This Week in Food & Beverage News

This Week in Food & Beverage News

There are three major themes this week: eat crawfish, drink beer, and give to a good cause. But, if you’d rather drink wine, attend a cooking class, or read up on the latest restaurant and brewery openings, we have that, too!


Tuesday, April 14:

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


Wednesday, April 15:

Tax Day Crawfish Boil: Celebrate Tax Day with unlimited crawfish and sides for $15, plus drinks at happy hour prices, on the porch at Clay Pigeon. A portion of the proceeds from the specialty cocktails will benefit the Tarrant County Area Food Bank.


Thursday, April 16:

Cooking Your Farm Share: Learn to get the most out of your fresh, organic produce with Urban Acres resident chef Melissa Wagner. This hands-on class will teach you secrets so your food never goes to compost again.


Deep Ellum Wine Walk- Art Edition: It’s the third Thursday of the month again. The Deep Ellum Community Association and local merchants invite you for a night of wine, shopping and fun. You’ll take a Sip & Shop tour through the neighborhood and each destination on the tour will feature wine samplings.


Pub-Style Beer Dinner feat. Revolver: Join Whole Foods Lakewood for a six-course, beer-paired dinner featuring Revolver Brewing ales. The menu includes bacon-wrapped beer brats, a pear-walnut salad with beer vinaigrette, beer cheese soup, beer battered fish & chips, shepherd’s pie, and a chocolate lava cake.


Saturday, April 18:

6th Annual Boil for the Brave: The Rustic will host this year’s event benefitting the Veteran Housing Rehabilitation program. Stop by to donate and down some crawfish.


Champagne and Crawfish MS Block Party: Unlimited crawfish, live music, and giving to a good cause- what’s not to like? The Standard Pour event will run from 12 to 6pm and all proceeds go to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.


Cooking Classes at Dallas Farmers Market: The Spring Session of classes begins Saturday with Lan Nickens of Chamberlain’s Steak and Chop House. The theme is “Spring into Spring with Texas Kobe.”


Sunday, April 19:

The Barrett Havran Memorial Big Taste of Fort Worth: Get a taste of the best food and wine Tarrant County has to offer while supporting the community’s children. The event benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters and also features live entertainment and an auction.


KNON’s 2nd Annual Chili Cook-Off: Head to Gas Monkey Bar n’ Grill for live music and chili benefitting Chase’s Place.


Honeycomb Buzz Party: Deep Ellum Brewing Co. will host an event at Lakewood Landing with free drinks, Rudy’s BBQ, and more to raise awareness for The O’s newest album.


2nd Annual Salute to King Creole Crawfish Festival: Tim Byres brings the best of Louisiana food, live music, drinks by Deep Ellum Brewing Company and Jim Beam Kentucky Fire, and tattoo artists to the annual event held at Chicken Scratch.



bbbop Seoul Kitchen: The newest addition to Lower Greenville, a Korean comfort food restaurant with a modern twist, will open Monday, April 20.


El Atoron: The Henderson Ave. taqueria and torteria is making the move to the former site of La Poplar at 5004 Columbia Ave. in a few weeks.


Intrinsic Brewing: Two Garland natives are opening their own brewpub in the fall that promises craft beer and barbecue.


Malai Kitchen: After success in Uptown’s West Village, the Southeast Asian restaurant will open a second location in Southlake’s Park Village.


Richardson Food Truck Park: The city’s planning commission just approved a food truck concept that should open in late June near Arapaho Rd. and 75.


Sugar Skull Cafe: The latest restaurant to open in Trinity Groves is also the first to serve breakfast in the area. The Mexico City-inspired, street food spot is now serving breakfast and lunch and will expand its service to dinner beginning Monday, April 20.


Tupps Brewery: McKinney’s newest microbrewery will open May 2. It will host tastings and tours and the beer garden is dog-friendly.


Waffle House: 24-hour breakfast will be served in East Dallas as soon as the fall thanks to a new location on Ross Ave.