What do you call it when Matt McCallister, Tim Byres, and Samir Dhurandhar are all throwing food events within a couple days of one another? A darn good week, that's what. Here are the best food and drink events happening now in Dallas:
Wednesday, January 11
Peticulas Beer Dinner at Smoke Plano
Chef Tim Byres prepares a special four-course dinner paired with craft beer from Peticolas Brewing. Courses include fondue, beef shank, whole salmon, and banana bundt cake. Tickets are $65 and the event starts at 7 pm.
American Masala Dinner at Nick & Sam's Grill Park Cities
Chef Samir Dhurandhar is planning a special “American Masala” dinner to welcome in the new year. The American food “with an Indian twist" prix-fixe menu includes a smorgasbord of entrées and sides such as tangdi kebab, rasam, Chilean sea bass, lamb shank, and spiced pineapple cake. Tickets are $50 and includes wine pairings. Make reservations by calling 214-379-1111.
Friday, January 13
Arts, Beats, and Lyrics at Gilley's Dallas
This traveling art exhibition, presented by Jack Daniels Tennessee Honey, is an explosion of creativity and originality. It infuses various mediums to produce a one-night event that ignites the inner desire for innovation and freshness. The event also features a concert by a surprise performer. Past acts have included Kendrick Lamar, Scarface, A$AP Ferg, Ghostface, Phife Dawg, and more. To RSVP, text DFWABL to 68405. Admission is free and the show begins at 7 pm.
Saturday, January 14
Year of the Dog Pawty at Community Beer Company
Grab your pups and celebrate the new year at this party to benefit Paws in the City. Tickets are $10 and you get free pup treats, a doggy goody bag, and a free digital download of a picture with your pup. There will also be a doggy treat eating contest, with multiple rounds for small and large dogs. The event lasts from 6-8 pm.
Sunday, January 15
Pigs & Pinot at Filament
Join chef Matt McCallister and the Filament team in this first-time, three-course meal with a twist. Pinot Noir selected by the talented Jeff Gregory, and a range of bubbly, rosé, and reds are available for purchase during the event. Tickets are $32, and the meal begins at 6:45 pm.
Monday, January 16
Bachelor Watch Party at the Dallas Farmers Market
Every Monday, Rex's Seafood at the Dallas Farmers Market hosts this fun, free watch party that features wine and champagne specials. There is also Bachelor bingo and season bracket cards. Admission is free and the fun starts at 7 pm.