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The Best Culinary Events of the Week, Including A Dr. Seuss-Inspired Brunch

This week in Dallas dining, Les Dames d'Escoffier host their annual fundraising event, Dr. Suess gets a birthday brunch and several local brewers invite you out to imbibe in local beer.

Wednesday, February 27 If you've ever wondered what all the beers from Deep Ellum Brewing Co. look like lined up in a row, then tonight is your night at Jack Mac's Swill and Grill. They're doing a 10-tap takeover of DEBC beers, which will include the IPA, Rye Pils, Blonde, Double Brown Stout, Cherry Chocolate Double Brown Stout, Dreamcrusher, Rocktoberfest, Darkest Hour, 1st Anniversary Beer and Festivus. Round out the evening with one of those enchilada-topped burgers, which are reportedly "freaking awesome" and it'll be the most amazing Wednesday ever.

Craft and Growler will have a Rahr & Sons Snowmageddon (imperial oatmeal stout) Keep-the-Glass and tapping at 6 p.m.

Thursday, February 28 Sharon Hage and master sommelier Barbara Werley are hosting the second annual Sip 'n Savor event benefiting the YWCA of Metropolitan Dallas at the UP home of Angela Fontana and Andre Szuwalski. Werley is one of 17 female master sommeliers in the United States. Tickets are $120 per person. Visit the website for more information.

Saturday, March 2 In honor of Dr. Seuss' birthday, chef Brad Phillips at the Asador hotel is serving a quirky brunch with green eggs and ham Benedict, roast beef with Who-hash browns, Whoville rainbow waffles and The Cat in the Hat parfait. There's also 1 Fish, 2 Fish, tacos. Bartender Tyler Lott will provide cocktails to go with, including a fish bowl white sangria with St. Germain, Riesling and those little Swedish fish swimming about. The Sam I Am bloody mary is made with bacon-infused vodka and a house-made mix, garnished with candy bacon and spicy pickles. For reservations, call 214-267-4815.

Chef DAT is hosting an Underground Dinner in Deep Ellum this Saturday. Each course is paired with wine from the Domaine Serene winery from Oregon. Dinner includes a crab and crawfish bisque, seared Hawaiian walu and sous vide pork tenderloin. To RSVP, contact [email protected] Dinner and the wine pairing is $175 per person.

Sunday, March 3 Les Dames d'Escoffier International's Dallas chapter will host its annual Raiser Grazer Sunday, March 3, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Union Station. This year's theme is Dames Go Local and will raise money for scholarships. The event will have more than 25 serving stations, plus a silent auction. Tickets are $65 per person. Visit LDE Dallas for more information.

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Lauren Drewes Daniels is the Dallas Observer's food editor. She started writing about local restaurants, chefs, beer and kouign-amanns in 2011. She's driven through two dirt devils and is certain they were both some type of cosmic force.