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Food News: Urban Harvest Offering Dinner and a Drive-In Movie

Plus, five Black-owned food businesses get some help in the battle against Covid-19.

By Timothy Malcolm October 26, 2020

Hit the drive-thru with Urban Harvest at its next Sunday Supper.

Urban Harvest is throwing its next Sunday Supper at 5 p.m. November 8 ... but don't worry, it's a drive-thru supper. Chris Shepherd and Nick Fine (Underbelly Hospitality); Austin Waiter (Tony's); Becca and Jason Kerr (Little Kitchen HTX); and Elaine Won (Dumpling Haus) are preparing a four-course meal meant to be enjoyed with a showing of the film The Biggest Little Farm at the Moonstruck Drive-In.

The Biggest Little Farm is a documentary chronicling a family's attempt at developing a sustainable farm outside of Los Angeles.

General admission is $300 for one vehicle (with food for four), or you can upgrade to lounge premier seating for six ($1,500) or eight ($3,000). Snacks, mocktails, tables, and chairs are provided with these upgrades. Tickets are available here.

Five Houston Black-owned food businesses have won $25,000 each as part of Discover's Eat It Forward program. Eat It Forward aims to give $5 million total to 200 Black-owned restaurants, eateries, and businesses across the country to help recover from Covid-19 impacts. The winning businesses are popular breakfast spot The Breakfast Klub, dessert pop-up The Funnel Bar, Spring sandwich shop GoCajun Subs, Humble restaurant Roco's Grill & Smokehouse, and hot dog pop-up That's My Dog. 

Tiger Sugar is opening in Houston. The Taiwan-based shop known for its brown sugar boba beverage (creating a tiger stripe effect in its cups) is opening at Bellaire Food Street (9393 Bellaire Blvd, #D) on November 7. 

Alba Huerta, owner/operator of popular cocktail bar Julep, is leading six virtual classes as part of Williams Sonoma's Beverage Academy. The first class is at 6:30 p.m. Thursday and focuses on cocktails for Día de los Muertos. Future classes include a look at Southern-style cocktails and Thanksgiving beverages. Each class is $20 (general admission) or $15 (Visa cardholders); you can register here

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