Join Us: 100 Best Restaurants in Dallas Party at 3015 Trinity Groves

I have just completed D Magazine’s  June 2013 cover story: The 100 Best Restaurants in Dallas. Yes, I wrote 100 restaurant reviews and ranked the top 100 restaurants in Dallas. To complete the task, I had to toss out Fort Worth, Grapevine, and the mid-cities. Maybe next time. (Which will not be in my life time.) […]

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Celebrate D Magazine’s 100 Best Restaurants in Dallas on May 22 at Trinity Groves

I have just completed D Magazine‘s  June cover story: The 100 Best Restaurants in Dallas. Yes, I wrote 100 restaurant reviews and ranked the top 100 restaurants in Dallas. To complete the task, I had to toss out Fort Worth, Grapevine, and the mid-cities. Maybe next time. (Which will not be in my life time.) […]

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Event Recap: A Community Cooks at Paul Quinn College Benefits WE Over Me Farm. Memorial Tree Planted in Honor of Chef Randall Copeland

The sun hangs low in the sky over WE Over Me Farm at Paul Quinn College as a crowd of more than 400 filters onto the football-field-converted-garden-converted-five-star-restaurant. Warm, orange light illuminates the smiles of each guest as they take eager steps out onto the soft earth where the annual “A Community Cooks” event is held. […]

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Cafe Momentum Teams Up With Chipotle and Edible DFW for Film Series

Chipotle, the fast-food restaurant with a sustainable-food approach, and Edible DFW have launched a Food Film Series and they’ve picked Café Momentum to be the beneficiary of proceeds from the first film,  Eating Alabama. The event takes place Tuesday, April 16th at 7:00PM at the Angelika. The film will be followed by a panel discussion […]

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22nd Annual Cotes Du Coeur Celebrated the Heart 1920′s Style

Gershwin filled the air as Dallas wine lovers, dressed to the hilt in black tie and glitz, took a turn back to the 20′s to celebrate the 22nd annual Cotes du Coeur. The ballroom of the Hilton Anatole was transformed into a glamorous setting filled with lavish red roses in crystal vases sharing space with […]

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Legends and Leaders: Eat Dinner with Kent Rathbun, Matt McCallister, Stephan Pyles, and Paula Lambert

Meaders Moore Ozarow is the owner of Empire Baking Co., but in her spare time, she volunteers for Meals on Wheels twice a month. The Visiting Nurses Association, which is the umbrella organization over Meals on Wheels, is putting on a dinner event called “Legends and Leaders” on Thursday, April 4, at the Fairmont Hotel […]

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Les Dames d’Escoffier Dallas’ Raiser Grazer Showed Support for Women in Culinary Arts

More than 400 people saw Union Station transform into a food paradise on Sunday for the Raiser Grazer and Silent Auction hosted by Les Dames d’Escoffier, Dallas. Being a vegetarian who loves food, I felt right at home. From being greeted with a glass of Blanc de Blanc, walking into a room full of decadent […]

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Eat at Sakhuu Thai Cuisine Every Monday in March. 100% of the Sales Goes to Kids with Chronic Illnesses.

I have a dining crush on Sakhuu. I love the amazing service, the stuffed chicken wings, and the fact that owner/chef Kyla Phomsavanh will make special dishes (you’ll have to ask him what they are) off the menu if you just email or call beforehand. Did I mention it’s also BYOB? Phomsavanh also has a […]

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Ticket Giveaway: A Pair of Tickets to Thursday’s Sip ‘N Savor with Chef Sharon Hage and Master Sommelier Barbara Werley

A nice, generous person sent me an email this morning, offering to give away a pair of tickets valued at $200. If you wish to attend the YW’s  Sip ‘N Savor event on Thursday, February 28, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. with busybee chef Sharon Hage and wine-a**-kicker Barbara Werley, you should tell me why […]

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Last Chance to Buy The Stewpot Alliance’s Soup’s On! Luncheon Tickets

The Stewpot is a pretty amazing organization in Dallas that helps homeless and at-risk people rebuild their lives. This year, the Stewpot Alliance is holding its fifth annual Soup’s On! luncheon tomorrow at the Omni Hotel, where dozens of fine chefs are serving bowls of warm soup. (I hear it’s going to rain tomorrow. Perfect […]

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Yutaka Sushi Bistro Hosts Celebrity Chef Dinner For Hurricane Sandy and Tsunami

Chef Yutaka wants to give back. On Sunday, January 27, he’ll be preparing a five-course meal for guests, with proceeds going toward relief efforts for Hurricane Sandy and the 2011 tsunami in Japan. Manager of Yutaka Sushi, Jada Bui, writes, “Chef Yutaka is a man of little words and his actions speak louder than anything.” […]

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What To Drink Now: Holiday Cocktails by Mixologist Amber West for the North Texas Food Bank

Last night The Hotel Palomar and Central 214′s Chef Graham Dodds and Mixologist Amber West teamed with the Round Table of Young Professionals for the North Texas Food Bank for a casual holiday mixer around the gorgeous tree in the hotel lobby to raise a few dollars for those in need this holiday season.  Every […]

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Dallas Chefs Delight at March of Dimes Auction

Dallas’ top chefs were cooking up a storm last Thursday at the annual March of Dimes Auction at the Omni Hotel. Lead chef Kent Rathbun of Abacus, who has worked on this project for 15 years, led a team of over 20 top local chefs who each brought their own signature dish to the table. […]

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