Your guide to weekend dining and drinking events in Dallas.
Thursday, July 27
Watermelon Eating Contest
Embrace your competitive side and chow down at On the Border’s watermelon eating contest for the chance to win a $100 gift card. Or sip on a watermelon marg during happy hour and watch the ensuing race at 5:30 p.m. Check out the Facebook page for more information and to sign up.
Wine and Chocolate Pairing
Head over to Urbano Cafe from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for an evening of wine and chocolate with Dude, Sweet Chocolate and Pioneer Wine. Tickets for the pairing are $15 per person. Call 214-823-8550 to make your reservation. Click here for a complete list of the pairings.
Friday, July 28
Parabola Imperial Stout Keg Tapping
Kick off your T.G.I.F. with a sip of some rare Russian stout. Firestone Walker Brewing Co. is tapping into a Parabola Imperial Stout keg, one of only eight in Texas. To learn more about the event and the 14.5-percent ABV stout, check out the Facebook page.
Saturday, July 29
Fish-N-Chips Pop Up
Get a glimpse of what life would have been like had the Revolutionary War swung the other way. Noble Rey Brewing Company is teaming up with The Proper Baking Co. for the ultimate British pop up. Fill up on fish and chips, pea fritters, beer-battered bangers and more from noon to 5 p.m.
Oak Highlands Brewery Beer Brunch
Sundown at Granada and Oak Highlands Brewery are throwing a beer brunch from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Purchase a ticket for the three-course brunch and seasonal beer pairing and learn how everything goes together. Tickets are $35. Buy them here.
Sunday, July 30
Bulleit Bourbon Cocktail Pop Up
Spend your Sunday at The Rustic for Bulleit Frontier Whiskey’s bourbon pop up from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Enjoy a drink, live music and stick around for a family-style Sunday supper. Learn more here.
National IPA Day Celebration
On Rotation is commemorating National IPA Day with a week of celebrations beginning this Sunday. Come down to their taproom at 6 p.m. for your fair share of IPA taps.