Wine and dine: Goodfriend, Arboretum, Cusumano

Jimmy's Food StoreGoodfriend Beer Garden & Burger House has new menu items, including Fez Mezze (hummus with escalavida, goat cheese and pita chips) and the Bat Out of Hell (sriracha-glazed meatloaf and smashed potatoes on challah).

• Spring Tea at the Dallas Arboretum begins March 4 and runs through April 5. It will be served Monday through Friday at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Cost is $47, which includes admission, parking, taxes and gratuity. The Champagne tea is $57. Reservations are required.

• Wine of the week: Cusumano Nero d’Avola 2011 ($10) is stunning in its combination of value and quality. Look for a dark, plummy and almost earthy character.  Available at Jimmy’s.


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