Lakewood Brewing Pop up Dinner – Tonight 2/22/2018 7:00pm

Lakewood Brewery


  • Snack
    • House pastrami, kimchi, rye toast, Russian dressing
    • Paired with Funky Fest
  • Entrée
    • Philly style hotdog, cheese Wiz
    • Paired with All Call
  • Entrée
    • Pork ribs, pinto beens, sorghum, dates 48 hr smoked beef fat
    • Paired with Goatman
  • Dessert
    • Coconut Clouds meringue cookies, chocolate mousse, smoked coconut
    • Paired with Coconut Temptress



Big Daddy Band – Friday February 23 The Maverick – Carrollton

Big Daddy Band is arguably the Metroplex’s best cover band!.  They are definitely one of the hardest working.  Check out  their playlist on their website. 

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Buon Vino Wine and Chocolate Pairing 2/13/2018 6pm

Pre Valentines wine and chocolate pairing at Buon Vino!

  • AMAPOLA CREEK – Cab lovers Zin,  dense deep purple in color rich, full bodied, moderate tannins long on the finish, complex ripe dark fruit not jammy. Monte Rosso Vinyard  in eastern Sonoma has some extremely old vines, some as old as 125 years. The Wine maker is Richard Arrowood who is celebrating his 51st year of winemaking.
  • Faust Napa Valley Cabernet – From the Huneeus family,  maker of Quintessa,  comes the 2015 Faust Cabernet. Blended with Cabernet, Merlot, Cab Franc, and Petit Verdot. Aged 19 months in 100% French oak. Velvety tannins, blackberry black cherry and plums. Robert Parker 92-94

Available through Buon Vino at

Buon Vino Pahlmeyer tasting



Great Pahlmeyer tasting Thursday night. The 2014 Pahlmeyer Chardonnay was a big butter bomb with huge mouth feel.  100% malolactic fermentation ( hence the soft buttery mouth feel) Spent 11 months in new french oak medium toast. Wine spectator rated it a 95.  Liquid Art in a bottle for $79.99. Available through Buon Vino at

Buon Vino

If you have never heard of Buon Vino you are missing out on a great wine experience.  Part wine club, part tasting room Buon Vino is located in an office building at 2800N. Dallas Parkway Suite 105 in Plano. The building is next door to the the Money Matters building. Tastings are held the first Saturday of each month.  In addition “pop up” tastings featuring a winery and usually an expert from that winery.  The events usually start at 6 and last about an hour and a half or two.  Personalized wine concierge with special orders and home wine delivery is also part of the service




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