This Week in Food & Beverage News

This Week in Food & Beverage News

The Fort Worth Food & Wine Festival takes over this week, but, never fear, there are plenty of other opportunities to indulge your gluttonous side all over DFW.


Wednesday, Mar. 25:

Bishop Cider Co. Sale: Now through Friday, get 80% off an amber growler in 32oz. or 64oz. Limit 1 per person.


Local TX Beer Dinner: Join Libertine Bar for 5 beers from 5 local breweries paired with courses created by their chef, Ashley Yancey. The menu includes a duo of couscous salad and eggplant bruschetta, tuna tartare, pancetta stuffed quail, bison with split pea risotto, and chocolate beer ice cream.


Taste of Italy Wine Dinner: Chef Ying, of Next Wood Fired Bistro & Vino Bar in Colleyville, will prepare an Italian five-course, wine-paired dinner. The menu features burrata & prosciutto, lobster risotto, lamb osso buco, pappardelle veal in porcini ragu, and Ying’s Italian cream cake.


Thursday, Mar. 26:

Craft Beer and Artisan Cheese: Community Beer Company will welcome cheesemonger Ali Morgan, from Rare Edibles, at the brewery for a night highlighting this classic combination.


Fort Worth Food & Wine Festival: BBQ Bash: Billy Bob’s Texas will host a dozen of the best pit-masters in the state as well as live music by Wade Bowen.


Friday, Mar. 27:

Brew Brains: Gluten-Free Beer Tasting: Ever had a taste of gluten-free beer? Now’s your chance to explore these unique brews, with a special tasting and pairing at Whole Foods Market at Forest and Preston Rd. from 6:45 to 8pm.


Fort Worth Food & Wine Festival: Grand Tasting: Enjoy an evening that features more than 100 exceptional wines, craft beers and spirits from near and far as well as food from the best North Texas chefs, restaurateurs and artisan producers. It will be held at The Worthington Renaissance Fort Worth Hotel.


Fort Worth Food & Wine Festival: #latenight Desserts After Dark: 8 local pastry chefs and 8 local mixologists will craft special eats and drinks inspired by Texas whiskey. There will also be live music, dancing, and an excellent selection of wine and beer from 9pm to midnight.


Saturday, Mar. 28:

Coffee Dinner: The new wave in paired dinners is here. Method Coffee and Spirited Cooking will come together for a five-course, coffee-paired dinner that marks the start of a new monthly series.


Fort Worth Food & Wine Festival: Burgers, Brews & Blues: Have an all-American night on ranch land lining the Trinity River and fill up on mini burgers, craft beers, and live blues music.


Fort Worth Food & Wine Festival: Rise + Dine: Saturday brunch was never more tasty or diverse. Indulge in brunch specialties from noted area restaurants and a selection of craft beer, specialty wines and spirits, plus a mimosa and bloody mary bar. The event will be held at The Worthington Renaissance Fort Worth Hotel.


3rd-Annual Mudbug Bash: Downtown Dallas Inc., 105.3 The Fan and Jack FM invite you and the family to head to Main Street Garden for their annual crawfish boil. There will be 3,500 pounds of crawfish, live music, games, libations, armadillo racing and more.


Uptown Farmer’s Market at West Village: The newest Dallas farmers market will kick off Saturday from 8am to 12pm and every Saturday following.


Sunday, Mar. 29:

Fort Worth Food & Wine Festival: Family Sunday Funday: Get your taste of North Texas food trucks at this family-friendly event at the Coyote Drive-In. There will also be live music and libations.


Martin House Brewing 2nd Anniversary Party: The Fort Worth brewery is back at Flying Saucer, the site of their first keg sale, in Downtown Fort Worth to celebrate two years in business. Beginning at 10am, enjoy breakfast and a tap takeover that includes seasonal and never-before-tasted beers.



Aw Shucks: The seafood spot, now with locations on Greenville Ave. and Mockingbird Lane., will open in Plano this spring and Frisco as soon as June.


Deep Ellum & Expo Park: RealtyTrac recently ranked the 75226 zip code as the No. 18 best zip code in the country for pub crawling in terms of bars per capita.


El Bolero: The owners of Oak and Pakpao will open a third concept this spring in the Design District that offers regional and authentic Mexican with a twist.


TEXSOM International Wine Awards: Check out Texas wines took home the gold at this year’s Texas Monthly-sponsored event.


Yucatan Taco Stand: The newest addition to Lower Greenville will open in the next couple of weeks. The restaurant, out of Fort Worth, will offer a fast-casual set up with a full bar.


Images via Fort Worth Food & Wine Festival Facebook page