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Brews News Debuts

What’s that you say? You want short & sweet weekly updates about Dallas’ craftbrew, microbrew, and homebrew culture? You got it. As much as we hate to think about it, these warmer temps mean that yet another punishing summer is lurking just around the corner. So, the way we see it, there’s no time like […]

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Shrine Circus Elephants Dine at the Dallas Farmers Market

Intrepid intern Katie Minchew ran away with the circus—for the afternoon. Read up on her adventures with the elephants at the Dallas Farmers Market: The Shrine Circus is in town at Fair Park Coliseum until Sunday. Yesterday, despite the unseasonably chilly weather, three of the show’s Asian elephants—Cindy, Betty, and Bo—presented a little side show […]

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Report: 2011 Dallas Pizza Tour

Last Saturday was the latest in a lengthening list of Dallas Foodie Tours: The 2011 Dallas Pizza Tour. Like the Burger, Taco, and Vegan tours that preceded the tour was the brainchild of Steven Doyle, best known as never having written for Dallas/Ft. Worth Construction News (ed note: The list of Dallas publications that Steve […]

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Second Take: Not Your Father’s Dragonfly

Recently Krista Nightengale reported on her visit to Dragonfly inside Hotel ZaZa in Uptown. Last week, I attended a press event and got to check out the renovated dining room and sample some of new chef  Dan Landsberg ‘s menu items. I wasn’t anonymous or paying so what follows is not a review. Rather it […]

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Savor Mexico This Thursday

Head to Milestone Culinary Arts Center this Thursday for Savor Mexico, A Culinary Competition and a Gastronomical Affair sponsored by Desperados Mexican Restaurant and el Consulate General of Mexico in Dallas. The event runs from 7 to 10 pm and showcases the spatula skills of student chefs from the Universidad Internacionalde Profesiones (UNIPRO) and their award […]

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Prince William Chooses Dallas Chef Darren McGrady’s Recipe for His Wedding Cake

From 1993 until her death in 1997, Darren McGrady was Princess Diana’s personal chef. He helped her recover from bulimia and prepared William and Harry’s daily meals. He moved to Dallas in late 2003. I profiled McGrady in May 2004. Today McGrady is a busy dude. He’s a chef, author, culinary consultant, event planner, and […]

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