Celebrate Texas Cheese at Celebration Restaurant With the Winners of the American Cheese Society Competition

A couple of years ago we threw a cheesemaker appreciation reception at Celebration Restaurant. Well, we’re doing it again on October 27. Join us from 5:00 to 6:30PM as we taste the Texas cheeses that recently won American Cheese Society awards.  Come meet Paula Lambert (Mozzarella Co.), Rebeccah Durkin (Brazos Valley), Amelia Sweethardt (Pure Luck), […]

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Anthony Bourdain in Dallas on Thursday: No Reservations Offers No Media Access

Several months ago, I received a press release announcing the date and details for Anthony Bourdain’s show at the Majestic Theater. I posted the information on SideDish and we included the event the October D Magazine events listings. In the middle of September, I received an email from one of the PR peeps handling Bourdain’s […]

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Casting Call: Producers Seeking Charismatic Foodie For Dating Show

I almost sent this email straight to Steven Doyle because I think he should audition. Then I thought maybe somebody else might like a chance. This call comes from Nick Corporon, Casting Associate with Pilgrim Studios. We’re currently casting a TV show to appear on a major cable network.  Any way you can help us […]

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Fall Classic! Rangers v Cardinals Tonight: Let’s Cook

Raya has told you where to go if you want to watch the game in public. However many of us prefer to view the game from the comfort of our own couch with a few friends and dogs. A commenter, who wants to party at home, asks what she can cook to represent each team. […]

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Where to Watch the 2011 World Series in Dallas

Some people watch the World Series to celebrate (or, sadly, mourn) their team’s success (or lack of) in seeking Major League Baseball glory. Others find the World Series to be a convenient excuse to drink. Whichever you are, we’ve got you covered. Here are 10 great bets for watching the Rangers take down the Cardinals […]

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Texas State Veggie Fair Set for October 23

The 2nd Annual Texas State Veggie Fair will take place on Sunday, October 23, from 11AM-6PM at Winfrey Point at White Rock Lake. The host, Mercy for Animals, promises tons of vegan-friendly food, guest speakers, carnival games and prizes, music, and other entertainment. And it’s free. Get vegucated! Details here.

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Artizone Dinner at Spiceman’s Fm 1410 Benefits The Family Place

This dinner event may be too groovy for words, but I’ll give it a shot. Our favorite forager Tom “Spiceman” Spicer is teaming up with Chef David Anthony Temple (aka underground chefDAT) and Artizone.com to present “Dinner in the Garden.” The event, benefitting the Family Place, takes place on Sunday, October 30 at 5PM. The […]

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World Series Dining: Ranger Fan Needs Tips on St. Louis Restaurants

That little boy in the picture is my nephew James. He is almost three. He loves the Texas Rangers and tells anyone who will listen that Michael Young is his best friend. (He kinda is!) James is psyched for tomorrow night’s World Series game in St. Louis between the Texas Rangers and the St. Louis […]

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Good Asian Grub: Fish Pancakes at Toreore in Super H-Mart

D Magazine intern Carol Shih prowls Dallas in search of the best Asian cuisine. Recently she tried using sign language to speak with a Korean woman. Didn’t work. People are suspicious of writers these days. When my college buddy Hannah visited last weekend, she dragged me to  Super H Mart in Carrollton to find her […]

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Stop the Presses: Fuel City Gets a Patio

And it took them this long because? Fuel City, once the most undiscovered street taco in Dallas, is now the most overrated street taco in Dallas. And they have a patio and a PR agency to prove it. Did you know the recipes for the tacos originated in Durango, Mexico? Read all about it. (Bonus […]

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Bolsa Owners to Open Two New Concepts in Former Jack’s Backyard Space

Christopher Jeffers and Chris Zielke (Team Chris) have taken over the former space known at Jack’s Backyard on Fort Worth Avenue and plan to open two restaurant concepts. One will be a family-friendly; the other will be a bar. (And it won’t pop up.) “Don’t have any names,” Zielke said. No other details from this […]

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Sigel’s Fête du Bordeaux Dinner at The Mansion on Turtle Creek

“2009 may turn out to be the finest vintage I have tasted in 32 years of covering Bordeaux…a magical vintage.” – Robert Parker If I were a rich man, I’d buy the last two seats to this spectacular dinner on October 26. Since I am neither rich nor a man, a subject that is oft […]

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Restaurant Review: Four Sisters Cafe in Richardson

This opulent cafe, opened in early summer by Dale Wamstad (Del Frisco’s), proposed to add an all-American dining option to a much-neglected corner of Richardson. What arrived instead feels both overconceived and underwhelming: a two-story design hodgepodge of hot-air-balloon-shaped chandeliers, looming artwork, vinyl tablecloths, and hundreds of red-and-green LED lights that swoop, discotheque style, across […]

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Second Location of Company Café Nears Opening Day

According to co-owner Stephen White, the second location of the Company Café is “five weeks away” from opening in their new digs, the old Cremona spot, directly across from the Katy Trail Ice House. Meanwhile the Greenville restaurant is double staffed and training new kitchen employees. White  said he is still looking for another 100 […]

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Sonny Bryan’s Smokehouse on Inwood Re-Opens Today at 11AM

Last week a small fire in two unattached storage sheds caused the temporary closing of the original location of Sonny Bryan’s Smokehouse on Inwood Road. They re-open 11AM. On Wednesday, October 12, they will host a celebration with the Guns & Hoses Foundation of North Texas, a non-profit that the company has supported for years. […]

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Oak Cliff Restaurateurs Keep Secrets About New Restaurants

So, I’m avoiding real work and searching for the scoop on Sissy’s Fried Chicken on Henderson. We all know the general rules of posting CO permits:  The name on the permit in the former Hector on Henderson spot could be the real name of a home cooking or “place holder” for a gay bar. We […]

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Is Savor Dallas Moving to Irving?

I got a semi-frantic email from a semi-frantic restaurant owner. “Savor Dallas is moving to the Irving Convention Center this year. We got our invite to participate and apparently they are moving to broaden their appeal.” I went deep into Savor Dallas’ Facebook page and found this: Savor Dallas announces the 8th Annual event will be […]

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