Event Recap:D Magazine’s 100 Best Restaurants Party

Thanks to all our sponsors (left - photo by Bob); Nancy and Courtney Kerr (right) photo by Shana Anderson
Thanks to all our sponsors (left – photo by Bob Manzano); Nancy and Courtney Kerr (right) photo by Shana Anderson

As all of you know (or should know!), our 100 Best Restaurants issue is out on newsstands, and we couldn’t be more proud of it. Nancy worked her tail end off, writing 100 blurbs for each of the honorees. One hundred blurbs, my friends, is not an easy task. On Wednesday night, our company put on a big, glamorous party for everyone in the city. (Apologies for the lateness of this post; we just received the photos.) It was a huge sell-out. I think about 500 people made it out to the party. We had almost  70 representatives from 100 of the best restaurants show up at 3015 at Trinity Groves. Mom-and-pop shop owners who don’t get nearly enough recognition stood alongside people like John Tesar, who everybody knows by now. Several people have told me how glad they were to discover Mughlai, one of Nancy’s favorite Indian places, at the party, where they got to taste the food, too.

I tell you, as objectively as I possibly can, that Wednesday was one of those great nights for the Dallas restaurant industry. I’ve never seen so many owners/chefs/food-loving people all under one roof.

Check out a replay of Nancy’s pieing and our reveal of the top 10 restaurants in this city.

[Update: Forgot to thank our sponsors - Brugal Rum, Express Working Capital, Land Rover Dallas, Poggenpohl, See's Candies, and Trumer Pils]

 

Rosalind Lynam and Matt Pikar of Afghan Grill
Rosalind Lynam and Matt Pikar of Afghan Grill
100sees
See’s Candies
The Spoon team
The Spoon team
Ricky Ferrer and Catherine Meagher
Ricky Ferrer and Catherine Meagher
chrisward
Chef Chris Ward
Shannon Wynne pies Nancy
Shannon Wynne pies Nancy