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Booze News: Poker Run, New Tequila at La Fogata and Friendly Fiesta


Booze News slings up the latest gulp downs around town every Tuesday.


Thyme in the shine cocktail from Cured. (Courtesy)

It’s a poker run with the King and Queen Anchovy on Saturday, April 5 starting at 1 p.m. The run begins at The Monterrey (1127 S St. Mary's) with stops at Bite (1012 S Presa), The Brooklynite (516 Brooklyn), Cured (306 Pearl) and Minnie's Tavern and Rye House (328 E Josephine). A $50 ticket ($30 for designated drivers) gets you five bites and drinks from these five places. All benefits go to Fiesta Cornyation.

Tuk Tuk Tap Room ( 1702 Broadway) will celebrate Songkran, the Thai new year with their first annual Songkran festival on Sunday, April 13 at 2:30 p.m. The festival includes traditional Thai street food, craft beer and music. Tickets are $15-$25.

La Fogata (2427 Vance Jackson) has another Tequila to taste this April. On Saturday, April 19 from 6 to 8 p.m. Hornitos Tequila will be available to try straight up for mixed in a margarita at La Fogata's tasting table.

The Friendly Spot Ice House (943 S Alamo) is honoring Fiesta Cornyation King Anchovy Steve Newman with Dogfish Head Beer Wednesday, April 23 at 4:30 p.m.

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