These are the 8 best foodie events in Dallas this week
It’s a week of elegant experiences, with several high-end events on the list including a truffle dinner, premium dessert tasting, Chartreuse liqueur tasting, and fine Italian wine dinner with a sommelier. guest of a Tony Colorado restaurant. Reserve space by the end of the week for a soul food festival featuring comfort food favorites.
Tuesday 19 October
Frasca Takeover – Fruili Food & Wine Dinner at Meridian
Sommelier and restaurateur Bobby Stuckey of Boulder, Colorado, Italian restaurant Frasca Food and Wine, will be heading to the Meridian for an overnight takeover. Stuckey will collaborate with Chef Meridian Junior Borges on a six-course dinner with food and wine pairings. Menu highlights include shell-roasted scallops, Burgundy truffle polenta, and apple and horseradish baby back ribs. Dinner is $ 225 per person plus tax and tip, and includes a signed copy of Stuckey’s new cookbook, Fruili Food and Wine: Frasca cuisine from the mountains, vineyards and seaside of northern Italy.
Thursday October 21
Spooky Omakase at Make Your Life Sweeter
The upscale dessert shop at Galleria Dallas offers a sweet and spooky dessert experience. Taste 13 different Halloween-themed desserts during this 1-hour tasting. (Prepare your iPhones for plenty of Insta-worthy photos.) Reservations are $ 65 per person and the tasting will be available until October 31.
Wine dinner with Pinea at the Crescent Club
Located at the Crescent Court Hotel, the Crescent Club will host a three-course dinner with Pinea wines. Guests will enjoy seared yellowtail tuna, filet mignon and chocolate cakes. Reservations are $ 110 per person and a welcome reception begins at 5:30 p.m. followed by dinner at 6 p.m.
Taste of Uptown Trolley
Held at the Marriott Dallas Uptown (not on a real cart), this tasting event features bites from restaurants located along the M-Line Trolley route. Over a dozen participants include Sixty Vines, Meso Maya and The Rustic. The fundraising event will also feature live music and live silent auctions. Tickets cost $ 100 per person and the event will run from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Truffle dinner at the Adolphus hotel
It’s white truffle season and we’re here for it. Enjoy a bit of luxury during this five-course dinner in the French Room inside the Adolphus Hotel. The progressive experience will begin in the sofa lounge, continue in the dining room for dinner, and begin at the bar with a digestif. Reservations are $ 185 per person, plus $ 85 for optional food and wine pairings (taxes and tips not included). Valet parking is included and dinner starts at 6.30 p.m.
saturday 23 october
Wine 101: Zinfandel at the neighborhood cellar
The Bishop Arts wine bar and bottle shop will host a class on Zinfandel (which extends beyond Beringer of the 1990s). Participants will try four types as well as Fount Board & Table snacks. The course costs $ 35 per person and will run from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Sunday 24 October
Soul Food Festival
Taste comfort food from 20 different Texan caterers who will set up to sell dishes like pork chops, oxtail, candied yams, collard greens, fried chicken, barbecue, turkey thighs , tacos and more during this all-day dining event. Located at Lofty Spaces in Dallas, the festival will run from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. Book your ticket before Wednesday and entry is free. After that, free admission is $ 5 per person.
Monday, October 25
Club dinner at La Salle FranÃ§aise with Chartreuse
A centuries-old herbal liqueur, the Chartreuse finds a new lease of life in the repertoire of the modern bartender. Try it in cocktails and direct pours at this tapas-style dining event at The French Room inside the Adolphus Hotel. Reservations are $ 95 plus tax and tip. Valet parking is included and the event starts at 7 p.m.