This Week in Gluttony
This week's roundup of food events includes a variety of fun and tasty options — many of which are absolutely free. From a beer dinner at the Dallas Farmers Market to a swanky screening at the Nasher Sculpture Center, there's a little something for everyone.
Tuesday, April 18
Where's The Food?! Film Screening and Panel at Nasher Sculpture Center
EarthxFilm presents a sneak peek of clips from Where’s the Food?! and a panel discussion with Dallas-based filmmakers and subjects from the film. Where’s the Food?! is a documentary and a transmedia movement focused on creating awareness and sustainable outcomes to food deserts in Dallas. The event starts at 6 pm and admission is free.
Thursday, April 20
Revolver Beer Dinner at Rex's Seafood Dallas Farmers Market
At this five-course beer dinner, guests can sit down with the chef and brewmaster as they walk through the process of creating the beer/dishes. Courses include rattlesnake-stuffed jalapeños, endive and crab salad, pistachio-crusted five-spiced seared tuna, seared duck breast over couscous and quinoa salad, and a fruit tart. Tickets are $65, and dinner starts at 7 pm.
Friday, April 21
Summer Docktail at MarineMax Dallas Yacht Center
Guests enjoy Blue Chair Bay Rum cocktails and appetizers while joining marinas from around Lake Lewisville to enjoy an evening under the stars. The event features music, games, and prizes. MarineMax Dallas Yacht Center is also giving away a Yeti Cooler at each of these four docktail events. The event kicks off at 5:30 pm and admission is free.
Saturday, April 22
Brewery Dog's Birthday Party at Oak Highland Brewery
Oak Highlands Brewery is celebrating the 5th birthday of Olive, its fluffy brewery dog. Guests are invited to bring their furry friends out for a day of birthday party fun. The event features (human) cake, dog treats, doggie goodie bags, food by the Guava Tree Truck, and lots of great beer on tap. The party starts at noon and admission is free.
Concert Series featuring Austin Woods at Ten50 BBQ
Guests of Ten50 BBQ can gather with friends and family to enjoy some freshly smoked barbecue and live music on the patio this entire spring season. Musical acts range anywhere from country and folk all the way to alternative and pop. First up? Austin Woods, who is an acoustic duo performing 90s alternative, pop, and rock hits. The music starts at 6 pm. Admission is free but the barbecue is not.
Sunday, April 23
Sunday Cinema Series at Knife
This culinary-themed film program kicks off its third year with a patio screening of Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs. Your ticket includes gourmet bites by chef John Tesar and one beverage. Tickets are $35, and $10 of each sale benefits the Dallas Film Society. Call Knife at 214-443-9339 to reserve your spot. All screenings start at 7 pm.
Monday, April 24
Franciscan Estate Wine Dinner at Sevy's Grill
Sevy's Grill celebrates its 150th food and wine dinner with this Napa icon that has been producing since 1973. Chris Teague from Franciscan guides guests through each pairing and answers any questions that diners may have. Courses include crab-crusted redfish fillet, Bandera quail stuffed with chorizo cornbread, Rosewood Ranch kobe beef short rib, and Texas pecan praline pie. Dinner costs $90 a person and starts at 6:30 pm. Call 214-265-7389 for reservations.