This Week in Food & Beverage News

Expect lots of beer-themed events this week in DFW. From beer dinners to beer school and block parties to lawn parties, find it all here in this week’s Food & Beverage News.



Food Truck Schedule: Check out where your favorite meals are in Dallas this week!


Wednesday, May 27

Pegasus Block Party: As stated in a previous blog, the original Dallas Pegasus has made its way back and the Omni Hotel will be celebrating its return. Mayor Mike Rawlings will light the Dallas icon, while you enjoy free samples from local restaurants. This FREE event is from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.


Craft Beer & Cheese Pairing: Once again, Community Beer Co. is pairing up with Rare Edibles for a craft beer and cheese pairing. Participants will each receive four craft beers and eight cheeses. $30/person; 6-9 p.m. Purchase tickets here.


Thursday, May 28

Farm to Table Dinner: McKinney’s Farmers Market is partnering up with the Seed Project Foundation to create a one of a kind six-course meal. Diners will have the chance to learn about the source of the meal, as well as view items available at the McKinney’s Farmers Market. $100/person; 6 p.m. Purchase tickets here.


Friday, May 29

Beer Dinner: The folks at Cook Hall will be hosting an exclusive beer dinner, courtesy of Franconia Brewing Company. Enjoy a four-course dinner, paired with a fine beverage. $55/person; 7 p.m. Reservations: 214.397.4100


Saturday, May 30

Beer School: Community Beer Co. will be hosting a “beer school” where you can learn everything you need to know about craft beer: ingredients, styles, tasting techniques, the whole brewing process and more! $25/person; 2-5 p.m. Purchase tickets here.


Reunion Lawn Party: Enjoy gourmet food trucks, live music, lawn games, and a beer garden at Reunion Tower’s monthly hangout. FREE admission; 5-10 p.m.

Sunday, May 31

Aaron Franklin: The man behind Austin’s famous Franklin Barbecue in Austin, will be hosting at a “meat and greet” at the Wild Detectives Book Store in Oak Cliff, where he’ll also be signing copies of his fairly new cookbook — Franklin Barbecue – A Meat Smoking Manifesto.



Snookie’s Bar & Grill, the longtime Oak Lawn restaurant, will soon be closing its doors. After 26 years, the Oak Lawn staple lost its lease and has no future plans of reopening.


The Katy Trail Ice House, Uptown’s most popular backyard patio, has opened a casual eatery in Highland Park Village, called K.T. Burger. The menu features similar items to those of the Katy Trail Ice House.

Image courtesy of Dallas’ Reunion Tower.

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