by Steven Doyle
More news from the folks at Trinity Groves, and this time there is competition in the air. Look for an NCAA bracket-style throw-down between all the restaurants starting July 11 (tentative), and continue each week until the last restaurant standing will face off Sharon Van Meter, owner and chef at 3015. The competition is called the Fork Fight Battle.
The events are still being finalized, but the group should meet each Thursday with a head-to-head competition that includes cocktails, and a wine paired four course meal from each restaurant. Continue reading
by Andrew Chalk
Sunday night the Dallas Cowboys set themselves a target of raising $200,000 for the North Texas Food Bank (NTFB). An important goal, as the NTFB is $600,000 short of their annual target and the fiscal year ends in June. To get to the target, the Cowboys held the Ultimate Cowboys Tailgate Party.
At an event emceed by Dallas Cowboys DeMarcus Ware and Jason Hatcher alongside former players Preston Pearson, Chad Hennings and Daryl Johnston, guests got the chance to bid in a live auction for such things as wine country luxury getaways, chefs tasting meals for 10 at Abacus, lunch with “Christopher Ewing” (Jesse Metcalfe) and a pit pass and suite at three races at North Texas Motor Speedway. Supplementing the live auction was a silent auction with dozens of lots including Cowboys memorabilia, meals at local restaurants, wines and spirits. Continue reading
by Jennifer Thomas
The T.J. Martell Foundation will host the Best Cellars Dinner: A Food & Wine Experience Featuring Dallas’ Top Sommeliers on Thursday, May 9th, 2013 at Fearing’s in The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas. Dinner will begin at 6:30pm. Continue reading
by Jennifer Thomas
Bringing many of North Texas’ leading and premier culinary talent together to cook their signature recipes with some of the finest locally grown organic ingredients, A Community Cooks will be hosted for a third year at the WE Over Me Farm at Paul Quinn College. This year’s event will take place on Thursday, April 11 at 6pm.
A Community Cooks features an open-air, springtime grand tasting experience at WE Over Me Farm, with acclaimed culinary leaders serving everyone food from their pop-up kitchens, and providing an immersion into the wild fire energy of the organic business that began in 2009. The WE Over Me Farm is on what was once a football field for Paul Quinn College. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
Best Buddies Texas presents Dallas’ “Life is Sweet” , one of the city’s sweetest fundraising events you will ever encounter. Dallas area top local bakers and chefs will be paired with buddies, young adults who have intellectual and developmental disabilities, to create custom desserts and dishes.
Guests will be treated to samples of the dessert and dishes, and have an opportunity to vote for their favorites. To accompany the sweets and dishes, guests will also enjoy wine along with a selection of savory hors d’oeuvres. Continue reading
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by Mary Szefcyk
Guests settled in for a fun filled evening enjoying food, wine and live music at the Westin Galleria for this year’s Bonne Sante, an event that raises funds for the National Kidney Foundation. Scott Gottich (his sister is a transplant recipient) of Bijoux and William Koval (his son was only born with one kidney) of Lakewood Country club were the host chefs of this exciting event. Love goes out to them and all they have brought together under one roof to help spread the awareness of kidney disease prevention and the need for organ donation. We’ve been spoiled sampling from some of the most outstanding chefs from Dallas, Fort Worth, Las Vegas, Augusta, Philadelphia, and Park Cities working side by side creating some of our favorite dishes sharing stories of there passion and culinary history.
Dr. Goran Klintmalm Chairman and Chief of Baylor Regional Transplant Institute received a very special award “Gift of Life” Klintmalm has performed thousands of organ transplants during his career. Well deserved His Legacy and passion for advancing the field of transplantation is much appreciated. Continue reading