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World of Whiskey at Bolsa tops best food and drink events in Dallas this week

World of Whiskey at Bolsa tops best food events in Dallas this week

Interior of Bolsa restaurant in Dallas
Bolsa welcomes Beam Suntory for a whiskey dinner on March 10.  Photo courtesy of Bolsa
Kin Kin Urban Thai
Kin Kin Urban Thai is offering 50 percent off until March 12 simply by checking in on social media.  Kin Kin Urban Thai/Facebook
CBD Provisions
CBD Provisions joins forces with Lakewood Brewing Company for an artisan beer dinner on March 10.  Photo courtesy of CBD Provisions
Pirch store entry
Pirch welcomes Rachel Gaffney to the test kitchen for a two-hour, Irish-themed cooking class on March 10.  Photo courtesy of Pirch
Wine program at Pappas Bros. Steakhouse in Dallas
Pappas Bros. is hosting a wine tasting on March 13 pitting Pinot Noir against Nebbiolo.  Pappas Bros. Steakhouse/Facebook
Interior of Bolsa restaurant in Dallas
Kin Kin Urban Thai
CBD Provisions
Pirch store entry
Wine program at Pappas Bros. Steakhouse in Dallas

This Week in Gluttony has a hearty list of food events, from the grand opening of a new Thai restaurant to a St. Patrick’s Day-themed cooking class at Pirch. You like beer and wine? We have those too. So prepare to indulge.

Tuesday, March 10

Kin Kin Urban Thai Grand Opening Celebration
Chef Eddy Thretipthuangsin’s new Thai place is now open to the public. The restaurant is only offering dinner until March 13, at which time lunch service begins. To celebrate the opening, guests can enjoy all food at 50 percent off normal menu pricing simply by checking in on the restaurant’s social media accounts, including Facebook and Instagram, until March 12.

Lakewood Brewing Artisan Beer Dinner at CBD Provisions 
CBD Provisions and Lakewood Brewing Company are teaming up to celebrate the best of modern Texas fare and award-winning craft brews. Beer such as Lakewood’s La Dame Du Lac, Biere de Garde and strong pale ale are paired with a selection of house-made provisions, including fresh cheese, sausages and smoked fish. Reservations are required; call 214-261-4500. Tickets are $65, and dinner begins at 6 pm.

Rachel Gaffney’s St. Patrick’s Day Class at Pirch
Rachel Gaffney visits Dallas’ most beautiful home appliance store to share Irish history and cooking methods in this interactive class. Bring your own wine to the event, which starts at 6 pm. Cost is $60, and you must purchase them in advance.

World of Whiskey at Bolsa 
Not too many details about this Beam Suntory whiskey dinner, but here’s what we know: Attendees get four courses by Joel Harrington paired with four cocktails by Kyle Hilla. Tickets are $55, and the dinner starts at 6 pm. Call 214-367-9367 for reservations.

Wednesday, March 13

Macallan Scotch Dinner at Texas de Brazil
Sample different ranges of this well-known single malt whiskey and learn about the history of The Macallan​. The evening ends with endless meats and salad like any good meal at Texas de Brazil should. Attendees can choose from a 50-item salad area, as well as various cuts of beef, lamb, pork, chicken and sausage. Everyone gets a mini slice of pecan pie. Tickets are $89.99 a person, and the dinner starts at 7:30 pm. RSVP to

Friday, March 13

Nebbiolo vs Pinot Noir Wine Tasting at Pappas Bros. Steakhouse
Explore wines from the old and new worlds from these classic grapes. The tasting includes wines from Sonoma Coast, California; Willamette Valley, Oregon; Piedmont, Italy; Burgundy, France; Russian River Valley, California; Santa Maria Valley, California; and Rutherford, California. Note: This is not a wine dinner. The event costs $65, and it starts at 6:30 pm. Call 214-366-2000 to reserve your spot.

Sunday, March 15

Dallas Green Alliance presents Gather for Common Ground at Casa Stellina 
The Dallas Green Alliance, a political action committee (PAC) created to provide campaign funds and support for environmentally friendly Dallas City Council candidates, hosts a festive evening of cuisine and conversation. Chefs on hand to support the efforts of the PAC and celebrate locally driven foods are Graham Dodds of Hibiscus, Mark Wootton of Garden Cafe and David Temple of Restaurant 27. Enjoy delicious local food and inspiring conversation with keynote speaker Angela Hunt, an outspoken opponent of the Trinity toll road. Tickets are $50, and the event stars at 4 pm. 

Monday, March 16

Guest Chefs Gabrielle and Greg Denton of Ox at FT33
Gabrielle and Greg Denton serve Argentinean-inspired fare cooked over a wood-fired grill at their hot Portland restaurant Ox. They are in town for this eight-course meal at FT33. Tickets are $105 plus $55 for wine pairings. Reserve your spot by calling 214-741-2629. Dinner starts at 7 pm.