This Week in Food & Beverage News

This Week in Food & Beverage News

Chili, chocolate and cooking classes- has any alliteration ever sounded so tasty? Get your fill of all three plus much more in DFW this week.


Tuesday, Feb. 3:

Bisous Bisous Patisserie: The West Village shop specializing in macarons and pastries opens today.


Easy But Impressive Chocolate Desserts: Central Market’s Lover’s Ln. location invites you to try three chocolate desserts developed using simple techniques that produce sensational flavors. Chocolatier Alice Medrich presents Chocolate Budini Sundaes, a Chocolate Tweed Torte, and Mayas Chocolate Fudge Layer Cake.


Wednesday, Feb. 4:

Sommelier for a DayIII Forks wants you to help them choose a featured Merlot for the month of February. The night includes wine tastings and hors d’oeuvres.


Winter Chef’s Table Wine Dinner: Bridge Bistro and chef Eric Shelton, the Chef de Cuisine at Cafe Momentum, invite you to a wine-paired dinner. The menu includes a poached shrimp and pearled cous cous salas, panko fried braised pork shoulder, roasted salmon, and a grape and wine poached pear all paired with decadent wines.


Thursday, Feb. 5:

First Thursdays at The Joule: The Joule is kicking off the month with live music along with a happy hour and complimentary bar bites from 6-8pm. Valet will be free.


Friday, Feb. 6:

Chocolate Crawl: Have your pre-Vaneltine’s chocolate cravings satisfied with a chocolate crawl through Central Market’s Lovers Ln. location. This self-navigated tour will indulge your sweet tooth with a variety of the world’s finest premium chocolates and chocolate items throughout the store.


The Great Northwest Wine Tasting: 12 wines from our country’s northwestern states will be available for tasting at Pappas Bros. You’ll be joined by Master Sommelier Barbara Werley who will guide you through the tasting experience.


Saturday, Feb. 7:

Cooking Classes at Dallas Farmers Market: The Winter Session of classes continues Saturday with Samir Dhurandhar & Will Larsen of Nick & Sam’s Steakhouse. The theme is “Lobster, Chicken of the Sea”


Hot Chocolate 15k/5k: Head to Fair Park with 14,000 of your closest friends to run a 5k or 15k that ends with chocolate at the finish line. It’s also a chance to raise some money for charity.


Sunday, Feb. 8: 

1st Annual Dallas Craft Beer Chili Bowl: From noon to 5pm, LUCK at Trinity Groves will host a beer-infused chili competition featuring teams from Bishop Cider Company, Community Beer CompanyDeep Ellum Brewing Company, Four Corners Brewing, Haus of GrowlersLakewood Brewing, and Texas Ale Project. The event will benefit North Texas Food Bank.


Modmarket Cooking Demonstrations: Help welcome the restaurant to their newest location at Preston Hollow Village with a free farm fresh cooking demonstration. Chef Nate will show you how to create some of their popular breakfast, lunch, and dinner items and let you sample them all.



The Back 9: After a few days of repainting and remodeling, the Addison spot opened back up with some surprise additions to their menu.


Dugg Burger: Casa Linda will get a new spin on burgers when this spot opens in February. Dugg Burger diggs our the top portion of the bun, fills it with toppings of your choice, then adds and fresh, hot patty for the ultimate customized burger.


Public School 214: West Village’s newest gastropub opened its doors Thursday, Jan. 28. Don’t forget, they’re also planning to open Public School 972 in Addison in fall 2015.


Shell Shack: Plano seafood lovers rejoice, Shell Shack plans to open a second location at Park and the Tollway in March. The first location is in Uptown on McKinney Ave.


ZaLat: Owner Khanh Nguyen of DaLat, the Vietnamese comfort food restaurant on Fitzhugh, plans to open a late night pizza spot right next door. It should open some time in February and will also deliver.


Image via 1st Annual Dallas Craft Beer Chili Bowl Facebook page