Easter brunch will be here before you know it. But before you treat yourself to the eggs Benedict and sausage-and-gravy goodness, there are a few fancy food events to consider during the week. And if fancy isn't for you, consider perusing a local market or two on Saturday.
Tuesday, April 16
Wine & Tequila Dinner at Dee Lincoln Prime
This dinner is hosted by the Reynolds Family Winery & Freedom Estate, and it features an exclusive tequila tasting from Penta Tequila & Dee Lincoln Double Barrel Reposado by Herradura. Courses include lobster and brie turnovers, Texas elk loin, prime filet, and a passion fruit tart. Tickets are $295, and the event starts with a 6:30 pm reception followed by a 7:30 pm dinner. For reservations, call 214-387-3333.
Wednesday, April 17
Rosé Wines and Cheese Class at Scardello Artisan Cheese
Rosé has finally gained the popularity it deserves. This incredibly versatile wine is made from a wide variety of grapes, and this class explores this laid-back wine and the cheeses that pair perfectly with them. Tickets are $40, and the class starts at 7 pm.
Thursday, April 18
Addison Spring Wine Dinner at Addison Conference Centre
The Spice of Life Catering presents chef Jeffrey Kollinger as he prepares an elegant culinary experience. The five-course dinner is paired with some of the finest offerings of Alexander Valley Vineyards. A portion of the event’s proceeds will be donated to the North Texas Food Bank to aid underprivileged families. Tickets start at $95, and dinner starts at 7 pm.
Saturday, April 20
Local Artisan Market at Highland Park Village
Stroll a curated collection of artisan vendors from across Dallas-Fort Worth at this seasonal neighborhood market. Guests can enjoy food, handcrafted goods, face painting, and live entertainment for the entire family. Yummy food vendors include Lemma's Bake Shop, Lemon Glaze, Texas Olive Oil, The Amazing Dip Company, and more. The market runs from 9 am to 1 pm.
Denton Community Market at Denton Historical Park
Make the trip north to celebrate local farmers at this food and art market in downtown Denton. The market features live music, kids' activities, local farms, local artists, food trucks, and food vendors. Vendors include Misty Moon Farms, Reeves Bees, Oliver's Gardens, and more. It kicks off at 9 am.
Sunday, April 21
Easter brunch in Dallas-Fort Worth
Still looking for an Easter brunch to enjoy with the family? Hop on over to our complete list of options here.
Monday, April 22
9th Anniversary Beer Dinner and Celebration at Meddlesome Moth
The Dallas Design District restaurant comes together with area breweries for an epic six-course beer dinner with food by executive chef Robbie Lewis. Participating breweries include Turning Point, Celestial Beerworks, Community, Denton County Brewing Co., Peticolas Brewing Co., and Oak Cliff Brewing Company. Tickets are $80, and the event starts at 6:30 pm.