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Things to Do (and Eat): Learn the Power of Almonds and Wallow in Chocolate

Screw black-eyed peas. Start the new year right with chocolate.
Screw black-eyed peas. Start the new year right with chocolate. anusorn nakdee/iStock

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Screw black-eyed peas. Start the new year right with chocolate.
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Natural Grocers is hosting a class to teach all about almond flour. It’s high in fiber, protein, iron, potassium and magnesium and is a grain-free, low-glycemic alternative for all your baking endeavors.

What: Quick Class: Almond Flour Power

When: 3:30-4 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 27

Where: Natural Grocers, 11661 Preston Road (North Dallas)

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Drink Dash at the Dallas Farmers Market has an eclectic mix of drinks and bites from some favorite shops. Each ticket gets you an engraved Dallas Farmers Market glass and 10 samples.

What: Drink Dash

When: 4-7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 29

Where: Dallas Farmers Market, 920 S. Harwood St. (downtown Dallas)

Tickets: $11

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Guest creative Yelp of Yelibelly Chocolate will join Charming @ The Market for a chocolate tasting. The event begins with a chocolatier’s amuse-bouche then goes into a guided chocolate tasting. You and your date will learn to use all five senses to enjoy and discover the flavor profiles of chocolate from different cacao-growing regions of the world.

What: New Years Date Night — Chocolate Tasting

When: 5-7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 29

Where: Charming @ The Market, 1011 S. Pearl Expressway, Suite 150 (downtown Dallas)

Tickets: $50 

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Taco y Vino is hosting its first New Year's Adam Dinner (Adam came before Eve, this is the night before New Year’s Eve; it’s apparently a thing). Chefs Lance McWhorter (ETX Provisions) and Graham Shockley (Nova) will prepare eight courses paired with sparkling wines from around the world.

What: New Year’s Adam Tasting Menu Takeover

When: 7-10 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 30

Where: Taco y Vino, 213 W. 8th St. (Oak Cliff)

Tickets: $140 per person, [email protected]
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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.