This week in gluttony
These are the 5 best food and drink events in Fort Worth this week
School is back in session for most and events are somewhat quiet. But there’s still opportunity to partake in tasty happenings, from complimentary coffee and beignets at a grand opening party to Cuban sandwiches paired with mint mojitos at a mid-week celebration. Save room for a brunch “smorgas-board” by week’s end.
Tuesday, August 22
Virtual Beignet-Making Class with Dusty Biscuit Beignets
Dusty Biscuit Beignets closed its doors on South Main Street last week after nearly two years in the space, promising “to be continued” at some point. For now, that’s in the form of a virtual cooking class. Owner Trey Smith will demonstrate how to “sling your favorite French Quarter treat” via Facebook Live from 7-8 pm. The class is free, but they're inviting viewers to donate via Venmo, CashApp, PayPal, or GoFundMe.
Wednesday, August 23
National Cuban Sandwich Day at The Post
The Race Street restaurant and live music venue will celebrate National Cuban Sandwich Day with half-price Cuban sandwiches of their own. The ensemble consists of pulled pork, ham, Swiss, and a dill pickle with mustard on a house-baked baguette. Get it for $6 and pair it with $7 mojitos on special, too. There’ll also be live music in the open-air courtyard from 6-8 pm followed by more live music in the Trinity Room from 8-10 pm.
Friday, August 25
PJ’s Coffee Fort Worth Grand Opening
The New Orleans-based coffee chain will celebrate the opening of its latest Fort Worth location with free coffee and giveaways. Visit PJ’s Coffee at 7048 Granbury Rd. from 11 am-1 pm for a complimentary 12-ounce hot or cold brew coffee along with pastry samples (including beignets), free t-shirts, coffee lip balm, and more, while supplies last. An official ribbon cutting will take place at 11:30 am.
Saturday, August 26
Indonesian Food Bazaar at Soli-Deo Indonesian Church
The Richland Hills church will celebrate 78 years of Indonesia’s independence with a food festival. Visit for authentic Indonesian dishes, drinks, and desserts along with live music and entertainment. The event will run from 10 am-2:30 pm. Admission is free and food items range from $5-$15.
ByWasonga at WineHaus Brunch
Pair brunch boards with bubbly during this pop-up brunch at WineHaus featuring chef Henry Abuto of ByWasonga catering. The “smorgas-board” will include cinnamon toast crunch waffles with honey butter syrup, fried chicken, sausage, bacon, roasted potatoes, and fresh fruit. The $23 price (plus a small fee) also includes a glass of sparkling wine. Ordering tickets together for the entire party is recommended to ensure one beautiful board display for sharing. Brunch will run from 11 am-2 pm.