photos by Steven Doyle
Savor Dallas is fast approaching – this week! Savor is the Granddaddy of all food and wine events in the area and we will be covering this live.
There is so much information that we will allow their press release to speak for itself today:
The 7th annual Savor Dallas, March 18-19, is a “Celebration of Wine, Food, Spirits and the Arts.” The largest premium wine and food event in Texas is dedicated to showcasing the finest chefs in Dallas-Fort Worth, some of the world’s best beverages, and the renaissance of Downtown Dallas and the Arts District while recognizing industry leaders.
“We are excited to announce this year’s Lone Star Awards honorees, Dallas restaurateur Phil Romano and Fredericksburg vineyard owners Dr. Richard Becker and his wife Bunny,” says Jim White, Savor Dallas co-founder along with his wife Vicki Briley-White. Phil is being recognized for his success and leadership in the culinary world, and the Beckers are receiving the Texas Spirit Award at Savor’s prestigious Reserve Tasting on Saturday, March 19th.
The popular “Arts District Wine Stroll” sets the stage for the two-day festival on Friday, March 18th, 5-7pm, where guests can enjoy wine and food tastings in the Dallas Museum of Art, the Nasher Sculpture Center, the Meyerson Symphony Center; and the Winspear Opera House.
Several new features are expected to draw special food, wine, and art lovers this year, including “The Ultimate Friday night pARTy” at Gables Park 17 following the kick-off event, The Arts District Wine Stroll on Friday, March 18th; and a cooking class with Stephan Pyles at his namesake restaurant as well as a pairing of wine and cheese seminar at The Mansion on Turtle Creek with the Mansion’s Michael Flynn and Mozzarella Company’s Paula Lambert on Saturday, March 19th.
The Sheraton Dallas Hotel in downtown Dallas is the scene of Savor Saturday mainstays, March 19th, including a wine panel showcasing the top winemakers appearing at Savor Dallas, the Reserve Tasting of ultra-premium wines and spirits, and the gourmet highlight of the Savor Dallas weekend –