The Foodie Experience Best Bites of Big D is presented by Albertsons and Tom Thumb, and is the exclusive kick-off to Taste of Dallas. This special, one-night-only event is on Friday, June 9th at Gilley’s Dallas, and will highlight the very best food and drinks that Dallas has to offer. This year’s all-inclusive format will provide an immersive, interactive evening experience for culinary enthusiasts. Enjoy celebrity chefs, like Dean Fearing of Fearing’s at The Ritz Carlton and Tom Parlo of the renowned Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek, just to name a few. Guests will be able to sip and sample from some of the very best restaurants, gourmet brands and local artisans, and will enjoy hands-on food and beverage demonstrations in the relaxed atmosphere of Gilley’s Dallas. You’ll want to purchase tickets early, as tickets are limited for this all-inclusive event and will sell out!


  • Unlimited Food Sampling Friday, June 9th at Gilley’s Dallas
  • 50+ Best Chefs/Restaurants, Gourmet Brands & Local Artisan Market
  • Craft Beer, Wine & Spirits Samplings & Pairings
  • Culinary Demonstrations on Multiple Stages
  • Live Music & Entertainment

  • WHERE: Gilley's Dallas- 1135 S Lamar St, Dallas, TX
  • WHEN: Friday, June 9th, 2017
  • HOURS: Fri: 7:30pm - 10:30pm

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October 27th & 28th


  • Larry & Karen Williams

    Amberjax Fish Market Grille & Sallio Bistro



  • Andrea Meyer

    Bisous Bisous Patisserie


    Black Walnut Cafe


    Caribbean Cabana

  • Uno Immanivong

    Chino Chinatown

  • Ivan Arias

    El Rincon Mexican Restaurant & Tequila Bar

  • Dean Fearing

    Fearing's at The Ritz

  • Jacob Williamson

    Five Sixty by Wolfgang Puck

  • Mark Wootton

    Garden Cafe


    Graham Dodds


    Grayson Social


    Great One Cookie Co

  • Tida Pichakron & Gianni Santin

    Haute Sweets Patisserie


    High Brew Coffee




    Isabelly’s Chocolates & Sweet Treats

  • Masa Kurihara

    Kabuki Japanese Restaurant

  • Kate Weiser

    Kate Weiser Chocolate

  • John Tesar



    La Bodega's

  • Dunia Borga

    La Duni Baking Studio


    Local Oak


    Lonestar Popcorn

  • Daniel Pittman

    LUCK at Trinity Groves


    Max's Wine Dive


    Melinda's Hot Sauce

  • Anastacia Quinones



    Opa Greek Taverna


    Palapas Seafood Bar

  • Janice Provost



    Paul Martin's American Grill


    Public School 214


    Pudding on Smiles

  • Andrew Savoie

    Resident Taqueria

  • Ben Zimmerer

    Rex's Seafood at the Market

  • Tom Parlo

    Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek

  • Jose Cacari


  • Abraham Salum

    Salum Restaurant


    Sambuca Restaurant


    Scardello Artisan Cheese


    Schorlemer Haus


    Spin Pizza

  • Erin McKool


  • Jason West

    Sundown At the Granada

  • Nico Sanchez

    Taqueria La Ventana, Tortaco & Meso Maya


    Texas Olive Ranch


    Texas Rib Rangers

  • Jan Loov

    Texas Spice at Omni Dallas

  • Sarah Penrod

    The Urban Cowgirl

  • Jeffrey Kollinger

    Tillman's Roadhouse

  • Angela Hernandez

    Top Knot


    True Food Kitchen

  • Alex Astranti



    Victoria Chefina Chocolate


    Village Baking Co.


    XO Coffee Co


    Yucatan Taco Stand


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