This Week in Gluttony
These are the 7 best food and drink events in Fort Worth this week
Yoga, anyone? Yoga paired with everything from mimosas, beer, and wine is on the schedule at multiple venues by week’s end. But first, pre-game for Grapefest with a wine dinner in Roanoke. Or, learn about Japanese whisky with a tasting, and learn why it’s so hard to find.
Wednesday, September 4
Wise Guys GrapeFest Pre-Event Dinner
The Roanoke pizzeria is pre-gaming for the 33rd annual GrapeFest with a pre-festival wine dinner. Four courses will be paired with Texas and Italian wines. Menu items include spinach artichoke dip, candied walnut salad, chicken Marsala and pasta with meat sauce, and a dessert pizza drizzled with chocolate, caramel, and fresh berries. The $45 price includes tax and gratuity, and dinner begins at 6:30 pm.
Thursday, September 5
Japanese Whisky Tasting at Blue Sushi Sake Grill
Yes, they spell it without the “e.” Japanese whisky can be hard to find, and quite pricey if you do. Try five different varieties at the West 7th Street sushi restaurant, paired with light bites, for $40 per person. The tasting starts at 7 pm.
Saturday, September 7
Brunch & Yoga at Sanford House Inn & Spa
This outdoor pop-up yoga class — hosted by the Arlington Yoga Center, will take place amid the lush greenery at this charming, historic downtown Arlington inn, restaurant, and spa. The $15 ticket includes the all-levels class, a mimosa, and 10 percent off brunch inside the Sanford House. Class begins at 10 am.
Yoga and Wine at Messina Hof
The Grapevine winery and bed-and-breakfast will host a Saturday morning yoga class followed by a toast with its award-winning Texas wine. The $20 fee includes the hour-long class and glass of wine. Check in at 10:45 am for the 11 am start time.
Yoga and Beer at Wild Acre Brewing Company
Shavasana will be followed by sips at this Saturday morning yoga class hosted by Panther City Yoga Project. The $15 fee includes the 45-minute class, two Wild Acre brews, and a souvenir glass. Doors open at 11 am, and the class begins at 11:15 am.
Pints and Poses at Hop & Sting Brewing Co.
Inspire Yoga will take over the Grapevine brewery production room for an all-levels flow class. Donations will be accepted, and this month’s class will benefit Dallas Pets Alive. The hour-long class begins at 11 am. Stay for some sips in the beer garden when it opens at noon.
Sunday, September 8
Yoga & Brunch at Pinstripes
CorePower Yoga will host an energizing, hour-long yoga class at 9 am at the glitzy bowling and bocce bowl entertainment complex inside the Shops at Clearfork. The $5 class fee includes a complimentary mimosa, as well as $5 off Pinstripes’ Sunday brunch buffet (normally $22 per person). There’ll be waffles, omelets made to order, biscuits and gravy, Italian flatbreads, carved meats, and $5 bloody Marys all day. The brunch buffet is open from 10 am-2 pm.