Media types headed to Abacus in droves on Tuesday night for a special preview of Eddie ‘Lucky’ Campbell’s new cocktail menu and chef de cuisine Daniel Burr’s new bar menu. We reported Kent Rathbun hiring Campbell to Abacus and expected the fedora-wearing one to have a big impact on the cocktail list. The old list is still on the web site (as of Wednesday night) and the differences make interesting reading. Continue reading
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*** Alert *** We hear there are just a few spots left to reserve. This is a free event, so email them now.
Chefs for Farmer’s (CFF) hosts the annual Mix-Off event to kick off the 2013 culinary festival at Standard Pour, sponsored by Beam and Patron using Beam’s Makers Mark and Patron’s Pyrat Rum.
Seven of Dallas’ most talented bartenders take a stand behind the bar at The Standard Pour where each compete to create the signature cocktail for the Chefs For Farmers culinary festival. Continue reading
How would you like to visit some of the best cocktail bars in Dallas with a few bar masters? There is a terrific opportune to have at least six cocktails this Thursday on a guided bus trip through Dallas that will drop off at some of the very best including Tate’s, Cedars Social, The Black Swan, The People’s Last Stand, Standard Pour and Central 214 for the bartender’s finest.
There are but a few tickets remaining, so grab yours today. It will be a boozy flight of fun guided by the boys at The People’s Last Stand. Call 214.263.5380 or email email@example.com now for details and to reserve your spot. The bus boards this Thursday at 6:30 and you do not want to be left behind. The cost is $60.
With the current cocktail revolution taking place in North Texas, even and even an old standby like the Old Fashioned takes on new flavors. Local mixologists are stirring up tradition, and creating tasty treats along the way. Not every great bartender left town for the week to enjoy Tales of the Cocktail. Continue reading
It’s that time of year again. You know, when all our favorite bartenders (well, almost all of them) jaunt off to New Orleans for the annual convention at the Tales of the Cocktail. Not to be left out, we sent a few reporters to New Orleans to not only sip some fantastic cocktails, but to ferret out the new trends in boozery, sample some of the local cuisine and flavor and otherwise attempt to check in daily with some photos and a report.
Let’s see how our contacts do at the Tales. We hope to hear from them real soon. Right, guys?
Somehow I think this might be like chasing down Hunter S. Thompson reporting on the Super Bowl.