Seven Awesome Culinary Events in Dallas This Week, Feb 20 - 26. Plus, Great News if You're Thirsty.
From high-end whiskey tastings to lowbrow beer dinners, the Dallas culinary scene is perforating at the seams with things to do. From Scotch tastings to barbecue blow outs, there's something for everyone. You can go with this or you can go with that. It's your call.
Wednesday, February 20
Today Sigel's in Addison is hosting a Scotch tasting from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. There will be over 75 different bottles to sample, plus distillery reps to answer all your burning kilt questions. To RSVP for this event, contact Dimitrios Economo at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 214) 387-9873.
Trinity Hall Irish Pub in Allen is hosting their annual Great Guinness Pint Pour Contest tonight at 6:00 p.m. tonight. Amateurs and pros are both invited to enter the friendly throw down.
Friday, February 22
February 22 is always and forever National Margarita Day. Plan accordingly.
Sunday, February 24
The People's Last Stand at Mockingbird Station is rolling out the red carpet for an Academy Awards watching party, with schhhh-mancy cocktails to go with; like The Zero Dark and Stormy, Les Moscow Mules, Life of Pisco, Award8 and Collins Unchained. I'd call a one drink maximum on the latter one. That could get messy.
Monday, February 25
The Deep Ellum Brewing Company is hosting a dinner for Foodways Texas, called Suds and Smoke. You shan't miss this. Chef Tim Byres, Justin Fourton of Pecan Lodge, Brian Luscher of The Grape and David Uygur of Lucia are some who will provide the sustanace. Attendance is capped, so you should strongly consider purchasing tickets early. Read more about about the mission of Foodways and the event here.
Tuesday, February 26
Park Tavern is kicking off their monthly beer tastings with an Oskar Blues Brewery beer dinner at 7:00 p.m. Each of the five-courses is paired with a different beer. The menu includes crispy pig ear, heifers short rib Bolognese and "rhubarb fool" served with a cardamom cream and pistachio brandy snaps. Dinner and beer are $50. Call 214)446-0710 for more information.
Wednesday, February 27
The Grape is hosting a Come-As-You-Are (meaning, it's not too fancy, so don't sweat it) wine dinner featuring hand-selected Spanish wines, courtesy of Republic Beverage. Chef de Cuisine Danyele McPhereson will feature a 3-course tasting menu to go with. Reservations are recomneded and seatings are available from 5:30 to 9:00 p.m. at $48 per person, excluding tax and tips.