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Things to Do and Chew in Dallas This Weekend

Your guide to food and drink events.
By Jatsive Hernandez |

There are plenty of food and drink events for you to partake in this weekend. Here’s your guide.

Thursday, August 11

Dallas Vegan Drinks

Head over to VH in Oak Cliff where Chef Victor Hugo will be preparing delicious vegan cuisine and partake in an eventful night filled with delicious food, great cocktails, and a chance to meet other vegans in the Dallas area.

Dallas Intern Celebration

Did you spend your summer hard at work as an intern in Dallas? Are you a local business interested in meeting future young professionals? Then join Nawkr at Eastwood in Uptown for the Dallas Intern Celebration. This is a chance for Dallas interns to mix, mingle, and sip cocktails with other professionals in the Dallas area. There will be a DJ, complimentary drinks, and fun giveaways.

Friday, August 12

Weekend Tasting: Pool Party Wine

If you’ve always wondered how to throw an awesome pool party with great food and drinks, then you won’t want to miss this weekend’s wine tasting at Royal Blue Grocery. They will have five wines, each perfect for sipping at a pool party, to sample. The tasting is $25 and will start Friday, August 12 and continue through Sunday, August 14. (Pro tip: Pick up a Reuben sandwich while you’re there.)

Brews and Views

Bishop Cider Co. and the Hard Rock Cafe Dallas have joined forces to bring a special series to Dallas this August. Dallasites will have the opportunity to watch “musician in movies” themed films while drinking limited-time ciders from the Bishop Cider Co. This week’s featured movie is “Labyrinth.”

Saturday, August 13

Second Annual Lonestar Iced Tea tasting

Every southerner knows that one of the best ways to beat the summer heat is by enjoying a tall glass of refreshing iced tea. The second-annual Lonestar Iced Tea Festival is every tea lover’s dream. There will be an iced tea contest, live music and entertainment, and special tasting and demos. This is an event the entire family can enjoy.

Uncorked and Untapped

The Flying Saucer in Addison will have several wine releases every hour from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday. Among the new releases are Dogfish Head D’Etre-pinot, Lakewood Till & Toil red wine, 512 Three, and Green Flash Oculus Sauvage.

Sunday, August 14

Cookie and Beer Pairing flight

Grab your friends and head over to Luck for their cookie and beer pairing flight; it’s the perfect Sunday activity. The pairing will feature cookies from Great One Cookie Company including dark chocolate potato chip, sweet potato chipotle, lemon drop, and classic peanut butter. They will be paired with brews from several North Texas craft breweries.

Jatsive Hernandez is a D Magazine intern.

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