white sangria and wine were aplenty for partygoers to grab before they took the climb to Bemelmans Bar. The décor by Johnathan Andrew Sage featured a wall swathed in a tapestry of Ludwig Bemelmans’ artwork. Guests enjoyed cocktail music provided by the Richard Brown Orchestra, cigarette girls

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