This Week in Gluttony

These are the 5 best food and drink events in Dallas this week

These are the 5 best food and drink events in Dallas this week

Breakfast with Santa
Take the kids to enjoy breakfast with Santa at the Four Seasons. Photo by John Cain Photography

It's your last week to do all of the Christmas things. And if Christmas isn't your thing at all, then at least use it as an excuse to grab some hot chocolate and a baked good or two. Remember: holiday calories don't count.

Tuesday, December 19

Christmas Lights, Chocolates, and Sips Tours
Guests tour some of the most spectacular holiday displays in town (think Highland Park and Swiss Avenue Historic District) while tasting scrumptious treats from local dessert venues. There will be festive music, hot chocolate, and more. This event continues through the holidays. Tickets are $43, and meet-up details are provided upon payment.

Wednesday, December 20

Vegan Holiday Feast at V-Eats Modern Vegan at Trinity Groves
This three-course culinary feast is sure to impress a vegan veteran or a first-time skeptic. Items on the menu include butternut squash soup, house made "pot roast," cranberry tarts, and much more. Packaged to-go meals are available in family-style servings with one choice for each course. These will be sold in serving sizes for four, with the option of adding single servings of the same choices. There are seatings at 5, 6:15, and 7:45 pm, and tickets are $28.50 for adults and $10 for children.

Thursday, December 21

Holiday Decadence at Scardello Artisan Cheese
The holidays are finally here, and one of our favorite cheese shops is celebrating by exploring four small-production wines and pairing them with the most decadent cheeses in the case. This particular class is so popular that it is already sold out; however, add your name to the wait list by calling 214-219-1300. The class is starts at 7 pm.

Saturday, December 23

Breakfast With Santa at Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas
Santa and his jolly ol' elf joins Four Seasons Dallas for breakfast and holiday crafts. Kids can bring their Christmas wish lists and let Santa know if they've been naughty or nice. Breakfast is $18 for kids and $35 for adults. For reservations, call Law Restaurant at 972-717-2420.

Monday, December 25

Drink the Tree at The Rustic
Celebrate with homemade tamales stuffed with brisket, chicken tinga, pork carnitas, or roasted poblano and cheese. Guests can also help “Drink the Tree” by choosing a Real Ale Fireman’s #4 from The Rustic’s original beer bottle Christmas tree for just $3 a bottle all night long. Sit back and indulge in a cold brew while enjoying some live music throughout the evening. The fun starts at 6 pm.