This Week in Gluttony

These are the 8 best food and drink events in Dallas this week

These are the 8 best food and drink events in Dallas this week

Cocktails at TNT Tacos and Tequila
TNT Tacos and Tequila is one participant in the sixth annual Dallas Margarita Meltdown on May 29. Photo courtesy of Tacos and Tequila
Dugg Burger
Attend the free grand opening party of Dugg Burger Plano on May 27. Dugg Burger/Facebook
Salum restaurant in Dallas
Salum is hosting an Argentine and Spanish wine dinner on May 28. Salum/Facebook
Cocktails at TNT Tacos and Tequila
Dugg Burger
Salum restaurant in Dallas

What do we do during a long holiday weekend? Eat and drink, of course. This one is fueled by burgers, barbecue, and margaritas, as well as a bubbly-and-caviar tasting event sure to excite even the most sophisticated foodie.

Thursday, May 26

Bridging the Gap at Bridge Bistro
This elegant evening features food, drink, dancing, and live jazz. The night’s purpose is to increase awareness and raise funds for Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership (HOBY) Texas North, an organization dedicated to motivating and empowering young people to become compassionate leaders. Tickets are $100, and the event kicks off at 7 pm.

Bubbly & Caviar at Dallas Fish Market
Enjoy fine sparkling wines and champagnes paired with courses created by executive chef Richard Triptow, including paddlefish caviar and crème fraîche on a homemade tater tot; smoked trout roe and trout mousse on a kimchi pancake; sturgeon caviar with smoked sturgeon, crème fraîche; and Arctic char roe. Tickets are $50, and the event starts at 6:30 pm.

Dugg Burger Plano Grand Opening
Celebrate the burger joint’s second location in Plano with a grand opening party complete with free burgers, fries, drinks, bread pudding, samples of shakes made with Henry’s ice cream, and a raffle to win gear from Dugg Burger and 903 Brewers. Admission is free, and the fun kicks off at 5:30 pm.

Spanish and Argentine Wine Dinner at Salum
Experience an expertly crafted multicourse wine dinner from chef-owner Abraham Salum. The menu, inspired by Salum’s Spanish and Argentine roots, includes unique, small-production Argentine wines. Courses include gazpacho blanco, arroz caldoso, charred and smash beet salad, lamb cannelloni, and dulce de leche. Dinner costs $75 and starts at 7 pm. For reservations, call 214-252-9604.

Saturday, May 28

National Beer Mile at Fair Park
The 1-mile course is designed for fitness enthusiasts, social drinkers, and partygoers, and the after-party features food, games, and live music. Tickets start at $35, and the event kicks off at 11 am. Designated drivers get in for $12.

Pup Crawl at Community Beer Company
Community Beer Company and five Deep Ellum bars are helping Dallas Pets Alive; all proceeds go to the medical and behavior care of the pets available for adoption. Tickets include five Community pints, one for each location — Cold Beer Co., Anvil Pub, Twilight Lounge, Off the Record, and Braindead Brewery — and a pup crawl pint class. Tickets start at $30, and the event starts at 11:30 am.

Sunday, May 29

Brew-BQ 6 at Deep Ellum Brewing Company
Enjoy barbecue, live music, and Deep Ellum beer this Memorial Day Weekend. Trip G BBQ is providing the food, while Vincent Neil Emerson & the Old Souls, Natural Anthem, Rise & Shine, and headliners The O’s perform. Tickets start at $15, and the event kicks off at 5 pm. Dog are welcome.

Dallas Margarita Meltdown at West End
Sample margaritas from 30 of the best restaurants and bars in the Dallas area, then play judge at the sixth annual event. DJ Regs plays top 40 favorites, and local vendors are setting up for your shopping pleasure. Tickets start at $40.