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

18th & Vine
Reserve a spot for you and your dad at Matt Dallman's afternoon demo class at 18th & Vine on Sunday, June 17. Photo courtesy of 18th & Vine

It's Father's Day week, which typically means preparing for family gatherings, barbecuing in the backyard, and drinking cold beer. However, in Dallas it can also mean swirling Caymus at Sea Breeze or sipping a night cap at The French Room Salon. It's all up to Dad. After all, Father knows best.

Tuesday, June 12

Caymus Wine Dinner at Sea Breeze Fish Market & Grill
Take advantage of the rare opportunity to sample from the Caymus wine collection at this intimate five-course dinner. Courses include scallop and uni crudo, beet-cured King salmon with fruit gazpacho, butter-poached Australian lobster tail with bone marrow mousse, seared waygu strip, and a chocolate sphere with cherry surprise. Tickets are $100, and dinner starts at 7 pm. Seats are extremely limited, and a reservation (required) can be made by calling 972-473-2722.

Thursday, June 14

Burgers for Bigs at Grub Burger Bar
Big Brothers Big Sisters presents a fun evening filled with burgers for a good cause. Twenty percent of proceeds will be donated to Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Texas. Happy hour specials and free appetizers also will be available. Admission is free, and the specials start at 6:30 pm.

Friday, June 15

Brooklyn Brewery Beer Mansion at 2616 Commerce Events Center
This eccentric Brooklyn brewery is popping up in Deep Ellum with a multi-party celebration. Featuring four one-of-a-kind parties all under the same roof, the event will allow guests to roam from room to room to enjoy live music, taste new and favorite beers, and explore each unique corner of the extravaganza. Themes for the rooms will be The Show, The Bazaar, The Speakeasy, and the Arcarde. Tickets start at $20, and doors open at 6 pm on Friday and noon on Saturday.

Saturday, June 16

Monthly Brass Nightcap at The French Room Salon
Guests can get swept away by the sultry sounds of Imperial Brass while sipping specialty cocktails crafted by Anna Pereda, the resident bar manager. Reservations are not necessary for the Brass Nightcap and entry is complimentary. This late-night musical event will from 10 pm-12 am.

Sunday, June 17

"Demo Day" Master Class at 18th and Vine
What better way to celebrate Father's Day than by learning how to make all of the 18th & Vine menu items straight from the source — pitboss Matt Dallman? The menu includes ribs, salmon, burnt ends, and brisket paired with various brews from Boulevard Beers. Tickets are $40 and the event lasts from 3-5 pm. Call 214-443-8335 to reserve a spot for you and your dad.