This Week in Food & Beverage News

This Week in Food & Beverage News

This week’s events are all about wine and whiskey, but the weekend is, of course, dominated by St. Patrick’s Day. Check out where you need to dine and drink and the newest restaurants coming to town below.


Tuesday, Mar. 10:

Artisan Beer Dinner: Lakewood Brewing Co. and CBD Provisions will join forces to bring you a beer-paired menu focused on modern Texas fare and craft brews. The menu includes a dry-aged beef tartar, sticky lamb ribs, bourbon chocolate pudding and more.


Kin Kin Urban Thai: The Forth Worth location opened Monday for lunch and is offering half-price dining when you check in using social media. It will officially begin serving dinner on Friday, Mar. 13.


St. Patrick’s Day Class: Head to PIRCH at NorthPark for a two-hour cooking class with Rachel Gaffney centered on authentic Irish methods from 6 to 8 pm.


World of Whiskey at Bolsa: The Oak Cliff restaurant will host a whiskey-paired dinner that includes four courses prepared by chef Joel Harrington and four signature cocktails prepared by Kyle Hilla.


Wednesday, Mar. 11:

Dame’s Dinner Club: Every Wednesday, Dame’s Dinner Club and The Standard Pour in Uptown offer a complimentary three-course meal to unescorted ladies along with live music. All you have to do is make a reservation.


Scotch & Malt Whisky Tasting and Festival: The Sigel’s on Greenville Ave. invites you to broaden your knowledge of the complexity and wide ranging scope of Scotch & Malt Whisky with distillery representatives on hand.


Thursday, Mar. 12:

Chalk Hill Wine Tasting: Wine Styles in Flower Mound will feature a wine education tasting and workshop featuring California’s Chalk Hill Estate wines.


Friday, Mar. 13:

Murder Mystery Dinner: Participate in a deliciously diabolical dinner in either Dallas or Fort Worth.


Nebbiolo vs. Pinot Noir: Head to Pappas Bros. to explore wines from the New World and Old World made from these classic grapes.


Saturday, Mar. 14:

Eat Well Dallas: The Dallas Farmers Market will host this special event at The Shed beginning at 10:30am. Join D Magazine and chef Mark Wootton to shop the market, watch a healthy eating cooking demonstration, and mingle with the dining editor.


Late-Night Ramen Pop-Up: Lucia co-sous chef and ramen-lover Justin Holt has announced a pop-up ramen bar at Time Out Tavern from midnight until 2am (or until sold out). His signature ramen dish includes chicken and pork broth, egg, scallions, schmaltz, and pork chashu for $10.


St. Paddy’s at Community Beer Company: After the Greenville Ave. parade, stop by Community Beer for two special releases- an Irish Red and and Irish Imperial Stout. There will only be two kegs of each and $25 gets you a commemorative glass, a shirt, and three drink tokens.


St. Patrick’s Day at Deep Ellum Brewing Co.: After their float makes its way through the parade, the brewery will host an after party at the Taproom.


St. Patrick’s Day Pint Night: Fort Worth residents looking to get their fill of green beer and Irish food should head to T&P Tavern, where Rahr & Sons will host a pint “night” starting at 3pm. Live music and color changing pint glasses will be there as well.



Eight Bells Alehouse: The former location of Amsterdam Bar in Expo Park has already been snatched up by the group behind Ten Bells Tavern in Bishop Arts. There will be cold beer, house made cocktails, and European-style bites in a casual atmosphere.


Expo Bar and Grill: The previous owners of Lakewood Theater and Arcade Bar are planning an approachable, neighborhood saloon featuring a small, comfort-food menu as well as local craft beer.


High and Tight Barbershop: Deep Ellum will get a new speakeasy soon that features an old school barbershop at the front of the house and a piano and cocktail den at the back of the house.


Wabi House: Greenville Ave. will get another new restaurant in spring 2015, this time with a Japanese and ramen spin.


Image via Community Beer Co.