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Bill Addison Eats Crow With Lobster And Potato Chiboust With Osetra Caviar and Green Apple Sorbet

Just about a year ago, the DMN debuted their new dining critic, Bill “Freckle Face” Addison. Eager to stir the pot, Addison started his rounds by taking on the DMN’s then current 5-Star listings. His first review was of Aurora, one the most upscale dining destinations in town. Although he liked the place, he didn’t […]

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Nove! Vino! Prego!

Call me late to the party: I still haven’t been to Nove. Now comes word that they are hosting a bitchin’ wine din-din on Feb. 7. The Tenuta di Ghizzano Wine Dinner will be hosted by Henriot Imports and Republic National Distributing Company and—drum roll please–Countess Ginevra Venerosi Pesciolini! Italian royalty no less. Her family […]

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Spa Food

Well, it’s not exactly what you think of when you hear the term “spa food.” But the newly remodeled Mokara Salon and Spa is offering some yummy treats during the month of February. Guests who book any of three Valentine’s treatments—Peppermint Pedicure and Minty Manicure (75 min for $100), Chocolate Cherry Body Wrap (60 min […]

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Mobil Announces New Star Ratings

Mobil Travel Guide unveiled its list of four-and-five star hotels, restaurants, and spas. Here are the area winners: Mobil Five-Star Lodging: Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek, Dallas Mobil Four-Star Lodgings: Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas, Irving Mobil Four-Star Restaurants: Abacus, The French Room, Nana, Stephan Pyles Mobil Four-Star Spas: The Spa […]

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Re: Michelada

When I was in Costa Rica last year, we drank muchos micheladas–but there, they were beer over ice with lots of lime juice. Very refreshing on the beach. Imagine my surprise when I ordered one at Blue Goose and got Stephen’s version…still good, but really not what I wanted. Maybe there’s another place in town […]

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