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ZaLat Grand Opening April 1st, Now Delivers Until 4am

zalat1by Steven Doyle

It has been just over a month since Khanh Nguyen opened his new pizza haunt ZaLat next door to his famous late night pho restaurant DaLat on Fitzhugh in Dallas.  Since then he has had a growing number of fans take advantage of the delivery service which roughly covers a five mile radius of the new shop. Since we broke the story most of the Dallas media picked up on the fact that Khanh is actually making one of the best pizzas around – and for good reason.  Continue reading

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What Is Your Fast Food Guilty Pleasure?

nuggets1by Steven Doyle

I got into a discussion today on fast food. This after the airing of the Canadian McDonald’s commercial which defended their chicken nuggets and made an attempt to debunk the pink slime rumors. The most interesting part of the conversation was what fast food would you (or I) actually eat. Although I dine pretty well and have few opportunities or desire for fast food, I contend most people have their favorites when presented a choice. I made a list of my favorites.     Continue reading

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Taste of the NFL: The Ultimate Tailgate Party May 3rd at AT&T Stadium

DSC01937by Jennifer Thomas

Party with a purpose on the Dallas Cowboys home turf and help the North Texas Food Bank tackle hunger with the team’s offensive line led by #72 Travis Frederick, 2015 NFL Hall of Fame inductee Charles Haley and Cowboys legends Chad Hennings and Preston Pearson. Abacus restaurant executive chef and proprietor Kent Rathbun will be joined by more than 20 of the area’s hottest celebrity chefs, so dress in your favorite tailgate chic attire and enjoy gourmet tailgate fare, signature cocktails, live country music by The Rusty Brothers, and a chance to bid on exclusive, luxury prizes at the live and silent auctions, all benefiting NTFB child’s programs.

“This year we’re excited to host our 11th annual event at a new location, the Cowboys home, AT&T Stadium,” said Jan Pruitt, NTFB president and CEO. “Since its inception in 2005, Taste of the NFL has raised more than $1.61 million for hungry North Texas children and our supporters can help continue this legacy by joining Dallas Cowboys and noted chefs for a fun event to tackle hunger in our community.”   Continue reading

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Chef Justin Holt To Host Pop-Up Ramen And Yakitori March 28th Midnight At The Dubliner


Justin Holt has been surprising people around the city of Dallas with underground Pop-Up Ramen Shops for the past four years. He began at Tradewinds and due to popular demand has been spotted at The Windmill Lounge, Oak Cliff Social Club, and Ten Bells.

“I’m thankful that the city of Dallas has supported me so much and I am excited to bring something new to the table.”  Continue reading

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That’s The Spirit! Dallas Vodka Distiller Wins Bronze Medal With Very First Release

by Andrew Chalk

Local wine, cheese, beer and now spirits are winning medals in tough national competitions. Duckworth Distillery of Dallas (right behind the Home Depot on Lemmon) just won Bronze with their Texas Vodka at the 2015 San Francisco World Spirits Competition. This is a doubly good achievement since this is Duckworth’s first product and this is their first competition.  Continue reading

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Tesar Announces Kitchen Staff At Oak, New Lunch Menu

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In January, Apheleia Restaurant Group announced its partnership with Chef John Tesar. Today, Oak is pleased to announce that Chef/Partner Tesar has introduced Oak’s new Spring lunch menu. This menu represents Chef Tesar’s influence on Oak’s tradition of clean, elegant cuisine. Highlights include spice cured filet of beef carpaccio en Bolero, squid ink spaghetti, spicy arrabbiata and blue crab and Arctic char, black mushrooms
and dashi.

“Lunch should not only be contemporary and approachable, but since Oak is a neighborhood restaurant, we needed to make sure it was also affordable so locals and business professionals can come in everyday if they choose,” stated Tesar.  Continue reading

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10th Annual No Tie Dinner & Dessert Party March 28th


Celebrating a landmark year, the 10th Annual No Tie Dinner & Dessert Party, presented by Purple Foundation, is going global to capture the magic, vibrant energy, and exotic flavors of The East in its Bollywood-style theme “Under the Yum Yum Tree.” The largest fundraiser for AIDS Services of Dallas, an expected 1,500 guests will gather at the Frontiers of Flight Museum on Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. for the “after party” including complimentary cocktails, entertainment, dancing, colossal auction, and of course, tons of desserts! General admission tickets are $75 and VIP are $150.

Purchase your tickets today at the website or at the door the day of the event.

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