This Week in Gluttony

These are the 5 best food and drink events in Dallas this week

These are the 5 best food and drink events in Dallas this week

City Hall Bistro
Join City Hall Bistro at its monthly Sunday Social Supper on July 22. Photo by Steven Visneau

This week, we definitely are feeling the heat of the summer. But instead of complaining about the scorching sun, we are eating fresh veggies, drinking cold brews, and learning how to make healthy meals for the family. Here are five reasons for Dallas foodies to leave the comfy, air-conditioned house this week.

Tuesday, July 17

Texas Ale Project Beer Dinner at Eureka!
West Village is the place to be on Tuesday for this exciting beer dinner featuring four beers and four courses. What's on the menu? Courses include shrimp ceviche, osso buco riblets, bone marrow burger, and bourbon barrel cake. Tickets are $45, and the dinner begins at 7 pm.

Thursday, July 19

Local Artisans Party at Whiskey Cake Las Colinas
To celebrate the plethora of local vendors that help to make Whiskey Cake successful, the new Las Colinas location is hosting a festival featuring some of its favorite small businesses. Guests can enjoy complimentary food and beverages samples. Businesses expected to participate include Joe The Baker, The Salty Cow, Bonton Farms, and many more. The party is free to attend and is happening from 5-10 pm.

The Defined Dish Cooking Demonstration at Caitlin Wilson Design
Caitlin Wilson Design hosts Dallas-based cooking and lifestyle influencer Alex Snodgrass, of The Defined Dish, who will prepare a summer appetizer and salad recipe for attendees. She will also answer cooking, recipe, and paleo lifestyle-related questions. The event will also feature exclusive shopping perks for registered attendees. The event lasts from 12-2 pm and space is limited.

Friday, July 20

Friday Night Block Party at Dallas Farmers Market
Enjoy drink specials and live music at Rex's Seafood. There is also an oyster happy hour at Rex's that will feature $1 gulfs, $2 East Coasts, and $3 beers.  This event is free to attend and happens each Friday from 6-9 pm.

Sunday, July 22

Sunday Social at City Hall Bistro
This monthly event's July supper has a summer farmers market theme. This communal table-style dinner is set to include fresh produce and ingredients directly from Texas farms. Sample menu items include striped bass crudo, braised lamb shank, ricotta gnocchi, Bar N Ranch brisket, and grilled Texas corn. Tickets are $55 (including red and white house wine) and dinner starts at 6 pm. Call 214-651-3686 to reserve your spot.