The Texas Theatre will host a screening of the 1985 Japanese film "Tampopo" and a pop-up ramen and sake shop June 3. iStock photo.


The Scoop: New Sandwich at Pie Tap, 27th Asian Festival, and More

Your weekly helping of Dallas food news.

Pie Tap Pizza Workshop + Bar adds new sandwich to menu:

The Design District location of the popular pizza and pasta restaurant has added a porchetta sandwich to their offerings. According to the release:

“The new porchetta sandwich is an expansion of Pie Tap’s delicious four-ingredient dough, which the restaurant has become increasingly well-known for among Dallasites. Proving that Pie Tap serves more than just delicious pizza, this sandwich delicately packs naturally raised pork, house made pickled onions, chimichurri, and roasted garlic mayo between said dough. Guests will receive their sandwich accompanied by a side salad to create a perfectly balanced meal.”

Amsterdam Falafelshop to host anniversary party:

The fast-casual restaurant in Deep Ellum is turning one and celebrating with a party. According to the release:

“Amsterdam Falafelshop, a Dallas-transplant of the original store in Washington, DC featuring European fast-casual cuisine, is hosting its anniversary on May 26, 2017. Amsterdam Falafelshop will celebrate with live music on the patio, $1 pint beers, $1 falafel bowls and sandwiches, $1 off Shawarma bowls and sandwiches, and a raffle with chances to win catering trays, gift cards and more. The party is open to the public and will go from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.”

Mutts Canine Cantina teams up with Pints for Pups:

Uptown hang Mutts Canine Cantina is teaming up with Pints for Pups to help promote advocacy and awareness for local dog rescue. Event details can be found here:

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27th Asian Festival at Dallas Fair Park:

The event takes place on Saturday, May 13 at the Dallas Fair Park at the Cotton Bowl Plaza (Lagoon side) from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

According to the release:

“Presented by Home Depot and organized by the Greater Dallas Asian American Chamber of Commerce, this family-friendly festival showcases Asian food trucks and cuisines from countries like Thailand, Philippines, Korea to China, cultural performances, arts and crafts, a children’s zone, a meditation area, a free health screening area and 8 cultural pavilions to explore and learn about each culture.”

More details can be found here.