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

Dallas Fish Market, Emoji Dinner
Join the Dallas Fish Market for its emoji-themed dinner on June 21. Photo courtesy of Dallas Fish Market

Between an emoji-themed dinner and a jam-packed Sunday funday, it's impossible to not have good time in Dallas this week. But, to really top things off, there's also a brunch fest happening. And you know we like our brunch.

Wednesday, June 21

Emoji Dinner at Dallas Fish Market
See your favorite symbols come to life with this upscale dining experience. Paired with wine, Dallas Fish Market's nine-course menu from chef Richard Triptow features culinary creations that bring emojis to the table in a delicious way that will keep your taste buds guessing. Tickets are $65, and dinner starts at 6:30 pm.

Thursday, June 22

Herman Marshall Whiskey Dinner at Y.O. Ranch Steakhouse
Dallas' iconic downtown steakhouse is hosting whiskey expert Marshall Lewis of Herman Marshall Distillery for a delicious whiskey-paired feast featuring food by chef Tony Street. Courses include lamb shank, Blue Point oysters, bone-in prime filet mignon, and white chocolate macadamia nut bread budding. Tickets are $50, and the dinner starts at 6:30 pm. To make your reservations, call 214-744-3287.

Southwest Brunch Fest at Addison Conference Center
This brunch convention showcases vendors from around the Southwest region. There is food, drink samples, workshops, merchandise, and apparel galore, and its open to industry professionals and foodies alike. Tickets are $35, and the event lasts from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm.

Sunday, June 25

Sunday Funday Farmers & Flea Market at Light Farms
The family-friendly, free event features local farmers and vendors from across North Texas and food trucks including Harry’s Farm to Flame and Kona Ice. The event also showcases live music by Vincent Neil Emerson & the Old Souls; fun, interactive activities for kids; and a petting zoo, a water slide, a bounce house, and a kite flight. The event lasts from 1-4 pm.

Sunday Cinema Series at Knife
Guests will enjoy one complimentary beverage and gourmet bites from chef John Tesar while screening the movie Spinning Plates. Each ticket sold benefits the Dallas Film Society in support of its efforts to champion the art of film and to raise the bar for film, filmmakers, and film education in the Dallas area. Tickets are $35, and the event kicks off at 7 pm. Call 214-443-9339 to reserve your spot.

Urban Rio Cantina and Grill Five Year Anniversary Fiesta
What better way to celebrate a five-year anniversary than with live music from Chet Stevens, a photo booth, complimentary food and beverages, and giveaways. The sales from the night's signature cocktail and raffle go towards supporting the Plano Citizen's Police Academy Alumni Association and Plano Fire Rescue Association. The fun starts at 5 pm.