A nine-course tasting dinner created by Adán Medrano will be served as part of “An Evening of Texas Mexican: Food, Film and Meaning” on March 28 at Aurora Picture Show, 2442 Bartlett.
Medrano is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, and his “Authentic Texas Mexican Cuisine” soon will be published by Texas Tech University Press.
During the dinner, Chicano art videos, all with food themes, will be screened. Among them will be Medrano’s “I Work the Land,” which examines the lives of migrant farm workers.
Tickets for the dinner are $60 (discounts for Aurora members) and available at aurorapictureshow.org. Call 713-868-2101 for more information.
During Lent, many restaurants add seafood specials to their menus.
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Wild hog dinner at Killen’s
Killen's Steakhouse is going hog wild March 6 with a five-course meal that spotlights Texas’ feral-pig problem.
The feral-hog population in Texas is estimated at 2.6 million, and the aggressive hogs cause more than $400 million in damage annually to land and property.
The 7 p.m. dinner at Killen’s will be paired with beer and wine. On the five-course menu: pork cheek tamales, peachwood-smoked pork belly and balsamic-glazed ribs. Cost is $100 per person (plus tax and gratuity).
2804 S. Main in Pearland, 281-485-0844
Fratelli’s to shutter March 16
If you’re a fan of Fratelli's Authentic Italian Cuisine Restaurant, you’re going to want to make plans to get there before March 16, the restaurant’s last day of service. The restaurant has lost its lease, owners Bob and Teresa Tadeo Wittman report.
“Owning a restaurant is very hard work. I worked very hard to accomplish what I set out to do. I put my heart and soul into every dish I make,” Teresa Wittman said in a release.
10989 Northwest Freeway, 713-957-1150