This Week in Food & Beverage News


Fill up on French cuisine, learn to smoke BBQ (the correct way) and unlock the mystery of wine! Get the details for those events and more below.



Tuesday, July 21

Taste of Paris: Chefs of the Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek have collaborated with guest chefs to showcase the best of French-Texas culinary fusion. Guests will indulge in a six-course tasting menu that features carpaccio, lobster and more French-inspired plates. $115/person. Dinner begins at 6 p.m. For reservations, call 214-979-4529.


Smoke Camp: Who doesn’t like a little BBQ? Head over to Lockhart Smokehouse in Plano and learn how to smoke meat the right way — includes instruction time with Lockhart’s pit masters, dinner, beer tastings, a Lockhart Smokehouse t-shirt and an all-around good time. 6:45 p.m. To sign up, call 972-516-8900.


Wednesday, July 22

Wine 101 | Unlocking the Mystery of Wine: Every second Monday of the month, Messina Hof Grapevine Winery offers a Wine 101 tutorial. Guests will be guided through the basics of wine knowledge, learn how wine is aged and familiarize themselves with wine terminology. $40/person. 6-8 p.m. For reservations and RSVP, call 817-442-8463.


Thursday, July 23

Evening in the Shed: Occurring every Thursday evening in the month of July, 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.


Sunday, July 26

Summer Shenanigans Pop Up Dinner: Travel to Oak Cliff and stop by 3015 at Trinity Groves, Dallas’ landmark culinary event venue, for an exquisite summer dinner. Indulge in sweet corn bisque, goat, roasted grapes and more. $75/person. Dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. Reserve your seat here.



Frost: The newest gelato shop in Dallas is slated to open late this month, offering gelato, sorbet, cakes and coffees. Find the new sweet shop at Preston Hollow Village.


Rapscallion: Experience “southern edge” dining at one of Lower Greenville’s newest eateries — direct from owners of Veritas Wine Room and Boulevardier.


Zalat: The late-night pizza shop just signed a lease in the Legacy Village Shopping Center and is expected to open in October. Sibling to pho restaurant DaLat, the new spot will only serve takeout and delivery.