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.

Farm to Market

There are a lot of things that I love about summer, but very close to the top of that list is the abundance of fresh local produce that pours into our stores this time of year. And today is an especially good day, because our produce buyer sent a list of all the goodies arriving from Johnson's Backyard Garden tomorrow.

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Sour Power from Saint Arnold

I discovered sour beers on recommendation from a friend, and they have quickly become my new favorite summer drinking beer. Light, refreshing, and lower in alcohol sour beers are perfect for warm Texas summer days.

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Local Brews from Local Dudes

We know a lot of people who might suggest that when the local beer scene is good, life is good. And if that is true, then life in Dallas is pretty great right now. Two breweries we wanted to be sure to highlight during Beer Fest are Lakewood Brewing Company and Four Corners Brewing.

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Buffalo Bayou Brewing - New Twist on an Old Craft

When Rassul Zarinfar was a student at Rice University he was a bit of a home brew enthusiast. Little did he know that this would eventually become his life’s passion. After Rice, he spent a few years working for a local beer distributer honing his brewing skills, then took some time off to head to Massachusetts, and get his MBA, from Harvard.

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It’s Going to Be a Mango-licious Summer

Starting June 18 to July 1, Central Market is going crazy for mangos.

Learn how to choose, cut, and store new varieties of the tropical fruit, and, of course, we’ve got some recipes for you, too! 

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Welcome to the Community

Only a year-and-a-half old and this talented upstart Dallas brewery has already won enough medals to masquerade as an Olympic team.

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Shmaltz Brewing Company

What started as a high school joke to Jeremy Cowan and his chums became a million dollar brewery in Clifton Park in 2013. After 17 years of contract brewing in Saratoga, San Francisco, and Brooklyn, Cowan and is world famous brands could stop contract brewing and bring their tongue and cheek brews such as Genesis, Rejewvenator, and Hop Manna to life in a brick and mortar home. 

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Excitement is Brewing

If you are really into beer, then you can't miss our annual celebration of all things barley, hops, and yeast. Just in time to kick off summer, Beer Fest, happening June 11 through 24, will let you discover unique brews from across the state and around the world. You can also meet brewmasters who are expanding and redefining the craft, with brews of every kind. 

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