8 Foodie and Drinkie events to check out in Dallas this weekend

8 Foodie and Drinkie events to check out in Dallas this weekend

Whether your New Year’s resolution was to get out more, enjoy other cultures, hang out with friends or just drink more beer, you’re covered this weekend. Beer lovers can support local breweries like Peticolas for their anniversary party or test their knowledge with Four Corners’ trivia evening. Are you aiming to learn more about some of Dallas’ many cultures? The Cambodian Street Food Market or Nico’s “Hello Winter” pop-up might be for you. Whatever your goal is, here are eight food and beverage events this weekend.

Double wide 6th annual Bowie birthday party
3510 Commerce St.
22.00 on Thursday 8 January

Double Wide is hosting its 6th annual party to celebrate David Bowie. DJ Scandalous and DJ Gabe Mendoza are teaming up this year to deliver videos and music centered around Starman himself. Bowie-themed prizes will go out to the best Bowie-look-alikes.

Eataly’s 15th anniversary party
NorthPark Center, 8687 Central Expressway
The whole weekend

Sale-a-brate with Eataly this month with up to 50% off various exclusive items. Every weekend in January, the store will focus on a different theme. This weekend it’s lasagna bolognese, mozzarella and focaccia. Shoppers can watch Eataly’s experts prepare dishes, take a free class to learn how to cook it themselves or taste their most popular products at stations established around the 48,000-square-foot store. Be sure to put your orthotics in your shoes and wear your best sweat pants; could be a long indulgent day if you play this right.

Four Corners’ Viernesito, First Friday Night Market
1311 South Ervay St.
19-23, Friday, January 7th

This Friday, join the Four Corners Brewery for some super-fresh beers, dandy Dominican chicken sandwiches and a variety of local artisans.

Drink Dash, Dallas Farmers Market
920 South Harwood St.
17.00-20.00, Friday 7 January

Dallas Farmers Market rings in the new year with a Drink Dash that feels like a double flip-off for Dry-January. Dash offers a craftsman shopping experience, with each store offering a drink toasting the New Year. Tickets cost $ 35 and include 10 drinks, five bites and a souvenir glass in addition to admission to nearly 15 vendors. Participants must be 21 years or older.

Peticolas’ 10 year anniversary party
1301 Pace St.
12.00, Saturday 8 January

Peticolas invites Dallasites to celebrate 10 years of brewing with them with a special Grand Cru brew. Get tickets for their Saturday brouhaha at noon (4pm is sold out). For $ 40 you get access to over 30 beers including Grand Cru.

Cambodian Street Food Market
5701 Crystal Lake Blvd.
10.00-22.00, Saturday 8 January and 10.00-14.00, Sunday 9 January.

The Cambodian Buddhist temple in Dallas, along with its cultural group “Selepak Khmer Angkor”, is hosting its 37th anniversary temple fundraiser with a market of traditional Cambodian delicacies and dishes. The market will also feature live music provided by the Samaun Band. Remember that this is ONLY CASH for food suppliers.

Nico’s MX Pizzerias “Hello Winter” Pop Up
18160 Dallas Parkway
12-16, Saturday, January 8th

Nico’s MX Pizzaria hosts this introductory pop-up event featuring local small Latin business owners from across the DFW. Jazzy’s Tacos, Cheros Pupusas y Más, Pinche Smokerz, Yaya’s Mexican Antojos y Mas along with several other vendors will be there.

The Dream Grand Opening
12817 Preston Road
11.00-22.00, Saturday 8 January

Le Rêve Gelato & Pâtisserie opens this Saturday. They get a dessert bar that is as dreamy as its namesake. The bar offers 30 elegant macaron, pastry and gelato flavors ready to be admired.


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