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Arts District Houston Dinner Series: Chefs Dominick Lee & Evelyn Garcia

  • Decatur Bar & Pop-Up Factory 2310 Decatur Street Houston, TX, 77007 United States (map)

Join Chefs Dominick Lee (Poitín) and Evelyn Garcia (Decatur Bar & Pop-Up Factory) for an exciting collaborative evening showcasing each chef's unique flavors and styles.

The four-course, multi-faceted dinner will feature a mixture of Lee's famous southern-creole cuisine and Garcia's expertise in southeast Asian dishes.

Tickets $100 per person. Wine pairings available at the event for $30 per person. Space is limited!

This is the first in a series of dinners highlighting the district's unique selection of flavors and tastes. A portion of each ticket will benefit Arts District Houston.


1st Course

Crispy Squash Blossom with Crab, Coconut, Cucumber Relish

Smoked Short Rib Satay With Green Curry

2nd Course

Crispy Water Spinach Salad with Heirloom Tomatoes, Tasso Bits, Green Goddess Dressing

Charred Octopus with Grits, Bitter Greens, Achiote Oil, Crispy Garlic

3rd Course

Aged Iberico Pork Collar with Herb Salad, Crispy Salad, Cane Syrup Fish Sauce

Grilled Gulf Shrimp with Crispy Stuffed Shrimp Head, Chili Paste, and Pickled Green Tomato

Country Captain Curry with Local Eggplant, Okra, Heirloom Tomatoes, and Toasted Almonds

Louisana Rice with Coconut Milk and Banana Leaf

4th Course

The Leslie Chow aka Asian Elvis - Thai Ice Tea, Banana, Peanut Butter, Bacon

A portion of ticket sales for the evening will go to Arts District Houston

Arts District Houston is a colorful, urban, artist-centered community is situated in the city center along the Washington Avenue Corridor and touts the highest concentration of working artists in the state. Visit this lively historically designated area bound by two of the city’s bayous and feel the creativity flow throughout the creative businesses, restaurants, artists studios, and reimagined industrial spaces, notably the iconic repurposed rice silos and old Union Pacific rail line that run through it. This state-appointed Arts and Cultural District has a rich history as it encompasses portions of both the First and Sixth Wards, two of the city’s oldest neighborhoods.

Arts District Houston is home to 300+ studio spaces for local artists, designers, and makers where you can see firsthand how art gets made. Experience art and architecture in the context of the preserved silos at the Site Gallery. Visit Houston's beautiful historic Glenwood Cemetery where the famed Howard Hughes was laid to rest or grab a coffee or a beer at one of the neighborhood haunts. Take in the expansive murals at Art Alley or check out Sawyer Yards, FotoFest, MECA, or the Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern which exhibits art in a former underground drinking water facility from the 1920’s. Arts District Houston is without a doubt one of Houston’s most dynamic places to experience art.

Arts District Houston X Fresh Arts

The district’s management partner, Fresh Arts amplifies the district’s ability to serve artists and the greater community through artist-centered initiatives that help build capacity, audiences and shared resources for the artists and creative businesses that compose the district. Fresh Arts and Arts District Houston are dedicated to shaping and building Houston’s creative economy in a responsible way that ensures the district retains top artistic talent and energy while continually enhancing the livability of the surrounding neighborhood.

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