Enjoy Delicious Cuisine at Zest in the West
Are you searching for an event that features culinary delights and world-class wines?
Then look no further than Zest in the West.
It takes place on October 17th, and chefs from Houston's top restaurants will chat with visitors before finding out if they've won a "Best of Zest" culinary award.
The festival helps supports a great charity called the West Houston Leadership Institute through a silent auction and a "cork pull" where just ten dollars can snag a $100 of wine.
There are several wineries taking part including:
Michael David Winery - With more than 150 years of family farming, the Michael David name has become more than just a winery; it's a culture. The Phillips family began farming the soil in the 1850s, and in the early twentieth century, they started cultivating grapes. Wines include Freakshow, Earthquake, and Seven Deadly.
Riboli Family Wine Estates - Situated in Los Angeles is a century-old gem belonging to the Riboli family: the San Antonio Winery. Today, it's run by the family's fourth generation, and they have been recognized by Food & Wine and The New York Times among other publications. Wines include Rosa 22, Bodega Sangria, and True Pine Chardonnay.
Eateries not to be missed include:
Latin Bites - Latin Bites is a family owned and operated restaurant featuring the flavors of South America. The dishes have a culinary flair, and the owner's mission is to inspire communal dining. Meals include arroz con pollo, pork sandwiches, and mahi mahi.
Fadi's Mediterranean Grill - Fadi Dimassi grew up in Saida, Lebanon, where he began working in his family's restaurant at 19. He came to the United States in 1999 and established his own eatery featuring dishes based on his family's recipes. Meals include butter chicken, stuffed cabbage rolls, and Moroccan fish couscous.