Another Restaurant Project Bites the Dust: Table 18

Veteran Dallas restaurateur Jack Baum and business partner Mort Meyerson have pulled the plug on their upscale restaurant, Table 18. The 10,000 square foot restaurant, originally called Meyerson’s, was scheduled to open in the new Rosewood Court tower across from the Ritz-Carlton. Chef David Gilbert, formerly of Luqa, another ill-fated restaurant, has been working on […]

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Chris Ward National TV Appearance Update

We mentioned Mercury chef Chris Ward’s upcoming national TV appearance, but here are more details from his PR machine, Big Al: Mercury Restaurant Executive Chef/Partner Chris Ward will kick-off the holidays by sharing his holiday recipes on Fox & Friends, Thanksgiving Day, on the streets of New York with the Macy’s Day Parade.  Ward will […]

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Add a Little French Accent to Your Holiday Table

When was the last time you dined at Lavendou? Well, that is too long. Owner Pascal Cayet oversees a stellar all-thing-French-and-Provençal menu along with French High Tea service and cooking classes. Busy guy. This morning he sends word that he will be offering their “long time customer favorite” cranberry and walnut tart for sale through […]

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Brian C. Luscher: Chef or Dining Critic?

I’ll end today’s Quesadilla Madness with a report (and photo) from The Grape’s chef Brian Luscher: We went next door to Quesa-d-yas for lunch today. Nice Guy/Good Neighbor/Owner Paul greeted us at the front door with a handshake, then did the same to the next patron that came in.  Genuine hospitality.  The space is bright, […]

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