This week in gluttony
These are the 6 best food and drink events in Dallas this week
The week starts with a handful of pairing dinners, including two with wine and one with tequila. Reservations are going fast for all three. Then comes with a real Sunday Funday that offers yoga at a brewery, a brisket-smoking class at another brewery, then an all-day brunch party at yet another brewery. Plan accordingly.
Tuesday, January 24
Casa Nobles Tequila Dinner at Chido Taco Lounge
The Frisco modern Mexican restaurant and cocktail lounge will host a four-course tequila pairing with a menu to be revealed on the night of the event. Tequilas will be by Casa Nobles and will include blanco, reposado, and anejo expressions along with the brand’s high-end marques variety. Dinner will be $125, plus tax and gratuity, and will begin at 7 pm.
Wednesday, January 25
King Estate Wine Dinner Pairing at Le Meridien Dallas, The Stoneleigh
Taste wines of Eugene, Oregon during this four-course pairing dinner. There’ll be lobster tacos, duck breast salad, porcini-crusted filet mignon, and warm brioche bread pudding. Dinner will take place at Perle on Maple inside Le Meridien Dallas, The Stoneleigh and is $110 plus tax and a small fee. Arrive at 6 pm.
Greek Wine Paired Dinner at Knife Steakhouse
Take a trip to Greece via this four-course dinner at Knife Steakhouse in Plano. Start with assorted olives with hummus and pita bread before moving to grilled dorade, wood-fired octopus, then lamb with eggplant. Each course will be paired with Greek wines. The dinner is $125, plus tax and gratuity, and begins at 6:30 pm.
Sunday, January 29
Yoga at Oak Cliff Brewing Co.
Start Sunday Funday with a vinyasa flow yoga class at a brewery. The all-levels class includes a beer, all for only $10. Bring your own yoga mat, although a few extra will be on-hand. Arrive at 10:45 am.
Brisket U at Pegasus City Brewery
Backyard Pitmasters’ Brisket U class is back, this time at Pegasus City Brewery. Learn how to choose the right cut of brisket, trimming techniques, rubs, wood selection, how to manage a fire, timing, and properly slicing. The three-hour class is $119 and will run from 12-3 pm.
Dive Bar Brunch Launch Party & All Day Brunch at Tupps Brewery
The McKinney Brewery will launch a seasonal favorite – Dive Bar Brunch. It’s an Imperial Stout brewed with cold brew coffee, coconut, and cocoa nibs. Get it on draft or in six-packs to go. Save room for brunch dishes from Jillibean BBQ to be served all day. The launch party will run from 12-6 pm.