This Week in Gluttony

These are the 7 best food and drink events in Dallas this week

These are the 7 best food and drink events in Dallas this week

BIsous Bisous Patisserie
Learn to make pastries like the pros at Bisous Bisous Patisserie. Photo courtesy of West Village

Although the rest of the country is recovering for an oppressive "heat wave," Dallasites know that the hot temperatures aren't going to slow anyone down. We "cope" how we always do — by drinking ice-cold beverages and eating delicious desserts.

Tuesday, July 23

Cóctel y Comida Social at Mexican Sugar
This dinner features five meticulously crafted courses uniquely paired with a variety of hand-crafted cocktails. And while the menu is still TBD, guests can expect the same Mexican comfort food with a Latin-inspired twist that has made this restaurant one of Plano's top-rated spots. Tickets are $100, and the event starts at 7 pm. Call 972-943-0984 to reserve your place.

Wednesday, July 24

Summer Sippers at Scardello Artisan Cheese
The International Wine & Food Society is the world's oldest and most renowned gastronomic society, and it has picked this Dallas institution to host a summer sipping event. The night starts with bubbles and continues with five refreshing summer wines that are all expertly paired with cheeses hand-picked by Scardello Artisan Cheese owner and cheesemonger Rich Rogers. Tickets start at $50, and the events starts at 7 pm.

Thursday, July 25

Plano Magazine Beer Walk at The Shops at Willow Bend
More than 30 beers from Texas, Louisiana, and Oklahoma craft breweries will be on display to enjoy, along with live music, prizes, and store discounts. You can also meet the brewers from featured breweries. This family-friendly event asks guests to check in to grab a collectible glass and sampling map upon arrival. Tickets are $14, and the event starts at 5:30 pm.

Friday, July 26

Bollinger Champagne Dinner at Truluck's
Both the Uptown and Southlake locations will welcome Bollinger Champagne for this exclusive four-course dinner. Participants will sip the best in bubbles while dining on exquisite cuisine. Courses include chilled king crab claws, Dutch Yellowtail sashimi salad, wild salmon, and strawberry shortcake. Tickets are $150, and the dinner starts at 7 pm. Book your table here for Uptown and here for Southlake

Cookies & Cocktails at Kessler Baking Studio
Enjoy a selection of made-from-scratch sweet treats paired with two cocktails featuring Katy Trail Vodka crafted by Potent Pours. Texas peach season is at its peak in July, and they're taking advantage of it for this month's class. On the menu will be raspberry and peach cobbler and Texas peach cheesecake. Tickets start at $35, and the class starts at 8 pm.

Saturday, July 27

Texas Whiskey Brunch at Petro Bar & Bistro
Enjoy hearty brunch fare along with Balcones Distillery whiskey at Cambria Dallas hotel. Courses include buttermilk biscuits and ham, potato hash and crab cakes, poached eggs and chorizo, and s’mores peach pain perdu. Tickets are $30, and brunch starts at 10 am.

Cream Puff & Pastry Cream Class at Bisous Bisous Patisserie
This fun and informative class includes a detailed demonstration by their pastry chefs and hands-on experience for participants to make pastries themselves. All classes are BYOB, and light refreshments are provided. Tickets are $80, and the class starts at 3 pm.