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Tesar Does Brunch at Knife

knife Short Rib Benedictby Jennifer Thomas

Knife, the steakhouse by Chef John Tesar located inside The Highland Dallas at 5300 E. Mockingbird Lane, is not just a prime Dallas steakhouse but also serves a unique with a side of specialty brunch cocktails every Sunday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Recently nominated a third time as a James Beard Best Chef Southwest semifinalist, Tesar designed the menu to include one-of-a-kind dishes highlighting his signature aged meats, along with more traditional brunch favorites.   Continue reading

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Oak Highlands Brewery Grand Opening July 18th

ohb1by Jennifer Thomas

Summer in Dallas is about to get a lot more hoppy Oak Highlands Brewery (OHB) – Lake Highlands’ first craft brewery – set to celebrate its grand opening July 18 with a public event from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. Oak Highlands Brewery is a production brewery and taproom in the Lake Highlands area.

Lake Highlands’ neighborhood production brewery and taproom has been several years in the making by local dads Brad Mall and Derrin Williams.  Along with their families and their OHB team, they are proud to extend an invitation to the public to join them on July 18th at 10484 Brockwood in Dallas. Tickets to the OHB Grand Opening, $16.82 in advance and $20 at the door, are available for immediate purchase. A limited number of tickets will be sold for this event – tickets are not guaranteed to be available at the door.  Continue reading

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Pappas Bros Steakhouse Hosts Wine Tasting

wine-tastingby Jennifer Thomas

Pappas Bros. Steakhouse is hosting a diverse tasting of Bordeaux varietals from around the world Friday, July 10th, 2015 from 6 to 8pm. The great wines of Bordeaux are the result of masterful blending, but each component grape variety can also stand on its own. Guests will enjoy a Bordeaux Varieties tasting that will showcase outstanding examples of wines from around the world that trace their heritage to this classic region. Chef selection of seasonal hors d’oeuvres will be served.

For reservations please call 214.366.2000.  Cost is  $65 per guest plus tax and gratuity.

 

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Matchbox Moving Into Preston Hollow Village

prestonhollow villageby Jennifer Thomas

Matchbox will make its Texas debut in Preston Hollow Village with an 8,250 sq. ft. dining space and a large outdoor patio. With upward of 350 seats, the restaurant will feature a vibrant, yet comfortable atmosphere where guests can expect refined, casual food. Warm tones, exposed brick and wood accented interiors will bring high-energy to the spacious restaurant.  Positioned as Dallas’ up and coming  address, Matchbox will accompany a mix of restaurants, salons and high-end fitness studios in the 42-acre development.  Continue reading

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Grapevine Craft Brewery Grand Opening

grapevineby Jennifer Thomas

This has been a long time coming for Grapevine Craft Brewery. From the early beginnings in a garage in Grapevine, then to a warehouse in Farmers Branch where they began production and now back to their hometown of Grapevine, after three years, they can’t wait to serve you a pint in historic downtown. The taproom will be open seven days a week 3pm to 10pm and have food truck service from 5pm to 8pm.

You can expect all of the Grapevine beers to be available on tap as well as special offerings and cask beers. They’ll also offer specialty sodas and cold press coffees. This is the place to be for a casual atmosphere with friends, great beer and unique food experiences.  Continue reading

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Coal Vines and the Biergarten on Lamar Scheduled to Open Aug 10

omni1by Jennifer Thomas

Construction began last week on two restaurant concepts going into the new eatery space outside the entrance to the Omni Dallas Hotel. Both restaurants – Coal Vines and the all-new Biergarten on Lamar – were conceived and are owned by Dallas restaurateur Joseph Palladino.

Coal Vines is a pizza and wine bar concept known for its New York-style pizzas, salads, pastas, entrée specials and desserts. It offers an extensive selection of stellar wines by the bottle or glass. The Omni location will be its fourth in DFW.   Continue reading

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Cinema Series Continues At Knife

big nightby Jennifer Thomas

On the heels of the successful kickoff of Sunday Cinema Series, Knife at The Highland Dallas, located at 5300 E. Mockingbird Lane, will host the second edition on Sunday, June 28 from 8-11 p.m. with a screening of “Big Night” on the restaurant’s outdoor patio.

Tickets to “Big Night” include dishes inspired by the film from renowned Chef John Tesar and craft beer from Four Corners Brewing Company along with wine to enjoy before and during the screening.   Continue reading

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