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I Like Pie: Jack Daniels Pecan Pie at YO Ranch

Jack Daniels Pecan Pie_YO Ranch (1)by Steven Doyle

Pecan pie often brings up notions of Thanksgiving for many, but at our offices every day is a good pie day and pecan is one of the tops that can be found. Imagine the excitement when we discovered the Jack Daniels Pecan Pie at YO Ranch Steakhouse in Dallas’ West End. This is the unique steakhouse that is a send up to the Texas Hill Country ranch by the same name.   Continue reading

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Tesar Does Brunch at Knife

knife Short Rib Benedictby Jennifer Thomas

Knife, the steakhouse by Chef John Tesar located inside The Highland Dallas at 5300 E. Mockingbird Lane, is not just a prime Dallas steakhouse but also serves a unique with a side of specialty brunch cocktails every Sunday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Recently nominated a third time as a James Beard Best Chef Southwest semifinalist, Tesar designed the menu to include one-of-a-kind dishes highlighting his signature aged meats, along with more traditional brunch favorites.   Continue reading

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Eat Me: Shrimp and Grits at Standard Pour

tsp1by Steven Doyle

Some may mistakenly thing that a super bar like The Standard Pour might be lacking in the area of the food menu. That has never been the case, even since its early inception. In the past year with the new menus introduced by chef Cody Sharp dining at this now famous Dallas bar has reached heights unknown to any bar in town, and certainly rivals that of most restaurants.    Continue reading

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Steel is Offering Sushi and Cocktail Classes

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This is super exciting. Steel is offering sushi classes where you learn to make your own at home. There are two upcoming classes, one for children on July 18th, and the other for adults on the 25th a week later. Both classes start at 4pm. The classes include everything you will need to know, and all the supplies at individual stations that have a sushi mat, rice and fish. Adults and teens will be cutting their own, whereas the younger folks will have more hands on assistance.  Continue reading

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Singapore Slinglers Performing at Kessler July 4th

singapore1by Steven Doyle

Looking for something a bit different to do on the fourth? The Singapore Slingers are performing at the Kessler Theater Saturday, July 4th for a star-spangled Independence Day dance and concert, featuring hot jazz and early swing of the 1920s and 1930s, as well as ragtime and all things American, including some marches by the march king himself, John Philip Sousa.    Continue reading

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First Look: Slurp Your Noodle at Wabi House

DSC08048by Steven Doyle

Wabi House was built on Wabi House chef-owner Dien Nguyen’s love for Japanese food and obsession for ramen, inspired by his foodie experiences and culinary training in major cities like NYC, Toronto, Vancouver, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle. For the past decade, Chef Nguyen has worked with Piranha Killer Sushi and currently holds the Corporate Head Chef position for Piranha Killer Sushi. He’s lead the opening of the new locations and oversees the seven Piranha locations in Texas.

Wabi comes from the word Wabi-Sabi. Wabi-Sabi is a Japanese world view embracing and accepting the beauty in the imperfection (Wabi) & the beauty that comes with age (Sabi). This Japanese view best describes what to expect of Chef Dien Nguyen’s restaurant location choice, concept and style of cooking.  Continue reading

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Kearney Takes Leave of Nick and Sams to Replace Ehlert

taylorby Steven Doyle

Scuttlebutt is always fun. Word on the street is that Taylor Kearney from Nick and Sams is leaving his corporate chef position to take over the Front Room at the Hotel Lumen. Front Room chef Michael Ehlert is taking a leave and we should hear more about where he is going later, after a bit of travel.

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