When the weekend begins with a full Thursday night lineup of whiskey and scotch options, you know it's going to be a solid one. Will you hit up the most epic veggie fair around or get the meat sweats for a good cause at Texas de Brazil? Choices, choices. (Note: The Sunday Cinema Series at Knife presentation of The Lunchbox has been rescheduled for October 29.)
Thursday, October 19
Monthly Cut With Dalmore Scotch at Dallas Chop House
Dallas Chop House is teaming up with Dalmore Scotch to present a three-course tasting menu paired with delicious sips and a cigar. Courses will include espresso crusted salmon, roasted pork, and marinated flat iron steak. Tickets are $65, and the dinner starts at 6:30 pm.
Herman Marshall Whiskey Dinner at Jasper's Richardson
Chef Evan Tanner has created a special menu featuring menu items that will pair perfectly with the rye and bourbon crafted by Owners Herman Beckley and Marshall Louis. Courses will include acorn squash tortellini, Kurobuta pork scallopini, espresso and cocoa crusted venison, and matcha and white chocolate entremets. Tickets are $121, and the dinner starts at 6:30 pm.
Whistle Pig Whiskey Dinner at The Grape
Whistle Pig's Doug Ward hosts this special dinner that features a menu by chef Brian Luscher alongside the 10-year farmstead and the 12-year whiskies. There will also be a barrel-aged cocktail. Tickets are $85, and the dinner starts at 6:30 pm. Reserve your spot by calling 214-828-1981.
Saturday, October 21
Texas Veggie Fair at Reverchon Park
This free, dog-friendly event is the largest veggie festival in Texas and features speakers, chef demos, live music, and vendors galore. Speakers will include author and chef Eddie Garza and Grey "The Vegan Rapper." Plus, there will be a vegan beer garden by Trinity Irish Pub. The festival lasts from 11 am-6 pm.
St. Jude Benefit Luncheon at Texas de Brazil
This charity luncheon, which is open to the public, features a vibrant rodizio-style menu, caipirinhas, sangria, and yummy desserts. There will also be a lively auction and check presentation to the St. Jude team. Tickets are $40, and the lunch starts at 12:30.
Sunday, October 22
Dia De Los Puercos at Four Corners Brewing Co.
Dallas food rock stars Kent Rathbun, Todd David, and Tim Byres will be hanging out onsite with their signature take on all things pork. And it goes without saying that the Four Corners craft beer will be flowing. Tickets are $40, and the event starts at 2 pm.