This Week in Gluttony
These are the 6 best food and drink events in Dallas this week
It's hard not to get excited when fun, new concepts open around Dallas-Fort Worth. From the Frisco Farmers Market opening its doors to Deep Ellum Distillery unveiling its new digs, it's a great week to be a food and drink enthusiast in North Texas.
Wednesday, June 27
Wines Around the World at Lovers Seafood and Market
This event allows Chardonnay lovers to sit and sip their favorite wine with accompanying light bites from the chef. Wine samples come from both near and far, from Greece, Italy, France, California, and Oregon. Stay for dinner and recieve 10 percent off your meal. Tickets are $25 and space is extremely limited. Call 214-414-9880 to reserve your spot.
Thursday, June 28
Emoji Dinner at Dallas Chop House
This innovative dinner challenges your taste buds by presenting a six-course menu with no descriptions or photos — only emojis. Each dish will be paired with wine from Dona Paula winery. Tickets are $65, and the dinner begins at 6:30 pm.
Friday, June 29
Nibble and Mingle with the Greene Family Foundation at The Highland
The Greene Family Foundation, NFL Hall of Famer Joe Greene, and chef John Tesar of Knife present this 2nd annual event benefitting the UNT Foundation’s Agnes Lucille Craft Greene Memorial Scholarship. The event features culinary creations from James Beard Award nominee Tesar and several other local chefs. Tickets are $125, and the event starts at 7 pm.
Deep Ellum Distillery Grand Opening Party
Enjoy live music and whimsical libations in a lively neighborhood as this new venue and small-batch spirits maker opens in Deep Ellum. The new distillery is offering creative cocktails in a laidback, patio setting. The grand opening festivities include Vodka Academy tastings and music of Douglas Adams. Events are set to kick off at 3 pm, and admission is free.
Saturday, June 30
Frisco Farmers Market Grand Opening
The grand opening of the outdoor market features more than 90 of the best farmers, artisans, makers, and creators from around Texas. Event highlights include live music, food contests, chef demonstrations, face painters, and more. Be sure to check out vendors including Round Rock Honey, Prime Beef Company, D's Sourdough, and more. The fun kicks off at 9 am, and admission is free.
Donut and Pairing at Oak Highlands Brewery
Hypnotic Donuts and Oak Highlands Brewery present an epic pairing. Think DFDub German Dunkelweizen (dark wheat) style ale paired with a vanilla cake doughnut topped with KeylLime glaze, raspberry caramel, and peanut marzipan. The tasting includes four beers and four doughnuts. Tickets are $20 and the event starts at 11 am.