This Week in Gluttony

These are the 7 best food and drink events in Dallas this week

These are the 7 best food and drink events in Dallas this week

Kate Weiser chocolates
Join Kate Weiser Chocolate for a hand-painted bonbon class at her shop in Trinity Groves on June 29.  Photo courtesy of Opendoor

This week is well paced on the food events front. It's fairly tame during the week, and the weekend is packed with plans for delicious domination. Which event are you planning to attend? There are special dinners for wine and whiskey lovers, the launch of a beer inspired by a famous dessert, a chocolate class, and more. Why limit yourself to just one?

Tuesday, June 25

Duckhorn Wine & Food Dinner at Sevy's Grill
This special evening features the winery's distinctive Bordeaux wine varieties and guest Caitlin Hartwigsen, Duckhorn regional manager, who will share the stories of each selection. Courses include goat's milk ricotta tortellini, duck leg, beef tenderloin Wellington, and more. Tickets are $96, and the dinner starts at 6:30 pm. Reserve your spot by calling 214-265-7389.

Thursday, June 27

Whiskey and Wine Dinner at Oak
Dubbed the "Allocated & Rare Dinner," this event features whiskey, wine, and food not found in everyday restaurants or liquor stores. Beverages include Krug Rosé, Domaine Parent Grand Cru Corton Blanc 2010, Macallan Rare, and more. Food menu is TBD. Tickets are $225, and dinner kicks off at 7 pm. Call 214-712-9700 to reserve your seat.

Friday, June 28

Art Beyond The Glass at Sheraton Dallas' The Parlor
Dallas' newest cocktail bar, located within the Sheraton Dallas Hotel, is hosting an immersive art show featuring the work of two local artists, along with live music and a Roxor gin tasting. Falk Houben will showcase his urban-style animal street art on canvas, and Alec DeJesus will present his vibrant paintings with a message of strength and pride through perseverance. The event is free and lasts from 5-10 pm.  

Saturday, June 29

Bananas Foster Pastry Beer Collab at Community Beer Co.
Community Beer Co. teams up with Kitty Bunny Bakery for the debut of a delectable specialty beer inspired by its famous Bananas Foster cupcakes. This limited-edition pastry beer will be available only on draft in the taproom for a short time, and Kitty Bunny Bakery will have its new bakery food truck on site. Tickets start at $10, and the fun starts at 2 pm. 

World of Foodies Fest at Downtown Historic Carrollton
This inaugural food festival allows guests to chow down on a world of culture and cuisine. Other activities includes a free henna design, face painting, the classic British game "pass the parcel," and tiki-themed games, including a "Limbo" bar. Guests can stop for a photo op in front of the seven-foot “Around the World” map, where they can mark the places they have visited and see where others have been. The event also features performances by Los Mariachi Locos, Watusi Trio, Bollywood dancers, and African drummers. Admission is free, and the event gets going at 3 pm.

Fourth of July Activities at Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden
The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden kicks off Independence Day events with live music, $2 hot dogs and root beer floats, and complimentary beer samples. Events are happening through the weekend; check out the full schedule of events here.

Hand-painted Bonbon Class at Kate Weiser Chocolate
Learn the ins and outs of making beautiful crafted hand-painted bonbons in this hands-on class. Each student paints, shells, fills, and caps assorted flavors of bonbons while learning skills such as making ganache and tempering chocolate. Class will be divided into four teams, and each team creates a unique Kate Weiser Chocolate bonbon. At the end of class, flavors are shared to package a 35-piece box for each student to take home. Tickets are $100, and the class starts at 7 pm.