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Here are the 5 best food and drink events in San Antonio this week

Here are the 6 best food and drink events in San Antonio this week

The Cookhouse dinner San Antonio
The Cookhouse presents the final Bon Mange of the year on Thursday, October 25. The Cookhouse/Facebook

It’s all treats and no tricks this week as San Antonio gears up for Halloween weekend. Sink your teeth into a gala dinner featuring the nation’s top chefs or bring your squad to the McNay for a fiendishly fun tasting. Either way, this week is sure to be magical.

Wednesday, October 24 

Corks + Forks at Toro Kitchen + Bar Stone Oak
Toro charges into fall with a flavorful dinner showcasing traditional Mexican cuisine. Dine on five courses from chef Juan Carlos paired with cocktails from Jose Cuervo. A brand ambassador will also be on hand for a tequila tutoring session. The dinner begins at 7 pm, and tickets are $88.  

Thursday, October 25 

Mezcal Tasting at McNay Art Museum
Discover the art of mezcal at this class and tasting session held on the museum’s picturesque Blackburn Patio. The ticket price, $25 for museum members and $35 for nonmembers, includes a spirits flight served in traditional copitas, bites from Chisme, and admission to the "Pop América, 1965–1975" exhibition featuring nearly 100 Latin American artworks. The fun begins at 7 pm.

The Final Bon Mange at The Cookhouse
Pieter Sypesteyn sends off one of San Antonio’s best dining series in style with the last Bon Mange of 2018. Starting at 6:30 pm, The Cookhouse chef will guide guests through five courses, each thoughtfully paired with wine. Limited tickets are $145.

Culinary Mosaic Showcase Dinner at Witte Museum
The San Antonio Restaurant Association is hosting some of Alamo City’s most acclaimed chefs at this exclusive event celebrating the Tricentennial. Starting at 6 pm, La Gloria’s Johnny Hernandez, Pharm Table’s Elizabeth Johnson, and Cured’s Steve McHugh will present a menu full of San Antonio flavor while leading a lively discussion on the recent UNESCO City of Gastronomy designation. A portion of the $225 individual admission will benefit culinary institutions and programs, ensuring the city's food legacy continues.

Sunday, October 28

James Beard Foundation Celebrity Chef Tour at Hotel Emma
Get a taste of some of the most acclaimed restaurants in the nation at this extraordinary interactive culinary experience benefitting the James Beard Foundation. The evening starts off at 6:30 pm with a cocktail reception hosted by the hotel’s chef John Brand, followed by a lavish meal featuring courses from each the celebrity chefs. Tickets are $115 and going quickly.