The Six Best Foodie Events of the Week (Oct 17 - Oct 23)
Texas State Veggie Fair
The 3rd annual Texas State Veggie Fair is this Sunday, October 21, at Reverchon Park (3505 Maple Ave.) from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. There will be lots foods samples, vendors, music and art - all in the name of a plant-based diet. Not to be shown up by other fairs, there's also a fried food competition that includes fried Reuben fritters, fried Frito chili pie, "calamari," and fried PB&J. Admission is a "$5 to $10 sliding donation."
Revolver Brewing in Granbury is hosting a grand opening at their new 6,000 square foot brewery this Saturday at high noon. Three beers will be available for tasting: Blood and Honey, High Brass Ale and Revolver Bock. In addition to tours, there will be bites from the Agave Tamale Company, the Rib Shack, Gappeto's Pizza Truck and Fish Fry Bingo will be providing the tunes. And it's free.
Fare in the Square is a new lunchtime food truck event. Every Wednesday and Thursday in October and November, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. various trucks will gather and give thanks for downtown workers who have lunch with them at Thanksgiving Square (1627 Pacific Ave). There will also be live music.
This weekend continues Hail to the Cheese at Central Market, with over 600 cheeses from around the world. You know what this means, right? With a little strategizing you could eat free cheese all weekend and not spend a penny on food. Some highlights include St. Pete's Select Bleu Cheese, which is cave-aged for 100 days. And a Cypress Grove Purple Haze Goat Cheese, "an unexpected marriage of lavender and wild fennel pollen." I'd say...
If you're hungry, but not sure what you want, Addison Circle might be your spot. Addison Worldfest is this weekend. Restaurants attending include Jamaican Goddess, La Habanera Cuban Cuisine, Delightful Mediterranean Pastry and Holster's BBQ, which interestingly enough they list as representing Puerto Rico. In all there are about 12 different food vendors.
Saturday is the 3rd annual Deep Ellum Pup Crawl and Poker Run, which starts at 12:30 at Reno's Chop Shop Saloon and stops off at the Deep Ellum Brewing Company, Il Cane Rosso, Club Dada and St. Pete's Dancing Marlin. The event helps benefit the Greyhound Adoption League of Texas.
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