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Red Beans Road Show: Next stop is Houston, Texas

New Year, New Red Beans & Rice Popup Supper!

Gather ’round with Pableaux Johnson (New Orleans food writer, photographer and one of Epicurious’ recent Top 100 Greatest Home Cooks of All Time) at his next stop in Houston, Texas. His Red Beans Road Show will be staging a Monday-night takeover on January 27, 2020, when Brennan’s chef Joe Cervantez and host Alex Brennan-Martin and their crew will open Brennan’s of Houston for a night of food, friends and fun.

This family style throw-down will feature a chef-created appetizer, Pableaux’s famous red beans and rice with cornbread, and something sweet – plus maybe a surprise or two. Pableaux always keeps it interesting!

Order tickets online while they last, and come break cornbread and make memories with friends and strangers alike.

Photo courtesy of Brennan’s of Houston

Event Details – Order Tickets Now

One-night Popup Supper. Pableaux Johnson brings his Monday-night New Orleans tradition in this culinary travel experiment, joined by Chef Joe Cervantes and host Alex Brennan-Martin of Brennan’s of Houston.

What Now? Pableaux’s home-style Louisiana gathering hits Houston for a Monday night throwdown. Limited seating, ticketed event.

Where Now? Brennan’s of Houston, 3300 Smith St, Houston, Texas 77006

Simple Supper: A nice starter, red beans & rice, cornbread, something sweet, wine (vegan/tarian beans gleefully provided). Maybe a surprise or two.

Timing: Monday, January 27, 6:30-8:30 p.m. (Nosh at 6:30, family-style sit-down at 7ish, done when we get kicked out.)

Price: $55 for a home-style 3 courses.

Who Benefits? A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Houston Food Bank.

Hungry for more details? Here’s everything else you need to know about the Red Beans Road Show:

Good, Simple Food & New Friends

Louisiana food writer, photographer and “general n’er-do-well” Pableaux Johnson meets up with local restaurant chefs in each town or city he visits, to host an informal, family-style feast featuring “good, simple food, camaraderie and appropriate misbehavior.” 

Pableaux Is a Hoot!

Buy your tickets and show up to eat, drink and shoot the breeze with culinary and culture enthusiasts. As ringleader and organizer of the shenanigans, Pableaux gives a short presentation on Louisiana foodways that will leave you hankering for all things Louisiana, and then it’s a fun night of breaking bread (Pableaux’s grandpa’s skillet cornbread, that is), eating down-home, delicious food and drinking a cold beer with a roomful of friendly strangers. 

Local Chefs Are in on It

Pableaux cooks his signature Red Beans & Rice made with Camellia Brand Red Kidney Beans, and his local chef partners serve up a simple starter (like deviled eggs or hand pies) and a dessert (like bread pudding or homemade pie). 

Take the Tradition Home with You

Everyone who attends gets a bag of Camellia Red Kidney Beans and a recipe card to make Red Beans & Rice, so you can start your own tradition at home!

Everyone who attends gets a bag of Camellia Red Kidney Beans and a recipe card for Red Beans & Rice, so they can start their own tradition at home!

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