Things To Do

This Weekend: Pie Everywhere, Cheese in Oak Lawn and Beignets in Lake Highlands

Give us all the cheese, please.
Give us all the cheese, please. Getty Images
Norma’s Cafe is celebrating National Pie Day with free slices of their mile-high pies. No purchase is necessary for each person to get their choice of flavor, including coconut, chocolate, lemon, chocolate-peanut butter and Oreo.

What: National Pie Day

When: Starting at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 23

Where: Norma’s Cafe locations


This class takes attendees through different cheese types with comparative tastings and out-of-the-ordinary items that help you focus on distinct flavors of each cheese type. It will also cover the basics on how cheese is made while offering soothing libations — because what’s cheese without that?

What: Cheese 101

When: 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23

Where: Scardello Artisan Cheese, 3511 Oak Lawn Ave. (Oak Lawn)

Tickets: $40


Get your fill of Lakewood Brewing beers while having lobster rolls at the brewery in Garland.

What: Cousins Maine Lobster Pop-up

When: 5-9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24

Where: Lakewood Brewing Company, 2302 Executive Drive, Garland


Get to the first beignet pop-up of the year at Haute Sweets. They’re good, you won’t be disappointed — and they serve Noble Coyote Coffee. It doesn’t get much better.

What: Coffee and Beignets

When: 9 a.m. to noon (or until sold out) Saturday, Jan. 25

Where: Haute Sweets Patisserie, 10230 E. Northwest Highway (Lake Highlands)


ULAM Modern Filipino Kitchen is headed to the Philippines in February, so they’re popping up for brunch before they leave.

What: Filipino Kitchen Pop-up

When: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 26

Where: Trinity Cider, 2656 Main St. (Deep Ellum)
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Taylor Adams has written about the restaurant industry for the Dallas Observer since 2016. Now the Observer's food editor, she attended Southern Methodist University before covering local news at The Dallas Morning News.