This Week in Food & Beverage News


This Week in Food & Beverage News

Here’s what you can expect out of DFW this week: a beer fest, cooking classes, wine dinners, and steak and bacon. Don’t hear something you like? We have more…

 

Tuesday, April 7:

Dallas Food Truck Schedule: See where your favorite meals-on-wheels will be this week.

 

Urban Acres 3rd Annual Stewards Dinner: This event, benefitting Cafe Momentum, promises a casual evening of conversation, cuisine, and camaraderie. The four-course meal will be prepared by chefs at Hibiscus, Cafe Momentum, Nonna, Dude, Sweet Chocolate, The Joule, and Farm to Fork Consulting.

 

Wednesday, April 8:

sōl Conference 2015: Urban Acres and the Carbon Economy Series bring you the 1st Annual sol Conference, which is an all day event that will focus on the theme “Sustainable, Organic and Local.”

 

Spanish Wine Tasting: Taste you way through six Spanish wines, both red and white, at The Dean’s List.

 

Thursday, April 9:

DHWI Chef Cook Off: The Diabetes Health and Wellness Institutes Chef Cookout features chefs in three different categories: high school culinary institute students, and industry professionals. Support a great cause at the Latino Cultural Center.

 

Flavors of the Middle East Cooking Class: Sur La Table, located on Travis St., will host a class focused on the classic spices and ingredients representative of Middle Eastern Food.

 

Rosé Tasting: The Sigels on Greenville Ave. will host a tasting of French Rosés from 5 to 7pm.

 

Friday, April 10:

Cooking with Wine: Learn how to cook with wine at Central Market’s Lovers Ln. location. You’ll get to be hands on with duck salad with cheese taste & port-current sauce, blue cheese-crusted steaks with red wine sauce, mashed potatoes with wine-braised turnips, and fresh fruit with mulled white wine custard sauce.

 

Old Word vs. New World Chardonnay Tasting: Taste 13 wines in a wide variety of styles from the USA, France, Australia and South Africa along with a selection of seasonal hors d’oeuvres at Pappas Bros. Steakhouse.

 

Saturday, April 11:

18th Big Mamou Cajun Festival: Live music and authentic Cajun foods highlight this event held at Traders Village in Grand Prairie.

 

2015 Big Texas Beer Fest: Celebrate local brews and live music at Fair Park. It will feature more than 100 breweries and 400 beers.

 

Steak and Bacon: Learn how to cook the perfect steak and how to incorporate bacon into your own dishes. Recipes include oysters casino, roasted jalapeño & cheddar bacon-wrapped steak, bourbon and bacon creamed corn, braised greens with smoked pork belly, and salted caramel creme brûlée with candied bacon.

 

Uptown Farmer’s Market at West Village: The newest Dallas farmers market continues in its third week on Saturday from 8am to 12pm and every Saturday following.

 

News:

Bishop Cider Co.: The cidery, currently in Bishop Arts, will open a second location in the Design District. The new space will include an area for people to come in and drink and hold events. Additionally, they will also begin bottling and canning their ciders soon.

 

Campania Pizza & More: The Neapolitan pizzeria will soon open in on Alpha Rd. by the Galleria.

 

Hickory: Kenth Rathbun’s latest venture will feature casual items like burgers and barbecue when it opens this month in Plano.

 

The Parlor on Commerce: Deep Ellum will get another hot restaurant and bar this summer focused on craft beers and upscale bar food.

 

Sprinkles: The cupcakery will celebrate its 10 year anniversary by giving away free cupcakes when you buy one on April 13.

 

Unrefined Bakery: Preston Center is the home of the newest location of the gluten-free and paleo bakery.

 

Image via Big Texas Beer Fest Facebook Page