We are front-loading this week in the world of food and drink events. Turns out, restaurants and bars realize that we all like to sit at home with a cold beer and hot dog on Labor Day weekend, so see ya on the other side of the holiday.
Tuesday, August 29
Casa Noble Tequila Tasting at Whiskey Cake
These monthly tasting dinners are starting back up with a bang. This five-course meal includes Wagyu spindle street tacos, blue agave and cumin cured duck, bone-in pork chops, and Nitro Cold Brew flan. Tickets are $75, and the meal starts at 7 pm. Reserve your spot by calling 972-993-2253.
Wednesday, August 30
Ida Claire Pop-Up Dinner at Bitter Sisters Brewing Company
Enjoy a four-course dinner in the tasting room with chef Amanda Vasquez of Ida Claire. Courses include beef belly báhn mì, blackened Icelandic sea trout, braised shortribs, and an autumn cherry eclair. Tickets are $65, and the dinner starts at 7 pm.
One Million Cups at Dallas Entrepreneur Center
Owners and operators from six different food trucks around DFW are set to talk about the trials and tribulations of their profession. Hear tales from the "truckers" behind Easy Slider, Ruthie's Rolling Café, So-Cal Tacos, The Dock, The Famous Dumpling Bros., and Tutta’s Pizza. This event is free and starts at 9 am.
First Anniversary Champagne Dinner at Sixty Vines
Sixty Vines is celebrating its first year in Plano with a five-course champagne dinner. Courses include Yukon gold and caviar pizza, lobster fettuccine, oysters, miso black cod, and peaches and cream posset. Tickets are $90-$100, and the dinner starts at 7 pm. To reserve you spot, call 469-620-8463.
Thursday, August 31
Come-As-You-Are Wine Dinner at The Grape
A special “Sampling from Clarendelle” wine dinner features an intimate three-course bistro menu to complement selected wines from this family winery in Bordeaux, France. Guest host is Laura Ullman of Republic. Tickets are $54 and reservations are available from 5:30-9 pm. Call 214-828-1981 to secure your spot.
Farm Shed Dinner at Dallas Farmers Market
This month's dinner features a fire pit as its main star. Courses include a charcuterie board, whitefish crudo, Cordero estilo zacatecas, and charred stonefruit. Tickets are $70, and dinner starts at 7:30 pm. Call 214-664-9110 for more information.