by Steven Doyle
Plenty has transpired in the life of Katy Priore since we first reported that she started up her delicious local chocolate company, Bark back in May of 2012. It was then she premiered her pretty packages of tasty chocolate treats that come complete with tiny blessings from the chocolatier. Since that day she grew to the point where the best local shops wanted to carry her product, including Carbone’s, Bolsa Mercado, the Joule Dallas and many of the hot spots around Dallas. Continue reading
Beginning this Thursday, June 4 and occurring every Thursday evening, the Dallas Farmers Market is hosting an Evening in the Shed (formally known as Market After Dark) from 4-9pm. There will be farmers, artisan food and drinks (including local wine and beer), arts and crafts vendors, live music, vendor demos, and more.
This Thursday evening local jazz singer Sherna Armstrong will be performing and Fernando Moreno of Pachi Pachi Valley Cheese will demonstrate how to make mozzarella.
The Dallas Farmers Market continues its progressive revitalization efforts by announcing today major operational changes underway at The Shed. The changes will help the Dallas Farmers Market become a true, sustainable farmers market in which visitors can expect to find local farmers and producers selling food that is grown and sourced locally with minimal handling and processing. Under the management of new Director of Market Operations Amanda Vanhoozier, these improvements will be in place by June 1. Continue reading
The news came out recently that Scardello is working on an expansion project at the new Dallas Farmers Market and will be part of the indoor shopping and dining experience called The Market (formerly known as Shed 2).
There are loads of great vendors that will make coming to the Farmer’s market a great experience. After grabbing fresh, local produce at The Shed (the Farmers Market’s outdoor area) you’ll be able to come into The Market for spices, fish and meats, soup stocks and even grab a coffee or Italian pastries and of course, cheese. Continue reading
The Dallas Farmers Market continues its award-winning revitalization efforts by announcing today more than 20 new and returning vendors and merchants that have signed leases to be housed at The Market (formally Shed 2) when it re-opens in June. These food artisans and merchants will join previously announced anchor restaurants Rex’s Seafood and Market, Stocks & Bondy, Taqueria La Ventana, Nammi/Coolhaus, Palmieri Café and Mudhen, the 5,500-square-foot free-standing restaurant and beer garden from restaurateur Shannon Wynne. Continue reading
Taqueria La Ventana, the funky taqueria concept offering everyday Mexican street food which currently has a successful downtown Dallas location, has announced it will be expanding in 2015 with two new locations. Specific dates for the openings will be released in the near future.
Taqueria La Ventana has recently signed a lease at the Dallas Farmers Market in The Market, in the heart of downtown Dallas. Scheduled to open in early summer 2015, the restaurant will offer 21 indoor seats as well as 28 seats on the outdoor patio. It will be one of the four anchor restaurants in The Market, which will also offer additional seating in a common dining area. Approximately 20 to 25 employees will be hired for this new location.
In addition, Addison will soon welcome Taqueria La Ventana to 4180 Beltline Road. The 2,344 square foot restaurant and bar will seat 60 guests while the 945 square foot al fresco patio will offer seating for 32 diners. It will share the real estate site with a sister Firebird Restaurant Group concept, Snuffer’s Restaurant & Bar. The company will hire between 30 to 35 employees for the Addison site. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
It is time once again for the Dallas Farmer’s Market Winter Chef Series. These marvelous cooking classes are no doubt the best deal in Dallas. Meet the chefs and learn fun cooking skills. The line-up this Winter is really special. Each class is scheduled from 11am to 1pm and costs $25 which is due the Thursday before the session, or $30 at the door. You may purchase the entire series for a very low cost of $110. Jump for the complete schedule. Continue reading