We're coming up on a holiday weekend that is dedicated to barbecue, beer, and popsicles. That said, there is still plenty of time to squeeze in some oysters, whiskey, and a doughnut or two, because this is America. And how could we forget about the corn dog competition? Better start saving room now.
Tuesday, June 28
Oysters and Martinis at Dallas Fish Market
This culinary event features martinis paired with Dallas Fish Market executive chef Richard Triptow’s stand-out artistry with fine-catch oysters. The event starts at 6:30 pm and tickets are $50. The event is sold out, however, interested parties should call 214-744-3474 to inquire about the waitlist.
Beer & Cheese: A Fellowship of Fermented Foods at Lakewood Brewing Co.
Tyler Coenen from Scardello Artisan Cheeses joins the crew from Lakewood Brewing Co. to guide guests through the different flavors and types of cheese and how they pair with craft beers. Tickets are $35 and include admission into the tasting, a 10-ounce LBC Belgian tulip glass, a pint upon arrival, four 5-ounce samples of beer, and eight different cheeses. The event starts at 6:30 pm.
Whiskey and Women at Pepper Smash
With the help of Maker's Mark and Knob Creek, Pepper Smash wants to teach women about all of the variations and complexities of whiskey and how to pair it with your meal. This four-course dinner starts at 7 pm and includes watermelon salad, mini lobster rolls, Akaushi braised rib-eye tostada, and sticky toffee pudding tartlet. Tickets are $55.
Wednesday, June 29
Cook Out on the Porch at Mudhen Meat & Greens
Kick off the Summer Party Series with chef-special barbecue, craft beer, and cocktails paired with backyard melodies. Tickets are $30 and include a barbecue buffet, two beverages, and live music. The event starts at 6:30 pm.
Sunday, June 3
Donut & Beer Pairing Flight at Luck
Join LUCK for the July installment of this pairing event with Glazed Donut Works. Mini doughnuts are matched with brews from North Texas craft breweries. Tickets are $18, and there are seatings at 11 am, 1 pm, and 3 pm. Plan on being there for two hours.
Monday, July 4
Brass Knuckle Corndog Beatdown at the Libertine Bar
Contestants battle for the coveted Brass Knuckles trophy and a $100 gift certificate at this annual Fourth of July event. Last year’s winner and defending champion, Andy Chu, won yet again. However, he downed just 14, which is five less than his previous victory. The event starts at 5:30 pm and lasts for 15 minutes. Participants must register at the restaurant by 5 pm on the day of the event.