Things to do for March 22, 2012

The Weekender

This Weekend: Patio Season Is Here

This is the beginning of a beautiful the weekend.

Thursday
Urban Taco Kicks Off Patio Season
LOVELY RITAS

Urban Taco Kicks Off Patio Season

Just this past Tuesday, the heavens aligned and the vernal equinox transpired, which all means one thing: it’s time to drink outside again. Urban Taco is celebrating by hosting an outdoor soiree with gratis tequila cocktails, half-off appetizers (including barbacoa tostadas) and a live mariachi band. Which seems appropriate.

Mar 22, 6-9pm, Urban Taco, 3411 McKinney Ave, 214-922-7080

Olivella’s: Part II
TOSS UP

Olivella’s: Part II

Because you can never have too many Neapolitan pizza spots: the new Olivella’s on Mockingbird. Get comfortable outside under their huge arbor with some vino and black truffle pie. Patios and pizza. Done and done.

Now open, Olivella’s, 6465 E Mockingbird Ln, Ste 525, 469-730-2626

Saturday
The Biggest Food Truck Event in Dallas
KEEP ON TRUCKIN’

The Biggest Food Truck Event in Dallas

This Saturday, Truckstop—a gathering of 18 food trucks in Oak Cliff. Your options include Rock and Roll Tacos, the Butcher’s Son and Cup Cakin Machine. As a bonus, Def Star truck will be manning the turntables. Apparently, Radiohead was already booked.

Mar 24, 2-7pm, no cost, Truckstop, 1818 Sylvan Ave

Billy Reid. Sissy’s. Live Music. Go.
SOUTHERN CHARM

Billy Reid. Sissy’s. Live Music. Go.

The dapper gents at Billy Reid are launching a pop-up concert series. First up, Fox and the Bird (and their banjo player) will play as you sip whiskey cocktails and feast on fried chicken from Sissy’s Southern Kitchen. Something tells us seersucker is welcome.

Mar 24, 6pm, no cost, Billy Reid, 70 Highland Park Village, 214-346-0010

Monday
You Have a Cocktail Class to Attend
EXTRA CREDIT

You Have a Cocktail Class to Attend

Your cocktailing skills: marvelous. But there’s always room for growth. Related: Duo is hosting a cocktail class, taught by a barkeep who poured libations for Oprah’s birthday party. You might not have noticed because you were getting a free car.

Mar 26, 6:30-8:30pm, $65, Duo, 7721 Inwood Rd, reserve at 214-884-2979

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