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Restaurant Bits and Bites and Dinners and Stuff and Beyond: A Must Read

Craft Dallas. Vino 150 Sundays. Every Sunday, Craft Dallas offers any bottle of wine listed under $150 on their “voluminous and well-chosen list” for half price. 214-397-4111. All day. The Grape. Execuchefowner Brian C. Luscher of The Grape hosts a very special Chef’s Come-As-You-Are wine dinner on Wednesday, March 24. Featuring wines from one of […]

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Best German Restaurant in America: Bavarian Grill in Plano

That is what the press release from Inga Bowyer, president of in Colleyville says. Let’s get the details. Over 400 German restaurants, located throughout the United States participated in this first year of the search for the “Best German Restaurant in America.” Bavarian Grill, located in Plano, Texas, garnered almost one third of all […]

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SideDish TableTalk: Three Jews, Zinsky’s Deli in Dallas, Six Opinions

We hope to start an occasional feature here on SideDish in which one of us adventurous eaters endeavors to discuss a restaurant experience with either some dinner companions or a couple of Dishers who might have expertise in the area. For the first installment of SideDish TableTalk, I knew just where to go to round […]

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SideDish Tasters Choice: Zinsky’s Deli Tasting Group Announced

Liz Baron, co-owner of Zinsky’s Deli, has read all of the comments and made the selections for the Zinsky’s Deli Friends and Family Tasting from 5:00-8:00pm next Sunday at Bengal Coast. The list is below. Please e-mail your stage name and your real name to me ([email protected]). Your name must  be on the list to […]

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Another SideDish Tasting Opportunity: Zinsky’s Delicatessen

Now that Salmon-gate has settled  to a simmer, I’m happy to announce a unique one-of-a-kind (for now) event: a behind-the-scenes look at how some restaurants use family and friends to test their recipes. The other day when I was talking with Liz Baron about Zinsky’s Delicatessen, she mentioned they were planning a huge tasting. I […]

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Dallas, We Have A Real Pastrami Sandwich: Roaster’s New York Deli & Bagels

Yesterday I hit Roaster’s (old Ed’s Deli space at LBJ & Preston) around and the place was jumping. There was still a wait for tables but since we were the only deuce, we were seated quickly. The staff was flying around the room at dizzying speed thrusting jars of home made pickles and metal […]

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