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

Aviator Pizza & Drafthouse presents Mother's Day Brunch
Mother's Day brunch is the star of this week's food events forecast. Photo by Dos Mundos Creative

It's hard to outshine Mother's Day brunch. However, there are several other strong food and drink events this week that are doing their best. Why not treat Mom all week?

Tuesday, May 8

Hartford Family Winery Dinner at Knife
Chef John Tesar hosts a decadent evening featuring a five-course dinner with expertly paired wines from Hartford Family Winery. From seafood, to pasta and lamb, the menu will take guests through a selection of Tesar’s favorite dishes. Throughout the evening, guests can speak with Hailey Hartford Murray and Max Murray from the Sonoma County-based winery. Tickets are $145, and the dinners starts at 7 pm. Call 214-443- 9339.

Thursday, May 10

Texas Wagyu & Texas Whiskey Dinner at Five Sixty
This evening features a cocktail reception with light bites and a delicious four-course tasting dinner prepared by executive chef Jacob Williamson. Each course will be paired with multiple whiskies. Courses include steak tartare, chawanmushi, beef and broccoli, and yuzu pnana cotta. Tickets are $95, and the event starts at 6:30 pm. Call 214-571-5784 to reserve your spot.

Friday, May 11

Chocolate, Cheese, and Bubbles at Scardello Artisan Cheese
These events usually are sold out, so take advantage of this class that honors Mom's favorite things. Scardello explores each of these delights individually and presents some interesting pairings. Tickets are $40, and the class starts at 8 pm.

Saturday, May 12

Pints for Pups at Mutts Canine Cantina
The Greyhound Adoption League of Texas joins Mutts for this philanthropic event, which raises awareness for local dog rescues with local breweries and communities. Well-behaved people and dog-friendly pooches are welcome for an afternoon of libations and fun. Donation is $10 per person and includes a draft beer from Community Beer Company and an event glass. Full menu is available, and donations will be received at the door. The fun kicks off at noon.

Sunday, May 13

It's Mother's Day, so treat Mom to brunch. Teresa Gubbins has your plans covered here. Don't delay in making reservations for the whole family.

Monday, May 14

Modern Mexican Supper with Chef Anastacia Quinones
Savor Dallas presents this multicourse journey of flavors featuring chef Anastacia Quinones of Cedars Social, who is fresh off her win as Rising Star Chef of the Year at the prestigious CultureMap Tastemaker Awards. Rumor has it that her famous mole sauce might make a guest appearance. Modelo is also coming to this fiesta, so expect dishes like Modelo-braised brisket and crab and shrimp micheladas to be a part of the mix. Beer and cocktails will also be a plenty. Tickets are $80, and the event kicks off at 6 pm.