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Flay In Dallas Stops By Stampede 66 For A Pyles Reunion

pylesby Steven Doyle

Bobby Flay was in town this weekend to sign his 12th cookbook, Barbecue Addiction. While in town Flay paid a visit to his old pal Stephan Pyles at his new restaurant Stampede 66. You may recall that Flay worked for Pyles at Routh Street Café and Baby Routh under then exec chef Kevin Rathbun (brother of Kent). The staging was just before Flay opened his own restaurant, Mesa Grill in New York.         Continue reading

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Unquenchable: A Tipsy Quest for the World’s Best Bargain Wines

by Jennifer Thomas

From the author of the bestselling Red, White and Drunk All Over, comes, Unquenchable: A Tipsy Quest for the World’s Best Bargain Wines that will amuse and enthrall with its character sketches of obsessive personalities, travel to gorgeous vineyards, mouth-watering descriptions of food and wine, “hidden” wine education and neurotic humor.

Packed with colorful stories about the passionate personalities who inhabit the world of wine, award-winning wine writer Natalie MacLean whisks you to the mountainside vineyards of Germany, the baked red earth of Australia, and the shady verandahs of Niagara–as well as to scenic, offbeat locations in southern Italy, the Mediterranean, Argentina, Chile and South Africa–all in search of the best value bottles the world has to offer.   Continue reading

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