Check Out the Restaurants Coming to Dallas Observer Iron Fork, Then Get Tickets Before Prices Increase Saturday

Iron Fork is on its way back.EXPAND
Iron Fork is on its way back.
Kathy Tran

Iron Fork, one of the city’s biggest annual food events, marks its 10th year in April. More than 40 restaurants will show up with bites, beer, wine and cocktails, and two big-time chefs will compete in a live cooking competition.

If you haven’t been, it’s a favorite one for many. For one, it’s indoors, in Centennial Hall at Fair Park.

Before you start heading to South Dallas, you need tickets, which jump in price this Saturday.

Now for details.

General admission ($40; increases to $50 Saturday, March 7) gets you in at 7 p.m. for unlimited food samples from all of those restaurants alongside beer, wine, cocktails and entertainment.

If you get the VIP ticket ($65; increases to $75 March 7), you’ll have access an hour earlier and complimentary valet parking before 6:30 p.m. Fewer people and easy parking at Fair Park? Yes, please.

We’re going to have a long list of restaurants showing up for the April event. But for now we have a preview of those who are joining us as of today (we've already seen more come to the list since we first posted last week):

Blue Mesa Grill
Bundt Cake-A-Holic
Del Sur Tacos
Fish City Grill
Great One Cookie Company
Harlowe MXM
House of Blues
Hutchins BBQ
Ked’s Artisan Ice Cream & Treats
Kuai Asian Kitchen
Meso Maya
Norma's Cafe
Ojeda's Mexican Restaurant
Open Palette
Ross & Hall Beer Garten + Kitchen
Savor Gastropub
Scardello Artisan Cheese
Shumi Omakase
Sundown at Granada
Sweet Peaks Ice Cream
The Dream Kitchen by Mallery Tuck
The Rustic
Tortas Insurgentes
Vaquero Coffee
XO Coffee and Bistro

With many more to come

I now see two restaurants on here that are in our Top 100 list, too. So don’t miss your chance to snag a ticket as soon as possible.

Iron Fork will be from 7 to 10 p.m. Wednesday, April 29, at Centennial Hall at Fair Park, 1001 Washington St. (South Dallas)

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