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6th Annual Savor Dallas Next Friday

When Jim White, and co-founder, Vicki Briley-White, started Savor Dallas in 2005 to showcase Dallas’ top chefs, restaurants and food, paired with some of the best local, national and international wines available, they likely had only hoped it would have grown to what it is today – one of the largest gatherings for foodies and wine […]

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Remembering Darryl Beeson

Many of us in and around the restaurant business have vivid stories to tell about Darryl Beeson. He was an easy going and friendly guy. Besides wine, he loved jokes. Almost every conversation started with one. Good or bad, you always laughed at Darryl’s jokes. Darryl Beeson died late yesterday after complications from a car […]

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Savor Dallas Website Has Cooking Demos by Dallas Chefs

Want a few free cooking classes? The Savor Dallas site has some good ones. Watch Lavendou owner Pascal Cayet demonstrate the fine art of making a beef tenderloin with black peppercorn and mushroom sauce. Groovy music warning: Put on your earplugs, put on your eyeshades, you know where to put the cork. BTW:“The 6th annual […]

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Slocum Street Style: Let’s Party!

Yesterday I spent a couple of hours driving around the Design District, or Lower Oak Lawn if you will. It’s already a groovy area but the plans for the future are really exciting. The Lionstone Group and PegasusAblon have formed a partnership to develop the  Dallas Design District which  includes both the Dallas Design Center […]

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Jim White is Smiling: Savor Dallas “Strong And Healthy”

I don’t think I’ve ever seen Savor Dallas co-founder Jim White frown. See him to the left with his wife and Savor Dallas co-founder Vicki Briley-White (left) and Dee and Charles Wyly? They are all so happy. Why? Because: Nearly 4,000 guests attended events at the Fifth Annual Savor Dallas March 6 and 7, with […]

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El Centro Culinary-Arts Program Woos Members of the Research Chefs Association

Remember when the Research Chefs Association was in Dallas for their annual conference? While they were here they not only attended Savor Dallas, they were treated to an “elegant event (March 6th), produced by culinary-arts students enrolled in El Centro’s Food and Hospitality Institute under the tutelage of Chef Instructor Tom Nixon.” The key ingredient […]

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Savor Dallas: Video Report

From the Better-Late-Than-Never Department, I bring you a video on Savor Dallas produced by Julie Blacklidge and Kyle “Hot Lips” Kearbey. It has been on our website for days. I totally forgot to post it here. My bad, girls. Also, here is a video on what makes people love/hate D Magazine. (Hi, Travis!) Savor Dallas […]

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Savor Dallas: International Grand Tasting Diary

From intrepid reporter and Savor Dallas volunteer, Lisa Petty. This was the weekend we’ve all been waiting for. Savor Dallas, our much-anticipated annual upscale food and wine extravaganza took place last weekend at venues across the city. The event, celebrating its fifth birthday this year, featured two days of gourmet goings-on, culminating in the International […]

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