These are the 8 best upcoming food and drink events in Fort Worth
From a virtual cocktail class to zoom to a socially distant, self-guided taco tour, food and drink look a little different these days. For those who want to venture out, there is the option to dine al fresco with live music and partake of some of Fort Worth’s best burgers for a steal. They are delivered just as delicious at home. Cheers to navigating the local food and drink scene in a new way, masks up.
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Tour in a Tote by Eat this Fort Worth Food Tours
Fort Worth’s first socially aloof, self-guided food tour kicked off this month for taco lovers looking to choose their own culinary adventure. For US $ 25, participants receive a “Tour in a Tote” with a route for taco and margarita at their own pace, a map, menu suggestions and products such as local taco sauce and margarita salt. The packages also suggest “detours” – notable sights near each restaurant that are well worth a visit. The tote bags are ideal for city visitors, staycationers, couples and friends. Totes can be shipped or delivered within 10 miles of downtown Fort Worth with 24 hour notice.
Tuesday, August 25th
Fort Worth Burger Week
Through Sunday, August 30th, more than two dozen Fort Worth restaurants are offering a burger special for just $ 5. The proceeds from the sale will benefit the Ronald McDonald House Fort Worth. Scroll through the digital pass to check off all 25 destinations including The Bearded Lady, the new Berry Street Ice House, Michaels Cuisine and Pearl Snap Kolaches. Some spots have additional specials, like the Old Neighborhood Grill, where the Roy Rogers burger can be served with fries and a rahr beer for $ 12. At Shaw’s Patio Bar & Grill, people can pair the featured Big Bacon Burger with BLK EYE vodka patio punch for an additional $ 5. Use the passkey to find out which restaurants have terraces, take reservations, or offer delivery.
Friday August 28th
Biscuits & jams in Maultiergasse
Mule Alley, the new entertainment district in the Fort Worth Stockyards, will transform into an outdoor music festival to celebrate the opening of its newest tenant, The Biscuit Bar. Guests can enjoy $ 5 worth of cocktails, wine, and draft beer, plus local live music, Friday and Saturday from 4pm to 8pm. With every transaction in the Biscuit Bar, customers automatically receive a promotional gift for boots from Lucchese, whose new Mule Alley storefront is just a few steps away. The Biscuit Bar already has locations in Dallas and Arlington and serves a savory and sweet selection of biscuits and tater tots for breakfast, lunch and dinner in a casual setting.
Saturday 29th August
Peticola’s Beer Dinner in Colleyville, London
The socially distant three-course menu takes place in the Colleyville Restaurant, where a representative of the Peticolas Brewing Company in Dallas guides the guests through the beer pairings virtually on a large screen. The highlights of the dinner include German potato pancakes with apple chutney, ribeye steak with mushrooms and port reduction, and white chocolate mousse with raspberry sauce. Dinner is $ 50 and starts at 7 p.m.
Sunday August 30th
Gospel brunch at Gemelle
While most of the live music performances are suspended indefinitely due to the pandemic, a professional singer, a Fort Worth Opera staff member, performs weekly for an inspiring brunch. Sheran Keyton now decorates the Gemelle garden stage every Sunday with a jazz trio for a weekly gospel brunch. The performance takes place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and the brunch is served until 4 p.m. Let yourself be inspired as you indulge in Italian brunch, pizza, pasta and salads outdoors from chef Tim Love, who has just been named Chef of the Year at CultureMap’s prestigious Tastemaker Awards.
Friday August 28th
DFW restaurant week
The pandemic edition of the annual dine-out fundraiser starts on Friday with its preview weekend and this year offers the option to take away. Patrons can indulge in a multi-course pre-set dinner for $ 39 or $ 49 per person – a real bargain for some of Fort Worth’s most expensive establishments like the Lonesome Dove Western Bistro, Grace, and The Capital Grille. A two-course lunch option is available for $ 19. There are more than a dozen restaurants in Fort Worth and Tarrant Counties participating in the 23rd annual event, benefiting from the Lena Pope Home and the North Texas Food Bank. The official restaurant week runs from August 31 to September 6, but some restaurants are extending their specials until September 27.
Thursday 3rd September
Mobile Mixology Class with Alto and Zephyr
Start the Labor Day weekend by mixing cocktails with virtual friends. Alto, the new modern transportation service that offers upscale ridesharing and quality food and drink delivery, will host a mixology class with Zephyr Gin. Local news anchor Kara Sewell will host the Zoom event while national Zephyr gin mixologist Trevor Landry shows viewers how to shake up a Tom Collins and a Zephyr Black Martini. Registration begins on August 27th. The fee of USD 57 (plus shipping) includes everything needed to prepare six cocktails. Register through The Market by Alto by September 1st. The kits will be delivered on September 2nd between 2pm and 5pm. Classes start on Thursday, September 3rd at 5 p.m.
Virtual tasting of 3 vinos
Enjoy an international selection of four wines selected by Martin Voreckis, the third level sommelier of 3 Vino. He’ll place a Zoom call to talk about the tasting. The kits are priced at $ 65 and include Rosé, Cataratto, Malbec, and Petite Verdot. The kits will be available for collection starting Wednesday August 26th. The wine tasting starts at 7 p.m.