What screams summer more than beer, rosé, and crawfish? All that and more is taking in Dallas this week. Here are the top food events not to miss.
Wednesday, May 31
Texas Ale Project Pop Up Dinner at Lovers Seafood and Market
Executive chef Aaron Staudenmaier is cooking up four delicious courses, while the beer wizards at Texas Ale Project select the perfect pairing for each. Dishes include lemon-cured white sturgeon crudo, seared diver scallop, Cascabel-glazed pork tenderloin, and salted caramel “macchiato” semifredo with roasted peanut brittle. Tickets are $75, and dinner starts at 7 pm.
Thursday, June 1
Rosé Summer Soirée at Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse
Wine director Chantel Daves has chosen six rosé wines from all over the world and paired them with specialty crafted dishes from Del Frisco’s executive chef David Holben. Guests have an opportunity to enter drawings throughout the evening for prizes that include everything from Dry Bar gift cards to a certificate for money towards an eyebrow microblading session. Tickets are $90, and the event starts at 6:30 pm.
Summer Tequila Dinner at Cantina Laredo Lewisville
Evoking the flavors of a modern Mexico City cuisine, this four-course tequila dinner features distinctive off-the-menu items paired with a featured Herradura tequila cocktail. Courses include fried avocado with aioli sauce, quinoa and vegetable soup, crab poblano enchiladas, and more. Tickets are $60, and dinner starts at 7 pm. Call 972-315-8100 for reservations.
Saturday, June 3
Crescent Court Farmers Market at The Crescent
At this monthly farmers market in Uptown Dallas, vendors offer locally sourced produce, artisanal foods, and hand-crafted items exclusive to the market. Admission is free, and the event runs from 9 am to 2 pm.
Crawfish Boil at Grand Prairie Market Square
Grand Prairie’s annual crawfish boil features freshly boiled crawfish accompanied by potatoes and corn for $10 a pound, prepared by Dustin Clement’s Heads or Tails Cajun Crawfish. The event is in conjunction with the Grand Prairie Farmers Market and includes a water and soda garden, live music, gift market, arts and crafts, and games. The fun starts at 10 am.
Brew for the Cure at Henderson Tap House
Hosted by the Young Leadership Committee of JDRF, this event features live music, a continuous pour of local brews, great food, and exciting raffle prizes. Tickets are $30, and the event lasts from 2-5 pm. Proceeds benefit finding a cure for Type 1 Diabetes.