Cane Rosso. Photo by Kevin Marple.

Bits & Bites: Things to Eat in Dallas This Week

It’ll be a wonder if you don’t have something scheduled every night.

From restaurants just opening to one-year anniversaries for others, and Father’s Day right around the corner, it’ll be a wonder if you don’t have something scheduled every night this week.

Tuesday, June 16

Cane Rosso at White Rock is hosting a pet-friendly pizza and cocktail charity event for Operation Kindness. Admission is $10 and gets you one drink and deals on a variety of pies. The event kicks off at 6 p.m. and features adorable pups who are up for adoption, and door prizes. Bonus: Cane Rosso will match proceeds raised during the event.

Wednesday, June 17

Cowtown Farmers Market in Fort Worth is open on Wednesdays. And lucky for you, it’s peach season. Go pick some farm fresh peaches to make that pie recipe you always said you’d try. The Market is open from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on both Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Sevy’s Grill continues their Wednesday night cocktail specials with a $6 Tito’s Handmade Vodka Martini.

Thursday, June 18

Evening in the Shed continues from 4 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the Dallas Farmers Market. As always, there will be live music, vendors, beer, wine and artisan food. Come out, bring the whole family and enjoy the night as if it were already the weekend.

Friday, June 19

The Ivy Tavern is throwing itself a one-year anniversary party. Listen to local rockers Lone Star Bottle Band and enjoy complimentary samples of Patron XO Cafe Incendio, Hornito’s Plata and New Amsterdam Vodka along with Ivy Tavern’s signature gourmet Jell-O shots ($1). The party runs from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Is it really summer if there isn’t a block party? The Crow Collection of Asian Art, Dallas Museum of Art, and Nasher Sculpture Center are teaming up to host a block party from 6 p.m. to midnight. The event features activities such as live music in the galleries, film screenings, outdoor concerts, and guided tours. Admission to the party and each of the museums is free. In the midst of the museum hopping, stop and enjoy the gourmet food trucks, live local music and social media scavenger hunts.

Celebrate your dad all weekend long. Steel Restaurant & Sushi Lounge in Dallas will offer special menu items all weekend from 5:50 to 9 p.m. in addition to the regular menu in honor of Father’s Day on Sunday. Check out the menu ahead of time online.


Saturday, June 20

Nonprofit, Good Local Markets is offering a homestead class series this summer. Kicking it off, Kathy Neumuller from JJ&B Jellies, Jams and Butters will teach from 3 to 5 p.m. at Noble Coyote Coffee Roasters. Students will make a seasonal fruit preserve and jam from start to finish and take home a jar of each for $40.

Starting at 10:30 a.m., the same nonprofit is hosting their Good Local Lemonade Contest at Lakeside Market. All ages are encouraged, participation is free and prizes will be awarded for the People’s Choice Lemonade. Tasting tickets can be purchased for $2 at the information desk, as proceeds will benefit the nonprofit.

Sunday, June 21 (Happy Father’s Day)

Sevy’s Grill is offering a $35 special for Father’s Day. The meal will include a starter, a grilled T-bone steak, baked potato and button mushrooms. Reserve your table with Stefaan or Frank at 214-265-7389.

Pappas Bros. is usually closed on Sundays, but it will be open and serving dinner on Father’s Day for all the meat-loving dads out there.

Hibashi is also jumping on the Father’s Day train, as it will serve lunch and dinner at a special price of $21. The dinner includes an appetizer of soup; the Hibashi house garden salad, grilled Angus New York Strip, steamed rice and fresh grilled garden vegetables.

Combined with the weekend-long Father’s Day specials at Steel Sushi, guests can enjoy half-priced bottles of wine on Swirl Sunday.

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