Special Report: 2012 Côtes du Coeur Gala at Hilton Anatole in Dallas

Saturday night,  Côte du Coeur hosted their International Fine Wine Auction and Celebrity Chef Dinner. The annual event raises money for the American Heart Association to fund heart research. They have raised over $16m in their 20-year history. Hundreds of well-heeled diners filled the ballroom of the Hilton Anatole in Dallas where 17 top Dallas […]

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I Hate Calculating My Own Bill at a Restaurant

I visited an Indian restaurant in Irving this past weekend with a couple friends, eager to consume mango lassi with a side of samosas since it was a place that I’d heard good things about. I walked in, and it was one of those confusing restaurants where you’re not sure what to do first. Seat […]

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Vegan Fresh: Raw Chickpea-Free Hummus

D Magazine intern Michelle Saunders is a healthy eater who makes vegan/vegetarian-friendly concoctions. Since we tackled breakfast here last week, I figured I’d provide a lunch option this week. Hummus is often considered to be a vegetarian’s bread and butter, with good reason. Although I enjoy traditional hummus on occasion, I prefer this lighter, raw, […]

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Changes Coming to The Marriott City Center

This week I attended a media event at Centric, the new restaurant at The Marriott City Center in downtown Dallas. The Marriott wanted to draw attention to their $16m renovation of the hotel that includes a new concierge room on the 16th floor, a  state-of-the-art 24-hour fitness center, room upgrades, lobby art, and a new […]

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Central Market Announces “Passport France” Festival May 9 – 22

Get ready for Central Market’s yearly culinary salute to foreign food. In 2010, we celebrated Argentina (Hi, Francis!). Last year we pigged out on Spain (Hola, Paco!). This year they are throwing a two-week soiree for France, specifically the southern region of Provence, which will begin on May 9 and run through May 22. Here’s […]

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