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.
Crispy Squash Blossom with Crab, Coconut, Cucumber Relish
Smoked Short Rib Satay With Green Curry
Crispy Water Spinach Salad with Heirloom Tomatoes, Tasso Bits, Green Goddess Dressing
Charred Octopus with Grits, Bitter Greens, Achiote Oil, Crispy Garlic
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
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.