When a week's foodie forecast is this promising, it is hard to keep your stomach from growling. Whether it's Champagne, Christmas cookie fun, or a little bit of both, this week will satisfy all the cravings.
Wednesday, December 5
Five Realms of Moet Dinner at Ocean Prime
Enjoy a four-course dinner featuring five tastings of Moet Champagne with brand ambassador Megan Seladain, who will be in attendance. Courses include ahi tuna tartare, filet mignon and lobster tail, and creme brûlée. Tickets are $200 per person and the dinner begins at 7 pm. Call 214-965-0440 to reserve your spot.
Repeal Day at Stoneleigh Hotel
Celebrate the end of Prohibition with themed cocktails at this 95-year-old Dallas landmark. Libations include The Pink Perle, which features Aviation American Gin. There will also be live music at The Bar. Admission is free and the celebration begins at 5:30 pm.
Tequila Dinner at El Rincon
Carrollton Mexican restaurant hosts final tequila dinner of the year. Four-course menu includes chile en nogada, seafood tamale, calamari soup, pork belly sope, and creme brulee, paired with tequila flights and cocktails such as Mistletoe Margarita. 7 pm. $85. 469-892-6429.
Friday, December 7
The Caucasian in Cans Launch at Texas Ale Project
For the first time, The Caucasian will be canned, and the Texas Ale Project is celebrating with music, food, and a showing of The Big Lebowski. Then look for the four-pack coming to local stores in time for the holidays. Admission is free and the fun starts at 4 pm.
Cookie and Castles at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
The Dallas Alumnae Chapter of Tri Delta hosts its 11th annual event benefiting the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital. The event includes a ladies luncheon on December 7, from 11:30 am-2 pm, which allows friends to gather for lunch while they decorate their gingerbread castle. The family day on December 8 has two seatings, 10 am-12 pm and 2-4 pm, which will have families and children decorating gingerbread castles in a candy wonderland. Tickets start at $85 and registration can be completed online.
Saturday, December 8
Winter Wine Walk at Texas Live
This inaugural event features music, six stops, and a souvenir glass good for six 2-ounce pours and one 4-ounce pour of your favorite wine from the day. Tickets start at $30 and the events kicks off at 2 pm. (Don't forget to take advantage of the free parking by Goody Goody.)
Holiday Market at White Rock Market
This 10th annual event by Good Local Market features locally grown produce, fresh baked artisan goods, unique handcrafted holiday gifts, a photo booth, and live music. With 70 specialty food and artisan vendors, the market is a one-stop shop for holiday gift-giving. The market is free to attend, and the vendors begin selling at 8 am.