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

Sip and shop during the 2016 Deep Ellum Mimosa Walk on November 25. Courtesy photo

It’s the week of Thanksgiving, which means there is a lot of eating to do. The calendar may be light on food events, but that is probably best, because then we will have time to recover fully from our turkey comas. There is always room for mimosas, however.

Tuesday, November 22

Beer vs. Wine Smackdown at Scardello Artisan Cheese
Seats are running low for this classic matchup that pairs cheese, wine, and beer. Which beverage goes best with each cheese? Only you can decide. Each of the five rounds consists of one cheese, one wine, and one beer. Tickets are $40, and the class starts at 7 pm. If sold out, call 214-219-1300 to be added to the waitlist. 

Thursday, November 24

If you have no desire to cook on Turkey Day, here is a complete list of all the restaurants offering Thanksgiving feasts.

Friday, November 25

2016 Deep Ellum Mimosa Walk
For the second year, small business owners in Deep Ellum and the team behind the monthly Wine Walk invite you to shop local this holiday season. Sip mimosas while enjoying in-store events and special promotions. Tickets are $15, and the stroll starts at noon at Kettle Art Gallery. 

Small Business Saturday at Community Beer Co.
This event is an annual celebration of small businesses and includes seasonal beers on tap from Community, 50-plus local vendors (hello, holiday shopping!), live music, and food. Beer is sold by the pint, but the event itself is free to attend and pet-friendly. Open noon to 5 pm.

Sunday, November 27

Drag Brunch at Cedar Grove 
Wrap up the holiday weekend with eats, drinks, and drag at this Cedar Springs hot spot. Three courses and a show, MC’d by Jenni P, set you back only $35. Performances at 10:30 am, 12:30 pm, and 2:30 pm. Call 214-522-3474 to reserve a table.

Vickery Meadow Market at Half Price Books
Starting at 10 am, stroll through more than 100 vendors including Baugh Farms, Caliper Farm to Market, Cardo’s Sprout Farm, Chandler Family Farm, Demases Farm, Empire Baking Co., Half Moon Fried Pie Co, and more. Admission is free.