News & Events

Prepare your taste buds for what’s in store with updates about our newest and tastiest happenings. From new product rollouts to monthly festivals to celebrity chefs in our Cooking School, here’s where you’ll find the latest and greatest information about Central Market.

Best of Hatch 2014


We know for a fact, the chiles that we get from Hatch, NM, are pound for pound the best around. And we get really excited to add Hatch peppers to a slew of product, but today we're ready to name the best of the best. Below are our 2014 favorite Hatch products, from new and exclusive products to our tried and true favorites.

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19 Years and Still Reigning Champs


Ladies and gentlemen... let's get ready to roast 'em! Don’t miss Central Market’s Annual Hatch Chile Festival, 19 years and still the world heavyweight chile champion. Festivities begin August 6th and we will be showing off our pepper prowess until August 19th.

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DFW Restaurant Week Reservation Day


August is just around the corner, and if you are an avid Dallas / Fort Worth diner like I am, you know that means DFW Restaurant Week is also quickly approaching. Official dates are August 11-17, but today is Reservation Day, so get your fingers ready to click and call your favorite spots around town before they fill up.

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Crushing on Fleurie


How many songs have been written about the carefree and fun-filled nature of summertime? School’s out forever, the fish are jumping and that Summer fling didn’t mean a thing, but, ohhh… those Summer nighhhhhhhiiiiiiiiights! Should I tell you more, tell you more? Well, what I can tell you about is a red wine that perfectly captures the flirty, fun spirit of summer. Get ready to have a summer crush with a wine named Fleurie.

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Dallas Lovers Welcomes Dave Phinney of Orin Swift


The history of Orin Swift Cellars dates back to 1995 when on a lark, David Swift Phinney took a friend up on an offer and went to Florence, Italy to spend a semester “studying.” During that time, he was introduced to wine, how it was made, and got hooked. 

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Wine Week Fab Five Wine Sale


As part of the Wine Week festivities, July 9 - July 15, we are again hosting our Fab Five wine sale. Simply put, you can save up to 25% on all wines with a price ending in "5." This means that you can choose from over 200 carefully selected, diverse wines that you won't find anywhere else in Texas.

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Central Coast Classic, Hahn Estates


If you have spent any time in the Central Coast area of California, then you don't need me to remind you how beautiful it is. Often at the end of a trip, the only thing that can bring solace, is remembering when you found that jewel of a winery creating the rare combination exceptional wines and an exceptional price, like those from Hahn Estates.

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Chardonnay: Oaked or Unoaked?


Chardonnay is the most diverse – and most planted – white wine grape in the world. It’s used for everything from rich Sonoma Chardonnay to the light-and-zesty ‘Blanc de Blancs’ Champagne. But so often you here wine drinkers exclaim, “I like anything but Chardonnay.”

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Rosé is the new Red


This time of year when the thermometer starts to climb towards 100 degrees, I am on the look out for cool and refreshing summer beverages. Just the same as changing out sweaters for sun dresses, this means switching out a beloved red for something a bit lighter, and I have found one Italian and two French rosés that are just the ticket. 

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