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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The North Texas Food Bank is Hosting its 14th Annual Empty Bowls Event

You eat with a bowl. I eat with a bowl. In fact, I just finished eating blueberries from my bowl. On March 1, you can go home with a new handcrafted dish and help a hungry Dallas brother out. The North Texas Food Bank is hosting its yearly Empty Bowls luncheon at the Meyerson Symphony […]

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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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Burgers and Burgundy 2012: Still Posh and Classy in its Fourth Year

This year’s Burgers and Burgundy benefitting DIFFA (Design Industry Foundation Fighting AIDS) maintained its posh and tasty reputation at the home of Steve and Anne Stodghill on Friday, October 19. Chef John Tesar, due to compete on Season 10 of Top Chef this fall, headed the event once again. Guests, with cocktails in hand, enjoyed […]

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Scottish Rite’s Treasure Street Delights the Palate

Last Thursday night’s Treasure Street at Scottish Rite Hospital for Children had oldies tunes coming from the live band, great silent auction items, and some of Dallas’ best-dressed philanthropists. This event, which annually celebrates children who have benefited from TSRHC donor generosity, featured a number of different food stations to tantalize guests. Tall, roofed structures […]

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Upcoming Opportunities To Taste

We are a city that loves a good wine dinner, and autumn brings a season of celebrating to the forefront, often with charitable dinners for a cause and walk around tasting events featured almost nightly throughout town.  Here are a few must-attend events – some with charities attached – to put on your calendar over […]

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Big Thought’s Fourth Annual Food for Thought Event was a Major Success

Big Thought, a leading nonprofit benefitting public education through creative learning, pulled off another successful Food for Thought event this past Saturday at the Frontiers of Flight Museum. Food for Thought featured foods from celebrity chefs and local big-name restaurants of Dallas, so if you missed it, there’s always next year. Jump for photos and the […]

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