This Week in Gluttony

These are the 6 best food and drink events in Dallas this week

These are the 6 best food and drink events in Dallas this week

TACA Party on the Green, 2016
TACA Party on the Green is happening at Sammons Park at the AT&T Performing Arts Center on May 12 at 7:30 pm. Photo by Sylvia Elzafon

With Mother's Day around the corner, this is a quiet food week. But don't despair, there's still a variety of tasty happenings for you to enjoy, including a festive party on the green and a chic scotch and cigar evening at a top steakhouse. 

Tuesday, May 9

Taste Tuesdays at Addison Circle Park
The public is invited to experience a preview of Taste Addison, with a selection of participating restaurants handing out bites from their festival menu. Additionally, guests have a chance to win Taste Addison admission tickets and swag. Admission is free and the tasting preview starts at noon.

Wednesday, May 10

Texas Wine Talk & Tasting at Whole Foods Park Lane
The Texas Wine Journal presents this Texas vs. The World-themed road show that includes an interactive and educational tasting and talk followed by a mixer with Texas wine producers, the Journal, and other Lone Star wine lovers. Tickets are $25, and the tasting event starts at 7 pm.

Thursday, May 11

Scotch & Cigars at Dallas Chophouse
This event includes a three-course dinner finished off with a custom, hand-rolled cigar on the patio, all paired with an exclusive Chivas whiskey flight. Courses include hamachi crudo, sage and garlic-brined flat iron steak, and a grilled striploin. Tickets are $50, and the dinner starts at 6:30 pm.

Crafts & Crispers Flight Night
Chili’s is hosting an intro of its new menu items at Four Corners Brewery. Get free beer from Four Corners along with a preview of chicken "crispers" in five new flavors from Chili's. You'll also get a sneak peek of the new Four Corners Brewery space, which won't open to the public until the fall. So many exclusive previews, and attendance is limited. There's also music and prizes. Plus free. 5-9 pm. To RSVP, go to

Friday, May 12

TACA Party on the Green at Sammons Park at AT&T Performing Arts Center
This signature social event (note new location) includes celebrity chef tastings, a wine-cork pull, silent auction packages, live music, and performances by TACA-supported arts organizations. Tickets start at $375, and the party starts at 7:30 pm.

Real Ale Brewing Co. Beer and Cheese Pairing at Craft Beer Cellar Dallas
Cheesemonger Andrew Asaff and Real Ale Brewing Co. team up for this event that features five beers and five cheeses. There are only 12 seats per time slot. Tickets are $35 and there is a 6 and 7:30 pm seating.