This week in gluttony
These are the 6 best food and drink events in Fort Worth this week
Indulge in some fine wine this week; there are multiple wine dinners featuring top-tier labels, and one tenured dining destination is launching a brand new wine club. Whiskey lovers will appreciate a whiskey Wednesday happy hour at a beloved craft cocktail bar, and cooking enthusiasts can get adventurous on Friday with a Thai-themed culinary class. By the way, we're less than a month away from this year's Fort Worth Food + Wine Festival, and tickets are going fast; find out more here.
Tuesday, March 7
Pinea Wine Dinner at Don Artemio
Partake in an array of Spanish Tempranillo wines by Pinea during this five-course dinner at the acclaimed high-end Mexican restaurant. Authentic, adventurous dishes will include octopus, jumbo shrimp with adobe pork tamale and mole negro, pork confit cannelloni, filet mignon with bone marrow, and Mexican chocolate volcan. Reservations are $155 plus tax and gratuity, and dinner will begin at 6:30 pm.
Wednesday, March 8
Whiskey Wednesday at Thompson’s Bookstore
The downtown craft cocktail bar will offer tastings and happy hour specials featuring Sagamore Spirit. Classic cocktails made with the award-winning American rye whiskey will be $6.50 and include the Boulevardier, Gold Rush, Manhattan, Paper Plane, Sazerac, and Vieux Carré. All neat or rocks pours will be 30 percent off. Visit for the specials from 4-6 pm.
Thursday, March 9
Thursday Night Wine Club at Social House
The Crockett Row restaurant and bar is introducing its new Thursday Night Wine Club featuring complimentary tastings and a bit of beverage knowledge. Reservations are free and will include three to four tastings, complimentary appetizers, education from experts in the field, and opportunity to purchase discounted bottles. The new weekly event will begin at 6 pm on Thursdays.
Friday, March 10
Taste of Thailand Cooking Class at Indulge FW
Spice up your Friday night with this Thai-themed cooking class at the culinary studio inside 3rd Street Market. Participants will learn how to make green curry paste with chicken, Thai papaya salad, and coconut ice cream. The two-and-a-half hour class is $89 and will begin at 6 pm.
Saturday, March 11
Blackland Distillery 4th Anniversary Party
The popular distillery and cocktail bar will celebrate its fourth anniversary with drink specials, complimentary tours, a food truck, DJ, and giveaways. Admission is free and the party will run from 2-6 pm.
Sunday, March 12
Silver Oak Wine Dinner at Cat City Grill
With a featured wine like the prestigious Silver Oak, this dinner is sure to sell out. Fortunately, there’ll be a second one on Monday, March 13, as well. The multicourse meal paired with wines is $125, plus tax and gratuity, and will begin at 6 pm both days.