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Bits & Bites: Things to Do and Chew in Dallas, Nov. 22-24

The weather is pretty gloomy today, isn’t it? I guess it’s fitting, considering the events that this date recalls. Most people focus on the sadness surrounding this day, but what we tend to forget is that Dallas was still an active city, even during those tough times. I’m sure they had plenty of things that […]

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Okra Takes Over The Lot at the Third Annual Okra Palooza

Yesterday, at the third annual Okra Palooza that took place inside The Lot, six home cooks and three chefs from the Dallas area okra-battled it out. All nine participants found varying uses of the vegetable as they tried to secure the title of Okra Palooza champion and a staycation prize at Hotel Palomar. The money […]

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Dallas Dames Host Fundraiser for Area Women Seeking Careers in Culinary Arts

Mark your calendars, everyone. March 3 is when Les Dames d’Escoffier International’s Dallas chapter is hosting its annual Raiser Grazer from 5 to 8 p.m. at Union Station. Once upon a time, in 2010, Nancy attended this event and  “won” four nights in a Jamaican hotel for $250. She said it was a great travel bargain. […]

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Buy Lunch at Stephan Pyles Next Week, Support Childhood Nutrition

With a third of America’s children overweight and one in four going hungry, Chef Stephan Pyles of Samar and  Stephan Pyles has decided to stand in the gap.  From Monday, Oct. 15 through Friday, Oct. 19, Pyles will host a Lunch Break for Kids fundraiser at his restaurant, Stephan Pyles, during lunchtime hours. Organized by […]

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Bolsa Mercado Hosts Guest Chefs to Benefit Café Momentum

Today marks the start of Bolsa Mercado‘s new program to host weekly guest chefs who’ll be cooking three-course to-go dinners (as part of the “Dinner for Two” program) in Bolsa Mercado’s kitchen. These guest chefs will be incorporating vegetables from the Dallas Youth Village‘s garden in their menus, and a portion of the dinner sales […]

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Soups for a Cause: the 13th Annual Empty Bowls at the Meyerson

Editorial intern Michelle Saunders popped into the North Texas Food Bank’s yearly fundraiser last Friday. She files this report: When I headed over to the Meyerson Symphony Center Friday morning for the annual Empty Bowls fundraiser, I wasn’t quite sure what to expect. Since it was held on DSO’s turf, I assumed that it would […]

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The Dames of Les Dames d’Escoffier Did Dallas Proud Last Night

There is a reason that the international organization Les Dames d’Escoffier is one of the most prestigious organizations for women in the food, fine beverage, and hospitality industries to be a part of: the women included are some of the very best in their field.  With a mission of education, advocacy and philanthropy, the invitational […]

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