This Week in Gluttony
These are the 6 best food and drink events in Dallas this week
This is a fancy week full of all sorts of lovely libations. Will it be tequila, wine, or vodka? C'mon. Pick your poison.
Tuesday, July 24
Summer Cocktail Class at The French Room Bar
Cool off from the heat with this refreshing class. You will be greeted with bubbles and then taught by the French Room bar staff how to craft two new cocktails. Think the Pamplemousse with St. Germain, pampelmousse, and champagne; and the Pêche d’Ange with Angels Envy, Peach liqueur, and a peach wheel. Tickets are $45 and the class starts at 6 pm. If the class is sold out, call 214-651-3615 to explore wait list options.
Wednesday, July 25
Oysters and Martinis at Dallas Fish Market
Slurp oysters prepared by executive chef Richard Triptow and paired with unique martinis. Courses will include oyster nori roll, oyster chowder, oyster fried rice, and more. Tickets are $65 and the event begins at 6:30 pm.
Casamigos Tequila Dinner at El Rincon
Head over to Carrollton's downtown square for this quarterly tequila dinner. The three-course meal also features a personal margarita-making session and a taste of Casamigos' newly released mezcal. Tickets are $75 and the dinner starts at 7 pm. Call 469-892-6429 to reserve your spot.
Burgess Cellars Wine Dinner at Flora Street Cafe
Chef Stephan Pyles presents a four-course dinner paired with hand-selected wines by vintner Steven Burgess of Napa Valley's Burgess Cellars. Courses include pan seared bay scallops, monkfish "osso bucco," dry-aged duck breast, and a study in dark chocolate. Tickets are $125 and the event starts at 7 pm. To reserve your spot, call 214-580-7000.
Thursday, July 26
Avion Tequila Dinner at Wild Salsa
Indulge your taste buds at this first monthly dinner series featuring five courses of authentic Mexican flavors paired with Avion tequila. Courses include ostiones, chochoyotes, tamale, carnitas, and Chilled "Champurrado." Tickets are $45 and the event kicks off at 6:30 pm.
Friday, July 27
Mumm Champagne Dinner at Truluck's
Enjoy a four-course seafood dinner paired with G.H. Mumm Champagne of California's Napa Valley. Courses include freshly shucked oysters, New England clam chowder, sea scallops Oscar, and New York-style cheesecake. Tickets are $150 and the dinner begins at 7 pm. Seating is limited and reservations can be made here for the Uptown location and here for the Southlake location.