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

Passport Wine Tasting Bullion
There are two events at Bullion this week, including a visit from the Michelin Guide.  Courtesy photo

It's a great week in Dallas food events, and everything leads up to the biggest dinner that the city has seen in a while — at least as far as national street credit is concerned. The Michelin Guide, although not handing out stars, is hosting a dinner at Dallas' Bullion, and foodies are pumped. 

Tuesday, November 5

Passport Wine Tasting at Bullion
It's time to explore the French Champagne country at this tasting event. Every other week, the "Passport" series allows guests to taste their way through France’s different wine regions and learn about their unique history, grapes, and techniques. Enjoy a flight of five different Champagnes that are paired with light snacks. The cost is $98, and you can score the special starting at 6 pm. 

Wednesday, November 6

Brews and Bites at Katy Trail Ice House
The Aging Mind Foundation presents this third annual event, co-chaired by Ashley Tatum and Carey Moen. This year's menu includes barbecue bites and heavy apps in addition to thirst-quenching brews. There is also music, a photo booth, raffle, and even a corn hole tournament. Tickets start at $75 and the evening kicks off at 6 pm. 

Thursday, November 7

Fantinel Wine Pairing Dinner at Fireside Pies Grapevine
Enjoy a special five-course dinner featuring paired selection by Fantinel, which is thought to be one of Italy’s most globally recognizable wine brands. Pours include sparkling rosé, Pinot Grigio, and a Cabernet Sauvignon. Tickets are $40 and the dinner starts t 6:30 pm. To reserve your seat, email 

Fantesca Estate & Winery Pairing Dinner at Knife 
DLynn Proctor introduces the wines of Fantesca Estate & Winery during a four-course pairing dinner. Proctor was named Best Sommelier in America by Wine and Spirits magazine in 2008. He was also one of the four people featured in the wine documentary SOMM that covers the three-year journey to becoming a master sommelier. Tickets are $257 and the dinner starts at 7 pm.

Friday, November 8

Hopscotch: A Spirited Tasting and Fundraiser at Glove Life Park in Arlington
Burleson-based nonprofit Blue Family Fund presents this event featuring a variety of spirits from local brands along with educators, a cigar-rolling demo, and hearty appetizers. A silent auction will be held after the tasting portion of the event. Proceeds from the event benefit Blue Family Fund and their purpose. Tickets are $100 and the event starts at 6 pm.

Saturday, November 9

Champagne Tasting at Hush Dallas
Hush, a private dining club in Preston Hollow, opens its doors for its first event that features leisurely, European-style dining as you enjoy a five-course meal. This particular tasting id led by chef and sommelier Giuseppe Letteri as he breaks down the differences between champagne, cava, prosecco, and other sparkling wines from across the globe. Tickets are $125 and the tasting starts at 6:15 pm. Guests will also be able to take home a complimentary bottle of their favorite beverage from the tasting.

Sunday, November 10

Michelin on the Road at Bullion
Chefs Bruno Davaillon and Ricchi Sanchez host Chef Michael Cimarusti from two Michelin-starred restaurant Providence of Los Angeles for an extraordinary dining experience. The collaborative event combines the individual talents of these chefs to showcase one unique tasting menu. Tickets are $195, and the event begins with a 6:30 pm cocktail reception followed by a 7 pm dinner.