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Food Politics: Farm-to-Table Caucus Dinner at Dallas Farmers Market

Last Thursday, the Dallas Farmer’s Market played host to the city’s first Farm-to-Table Caucus Dinner. Texas House representatives from opposites sides of the aisle spearheaded the event to support local farmers and ranchers throughout the state.

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What To Drink Now: Noteworthy Napa

There are few things as divine as a well made robust and refined, elegant and reserved Napa Valley Cabernet. From earthy Oakville to dusty Rutherford, to mineral rich, volcanic Atlas Peak and Howell Mountain, either valley floor or mountain fruit, from top to bottom the 30 mile long Napa Valley delivers such a vast variety of Cabernet Sauvignon styles that any palate can find something they like.

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What To Drink Now: Stellar Sauvignon Blanc

Though Chardonnay continues to be the most popular white wine in the country, warming springtime temperatures beg for something a little lighter, potentially a little grassier, a little more citrus or mineral filled, making it an ideal wine to sip right now. Here are a few that were sent to me recently for editorial consideration, as well as a few that I will sip any time of year. Right now, they are perfect.

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Pour Judgment: Great Service and Good Craft Cocktails at the Bowen House

When popular vintage shop Ahab Bowen closed in 2011, Dallas fashionistas were devastated. The house stood unused until five weeks ago, when it reopened as another business honoring the past, Victorian era-themed bar, Bowen House. I stopped by Saturday night at 9 pm to get a feel for the place and to sample the drinks.

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