What is Houston Restaurant Weeks? Established in 2003, it is a fun-filled dining event benefiting the Houston Food Bank. Houston Restaurant Weeks is the city's largest "for-charity" dining event held simultaneously in restaurants in the greater Houston area each year throughout the month of August. This year's dates: August 1 through September 2, 2013 (Labor Day
More than 150 eateries have signed up to participate in this year’s Houston Restaurant Weeks — a month-long fundraiser for the Houston Food Bank.The initial list featured 169 restaurants with diverse menus across Harris, Galveston and Montgomery counties.
The event runs Aug. 1 through Sept. 2, and restaurants will offer meals with set prices, with set amounts directly benefiting the restaurants’ local area food banks. The Galveston County Food Bank and Montgomery County Food Bank are part of the Houston Food Bank's Partner Distribution Organizations and also benefit from the event.
The price options restaurants can offer are:
$20 for a 2-3 course lunch — $3 is donated to the food bank, which can generate nine meals
$20 for a 2-3 course brunch — $3 isdonated to the food bank, which can generate nine meals
$35 for a 3-4 course brunch — $5 is donated to the food bank, which can generate 15 meals
$35 for a 3-4 course dinner — $5 is donated to the food bank, which can generate 15 meals
$45 for a 3-4 course dinner — $7 is donated to the food bank, which can generate 21 meals
Houston Restaurant Weeks is promoted as a “reservation only” event, but individual restaurants can take walk-ins at their discretion.
Donations of $10 can also be made to the food bank by texting HRW to 20222.
Last year's HRW raised more than $1.22 million for the Houston Food Bank — breaking the record it set the prior year by 52.8 percent and providing 3.66 million meals to those in need, making it the largest single fundraising event for the food bank.
Some recommendations Include:
at House of Blues
Sparrow Bar + Cookshop
The Bird and The Bear
The Bistro at Hotel Sorella
White Oak Kitchen
Del Frisco's Grille