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Rathbun’s Blue Plate Transformed Into Private Venue

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Today Kent Rathbun announced that the former Blue Plate Kitchen space has been reconcepted and transitioned into a private event venue. Called The Kitchen at 6130, the comfortably elegant setting is well-equipped to host both social and business outings, including holiday parties, corporate events and receptions. From fresh and flavorful food to stylish décor, The Kitchen at 6130 will handle all the details so guests can enjoy their events stress-free.

With a restaurant setting and full service bar, the versatile space can be customized to accommodate seated dinners, cocktail parties and intimate celebrations. Capacity in the 6,000 square foot venue ranges from 120 people seated to 165 standing, and the on-site catering team can provide a variety of food options, including passed hors d’oeuvres, food stations and sit-down service.    Continue reading

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Meet The Latest Dallas BBQ Food Truck, Not Just Q

DSC01506by Steven Doyle

I sat down recently with Eric Hansen and Robert Carter who together just started a new food truck business called Not Just Q. Curious name, but certainly we could assume they are doing BBQ and plenty more. These are both interesting fellows, with different backgrounds and personalities that seem to make it work.

Eric Hansen is classically trained at Cordon Bleu and hails from the Kansas City area. Eric has worked at restaurants and been in the business since he was 11 years old.  Being from Kansas City that means pork shoulders, ribs and plenty of sauce to soak up the meat. Robert Carter has a background in psychology and worked with children. It was after many sleepless nights that he abandoned his life’s work for the restaurant industry. He lists a series of high profile BBQ legends including Big Al’s, Eddie Deen and most recently Mike Anderson.    Continue reading

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Fearing Throws A Party To Showcase His Catering

DSC08096by Steven Doyle

Dean Fearing wants you to remember him next time you need catering in your home or office. To show the world that he is not just a fantastic chef in his own restaurant kitchen, he invited a houseful of guests to his home last evening for dinner. There we were able to play with his cats and dine with his staff including Eric Dryer, Fearing’s chef de cuisine, and pastry chef Jill Bates.   Continue reading

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Happy Chefsgiving: Mark McDaniel

by Steven Doyle

Thanksgiving is upon us once again and all the gobblers are running for cover. To get you in the mood for a little fun and relaxation we asked a few chefs around Dallas a few questions so we get our dinner cooked just right. We will run their answers both today and tomorrow, so check back often to see how your favorite chef weighs in on the holiday.

You may have seen Mark McDaniel working at one of the many charity events throughout the Dallas area. The chef champions great causes and is always willing to lend his spoon to help. McDaniel is the owner and chef genius behind ReMARKable Affairs Catering. His business was named best caterer by the Dallas Business Journal and is this remarkable perfectionist. McDaniel sends us some Thanksgiving loving with his answers today.      Continue reading

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