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Bits & Bites

Bits & Bites: Things to Do and Chew in Dallas This Weekend

Your guide to dining events.

Your guide to weekend dining events in Dallas.

Thursday, July 13

Franconia Brewing Tasting Night at SPIN! on SMU Blvd.

There really is nothing quite like pizza and beer. Head over to SPIN! Neapolitan Pizza on SMU Boulevard for $2 pints and to try free samples from Franconia Brewing Company. For more information, click here.

Friday, July 14

Silver Star Artisan Dinner presented by Texas Spice

Sign up to enjoy Texas Spice’s Artisan Dinner series. This week they’ve collaborated with the Trinity River Distillery to create a Silver Star Whiskey and Vodka dinner extravaganza beginning at 6:30 p.m. Call 214-979-4529 to reserve your seat.

Lattes and Learning: Wine Whisperer

Come out to the Coffee House Café from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. for Enterhealth’s Latte and Learning series. Learn what’s true and what’s a myth about alcohol and your health. Get free CE credits by coming. R.S.V.P. via [email protected] or call 214-890-6745. For more information about the series and Enterhealth, click here.

Saturday, July 15

Belgian Beer Tasting

Belgium has been free since 1830, so celebrate its independence day with a Belgian beer tasting at The Ginger Man from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. There will be eight different beers, raffles, speakers and small bites. Purchase your $40 ticket in store or call 214-754-8771.

Christmas in July!

If Elf is your favorite movie or if you keep your Christmas lights up year round, then spend your Saturday at Henderson Tap House’s Christmas in July event. There will be drink specials, an ugly sweater contest and a DJ later in the evening. Oh, and Santa, the big man himself, will be showing up too. Click here for more information.

Cheese Making Class

Learn how to make ricotta, form mozzarella and more during The Mozzarella Company’s cheese making class from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Get a behind-the-scenes tour and wine and cheese tasting in addition to the lesson. Tickets are $75 per person (age 16 and up). Sign up here.

Sunday, July 16

Ice Cream Wasted Grand Opening

This isn’t your Grandma’s soda shop. Ice Cream Wasted creates multiple-courses alcoholic ice cream experiences and they’re opening in Dallas. To celebrate their new location in the Bishop Arts District, they are giving away 1,000 free 80-proof ice cream shots from noon to 6 p.m. For more information and sign up for an Ice Cream Wasted experience, click here.

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