This week presents a balanced ballot of food events to round out January. It features everything from lattes to oysters, with plenty of wine and cheese in between. Take note: if you can draw flowers and hearts and bunnies on top of your coffees, there's a competition for you.
Tuesday, January 28
January Wine & Food Dinner at Sevy's Grill
This will be an especially terrific treat for Dallas wine lovers, as locals Kathryn and Craig Hall are sharing their collection from their Napa Valley collection via national sales director Chad Nuzum. He will share wine knowledge and other stories of what makes Hall Wines so special. Chef Eric Friedline will present a special menu including veal shank; CDF long bone pork chops; A bar N Ranch sous vide NY strip; and chocolate, polenta, and black cherry clafoutis. Tickets are $95 and the event starts at 6:30 pm. Call 214-265-7389 to reserve your spot.
Clean Eating Community Dinner at True Food Kitchen Legacy West
Get the year started on a clean path by enjoying this prefixed, four-course dinner with drink pairings. The meal also includes commentary that helps guests to learn about foods that will keep them healthy all year. The price of the meal is $50, and interested parties are welcome to show up between the hours of 6-9 pm to take advantage of the menu.
Thursday, January 30
Oysters & Martinis at Dallas Fish Market
Executive chef Richard Triptow has created this special evening highlighting oysters and martinis in four courses with dessert. Courses include an oyster nori roll, oyster chowder, oyster caviar pie, Olde Salts, and Oreo cheesecake. Tickets are $75 and the event starts at 6:30 pm.
Cheddared Cheeses and Wine at Scardello Artisan Cheese
This class answers the burning questions we all have about cheddar, aka one of America's most treasured cheeses. Where does it come from? What is it? How is it made? Selections in the class are paired with wines from around the world. Tickets are $40 and the class kicks off at 7 pm.
A Latte Art Competition at Foxtrot x Oak Cliff
In Foxtrot x Oak Cliff's inaugural throwdown, a latte art competition will be sponsored by Oatly and open to the public. Stop by for bites, refreshments, music, and latte art. Interested participants must be able to use a manual espresso machine to enter. Entry is free but space is limited. Doors open at 5:30 pm and the competition starts at 6 pm. Foxtrot is asking for people to register as either a coffee competitor or an attendee here.
French-Focused Wine Dinner at Foxyco
The restaurant offering wood-fired grilling at its finest is hosting a French-focused wine dinner. It features bites and bubbles at an opening reception that eventually progresses into a four-course meal. Courses include mussels, crispy duck confit, veal cheeks, and toffee croissant bread pudding. Tickets are $89 and the evening kicks off at 7 pm. Call to 214-295-5532 reserve your spot.