This Week in Gluttony

These are the 10 best food and drink events in Dallas this week

These are the 10 best food and drink events in Dallas this week

Greenville Avenue Pizza Company
Greenville Avenue Pizza Company celebrates the opening of its second location on Friday, September 29 from 7-9 pm. Greenville Avenue Pizza Company/Facebook

Lots of delicious dining is happening in Dallas this week, from a favorite pizza shop opening a second location to a star-studded Hurricane Harvey benefit dinner. And let's just say John Tesar is going to be tired come week's end.

Tuesday, September 26

House of Cab at 3015 at Trinity Groves
Guests will get the only “sneak preview” tasting outside of Napa for the upcoming 2014 Stags Leap District Appellation Collection release. Taste through 16 handcrafted 2014 Stags Leap District designated cabernet sauvignons while you chat with the vintners themselves. Hors d'oeuvres are provided by 3015 and Café Momentum with proceeds benefiting Café Momentum. Tickets are $125, and the event starts at 6:30 pm.

Wednesday, September 27

Hurricane Harvey Relief x Feed The Children Benefit Dinner at Knife Dallas
Chef John Tesar hosts a dinner benefiting Feed The Children, featuring a reception and seated dinner, and other acclaimed guest chefs (think Tim Byres, Junior Borges, and more). The funds from the dinner will help to deliver disaster relief supplies to Houston. Tickets are $125, and the night kicks off at 6 pm with a reception.

Cliff Lede Wine Dinner at Abacus
Abacus hosts its September wine dinner with Napa Valley’s Cliff Lede Vineyards. To walk diners through the Lede Family Wines portfolio, Remi Cohen, vice president and general manager of Lede Family Wines, is making the trip to Dallas. Tickets are $125, and the dinner starts at 6:30 pm. Call 214-520-0151 for reservations.

Terrazas De Los Andes Wine Dinner at Sixty Vines
Gonzalo Carrasco, winemaker at Terrazas de los Andes, guides guests through a five-course meal paired with wine selected from his winery to complement each dish. Courses include chicken liver mousse lacquered hot quail wings, fire roasted cremoso and stone fruit salad, cabernet braised rabbit agnolotti, chimichurri roasted A Bar N Ranch wagyu bavette, and dark chocolate and bush berry empanada. Tickets are $75, and dinner begins at 7 pm. Call 469-620-8463 to make a reservation.

Thursday, September 28

French Wine Dinner at Lovers Seafood & Market
Travis James leads an in-depth look at French wine while patrons enjoy small bites from chef Aaron. The event costs $25 and lasts from 5-7 pm. For reservations, call 214-414-9880.

Great Scott Pop Up Dinner Grapevine Craft Brewery
Head to downtown Grapevine for this four-course dinner with Jermaine Brown from Great Scott.  As patrons enjoy their food in the brewery’s tasting room, each course is paired with a craft beer from Grapevine Craft Brewery. Tickets are $65, and the event starts at 7 pm.

Friday, September 29

Eastciders Ramble at The Rustic
This event series highlights emerging artists and creators in their respective cities through shows that focus on fostering neighborhood and community while integrating delicious cider. The Dallas event features performances by Lincoln Durham, Holy Moly, and Cat Clyde. The event starts at 7 pm and is free to attend with RSVP.

Greenville Avenue Pizza Company Grand Opening Party
To celebrate the opening of GAPCo's latest location at Garland and Peavy roads, these pizza legends are throwing an epic grand opening party featuring free pizza and cold Texas beers. There will also be raffles to win GAPCo gear like T-shirts, sunglasses, koozies, and gift cards. The fun lasts from 7-9 pm.

Saturday, September 30

Cocktails and Cooking with Chef John Tesar at Granada Theater
Chef John Tesar is teaching attendees how to cook some of his favorite dishes and then sharing the grub with the crowd. All dishes are paired with signature cocktails made with Deep Eddy Vodka. Tickets are $75, and the event starts at 11 am.

Hope Fest: Live From Harwood at Happiest Hour
Kick off fall the best way Dallasites know how — supporting worthy causes and kicking back outdoors. This event features food and drink by Happiest Hour and live music performances by Josh Weathers, Cas Haley, and Michael Lee. Tickets start at $60, and the event starts at 3 pm. Proceeds from the event benefit Connecting Point, Cornerstone, and Love Like You Mean It.