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

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Dallas by Chocolate hosts a Christmas-themed tour every night through December 23.

It’s officially Christmastime, and our roundup reflects that with themed food events sprinkled throughout. But your old boozy favorites are also here, so get out there and enjoy. 

Tuesday, December 6

Christmas Lights: Chocolate and Sips Tour
Begin by boarding the private motor coach and tasting treats from premier local dessert venues. Then relax as you glide past some of Dallas’ most spectacular holiday displays in the Park Cities, Addison, downtown Dallas, and Lake Highlands while sipping hot cider or chocolate. Tickets are $43 and include transportation, dessert samples, beverages, and tour guide. Meeting spot is at Krispy Kreme on Greenville Avenue at 6:30 pm, and tours are offered once a day through Christmas by Dallas by Chocolate. 

Winter "Wine"derland at Greater Dallas Restaurant Association
A knowledgeable sommelier guides guests through a tasting of premium wine from favorite brands. Tasting includes delicious eats from 3015. Tickets start at $75, and the event kicks off at 6 pm. 

Wednesday, December 7

Sommelier for a Day at ​III Forks 
Have you ever wanted to be a sommelier at a fine-dining restaurant with a world-class wine cellar? Now is your chance. On the first Wednesday of each month from 5-7 pm, guests can help select featured wines for the coming month. For $20 per person, sample six wines selected by the steakhouse’s wine director and enjoy hors d’oeuvre created by executive chef Chris Vogeli. Call 972-267-1776 for reservations.

Thursday, December 8

Holiday Cocktails Mixology Class at Four Seasons Resort and Club
Learn to make festive punches, eggnogs, and other holiday classics during this interactive class with Bar 19 head bartender Davis Rhea. The class runs from 6-8 pm, and tickets are $28 per person. Reserve your spot by calling 972-717-0700. 

Friday, December 9

Spanish Cheese and Wine Class at Scardello Artisan Cheese
Explore the various cheeses from Spain by region — with wine pairings, of course. Tickets are $40, and the class starts at 7 pm. If the event is sold out, call 214-219-1300 to get on the waiting list.

Saturday, December 10

Cointreau Pop-Up Cart at Cedar Grove
The Dallas hot spot hosts a Cointreau pop-up bar cart on December 10 and December 11 from 1-3 pm. The brunch promotion includes a $5 glass at the cart, where a Cointreau representative helps customers muddle, squeeze, and pour an array of fresh ingredients into a Cointreau Rickey cocktail.