This Week In Gluttony

These are the 7 best food and drink events in Dallas this week

These are the 7 best food and drink events in Dallas this week

Hypnotic Donuts & Oak Highlands presents Beer and Donut Pairing
The popular beer and doughnut pairing happens at Four Corners Brewing Company on December 2.  Photo by Erica Connolly

It's getting festive in Dallas, and this week in food events holds lots of holiday treats. There's a glamorous "Chefsgiving," an indulgent beer-and-doughnut pairing, and a few different opportunities to sample sips and nibbles from some of Dallas' top purveyors.

Tuesday, November 27

Mediterranean Winemaker Series at ​Zaytinya Frisco
This intimate dinner and wine pairing event featuring Gavalas Winery. Tickets are $95 and the event starts at 6:30 pm. To reserve your spot, email teaa@zaytinya.com and be sure to indicate the specific date you are interested in.

Thursday, November 29

Plano Magazine Beer Walk at The Shops at Willow Bend
Enjoy more than 14 beers from Texas, Louisiana, and Oklahoma craft breweries while shopping, mingling with friends, and enjoying live music. Tickets are $15, and the event kicks off at 5:30 pm. 

Friday, November 30

Chefsgiving Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas
Guests can enjoy a five-course meal featuring a mashup of creatively prepared menu items from executive chef Christof Syre of LAW and Chef Kent Rathbun of Imoto. Ten percent of the evening's proceeds benefit Cure Four All Seasons to support cancer services at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Irving. Menu items tempura lobster shooters, Szechuan pepper crusted Wagyu strip steak, chocolate tres leches "Baked Alaska,” and more. Tickets start at $99 and the event starts at 7 pm. Reservations can be made by calling LAW at 972-717-2420.

Saturday, December 1

Light up Lowest Greenville
Some of East Dallas’ best restaurants, bars, and shops are coming together to offer special drinks and snacks, as well as unique holiday ornaments. And it’s all for a great cause— Alex W. Spence Middle School’s “Peace Pantry.” Examples of deals include Christmas flavor samples from Steel City Pops, complimentary champagne from Joy Macarons, and the Son of a Nutcracker cocktail at Gung Ho. Participatory mugs are on sale for $10 and the deals can be unlocked from 4-8 pm. The tree lighting will occur at 7 pm at the corner of Greenville and Sears (next to Char Bar). 

Sunday, December 2 

Bubbles and Brioche Brunch at Perle on Maple
Enjoy Perle on Maple’s new French-inspired “le brunch” menu featuring French Bistro classics with a Texas twist (think duck confit pancakes and eggs "Mimosa"). The menu is served a la carte or as a two-course price-fixed menu with two glasses of Ruinart Champagne. Tickets start at $75 and the special is offered from 11 am-1 pm. 

CultureMap Holiday Pop-up Shop
Though not technically a "food" event, no one will go hungry — or thirsty — at this holiday shopping extravaganza. Enjoy festive cocktails, gourmet bites, carolers, crafting, and more while you shop from among 25 favorite local retailers throughout Sixty Five Hundred. Tickets are $10, and the event lasts from 12-4 pm.

Doughnuts and Beer Pairing at Four Corners Brewing Co.
Hypnotic Donuts and Four Corners Brewing Company team up to present a doughnut and beer pairing event. It will showcase four 10-ounce beers with four, unique doughnuts. Tickets are $25 and the event starts at 1 pm.