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5 Ways to Get Your Drink/Grub On This Week

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When he's not holding baby chicks, chef Steve McHugh's whipping up dinners by the Alamo

Friday, November 15: The Alamo turns into a market this Friday for Twilight on the Plaza. The event features a special ticketed 4-course dinner prepared by chef Steven McHugh of Cured at Pearl. $75, 8-10pm, Plaza Valero near Alamo Plaza and Blum, (210) 207-8080,

Saturday, November 16: Women-only cooking classes at the Raindrop Turkish House continue with a lesson on squash boats, Turkish noodles with cheese and a rosewater dessert. $10, 10:30am-1:30pm, 4337 Vance Jackson, (979) 422-9260,

Saturday, November 16: Tre Trattoria’s ’Carb Up’ Marathon Prix Fixe Menu Tre Trattoria Downtown & Alamo Heights know how hard you have been training for the big Rock N Roll Marathon and want you to be as prepared as possible for it. On the night before the race, the eateries are offering a very special Carb Up Marathon Prix Fixe Menu to get all those necessary calories you need. The meal is a one night only option in addition to the regular menu, so make sure and try it out while you can at either location. $29.95, 5pm, 4003 Broadway, (210) 805-0333; 401 S Alamo, (210) 223-0401,

Monday, November 18: Warm up chilly bones with hearty, satisfying soups. The staff at Sur La Table shows you how to make sweet potato, apple and ginger soup, beef, barley and vegetable soup, lentil and sausage soup with kale and fennel and leek soup with Gruyere croutons. $69, 6:30-8:30pm, 15900 La Cantera Pkwy, Ste 19120, (210) 978-5586,

Monday, November 18: This week’s wine workshop at Central Market focuses on California cabernets. The line up includes cabs from Mathew Fritz Wine and Honeywell and Todd Winery in Napa. $10, 6:30-7:30pm, 4821 Broadway, (210) 368-8617,

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