This woman may be the most pleasant and professional server in Dallas. We need more people like her in our restaurants.Full Story
Plan a date and bring your mate to one of these five wine, beer, and whiskey pairing dinners. Sip and taste your way through the night with a delicious meal accompanied with hand-selected beverages.Full Story
Dallas is busy with family friendly activities this weekend. Grab the kids and plan a weekend of crawfish, hot dogs, and a fun run.Full Story
After 20 years of being Flower Mound/Highland Village’s restaurant for special celebrations, The Grotto has been rebranded into a completely new restaurant.Full Story
Do yourself a favor and make reservations today for these three wine dinners that will keep you up on your wine game.
You’ll be a much happier person for it.
When Jonn Baudoin and Omar Flores decided to open a little seafood restaurant in Oak Cliff, their partnership, as Todd Johnson describes it, went “swimmingly.” In 2012, Driftwood became an instant hit. And it’s been one of the best restaurants in Dallas ever since.
Now Baudoin has decided to sell his portion of Driftwood’s ownership to co-partner Sal Jafar II.Full Story
The Final Four games start tomorrow, and you need two things to help you scream, “Go Badgers!” at the top of your lungs: food and drink. It’s a good thing, then, there are plenty of awesome deals hitting Dallas and Fort Worth this weekend. Let’s drink to that.Full Story
Booze-ing and brunch-ing. That’s what’s happening in Dallas this weekend. From the Big Texas Beer Fest to a DIY Bloody Mary bar-cart, we’ll all be needing some serious hydration after this weekend.Full Story
hat a glorious Friday.Please tell us where you ate this week and where you plan to feast this weekend.Full Story
Barman Michael Martensen and Sal Jafar II, co-founder of Driftwood, have formed a partnership to open a Proof + Pantry in the space formerly known as The Commissary.Full Story
Talented chef Andre Natera who cheffed at the Pyramid Restaurant and Bar and recently at Village Kitchen until it closed last week, is leaving Dallas.Full Story
One of the most intriguing restaurants I’ve visited this year is Gemma. The interior is comfortable, the food is lovely, but the Blood Orange Margarita made with fresh squeezed juice, Herradura tequila, and lime is the best cocktail I have tasted in ages.Full Story
Restaurateurs, craft breweries, distilleries, and food artisans showcased their most savory treats to Fort Worth Food and Wine festival-goers this past weekend, bringing flavors of both Fort Worth and Dallas to the masses. I was lucky enough to attend two of the many events the festival had to offer, including the Grand Tasting and Sip & Savor events at the Renaissance Worthington. With enough food and drinks to go around, I can tell you I will not be eating for another week. But I will probably be hitting up one of the restaurants I sampled at the festival.Full Story
Pollo Tropical is bringing Caribbean flavors straight to Addison with its first Texas location, which opens today. This Miami founded, fast-casual chain restaurant serves meats, vegetables, spices, and sauces all prepared in-house. With an extensive menu at such an affordable cost, you can pick up, sit-down, or drive through Pollo Tropical for a taste of the tropics.Full Story
Prohibition, the cocktail bar that opened following Eddie “Lucky” Campbell’s departure and the Chesterfield’s demise, has been abandoned for the last week or so. According to a bartender next door at City Tavern, it’s been closed a couple Saturdays already.Full Story
It takes guts—and a love of macarons—to quit your corporate job after six years, enroll in an intensive pastry program, and start your own French bakery business in Dallas. But Andrea Meyer, head pastry chef and owner of Bisous Bisous Patisserie, did just that.Full Story
The Dallas Observer has just announced that Dallas’ favorite dance floor is closing its doors after years and years at 1806 McMillan Ave.
Nightlife folks first mourned The Loon’s departure from Uptown, and now the same thing is happening with The Slip Inn. Both bars are searching for a new space to house their loyal patrons.Full Story
Before Consilient Hospitality hand-picked Graham Dodds (previously of Central 214) to co-chef at Hibiscus with Jason Ferraro, the original executive chef had already given owner Tristan Simon and Consilient a heads-up that he wanted to step out on his own. Ferraro, who took over his current position in early 2013, is planning to open his own restaurant and do some short-term consulting in the meantime.Full Story
Tucked away in Montgomery Plaza at 2600 West Seventh Street—with a view of Chick-fil-A and a wine shop—is chef Eddy Thretipthuangsin’s Bite City Grill. It officially opens to the public today, the first day of spring. While many restaurants have come and gone in this exact location, Bite has a menu that is built to last. Reservations, which people have booked since March 10, have filled up quickly.Full Story
Well, after watching Bruce Russo’s video on building Stock and Barrel, I know more about sewage systems and grease than I thought possible.Full Story