This Week In Gluttony
A bevy of beer dinners and a class on cocktails: The best food and drink events in Dallas this week
This week in gluttony we’ve got regular beer dinners, vegan beer dinners and tap takeovers during which you don’t have to eat (although it’s highly recommended). Plus, learn how to craft your own cocktails or graze on bites from Dallas’ top female chefs. No matter where you go to indulge, raise your glass to the last few days of February and say good riddance to winter.
Tuesday, February 26
Oskar Blues Beer Dinner at Park Tavern
Enjoy a five-course dinner, with dishes such as crispy pig ear with salsa verde and short rib bolognese with fresh tagliatelle, paired with beers from Oskar Blues Brewery in Colorado. Cost is $50 per person. Reserve a seat by calling 214-446-0710. Dinner starts at 7 pm sharp.
Wednesday, February 27
Vegan Beer Dinner at the Libertine
The Libertine is hosting a five-course vegan beer dinner, which is to say that dishes such as red romaine salad with shaved fennel, daikon, pickled yellow wax beans and Buddah’s Hand vinaigrette are served alongside brews like St. Feuillien Saison. Tickets are $50 for the 6:30 pm dinner. For reservations, call 214-824-7900.
Deep Ellum Brewing Company Tap Takeover at Jack Mac’s
Jack Mac’s Swill & Grill is hosting a total tap takeover by Deep Ellum Brewing Company from 6:30-11 pm. The beer isn’t free, but because there is no cover charge, you can watch other people drink some good beer, and it won’t cost you a thing.
Thursday, February 28
Cocktail Course at Privé
Second Floor mixologist Seth Brammer leads a class about hand-crafted cocktails such as Ruby Rye Manhattan and Seaside Rendezvous. The hour-long class, in private dining room Privé, starts at 7 pm and costs $40. Call 972-450-2978.
Saturday, March 2
Chef DAT and Domaine Serene Underground Wine Dinner
Chef David Anthony Temple and pastry chef Holly Warner are teaming up with Domaine Serene Vineyards for a five-course underground wine dinner in Deep Ellum. Dishes include crab and crawfish bisque and seared Hawaiian walu with candied Meyer lemon, chimichurri, pearled couscous and saffron oil. RSVP at email@example.com. Cost: $175 per person.
Sunday, March 3
Les Dames d'Escoffier Raiser Grazer
Dallas’ top female chefs, including Tiffany Derry and Sharon Hage, are the star attractions at Raiser Grazer, a fundraiser for Les Dames d’Escoffier Dallas chapter. Participants can hit more than 30 food and wine booths, plus a beer garden. Guests can also bid at the silent auction, with proceeds funding scholarships for women in the culinary industry. Tickets are $65 per person and can be purchased online.