This Week in Food & Beverage News

Food & Beverage News
Indulge in fine wine and spirits this weekend, along with palate pleasing chocolate treats and cheeses! Get the details below:


Tuesday, August 11

La Madeleine: “Joyeux Anniversaire, Julia Child!” — that’s all you have to say to receive a FREE mini chocolate-almond tart today, in celebration of the late Julia Child’s birthday. Visit any DFW La Madeleine cafe (except airport locations), say the phrase and bon appétit!


Summer Wine Chats: Taste 4-5 different glasses of chard, pinot and cab in this Summer Wine Chat at Crú Food & Wine Bar in West Village. Also indulge in small bites from Chef Freddy. 6 p.m. $20/person. For reservations, call 214-526-9463.


Wednesday, August 12

Whole Foods Uptown: The wait is finally over! Celebrate the grand opening of the new Whole Foods in Uptown Dallas with free coffee, Ro Ro’s muffins and Good Pop popsicles. 7:30 a.m.


Wine & Cheese Pairing: Head to Grapevine every second Wednesday of the month for palate-pleasing tastes of wine and cheese at Messina Hof Winery, plus learn about new and exciting cheeses to compliment your favorites wines. 5 p.m. $20/person. For reservations, call 817-442-8463.


Thursday, August 13

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.


Chocolate Tasting: Part of the Savor Dallas Toast of the Town Event Series, Katherine Clapner of Dude, Sweet Chocolate and Jameson Irish Whiskey brand ambassador Darren Mooney have planned one indulging night: a guided tasting of five signature confections paired with distinct notes of Jameson. 6:30 p.m. $25/person. Purchase tickets here.


Sunday, August 16

Salsa & Sangria Sundays: Enjoy sangria and live salsa music on Saint Ann’s patio, located in the Harwood District of downtown Dallas. 7-10 p.m.



Coal Vines: The popular pizza, pasta and wine bistro will be setting up a new shop next to Dallas’ Omni Hotel in downtown later this fall. Also joining the popular development will be Herrera’s Tex-Mex, Biergarten on Lamar and Little Katana Signature Grill sushi bar.


Deep Ellum: Dallas’ most historical neighborhood is gaining a surplus of new tenants, all restaurants and bars. Check out the list here.


Tillman’s Roadhouse: Not to fret — the Oak Cliff staple is staying put. However, the Fort Worth location is transitioning into a healthier establishment, deemed Market + Table, which will offer light, healthy meals.