This Week in Food & Beverage News

This Week in Food & Beverage News


Bacon, beer, and benefits- what else do you need in your weekly Food & Beverage News? Check out awesome events going on in DFW, plus find out about some new additions to the restaurant and brewery scenes.


Tuesday, Mar. 3:

Food Truck Schedule: Click for the real-time guide to your favorite meals on wheels.


$2 Tuesdays at Scotch & Sausage: Every Tuesday, enjoy craft sausage for only $2 at the Oak Lawn Ave. spot.


Wednesday, Mar. 4:

Bacon Fest: Central Market’s most recent festival celebrates your love for bacon, bacon, and more bacon. Until March 17, get a taste of special bacon-infused treats. Thursday, March 5, every location will offer a bacon stroll during which bacon stations will be set up around the stores.


Dames Dinner Club Benefitting Multiple Sclerosis: Enjoy a three-course tasting and a drink with a $10 donation at The Standard Pour in Uptown. The menu includes a wedge salad, trout tartar with blood orange and avocado, a scallop with farro, wagyu beef and sweet potato, and a carrot sponge cake.


Women and WineGrace invites ladies to experience “Wines of the World.” It includes a sparkling sake, a cabernet from Chile, and a monastrell from Spain paired with three light bites from Chef Blain Staniford.


Thursday, Mar. 5:

Market After Dark: The weekly event is back at the Dallas Farmers Market. Thursdays, head over to shop local vendors, sample libations, and more from 6 to 10 p.m through October.


Friday, Mar. 6:

16th-Annual Empty Bowls: From 11a.m. to 1 p.m., help support the North Texas Food Bank by chowing down on bowl-friendly fare from 20 of the area’s top restaurants. You’ll also have the opportunity to buy a handcrafted bowl from some of Texas’ finest artists as a memento of the day. The event will be held at the Meyerson Symphony Center.


Saturday, Mar. 7:

CrushCraft 1st Anniversary Party: Join the thai restaurant in celebrating one year of business with a full day of samples, cocktails, live entertainment and more from noon to 10:30 p.m.


Rahr & Sons St. Paddy’s Day Run: This month’s Social Run 5k invites you to sport your green gear, get a little exercise, participate in a brewery tour, and grab some beer and grub. After the “3’ish mile Social Run/Walk” there will be a private tour just for participants with food and beer.


Sunday, Mar. 8:

Sunday School Brunch at Hotel ZaZa: Spring weather may not have returned, but Sunday School at ZaZa is officially back in action.


Sunday Supper: Urban Acres Farmstead continues its monthly series. It’s BYOB and you can expect to feel full and satisfied after a dinner of local, organic, and sustainable cuisine served family style.



Amsterdam Bar: The Exposition Park bar closed last night after nearly 20 years.


Braindead Brewing: DFW’s newest brewery is now open in Deep Ellum. Swing by to try more than 25 regional beers, including some of their own, great food, and a comfortable environment.


Buzzbrews: The breakfast and late-night restaurant will open its fourth location in Lakewood soon and its fifth location in Victory Park this fall. It already operates locations on Fitzhugh, Lemmon Ave., and in Deep Ellum.


Luscher’s Red Hots: The hot dog restaurant officially opened on March 2 in Deep Ellum.


Torchy’s Tacos: Plano will get it’s own location with a covered patio in April.


Truluck’s: The upscale seafood restaurant opened the doors to their new location March 2. It now includes two floors, a piano bar, and an area for private events.


Image via Central Market