This Week in Gluttony

These are the 5 best food and drink events in Dallas this week

These are the 5 best food and drink events in Dallas this week

Oysters and martinis, Dallas Fish Market
Oysters and martinis, martinis and oysters. Photo courtesy of Dallas Fish Market

Wine is on the brain this week as four of the five food events are paying tribute to our favorite liquid indulgence. Not in the mood for red or white? How about an ice cold martini. Whatever you opt to sip, this week is going to be fun.

Wednesday, February 21

Sip and Savor Tasting Event at Ocean Prime
Guests can enjoy sparkling wines from around the world. Think California, France, Italy, and Spain. There will also be hors d’oeuvres and live music from DJ Steffi Burns on the terrace. Tickets are $35, and the event starts at 5 pm. Call 214-965-0440 to reserve your spot.

Thursday, February 22

Goldschmidt Wine Dinner at Abacus
Join Nick Goldschmidt for a wine dinner featuring his wine and fabulous food from Abacus executive chef Chris Patrick. After passed appetizers, this three-course dinner will feature Great Hill blue cheese-stuffed ribeye spinalis alongside fine artisan wines. Tickets are $125, and the dinner begins at 6:30 pm. Call 214-520-0151 to reserve your place.

Oysters & Martinis at Dallas Fish Market
Executive chef Richard Triptow invites guests to enjoy chef-prepared oysters paired with unique martinis. Courses include oyster chowder, oyster fried rice, olde salts, petite apple pie, and more. Tickets are $60, and the evening begins at 6:30 pm.

Saturday, February 24

Texas Rangers Wine Event at Globe Life Park in Arlington
This fun, informative Wine 101 class highlights the fundamentals of wine origin, selection, and tasting. It's designed for everyone from the wine rookie to the veteran connoisseur. Complementary cheese boards are provided by Delaware North. The classes are led by a certified sommelier. Tickets are $30, and the evening kicks off at 7 pm.

Monday, February 26

Symphony of Chefs at Sixty Five Hundred
This eighth annual event features a seated, four-course dinner prepared tableside by a featured dinner chef. The evening also includes hors d’oeuvres by rising star chefs and desserts by local pastry chefs. Each course of the evening is paired with wine or a cocktail. Tickets start at $1,000, and the event kicks off at 6 pm. Proceeds benefit Kidlinks and its mission of linking kids to health and healing through music and media.