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Sharon Hage BYOB Wine Dinner at Urbano Café

On your mark, get set, dial: 214-823-8550. Urbano Café is hosting a seven-course dinner with Chef Sharon Hage on November 16 and 17. Hage will create classic and modern takes on the cuisine from the Burgundy region of France. Owner Kristen Kauffman encourages wine collectors to “raid their cellars or favorite wine shop” to pair […]

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Drink This Now: The Drinking Chocolate with Vanilla Bean Marshmallows at Dude, Sweet Chocolate

In a perfect world,  Katherine Clapner of Dude, Sweet Chocolate and I would totally be BFFs.  We would hang out, like, everyday…stuffing our faces silly with her wonderful chocolate creations while watching Lord of the Rings, spending hours planted in front of the X-Box, playing hackey-sack, and toilet-papering the neighbors’ houses.  Then, the end of […]

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Del Frisco’s Grille Set to Open Late November at One McKinney Plaza in Dallas

Another day, another new restaurant in Uptown. Today Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group announced they will open Del Frisco’s Grille this month at One McKinney Plaza at 3232 McKinney Avenue, at the corner of McKinney and Hall. According to the press release: “Del Frisco’s Grille will combine a comfortable and social atmosphere with exciting cuisine, an […]

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Special Report: Fine Dining Returns to the Pyramid Restaurant at The Fairmont in Dallas

Back in the day, The Pyramid Room at the Fairmont Hotel was a top destination restaurant for Dallas diners. Over the years, corporate priorities changed at the hotel and the restaurant turned into a JAHR (Just Another Hotel Restaurant). However, in the last two years, and somewhat under the radar, the pendulum has swung back. […]

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Somebody Help This Poor Boy: Bolsa Mercado

Yesterday, I was having a nice chinwag with the bad boy of Bolsa, Chris Zielke. I asked him what he’s going to sell at his soon-to-open Bolsa Mercado. He admitted he was still looking for stuff to stock on his shelves. He’s been scouting local producers and come up with quite a bit but he […]

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