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Deep Ellum Brewing Company Adds Beer Garden. Debut Tomorrow at High Noon in Dallas.

Deep Ellum Brewing Company’s Brand and Sales Ninja, Tait Lifto, sends the news. This may be the place to hang before Savor Dallas’ sold-out reserve tasting: Deep Ellum Brewing Company is proud to introduce the next step in our young life: a brand new beer garden premiering to the public tomorrow, Saturday March 31, 2012 […]

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Central 214: Chef Graham Dodds is Nuts for Eggs

Graham Dodds, execuchef at Central 214, is doing some crazy stuff with eggs. He serves a Poached Farm Egg: an egg atop a Lyonnais salad of chopped greens, lardons and crumbled Caprino Royale goat cheese ($10 at lunch and pictured below the jump). Cut the floppy egg with your knife and the viscous yolk flows […]

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“Roll Up and Chow Down” Food Truck Field Day

Normally, we don’t post up every food truck event that’s happening (too many to keep track of), but this one’s a sweet one. D Magazine intern Becca Brooks went to Stonewall Jackson and had a grand time hanging out at the school. Stonewall Jackson Elementary is unlike any school I’ve ever seen. It’s the regional […]

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Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars Tasting at Pappas Bros. Steakhouse in Dallas

Last week Nicki Pruss of Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars was in Dallas. She presented a powerful, but eclectic assortment, of her wines at the restaurant with the best wine list in Dallas, Pappas Bros Steakhouse. Luckily, I was an invited guest at the dinner which showcased her wines. Pruss has a big responsibility. As winemaker […]

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Hipsters, Brace Yourself: Wal-Mart is Definitely Moving into Lower Greenville

The DMN reports that the Walmart empire is taking over the former Whole Foods and Blockbuster space, replacing it with a Neighborhood Market store that’ll be open to the public in September. Wal-Mart promises to bring 90 new jobs to the area and support community projects, but it’ll also be really, really close to the […]

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Dean Fearing Does New York: Hanging With Jean-Georges Vongerichten

Dallas chef Dean Fearing is in New York where he will be honored as a “Pioneer of American Cuisine” by The Culinary Institute of America. Fearing is standing in tall grass: tomorrow’s gala dinner will also honor Larry Forgione, Wolfgang Puck, Paul Prudhomme, and Alice Waters. Each honoree was asked to invite a protégée to […]

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Where to Take Your Mother-in-Law for Easter Brunch in Dallas

My favorite memory of Easter is not actually mine. It’s David Sedaris’. Way back when Sedaris was in France, he enrolled in an university to study French. The instructor once asked the class, “And what does one do on Easter? Would anyone like to tell us?” This is when Sedaris attempted to explain to a […]

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Somebody Help This Poor Restaurant: American Express iPhone Coupon

A frustrated restaurateur, who chooses to remain anonymous, asks fellow indie restaurants the following question: We had a guest present an iPhone coupon from FourSquare at our restaurant yesterday. The deal is “spend $5, get $5 off.” The problem is we never signed up for couponing or advertising or ANYTHING with this company. The guest was very upset when […]

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Top Caterer George Brown Featured at Connemara’s “Hops for Habitat” Fundraiser on April 7

See George hop. Hear George talk. Most importantly, watch George cook. George W. Brown of the now-defunct GEORGE catering is participating in the Connemara Conservancy Foundation’s “Hops for Habitat” fundraiser series on April 7 at Montgomery Farm. The first event on April 7 from 7 – 10 PM is designed to “raise money to support […]

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