There is a lot that happens to people who love to eat and drink. Bastille Day is approaching this weekend, so celebrate with macaroon sandwiches with melted ice cream and a five-course dinner at Vector Brewing. Speaking of brew pairings, Siren Rock hosts a beer dinner. Plus, biking tours are available if you’re in a fiery oven blowing in your face. Or you can just eat and drink sausage at Martin House Brewing.
pastel on ceilings
400 N. Bishop Ave.
From 5 to 10 pm Thursday 14 July
Remove your hat for this annual event in Oak Cliff to celebrate the storming of the Bastille during the French Revolution. Although roaming at the event is free, if you buy a general admission ticket for $35, you’ll get a glass of wine, which is a “must have” to consume alcoholic beverages at the festival. You will also get tokens that can be exchanged for beer or wine. Lots of sellers and popups will sell their wares, which costs more. Stay tuned for the collaboration between Besos Besos Patisserie and Melts Ice Cream; They will have macaroons and ice cream at Bisous’ Rendezvous Ice Cream + Espresso.
Long live France! beer dinner brewing vector
RM 12:20 Bistro, 9850 Walnut Hill Lane
From 5 to 8 pm Thursday 14 July
Vector Brewing is also celebrating Bastille Day this weekend with a five-course dinner paired with Vector beer. Tickets cost $100 per person and include beer as well as oyster ceviche, roasted beets, ricotta ravioli, seared scallops, duck confit, and peach mousse.
Summer Distillery Chain in Tira
Terra at Eataly, 8687 N. Central Expressway, Suite 2172
From 5:30 to 8:30 pm Thursday 14 July
Eataly’s rooftop Terra Restaurant kicks off its Summer Distillery series this weekend with unlimited cocktails from four distilleries—Desert Door, Balcones, Lalo and Convention Oak—with snacks, live music, and chats with the distillers. Tickets are $75 and you get unlimited cocktails and snacks.
Marge My Lips: The Battle of Margherita and Leap Sink in the Village
5605 Village Glen Drive
From 7 to 10 pm on Friday 15 July
The Village is launching its new outdoor herbal event, Marg My Lips, which features two competitions: a lip-syncing competition and a margarita competition. Pre-registered teams will take the stage for a lip-sync battle as The Village restaurants vie for the best margaritas. Guests can try them all for $3 each.
The Grandscape, 5752 Grandscape Blvd. (Colony)
11 a.m. on Saturday 16 July
Curry Up Now at The Grandscape in The Colony is hosting a grand opening event this Saturday with free face tattoos and henna, and various gifts and promotions with casual Indian cuisine. The first 100 guests through the door win a free burrito or bowl. Curry Up Now is also partnering with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Dallas to offer discounts to mentors dining in their game from now through August 31.
Suzy Suite 16 at Suzy Cakes
6100 Luther Line
Saturday 16th July
SusieCakes turns 16 this weekend and is celebrating Sweet 16 with all-day specials, including buy one get one free cupcakes for up to three free cupcakes. Can’t get to the restaurant? Susie takes it back to 2006 with 31% off shipped donuts. (Wait, was cupcake shipping 31% cheaper in 2006? That might be the last straw.)
Have brunch at the Virgin Hotel
The Commons Club, 1445 Turtle Creek Blvd.
12 and 2 pm on Sunday 17 July
Senior Dallas queens gather at The Commons Club this weekend for a sumptuous brunch chain at Virgin Hotels Dallas. Jenni P’s hosting talents can be seen for $45 per person, while family-style brunch items are $30 per person. Reservations are highly recommended. This is glitter.
Beer table dinner at Siren Rock Brewing
310 S Goliad Street, Rockwall
7 p.m. Monday, July 18
Siren Rock Brewing Co invites guests to a four-course dinner with food and beer. Each ingredient and flavor is chosen to pair with Siren Rock beer. Tickets are $75 per person, and seating is limited.
Glee Festival: Hot Dog Celebration
Martin House Brewing Company, 220 S. Sylvania Street, Fort Worth
From 12 to 5 pm on Saturday 16 July
Who knew hot dogs could be so much fun? Literally, we ask. We hear differently. The Martin House Brewing Company is hosting Glizzy Fest this weekend with a John Cougar Mellencamp cover band (“Suckin’ on a chili dog, out Tastee-Freeze”), food carts, a sausage-eating contest, craft vendors, and a special Seltzer launch contest. . Martin House is bringing a special collection of Best Maid Pickle Mustard Beer for the occasion along with hot water seltzer. The coolest thing here – and there are a lot – is that the only musical theme Martin House could match this event was a JCM cover band built on this one line. bless them. But not a hot dog seltzer.
Community Beer Ride: July Tour
3110 Commonwealth Engine
From 9 a.m. to 12 noon on Sunday 17 July
There’s room for every type of beer drinker with a cycling problem at Community Beer this weekend. Most importantly, there will be cold beer. Three separate trails are available for a biking trip in July: a party group of 12.5 miles, an intermediate group of 26.5 miles, and a spandex group of 41 miles. Participants must bring helmets, feeding and water with space for a beer at the end. Or go to the brewery for a cold beer in the air conditioner. Nothing wrong with that.