This Week in Gluttony
These are the 7 best food and drink events in Dallas this week
This week is just so Texas. It starts with a Tex-Mex celebration and ends with a bourbon and boots event. In between, there's wine, brews, and brunch. It's a yummy week, y'all.
Thursday, September 13
100th Anniversary Party at El Fenix Mexican Restaurant
This epic 100th birthday bash at the store's flagship will feature food specials, mariachi bands, and more. The best celebratory special? The world-famous, hand-rolled cheese enchilada plates served with rice and beans for just $1 from open to close.
September Wine Dinner at Del Frisco's Grille Uptown
This informative, intimate dinner allows guests to be guided through the tasting notes of each wine, learn more about Ste. Michelle Wine Estates and Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars, and enjoy a meal specifically crafted with these wines in mind. Courses include citrus poached chilled gulf shrimp, pomegranate glazed pork tenderloin, prime rib au poivre, and more. Tickets are $95 and dinner starts at 6:30 pm.
Axel Schug Wine Dinner at Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas
The exclusive and highly anticipated wine event features a five-course dinner prepared by executive chef Christof Syré and chef de cuisine Johan van Niekerk, paired with selections from the winery visiting from Carneros, California. Tickets are $105 and the event starts at 6:30 pm. For reservations, call LAW at 972-717-2420.
Friday, September 14
Brews, Bites & Beats at Sammons Center for the Arts
Enjoy samples of brews from around Texas, tasty bites from local eateries, and live music at this inaugural event. Tickets start at $15 and the event kicks off at 7 pm. Admission includes craft beer samples, food, music, and valet parking.
Saturday, September 15
He Said Magazine Pride Brunch at Perle on Maple
He Said publisher Cooper Koch and editor Steven Lindsey host brunch and bubbles to kick off Dallas pride activities and festivals. This French-inspired fête will feature an a la carte brunch prepared by executive chef Wade Burch and a "Bubbles from Around the World" champagne bar. Brunch starts at 10 am.
Bourbon and Boots at Lucchese Frisco
Garrison Brothers will celebrate the launch of the new Boot Flask Bourbon at this event. Their award-winning small batch bourbon is now sold in a 375-ml bottle ergonomically designed to fit snugly around the calf in a comfortable pair of boots. Guests can enjoy music, passed hors d’oeuvres, and the famous Bourbon Evangelists passing out bourbon samples. Admission is free, and the event kicks off at 3 pm.
Mutts 'n Margs at El Rincon
El Rincon is partnering with Stray Dog Ranch for dog adoptions. Purchase a ticket on site for $10 and receive a house standard margarita and half off any entree. All ticket sales will go to Stray Dog Ranch, which will be on the patio — with dogs looking for their fur-ever home — from 1-5 pm.