Rahr & Sons Brewing Co. Hosts Anniversary Party, Debuts Belgian-Style Golden Ale

Rahr & Sons Brewing Co. is hosting an anniversary party this Saturday, November 9, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.  The event will take place at the brewery in Fort Worth, and they are offering over 30 of their beers on tap for anyone ready to pony up either $10 for general admission or $20 for […]

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Somebody Help This Poor Girl: Best Bowl of Chili in Dallas

Here is a cry for help that comes every year with the change of the season. The temperature drops, leaves turn a little, it drizzles on and off all day and people think chili. Here’s the first call: Hi Nancy! I am looking for some great chili. I searched your site and found an old […]

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Meat Fight Tickets Go on Sale Starting October 3

Ever since Alice Laussade, the Dallas Observer’s Cheap Bastard, painted the town with glitter, Meat Fight became one of the most Twittered-about events all year. All her signs were done in glitter last year, and I’ll bet you anything she’s got something new up her sleeve for this one. Maybe animal stickers. Anyway, Meat Fight […]

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El Corazon’s Tex-Mex Fare Captures the Hearts of Oak Cliff Residents

Someone’s been tinkering with classic Tex-Mex. No need to panic, though; it’s the Cuellars. After all, their role in defining the cuisine began when a young couple named Macario and Adelaida Cuellar emigrated to the cotton farms of North Texas from Nuevo Leon, Mexico in 1893. The couple had 12 children and—after opening a few cafes […]

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Eddie “Really Lucky” Campbell to Open Parliament in Uptown

Popular Dallas mixologist Eddie “Lucky” Campbell has had a crazy year. He was pushed out of The Chesterfield, a sophisticated downtown cocktail den, by his partner Ed “Really Unlucky” Bailey, whose chain of opulent steakhouses Bailey’s Prime recently died a slow, painful death. His current empire of Patrizio restaurants is shrinking. The breakup of Campbell […]

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Happy IPA Day! Keith Schlabs & Matt Quenette Share Their Wisdom to Help You Celebrate

IPA Day is now upon us! Today beer lovers around the country will celebrate this immensely popular style of beer for the third year, and one place we’re parking our IPA loving behinds is the Meddlesome Moth. I enjoyed the company of two masters from the Moth, beer guru Keith Schlabs and Beer Director and […]

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Fork Fight Round Two: Uno Immanivong (Chino) vs. Norman Grimm (Kitchen LTO) at Trinity Groves

At last night’s Fork Fight at Trinity Groves, Uno Immanivong previewed some of her Asian-Latin cuisine in her upcoming restaurant Chino Chinatown, while Norman Grimm of Kitchen LTO (a rotating restaurant concept) brought his best game to the table. Fork Fight is really just a fancy smackdown between all the new concepts at Trinity Groves, and the […]

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Josh Valentine is Building a Restaurant in Oklahoma. Literally.

A few months ago, Josh Valentine left his pastry cheffing duties at FT33 to return to Oklahoma, his home state. Turns out he wasn’t much of a Dallas guy. Sad. We lost the biggest bacon-enthusiast in our city. The Top Chef: Seattle contestant has since become executive chef at The George: A Prime Steakhouse, named […]

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Several Cities Vie for Pecan Lodge’s Business. Dallas is Not One.

Yesterday, Carol posted a recap of what is going on with Pecan Lodge and the Dallas Farmers Market. In a pecan shell, Carol writes: City Hall has sold the Dallas Farmers Market to DF Market Holdings for $3.2 million dollars. Earlier this week, though, the transaction became official. Changes and renovations might start as early […]

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Photo Recap of Chefs for Farmers Sous Chef Competition

Behold, Sunday afternoon’s Chefs for Famers Get Some #@&% Credit Sous Chef Competition, to which my photographer friend and I were media guests. Eight sous chefs competed for $1,500 and bragging rights by making a dish with ingredients from one of the farms supported by Chefs for Farmers, the organization run by Matt and Iris […]

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If You Want Tickets to Chefs for Farmers’ Sous Chef Competition, Buy Them Now

Tickets to the sous chef competition at 3015 at Trinity Groves on June 2 were supposedly sold out, but a few limited tickets are being released into the wild jungle of Dallas. Says Iris McCallister on her Facebook: ”Here it is..tickets showed sold out for 5 minutes..NOW OPEN…seriously..buy them now..when it is closed it will be […]

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Giveaway: Two Passes to Flying Saucer’s 4th Annual BeerFeast

Yesterday might have been the end to American Craft Beer Week, but that doesn’t mean you can’t keep drinking your favorite suds. On Saturday, June 15 from 2 to 8 p.m., BeerFeast is Flying Saucer on the Lake’s way of saying, “We love you. Here’s an event with 25 breweries and 50 different craft beers […]

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Bits & Bites: Things to Do and Chew in Dallas This Weekend, May 17-19

I would just like to take this time, again, to remind you all that D Magazine’s 100 Best Restaurants Party is taking place on Wednesday, May 22, at 3015 Trinity Groves. This is your once-in-a-lifetime chance of pieing Nancy in the face. Do ittttt. Friday Every year Addison upstages all the other suburbs and holds its […]

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Jolie/Pitt Miraval Rose is Hot Ticket at Sigel’s in Dallas

I don’t understand the appeal of celebrity wine but I’m, once again, in the minority. A couple of days ago Jasper Russo of Sigel’s sent word that the store had a limited supply of Miraval Cotes de Provence Rose 2012 bottled by Jolie-Pitt & Perrin. He writes: Do you love rosé wine? Do you love […]

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Jeana Johnson and Colleen O’Hare To Open Mot Hai Ba in Former York Street Space

The Good 2 Go Taco gals, Jeana Johnson and Colleen O’Hare, are hiring for their new spot in the former York Street/Watel’s Bistro space in East Dallas. Mot Hai Ba (123 in Vietnamese) is expected to open by the end of April. Johnson says: “We will focus on dishes we have had and love from […]

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