The yummiest Sunday brunch board, wines, and mimosas are just a short drive and so very worth it!! You’ll love the food, ambiance, and hospitality at Deschain Cellars, Winery & Lounge in Gainesville…open Sundays from 11:30am-5pm. Tell them we made you go!!! 🥰😎😋 North Texas Wine Country #eatdrinkshoplocal #edibledfw #drinknorthtexas #brunchboard #forestwinery ... See MoreSee Less
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How did we miss #NationalCoffeeDay? We were certainly drinking plenty of it, lol!!You could continue celebrating like we are and check out this “Cultured Coffee” story from winter 2021 by Eric Swayne! Experience a coffee-crawl through 3 awesome local shops, and download a list of 17 coffee destinations and roasters with a local flair:🤠☕️💖#eatdrinklocal #dfwcoffee #edibledfw #supportlocal #localbuzz Pax & Beneficia Coffee Black Coffee Golden Boy Coffee Co. ... See MoreSee Less
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Get ready for a Meat Fight on November 12th!! This always fun, annual BBQ competition actually started in a backyard in Lake Highlands, and has evolved into a meaty chef-competition with a very worthy cause.This year's event features 20 local chefs who will make you eat as they compete for trophies for best brisket, best sausage, etc. -- and you'll also eat samples in the Sweet Fight competition! Oh and there's a casserole competition, and beer from Community Beer Co. Yes, just saying that you'll be very full of meaty, sweetie, and beery goodness. The festivities include more than simply gorging yourself. You'll enjoy a meat-themed midway with games, and the BEST PART: this fun-lanthropy event benefits people living with Multiple Sclerosis. Tickets go on sale October 3rd at 10am. See link below to snag yours!! 21 AND UP ONLY.Meat Fight is back! November 12th, we will smoke meats and happyscream together as we fight for a cure for MS.If you’ve never been to a Meat Fight, you can expect a ton of killer barbecue, all the beers, a midway with meat-themed games, an auction with barbecue-celebrity-packed items and the most fun you’ve ever had at a charity event.100% of ticket price goes directly to helping someone living with MS. We hope you’ll join us!Bookmark the link now, and don’t be late. Tickets go on sale Tuesday, October 3rd at 10 a.m. (and in the past, they’ve gone fast: ... See MoreSee Less
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Always appreciate being invited to the annual GO TEXAN Pavilion Preview Night at the State Fair of Texas! Lots of #localgoodness and saw plenty of friends, both old and new. When you’re at the State Fair, be sure you spend time at the GO TEXAN Pavilion and pick up lots of new local products!!!Texas Department of Agriculture #supportlocal #StateFairofTX #edibledfw #gotexan ... See MoreSee Less
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Dallas Food & Wine Alliance

The Austin Food & Wine Alliance, known for its grant program and incredible fundraising events is undergoing some major expansion throughout the Lone Star State.

“With everything that is happening, there is no better time to do it, because there are going to be people that are really going to need help,” Mariam Parker, executive director of the organization explained. This fall they announced that they were creating the Texas Food & Wine Alliance (TFWA) as an umbrella organization overseeing alliances in Austin, San Antonio, Houston and Dallas. Each organization will have its own advisory board, staff , events and grant programming. “We really want to treat each city like it’s own organization, anyways, just because they all have their own unique challenges and needs,” said Parker.

Over the last 9 years, the Austin Food & Wine Alliance has given out over $336,000 in grants for chefs, farmers, artisan producers, wine-, beer-, and spirit-makers and food-focused nonprofits. They have also been able to give out more than $14,000 in immediate aid and pandemic recovery this year. The same grant programs will be launching soon for the newly formed Dallas Food & Wine Alliance.

“Our hope is that next year we’ll be able to have grants in all markets,” said Parker. “Eventually the Texas Food & Wine Alliance will have a grant program.” That way they can support anything not in one of the metro areas.

Since the nonprofit cannot hold their well-known in-person events this year to fundraise, they launched the Alliance Academy, a virtual cooking experience where celebrated chefs walk you through making a dish and then do a live Q&A. Tickets come with a recipe kit from Assembly Kitchen that includes everything you need to make your meal. Their first season is live now and includes chefs from all over Texas including Chef Tavel Bristol-Joseph of Hestia in Austin, Chef Rico Torres of Mixtli in San Antonio and Chef Anita Jaisinghani of Pondicheri in Houston.

Be sure to keep an eye out for Chef Matt McCallister of Homewood in Dallas who will be included in the second season.

The Alliances are also getting into the holiday spirit by putting together Texas Treat Gift Sets for the holidays. Order a box for yourself or send the gift of Texas nationwide. Boxes include Mmmole Chocolate bar from Dude, Sweet Chocolate, Spanish Chorizo from Cured, Bread and Butter Hakurei Turnips from Homewood and more.

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Edible Dallas & Fort Worth is a quarterly local foods magazine that promotes the abundance of local foods in Dallas, Fort Worth and 34 North Texas counties. We celebrate the family farmers, wine makers, food artisans, chefs and other food-related businesses for their dedication to using the highest quality, fresh, seasonal foods and ingredients.

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