Plenty of culture-packed foodie events this week. Don’t miss out on Flamenco dancing, sips and tastes of Mexico, a Texas-style picnic, plus more!
Wednesday, June 24
Flamenco Dance Performance: Sangria Mediterranean Tapas and Bar will host a special performance from Ida Y Vuelta Flamenco Dance Company, along with a special $40 menu that features mediterranean delights. 8-10 p.m. For reservations, call 214-520-4863.
Thursday, June 25
Evening in the Shed: Occurring every Thursday evening in the month of June, Dallas Farmer’s Market will host an Evening in the Shed. Guests will have the opportunity to shop the market for everything local, including arts and crafts, fresh produce and artisan food. Beer, wine and live music will also be in attendance. Visit the calendar to get the scoop on who’s performing every Thursday. 4-9 p.m.
Best of the West Party: Cowboys and Indians magazine will honor Texas’ top chefs Stephan Pyles, Tim Byres and Tom Perini in their Best of the West Party at Stampede 66. This Texas picnic will feature brisket by Stampede 66 and dishes from Byres and Perini. $60/person. 6-8 p.m. Purchase tickets here.
Pups on the Patio: Join Cane Rosso’s White Rock location for pizza and cocktails…and pooches! Operation Kindness will be in the house and will feature adoptable pups, raffles, pizza specials and more. All proceeds will benefit Operation Kindness. 6-8 p.m.
Sushi-Making Class: Whole Foods in Plano will host a sushi-making class, allowing participants to enjoy samples and learn the key factors to incorporate in the infamous roll. $35/person. 6:30 p.m. Purchase tickets here.
Friday, June 26
Wine Dinner: Whole Foods at Park Lane will feature their favorite summer wines in their Top Ten Wines of Summer Wine Dinner. Indulge in a delicious four-course menu, featuring oysters, steak, zucchini and more, all paired with hand-picked wines. $30/person. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Purchase tickets here.
Savor Mexico — Puebla: Sample the wonderful flavors of Puebla, Mexico in the annual culinary event, hosted by Desperados Mexican Restaurant, which celebrates the tastes and culture of a particular region of Mexico. The menu, designed by visiting Chef Rodrigo Pineda from the Culinary Arts at the University of the Americas Puebla, will be accompanied with imported wine, beers and specialty cocktails. $50/person. 7 p.m. Purchase tickets here.
Saturday, June 27
Organic Farmers Market: Visit the Design District’s first Farmers Market along Hi Line Drive. Held from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., this event will provide attendees the opportunity to purchase organic produce, order from local food trucks, enjoy live music and participate in on-site fitness demos. Some Design District shops will be featuring sample sales, too, so get there early!
Taco Libre!: Travel to downtown’s Main Street Garden and experience Dallas’ first taco and music festival. Sample an array of tacos from DFW’s best taquerias and enjoy live music from local acts. 2-10 p.m. View the schedule of events here. For ticket information, click here.
Bravo! Cucina Italiana: The Fort Worth restaurant debuted its news doggie menu June 20th. Available every Saturday, your beloved canine can choose from salmon and veggies for lunch or peanut butter and banana ice cream for dessert.
Celebrity Cafe & Bakery: The Highland Park Village sweet spot is closing its doors after 25 years. Owner Brian Livingston is moving the bakery a mile away to the Shops of Highland Park, slated to open late this year.
Slim Chickens: A new addition to the Dallas chicken market, Slim Chickens — an Arkansas classic — will open shop in Fort Worth off Tarrant Parkway. Chicken lovers will get to choose from 10 house-made sauces and varieties of chicken classics, including tenders, salads and wraps.
Baskin-Robbins: Exclusive to Dallas, Baskin-Robbins will now serve a variety of smoothies, including strawberry, orange pineapple and strawberry daiquiri to its’ Dallas customers. Each 16-ounce serving contains 300 calories, a bit less than their traditional ice cream concoctions.