This Week in Food & Beverage News

It’s the last week of the State Fair! After you fill up on all the fried-food goodness, be sure to indulge in all the other great foodie events DFW has to offer. See the details below.


Tuesday, October 13

Fall Wine Chats: Be the judge of Chardonnay and Cabernet in this Fall 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.


Sous Chef Dinner: The Grape’s Scott Girling and Rapscallion’s Grant Jones team up to host a Sous Chef Dinner at The Grape. Indulge in a four-course, wine-paired dinner. 6:30 p.m. $75/person. For reservations, please call 214-828-1981.


Wednesday, October 14

Dallas Farmers Market Hoedown: Local chefs, farmers, wineries, food artisans, and more share their culinary delights during this annual fundraising event for Dallas Farmers Market Friends. Enjoy live music, a silent auction and tastings of local specialty foods. 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $75/person.


Thursday, October 15

Deep Ellum Wine Walk: Combine wine and shopping this Thursday at the recurring Wine Walk event in Deep Ellum. Purchase your wine passport at the Kettle Art Gallery and prepare to sip and shop throughout the evening. $10 for wine passport. Walk is 5-8 p.m.


Friday, October 16

Mid-Cities Greek Fest: Travel to Euless and visit the St. John the Baptist Greek Othodox Church for their 24th annual mid-cities Greek Fest, featuring Greek souvenirs and food, jewelry, dancing, and more! FREE. 11 a.m.


Saturday, October 17

Texas Veggie Fair: Head to Reverchon Park to take part in the 6th annual event celebrating all things veggie. Learn about plant-based lifestyles, sample vegan food, experience a local beer garden, listen to live music, watch chef demonstrations, partake in yoga, and hear live speakers. 11 a.m. FREE.


Tacolandia: Celebrate the Dallas Observer’s inaugural, outdoor taco-sampling event and festival that will feature Dallas’ best tacos, ranging from urban contemporary to authentic street style – complete with live music, beer and cocktails, and awards for best tacos in various categories. 4 p.m. Tickets begin at $30/person.


Sunday, October 18

Pitmasters Picnic: Join Cafe Momentum for their third annual BBQ benefit, part of their pop-up dinner series. Held at Dallas’ Slow Bone, pit masters will cook up some of the best BBQ in the state, accompanied by beer and wine. 5 p.m. $65/person. Purchase tickets here.