This Week in Gluttony
These are the 6 best food and drink events in Dallas this week
Wine Dinner for you? Check. Happy hour for your dog? Check. Cookout for Dad for Father's Day? Check and check. Consider this week planned.
Tuesday, June 13
Sokol Blosser Wine Dinner Sea Breeze Fish Market & Grill
Experience this special five-course, Pan-Asian seafood dinner featuring the wines of Oregon's lauded Sokol Blosser Winery. Courses include hamachi crudo, Skull Island prawns, Chinese five-spice tuna with stone-fruit skewers, blueberry pot stickers, and more. Dinner costs $100 and begins at 7 pm. Call 972-473-2722 for reservations.
Wednesday, June 14
A Match Made in Texas Wine Dinner at Ocean Prime
Rosewood Ranches and Fall Creek Vineyards come to Uptown for this six-course menu, handcrafted by Ocean Prime’s chef Sonny Pache. Courses include scallops, short rib, ox tail, halibut, and more. A highlight will be Rosewood Ranches’ signature Wagyu beef, a popular selection on the Ocean Prime Dallas menu. Dinner costs $165 and begins at 6:30 pm. Call 214-965-0440 for reservations.
Thursday, June 15
B&B Butchers & Restaurant Pop-Up Dinner at NM Cafe Clearfork
The Texas-based upscale steakhouse has partnered with Neiman Marcus Fort Worth to host an exclusive preview dinner. The experience features cocktails, passed hors d'oeuvre, and a four-course seated dinner with wine pairings. Guests will be able to sample dishes that will be on the menu at B&B Butchers & Restaurant's Shops at Clearfork location, which is set to open in September. The dinner costs $165 and starts at 6:30 pm on both Thursday and Friday. Call 817-989-4629 for reservations. Note: advance payment is required for reservations.
Friday, June 16
Whiskey and Bourbon Tasting at Abacus
Firestone & Robertson Distilling Co. invades Dallas to help host this event that allows guests to sample five TX Blended Whiskey and TX Straight Bourbon cocktails exclusively crafted by Abacus lead bartender Jordan Gantenbein. There will also be whiskey and bourbon samples and passed bites from executive chef Christopher Patrick. The event costs $35 and begins at 5:30 pm. Call 214-559-3111 for reservations.
Saturday, June 17
Yappy Hour at City Council
The happy hour where every dog feels like royalty. Think misters and fans to keep cool on the patio, a special dog menu featuring pup-a-chinos and peanut butter pop treats, and their own dog beer and wine. The event will also feature a photo booth, tennis balls and frisbees, self dog wash, and goody bags. Did we mention its all free with an admission starting at just $12? The event lasts from 3:30-5:30 pm and a portion of event proceeds benefits Paws in the City.
Sunday, June 18
Father's Day Cookout at CiboDivino Marketplace
Guests can choose from a selection of 44 Farms steak cuts, prepared by chef Ryan Olmos, and enjoy classic sides and pasta salads to round off a delicious meal. They can also pair their food with one of CiboDivino’s 11 craft beers on tap or one of Daniele Puleo’s top picks for vino, including varietals from his own label, Puleo. There will also be lawn games since this is, of course, a family affair. Food items are available à la carte, and the cookout lasts from 12-5 pm.