George and Katie Brown of GEORGE Catering are celebrating their 11th year in business by focusing their culinary attention to seasonality. When they aren’t driving their triplets to karate lessons, they devote time to their catering business and fundraising events for causes close to their hearts (see one below).
Somewhat frustrated by clients asking for peaches in February or Texas tomatoes in December, they have developed a Seasonality Spinwheel (take one to Firewheel!) that shows all Texas’ in-season produce per month. (Print out your template here.) Also check out their recipe for Spiked Raspberry Lemonade. Yummers. Continue reading "George Catering in Dallas Presents a Seasonality Spinwheel"2 Comments »
The next SideDish Supper Club is in the works and it’s going to be a doozy! And I’m not talking about the sandwich! Space will be limited. The price will be low. And the fun, well, will be priceless. If you haven’t already signed up to receive the first e-mail announcement of the event, please type your e-mail address in the box under the SideDish Supper Club logo on the right side of this page. See you there! Feel free to guess where the event will take place. I’ve got a big prize for the winner. Go.12 Comments »
A couple of weeks ago we went into deepest East Dallas to visit Jimmy’s Food Store for a wine tasting. This week we headed north to Plano where we attended a “Tour of Spain” at Urban Crust. We arrived about 15 minutes after the appointed starting time becuase every car ever built was on Central Expressway. By that time, the first floor of the three floor restaurant was packed with tasting participants, cheek by jowl, as they say. The wood floors and brick walls combined to create a deafening buzz that rendered conversation with the person opposite on the family-style seating nearly impossible.
Below is the menu, prepared by Chef/Partner Salvatore Gisellu, Chef Keith Browning and Chef Raul Hernandez. The wine was supplied by Republic, who supplied representative Kim Merrill who bravely attempted a description of each wine to the lively crowd and is probably investigating laryngitis cures as you read this.
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Yow. Zah. Check out the vendor list (below) for this weekend’s Four Seasons Market at Firewheel. Great show! Wonder if they’ll have space for this after In-N-Out opens. Continue reading "Four Seasons Market at Firewheel Market in Garland: That’s What a Weekend Market’s All About"