Ready to wine and dine? Here are some options from Fuqua Winery (tonight), Hector’s on Henderson (tonight), The Grape, Chamberlain’s Seafood Market, Sigel’s, Sevy’s Grill, Charlie Palmer, Pappas Bros. Steakhouse, Cafe Toulouse, and Nana.
Stoney and Diana Savage have reopened Stoney’s (‘member the tiny stone store near AAC?) as Stoney’s Bottle Bargains. They’re slogan—“All Wine at 30% Off All The Time’—got my attention. Go. Drink. Report.3 Comments »
Sent to you via me: “Phil & Janet Cobb, Blair Black, Dotty Griffith and Chris Andrews invite you to join them in celebrating the grand opening of Cobb Switch Barbecue.”
The soiree takes place this Saturday, June 27, from 11a.m. to 4:00p.m. There will be live music, $1 margaritas, and raffle drawings to benefit the North Texas Food Bank. Current DMN dining critic, Leslie Brenner, will demonstrate how to make a perfect aioli at 2:00 p.m. If you are still reading this, that last line was not true. Head up to 2625 Old Denton Rd. (Northwest corner of George Bush Turnpike) in Carrollton. 214-483-3600.11 Comments »
Our circulation director just told us that our February 2009 issue–the “Cheap Eats” issue–sold like crazy on the newsstand. No big surprise. Everyone wants a bargain these days. And now I just get word that the grand dame of fine Dallas dining is jumping on the bargain bandwagon. Yep, The Mansion is offering a three-course dinner for $49 Sunday-Wednesday. It includes your choice of starter, entree, and dessert. The recession has never tasted so good.2 Comments »
From Karen Lukin at Whole Foods: “Sweet and plump cherries, perfect for picnics or pie-making—or for a special occasion, make chocolate-dipped cherries. Cherries are not only a good source of vitamin C, like many fruits, they are also high in iron, potassium, fiber and antioxidants—a powerful healthy punch in a tiny, tasty package. $3.99 a pound thru June 30 (reg. $5.99).” Tiny, tasty packages? So many comebacks, so little time.2 Comments »
I interrupt this food blog to bring you some breaking news from the you-can’t-make-this-stuff-up department. Sometimes the mass of press releases that land in my inbox just give me tired head. This is one I thought you would like to see. I mean, seriously? Billy Joel is now headlining divorce support groups? Anyone with a private jet want to take me up tomorrow? Money quote: “Divorce Parties are a multi-million dollar business today.”
(Who can find the giant typo? Go, Kirk.) Continue reading "Billy Joel to Participate in America’s First Divorce Expo and Reception"
If I had a million dollars, I would buy every dish of macaroni and cheese in Dallas and toss them in the Trinity River. Like sliders, the trend of gloried poorly cross-dressed versions of macaroni and cheese needs to disappear from Dallas menus. We are all too fat anyway. Chefs, find another dish to maul.23 Comments »
The folks at Lonesome Dove are going on vacation this summer, so unless you get there by Saturday, you’ll have to wait until July 6 to experience Chef Tim Love’s fancy cowboy cuisine. Speaking of Tim Love, did you see Sarah’s recap of Top Chef Masters?2 Comments »