9 Ways To Get Your Drink/Grub On This Week

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Check out Mezacaería Mixtli's as they open the curtain on their new drink menu, plus old favorites such as this Spanish Gin and Tonic. - MEZCALERÍA MIXTLI/COURTESY
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  • Check out Mezacaería Mixtli's as they open the curtain on their new drink menu, plus old favorites such as this Spanish Gin and Tonic.

Thursday, August 27:
 Missions Untapped is eager to see if any of their craft beer lovers can carry a tune. Show them what you got from singing a heart wrenching edition of Bonnie Tyler's "Total Eclipse of the Heart" or you can get sentimental and tell yourself, "I'll never let go, Jack" from singing the "My Heart Will Go On." This all around good time night will also be offering $5 drinks all night provided by Cutting Edge Entertainment. No cover prices vary, 7pm, 8123 Broadway St., Suite B, (210) 320-0486.

Thursday, August 27: Rosella Coffee is closing up their summer series of Pop'N Plates with one last dinner hosted by non other than Brandon McKelvey of She.Say.Ate and Alchemy Kombucha And Culture. With a grade A repertoire, it's no surprise he's serving the biggest menu of the summer. From bacon-wrapped stuffed Medjool dates to a chili-lime rice noodle salad, he is there all week serving up appetizing plates that will surely make your mouth drool. Get your grub on at Rosella Coffee and be sure to get there early as the house gets full fast. Catch Brandon McKelvey at Rosella Coffee August 27 through Sunday, August 29. Prices vary, 4-10pm, 203 E. Jones Ave., Suite 101, (210) 277-8574, facebook.com/RosellaCoffee.

Friday, August 28:
Bakery Lorraine is hosting their first ever Pop Up dinner with their house chef, WIll Reynolds. This will be a five-course French inspired meal for one night only. Not only is this course French inspired, but it's also recommended you BYOB. Seating only 30 people with a dress code of "Business Attire", this will be one French meal you won't want to miss out on. $50, 8pm, 306 Pearl Pkwy., Suite 110, (210) 862-5582, facebook.com/bakerylorraine.

Friday, August 28:
After months of mind boggling experimentation at Mezcalería Mixtli, they are ready to unveil their brand new drink menu and want you to come out and celebrate with them. From cocktails and wines to the guzzling new beers they've got, there's something for everyones palette out there. Don't fret, they've still got your old favorites you can cherish. Prices vary, 5-2am, 5313 McCullough Ave., Olmos Park, (856) 630-5142, facebook.com/MezcaleriaMixtli.

Saturday, August 29: Super Mega Awesome Bottle Release Day 2015, SMABRD for short, is near its arrival and their bringing four beers with them. They will be kicking off the celebration at their new Freetail Taproom location, so be sure to not get your bottles from their previous location off of 1604. Bring your bottles and be sure to get in line at promptly 8am if you want a wristband to participate in the bottle share. Once the bottle shares have begun, beer will promptly begin to sell at noon. Last call will near at 1:45 p.m. so they will be ready to open at 2 p.m. to the general public. $14/Bottle, 8am, 2000 S. Presa St., (210) 625-6000, freetailbrewing.com.

 Saturday, August 29: Crafthouse and Taps y Tapas have joined forces to create The Dia De Los Tacos Craft Event. Come on down to Taps y Tapas and join in on the craft making. From painting sugar skulls and some terra cotta planters to exercise your green thumb. Don't come only eager for crafts, but also for tapas and drinks. This awesome event will exercise your taste buds with some of Taps y Tapas speciality Taco three ways with your choice of either two Alamo pint beers or two glasses of homemade sangria. All this plus a pretty awesome swag bag full of goodies from local, small businesses. $39-$49, noon-2pm, 1012 N. Flores St., (210) 277-7174, facebook.com/tapsytapas.

Sunday, August 30: Come find your inner peace and quench your thirst this Sunday at Alamo Beer Hall. Get to feeling good and renewed with a easy level Vinyasa yoga class hosted by Mobile Om set to live music from Odie Wallace. This is no ordinary yoga class, not only will you feel rejuvenated from yoga, but you can feel free to enjoy a refreshing and spine tingling Alamo Beer afterwards. The Box Street Social food truck will also be there for you to indulge your cravings. $10, 11am, 202 Lamar St., (210) 872-5589, facebook.com/MobileOm.

Sunday, August 30: Get ready to enjoy some mimosas and celebrate a local city benefit. This local event is for the benefitting of Ariana Flores for La Reina de las Flores. Aldaco's is lending a helping hand by hosting this benefit that will provide a variety of flavored mimosas from cucumber, watermelon, prickly and orange juice mimosas. $50, 11-2pm, 22211 W. I-10, (210) 698-9700, facebook.com/AldacosDominion.

Sunday, August 30: Hosted by La Botanica, this event is shining light on a local youth media project. Being held to raise money for awareness needed to complete their community resource book study on women's health, La Botanica is serving up their house favorite empanadas. You will get three empanadas of your choosing with a side of house made black beans, salsa and a refreshing agua fresca. $10, noon-4pm, 2911 N. St. Mary's St, (619) 886- 2594, facebook.com/labotanicasa.


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