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

Acenar Mexican Restaurant tacos plate
Join Thrillist for a Taco Takeover at The Foundry on Saturday, September 16. Acenar Mexican Restaurant/Facebook

The week has a nice flow. It starts out with champagne, charcuterie, and cheese, and then we get to the tacos, mezcal, and German beer. It all ends with a chill night at Knife for movies and scrumptious bites. Are you up for the challenge?

Tuesday, September 12

Colcombet Champagne Dinner at Dolce Riviera
Henri Colcombet comes to Dallas for an exclusive night showcasing four incredible Champagnes and a series of paired dishes from chef Michele Scarpa. Courses include oysters on the half shell; golden pan fried Atlantic cod, calamari, shrimp, and zucchini; housemade semolina and squid ink tagliatelle; and oven roasted wild loup de mer, deboned table side. Tickets are $140, and seating is extremely limited. To make reservations, call 469-458-6623.

Thursday, September 14

Charcuterie and Cheese Class at Scardello Artisan Cheese
Whether you are a fan of salami, prosciutto, pate or all of the above, find out how they are made and pair them with local, handmade cheeses, and tasty wines. Tickets are $40, and the class begins at 7 pm.

Addison Oktoberfest at Addison Circle Park
This festival celebrates 30 years of North Texans coming together for polka, German food, and beer. Addison's re-creation of the Munich Oktoberfest features much of the same music, folk dancing, singing, and great German food that regular event-goers know and love. Tickets start at $10, and the fun lasts through Sunday, September 17.

Saturday, September 16

Taco Takeover at The Foundry
Guests can party while enjoying tacos from their favorite local restaurants and wash them down with unlimited cocktails, beer, and tequila samples. Other activities include bobbing for churros, taking a swing at the piñata, dancing to a live Mariachi band, and more. VIPs enjoy half-hour early entrance and an exclusive guacamole bar. Tickets start at $45, and the fun begins at 11 am.

Mezcal Tasting and Dinner at Asador
In honor of Mexican Independence Day, guests can enjoy mezcal and farm-to-fire fare with a twist. Courses include a welcome margarita, snapper crudo, crispy pork belly, and blood orange flan. Tickets are $60, and the dinner is from 5-9 pm. Make reservations by calling 214-267-4815. 

Sunday, September 17

Sunday Cinema Series at Knife
This culinary-themed film program kicks off its third year with a patio screening of Ratatouille. Your ticket includes gourmet bites by chef John Tesar and one beverage. Tickets are $35, and $10 of each sale benefits the Dallas Film Society. Call Knife at 214-443-9339 to reserve your spot. All screenings start at 7 pm.