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Bits & Bites: Things to Eat in Dallas This Week (Aug 18 – 23)

Your guide to dining events in Dallas.
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Scardello. Photo by Catherine Downes.

Your guide to dining events in Dallas.

Tuesday, August 18

The Grape is hosting their monthly wine and cheese class. For $28 guests can sip four wines and nosh on cheese while they chat with the restaurant’s sommelier and cheese monger. The event takes place from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., and reservations are mandatory. Call (214)-828-1981 to book your spot.

Wednesday, August 19

Andrew Dilda of Reata Restaurant and Daniel Pittman, Jeff Dietzman, and Ned Steel of Luck at Trinity Groves are whipping up a feast at the cooking school at the Central Market in Fort Worth. The collaborative dinner includes refreshments from Martin House Brewing Company. The dinner runs from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. and tickets can be purchased here.

Thursday, August 20

Omni Fort Worth Hotel is hosting its second “Where in the World” wine series at Wine Thief. Guests will learn from the curator about vino varieties from around the world and experience blind tastings. Bob’s Steak and Chop House is catering appetizers to accompany the wines. Contact Brian Hunter at [email protected] to make your $35 reservation.

Would you like some wine with that walk? Deep Ellum Wine Walk is going down from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Purchase a glass for $10 at Kettle Art Gallery and embark on your sip and shop tour while enjoying wine samplings, boutiques, restaurants, pubs, and music venues throughout the journey. Cheers!

Head brewer from Deep Ellum Brewing Co. is joining Cafe Modern in the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth for a five-course dinner featuring the brewery’s limited release brews. The menu includes roasted whole pig and fried chicken paired with, well, beer. Tickets are $75 and reservations can be made by calling (817)-840-2157.

Friday, August 21

Scardello’s Classic Cheese and Wine class starts at 7 p.m. tonight. The most classic cheeses will be paired with some popular wines. What makes them so legendary? Take the class to find out. Spots sell out quickly so get your $40 ticket soon.

As part of Omni Dallas Hotel’s monthly “Third Friday” event, Texas Spice will host a Salado Whiskey Dinner at 6:30 p.m. The dinner includes whiskey pairings for each of the four courses. Highlight: There’s a mini State Fair funnel cake paired with Salado Neat. Tickets cost $55, call (214)-979-4529 to reserve a spot.

Saturday, August 22

Oak Highlands Brewery is hosting the Second Annual Brew HaHa Benefitting the Genesis Women’s Shelter at 12:30 p.m. Sips from one of the area’s newest breweries will be earned after sweating through a workout including kettle bells and barley bags. A portion of the $20 entry fee goes towards helping the shelter stock up on needed items. After the feat, you’ll earn a pint (or two) to replenish those lost calories. Call (469)-688-4674 for more information.

Steel Restaurant and Lounge is hosting a Sushi Making 101 class from 4 to 6 p.m. Learn how to prepare rice, break down a whole fish, prepare garnishes, and assemble the rolls. The class includes a recipe book and a complimentary glass of wine, sake or cocktail. Tickets cost $45. Call (214)-219-9908 for reservations.

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