7 Ways to Get Your Drink/Grub on this Week

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Alamo City Provisions is a collaborative dinner series featuring San Antonio's most talented chefs. (Courtesy)

Wednesday, August 20: If missing a screening of The Princess Bride is what you might consider inconceivable, then get your ass down to The Friendly Spot. The amiable icehouse will post up their giant screen with the 1987 classic starring Cary Elwes, Robin Wright and Homeland’s Mandy Patinkin. Bonus–it’s Saint Arnold Brewing Co. Pint Night, so cozy up with a Fancy Lawnmower and enjoy these dwindling summer nights. Free, 8pm, 943 S Alamo, (210) 224-2337, facebook.com/TheFriendlySpot.

 

Wednesday, August 20: Babes, beards and beer–what more could you possible need? San Antonio’s Girls’ Pint Out and Tuk Tuk Tap Room team up for a night of “Six Beers Over Texas,” expertly paired by Steve Newman to showcase eats created by chef David Gilbert. Join the folks with Open the Taps and GPO area chapter founder Lara Pearson for this tasty dinner. $60, 7pm, 1702 Broadway, (210) 222-8277, facebook.com/tuktuktaproom.

 

 

Saturday, August 23: Guess who’s turning one? Busted Sandal Brewing Company is celebrating its first year of business with a beer blowout. Admission to the shindig includes five pours of their fave wares including the El Robusto Porter, 210 Ale, Slippery Rock IPA, Fire Pit Wit and a Randall-infused brew. Limited quantities of their Bourbon Barrel El Robusto Porter and a Noche Negra Black IPA will be available. Only 300 tickets will be sold. $20, 7114 Oaklawn, (210) 872-1486, bustedsandaloneyear.eventbrite.com.

 

Sunday, August 24: Mana House hosts “Get Juicy Flow,” a 75-minute Baptiste Power Vinyasa yoga sesh led by Cassandra Faus of Mobile Om. Once you’re done breathing, moving and sweating, Crave Market owner Elizabeth Johnson will discuss her “root to stalk” usage of plants while encouraging mindful eating, while showcasing her line of chef-driven juices. $15, 10-11:30am, 1160 E Commerce, Ste 100, facebook.com/MobileOm.

 

Sunday, August 24: Alamo City Provisions, a chef’s group created by Lüke Riverwalk’s John Russ, which also includes Biga on the Bank’s Elise Broz, Restaurant Gwendolyn’s Michael Sohocki, Where Y’at’s Pieter Sypesteyn along with Mixtli’s Diego Galicia, Rico Torres and Jesse Torres will host their inaugural event. The five-course Prohibition Era-themed dinner will include unique drink pairings inside the storied Josephine Theatre. $95, 6-9pm, 339 W Josephine, alamocityprovisions.com.

 

Monday, August 25: Stock your fridge with brews for your Labor Day barbecue with help from Central Market’s resident beer nerds. Sample the Reissdorf Kolsch, SanTan’s Mr. Pineapple, Karbach’s Weekend Warrior, Oskar Blues’ Momma’s Little Yella Pils and Professor Fritz’s 1809 Berlinerweiss. $10, 6:30-730pm, 4821 Broadway, (210) 368-8617, centralmarket.com.

 

Tuesday, August 26: PechaKucha’s 15th iteration will host Houston Eaves, beverage director for Esquire Tavern, and urban farmer Mitch Hagney among other local creative professionals. Speakers will present 20 slides, each 20 seconds long for a grand total of 6:40 of hopefully inspirational, education and informative minutes. $5 suggested donation, 6:30pm happy hour, Carver Community Cultural Center, Jo Long Theatre, 226 N Hackberry, whatszappening.com/event/334/pechakucha-15.

 

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