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El Pollito Loco Makes Damned Good Yard Bird

By Steven Doyle

El Pollito Loco opened their doors this week at their 3068 Forest Lane location which is located across the street from Cinemark 13 Theater. At first glance the new restaurant had the appearance of the national chain El Pollo Loco which sells charred pollo asada family-style and has several locations in the Dallas area. There is a slight difference however.        Continue reading

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Meet Shinsei’s Sushi Chef “Elvis”

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photos by Robert Bostick

Born and raised in Shiogama, Miyago in Japan, Shuji “Elvis” Sugawara developed a passion for food at an early age. As a result of frequent trips to the local fish market with his mother and father, Sugawara grew up eating fresh fish prepared using traditional Japanese techniques.    Continue reading

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The Ivy Tavern Names New Chef And Announces Updated Menu

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Lemmon Avenue cravable hot spot, The Ivy Tavern has named Andrew Kelley Executive Chef of the eatery and launches a new menu available for lunch and dinner showcasing crisp salads, bar food, burgers, sandwiches and build-your-own pizzas.

New fare includes The Blue Indian, an all-natural Bison patty topped with red onion, blue cheese, bacon and buffalo sauce and The Good Smoke burger with smoked Gouda, chipotle, BBQ sauce and red onion.   Continue reading

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PDNB Gallery Celebrates 20th Anniversary

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PDNB Gallery is celebrating its 20th Anniversary with a show featuring highlights from the past 20 years. Most of the photographs that will be exhibited will be on loan from collectors.

The gallery’s first location was a small house on Routh Street in Uptown. This location provided space for many important exhibitions for eleven years. The second and current location on Dragon Street, in the Design District, gives ample room for larger shows, and larger photographs.   Continue reading

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Hops from the Future

Fresh Hops Ready for Beerby Jeff Dietzman

According to an article in Popular Science Craft Beer is annihilating the hop supply.

The Reinheitsgebot, or German Purity Law, states that the only ingredients legally allowed in true beer are malted barley, hops, water and yeast.

So, no hops no beer, right?   Continue reading

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Just In Time For Mother’s Day: Make It And Take It Chocolate Class

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Learn how to make delicious chocolate treats in a two-hour, hands-on class taught by David Collier, executive pastry chef at Dallas’s Knife steakhouse. Presented by DallasChocolate.org, the class will teach you the techniques to make restaurant quality chocolate creations that are sure to delight your Mother. Recipes include dark chocolate raspberry, white chocolate grapefruit, and brown butter popcorn bonbons or other seasonal chocolates as well as chocolate macarons.   Continue reading

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Pluckers Celebrates The NFL Draft Today With Free TV’s

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Pluckers Wing Bar will host its annual NFL Draft Party on Thursday, April 30 at all 17 locations. Guests can team up to win food and drink specials by predicting this year’s NFL draft picks during the televised event.

Specials will range from $1 off to half price to even free. Pluckers will also give away a 55” Smart LED HDTV at each location. Guests can register to win upon arrival. The winner will be chosen by drawing held at the end of the NFL Draft Party (winner must be present to win).

There are plenty of locations throughout the DFW area. Check the website for the one closest to you.

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