GrapeFest – A Texas Wine Experience

Visit Grapevine, TX and celebrate wine at the 35th Annual GrapeFest – A Texas Wine Experience.

GrapeFest opens on Thursday, September 16 at 11 a.m. Admission for everyone is free all day on Thursday. Festival hours are Thursday, September 16 from 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Friday, September 17 from 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.; Saturday, September 18 from 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.; and Sunday, September 19 from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. 

GrapeFest is the largest wine festival in the southwest United States and offers four days of family-friendly festival fun. This year’s theme, Texas Wine. Come and Taste It! invites you to come and sip your way through delicious wines from Texas.  

Largest Wine Festival in the Southwest U.S.
September 16,17,18 and 19, 2021
Highlights Wines from Texas, South Australia’s Barossa Valley
and California’s Napa Valley

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DFW Restaurant Week is back for 2021!

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The event that North Texas foodies look forward to all year, DFW Restaurant Week 2021 kicks off the week of August 9th with some of the DFW area’s most popular restaurants. More than 90 restaurants throughout the Metroplex will take part in summer’s hottest dining event!

This year it features both dine-in and take-out options for 3-course prix fixe dinners for just $39 or $49, and 2-course lunches for just $19.

For each meal purchased during the campaign, 20 percent of the cost will be donated to the Dallas area North Texas Food Bank or the Lena Pope in Tarrant county.

Check out the official DFW Restaurant Week list for participating restaurants, menus, and offerings!

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Valentine’s Day is for Lovers

Chocolate Lover’s Food Tours

Dallas by Chocolate offers several Valentine’s Day themed food tours. They also have a specially curated gift box, filled with some favorite local treats from the actual places we visit on our delicious Dallas Bites! and Dallas by Chocolate food tours for your sweetheart.

Other tours include: The Galentine’s Experience! (ladies-only tour), the Valentine’s Ultimate Chocolate Box, and a fun and spicy Valentine’s Tacos & Three Margaritas Tour.
Book your tours early.

Pizza Lovers

Delucca Gaucho Pizza is a culinary experience created with pizza lovers in mind. In this Gaucho style continuous dining pizzeria, you pay just one fixed price and enjoy several delicious handcrafted pizzas.

Don’t forget to leave room for their dessert pizzas:

  • Italian Nutella
  • Banana Flambé
  • Dulce de Leche and Toasted Coconut
  • Roasted Pear, Gorgonzola, and Honey

Delucca has locations in the Dallas Design District, Southlake, Plano, and the Fort Worth location will open on February 16, 2021.

Dessert Lovers

Bisous Bisous Pâtisserie specializes in French-style pastries, cakes, and French Macarons. Their selection of delicious cookies, croissant, cakes, and confections are a sweet treat for all dessert lovers.

“In French, Bisous Bisous ( /bi-zu/ ) means ‘Kiss, Kiss’ or ‘Lots of Love’. When greeting friends and loved ones, the French kiss each cheek, one kiss each side.

 Bisous Bisous Pâtisserie

Valentine Heart Cakes

Bisous Bisous’ Red Velvet cake with Cream Cheese Frosting, Vanilla Bean Buttercream.  Red Velvet, Mexican Chocolate and decorated with Vanilla Macarons are available in a 6″ solid heart or a 10″ heart with the center removed.  

Order your Valentine cake no later than February 11th. Custom cakes are made to order and require at least a 2-day notice. 

Wine Lovers

Grapevine Wine Tours is a perfect event for Ladies Night or a Valentine’s Day celebration. You will visit three of Grapevine’s popular wineries, including Delaney Vineyards, Messina Hof Winery, and Grapevine Spings Winery.

Wine Tour Schedule

Wine Lunch Tour – $115.00
Monday – Saturday,  11:30 am – 3:30 pm 
Sunday  12:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Wine Dinner Tour – $125.00
Monday – Saturday,  5:30 pm – 9:30 pm 
Sunday, 4:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Book your wine tour now. Call  817-259-WINE (9463) for other options. Special pickup arrangements will be made for larger groups. Local residents may join the tour at whichever hotel stop is most convenient. *February special:  10% off for all grocery store employees. Use code: FOODIES4WINE  at checkout. Must show proof of employment.

💝 5 more ways to thoughtfully (and safely) spend Valentine’s Day:  Even a lowkey celebration can be made special with the right itinerary. Use this guide – our curated picks for how to spend Valentine’s Day in Dallas – to help make sure your plus one still feels the love. –VisitDallas

💝 Valentine’s Day Dining: This year’, Valentine’s Day falls on a Sunday, prompting many local restaurants to host special dinners all weekend long. With extra days to celebrate, maybe that’ll allow for more social distancing. And most places are doing packaged meals to go. Here’s where you can celebrate Valentine’s Day 2021. – Dallas CultureMap

Have a happy Valentine’s Day💘

Life Can be Sweet with a Dallas by Chocolate/Dallas Bites! Tours

Taste of Bishop Arts Tour and Dallas by Chocolate Tour

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Join your fellow foodies on the Taste of Bishop Arts Tour on January 31, 2021. You’ll eat your way through the fun, eclectic Oak Cliff neighborhood.

Other popular foodie tours include the popular Dallas’ Best Tacos and Margaritas Tour (named Best in Dallas by the Dallas Observer), on January 16, 23, and 30, 2021. During the four stops, you will enjoy award-winning street tacos, gourmet tacos, and eclectic tacos. The margaritas will also be awesome!

It is not too late to book your reservation for The fabulous Dallas by Chocolate Tour on January 16, 23, and 30, 2021, and the Dallas Best Pizza Tour have a good time with friends. Valentine’s Day tours are also available.

Book now before these popular tours fill up and save $2 per ticket now through February 1, 2020, with code: 2EAT.  Bring a friend!