This Week In Gluttony

These are the 6 best food and drink events in Dallas this week

These are the 6 best food and drink events in Dallas this week

Daniele Puelo, Cibodivino
Chef Daniele Puelo celebrates his heritage with a Sicilian wine dinner at CiboDivino Marketplace on November 16. Photo courtesy of Cibodivino Marketplace
Meddlesome Moth bar
Don't miss the beer dinner at Meddlesome Moth on November 17.  Photo courtesy of Meddlesome Moth
Gerard Craft
Gerard Craft of Saint Louis' Niche Food Group is the next in FT33's guest chef series on November 21.  Photo courtesy of Niche Food Group
Cool River Cafe presents Sommelier for a Day
Be a sommelier for a day on November 19 at Cool River Cafe.  Photo courtesy of Cool River Cafe
Daniele Puelo, Cibodivino
Meddlesome Moth bar
Gerard Craft
Cool River Cafe presents Sommelier for a Day

What this week lacks in volume it makes up for in variety. There are beer tastings (we’re in the middle of North Texas Beer Week); wine pairings; and food from Italy, Vietnam, and Japan. Dig in.

Wednesday, November 16

Sicilian Wine Dinner at CiboDivino Marketplace
This special six-course wine dinner celebrates chef Daniele Puleo’s home region of Sicily. Puleo is teaming up with Marilena Barbera, a third-generation wine grower of Cantine Barbera, to pair the flavors of Sicily in one wine-filled exclusive dining event. Tickets are $65, and dinner begins at 6:30 pm. 

Thursday, November 17

Birrificio del Ducato Italian Beer Dinner at Meddlesome Moth
Taste the selections of Italy’s most awarded brewery and chat with founder/brewmaster Giovanni Campari at this exclusive beer dinner. Starting at 6:30 pm, chef Richard Graff expertly pairs four courses with six selected brews for $80. To make reservations, call 214- 628-7900. 

Sushi & Sake Event at Dallas Fish Market 
At this event, fine sakes are paired with sushi creations from Dallas Fish Market executive chef Richard Triptow. Bites include a trio of nigiri, fennel-coriander-crusted ahi tuna, Thai peanut shrimp rolls, a smoked salmon nori roll, and a surprise dessert. Tickets are $50, and the event kicks off at 6:30 pm. 

Saturday, November 19 

Bia Hoi Pop-Up Shop at Malai Kitchen
In celebration of North Texas Beer Week, enjoy the vibrant street-food scene of Hanoi, Vietnam. Vendors roll out kegs of freshly brewed bia hoi (Vietnamese rice lager) to serve alongside lunch. Patrons can indulge in traditional street food and sip on the beer until the kegs run dry. Get a pint of Malai’s house-brewed bia hoi for $.50 on the front patio from 11 am to 11 pm.

Sommelier for a Day at Cool River Cafe 
Sample over 20 Cabernets and vote on your favorite to be featured for a year. Enjoy hors d’oeuvre, live music by Memory Trip, and raffle prizes from 7:30-10 pm. Tickets are $30 prepaid or $35 at the door. Call 972-871-888 for reservations.

Monday, November 21

Guest Chef Series at FT33 
Chef Matt McCallister continues his guest-chef dinners with Gerard Craft of St. Louis-based Niche Food Group. The meal features an eight-course menu with optional wine pairings. Cost is $105 per person, plus an extra $55 for wine. This dinner begins at 7 pm; call 214-741-2629 for reservations.

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