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Cakebread Celebrates 25 Years of The American Harvest Workshop

August 18 – 21 dozens of chefs, journalists and food and wine lovers escape to picturesque Napa Valley for a few days of learning about and celebrating local products, great wine and incredible company at the Cakebread Wineries American Harvest Workshop, a multi-day event designed to teach participants the glory of using seasonal, fresh ingredients […]

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Private Social Tweets for Servers

Just seconds ago, Tiffany Derry announced on the Private Social Twitter feed that the restaurant is now officially interviewing servers: @PrivateSocial, Dallas, TX Partners Tiffany Derry, Patrick Halbert, and Andy Austin will be opening Private Social restaurant in the fall of 2011 in the uptown area of Dallas. PSA: We are hiring for all […]

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Who Says There’s No Free Lunch? Not Cafe Brazil in Bishop Arts

In honor of the third anniversary of their Bishop Arts location, Cafe Brazil‘s filling bellies fo’ free. Just stop by this Wednesday (17th) between 6:30 am and 6:30 pm for a free order of chicken crepes, pasta de tigre (rowwwrrr), pumpkin pancakes, or the wine country salad. Save room for the free slice of red […]

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Success Story: Shannon Stone Fundraiser at Pecan Lodge Catering in Dallas Farmers Market

I received several texts and tweets from peeps who attended last nights barbecue bonanza fundraiser at Pecan Lodge Catering at the Dallas Farmers Market. According to one of the organizers, the event raised close to $10,000 for the family of Lt. Shannon Stone, the fireman who died in July after falling head first from the […]

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First Take—The Nearly Invisible Social House Supper Pub in Addison

The set-up: When The Social House Supper Pub relocated from Uptown to Addison this summer, they did so with the stated mission of serving regular food to regular people. Sentences such as this fill me with apprehension. While I, too, find foodie elitism tedious, the mission to eradicate it often ends up playing to a […]

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Pasand in Richardson to Close, Owners to Open Vindu in Dallas

Teresa Gandhi Gubbins reports owner Udipe Reddy will close the once wildly popular Indian restaurant, Pasand, on August 31. She called and has quotes but the cliff notes are as follows. The Reddy family, which opened the restaurant in 1996 in Richardson and a second location in Irving in 1997, has already taken over a […]

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