Sadly, Samar by Stephan Pyles will close in a couple of weeks for three months of scheduled renovations to the office building that it occupies. Not only will this mean that we don’t get the regular menu, it will also mean that they won’t get a chance to reprise hits from their one night Summer Chaat Festival last night (where I was an invited guest). Chaat is Indian street food and examples are rare here, being confined mainly to the small cadre of authentic Indian restaurants dotted around Irving and Plano. Continue reading
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More news from the folks at Trinity Groves, and this time there is competition in the air. Look for an NCAA bracket-style throw-down between all the restaurants starting July 11 (tentative), and continue each week until the last restaurant standing will face off Sharon Van Meter, owner and chef at 3015. The competition is called the Fork Fight Battle.
The events are still being finalized, but the group should meet each Thursday with a head-to-head competition that includes cocktails, and a wine paired four course meal from each restaurant. Continue reading
Many months ago we discussed the Indie Film, Somm, made with unprecedented access that takes the viewer on a humorous, emotional, and illuminating look into one of the world’s most prestigious, secretive, and exclusive organizations – the Court of Master Sommeliers and the massively intimidating Master Sommelier Exam. Continue reading
You may recall us discussing U.S. Food Trucks, the company who runs commissary for many of the city’s food trucks, and also assist with leases and procuring of the trucks. Today U.S. Food Trucks announces they are opening a new food truck park in Dallas called “Fly-By Food Park” located at 2500 W. Mockingbird Lane Dallas, TX. The “Fly-By Food Park” grand opening event will occur Friday, June 28, 2013 and Saturday, June 29, 2013 from 5 to 9 p.m. Before the grand opening event, U.S. Food Trucks will host preview weekends Friday, June 14 and 21, 2013 and Saturday June 15 and 22, 2013 from 5 to 9 p.m. Continue reading
More news from Trinity Groves filters through today. Kitchen LTO, the restaurant which will change concepts each quarter with a new chef and design, announced their first chef winner today. Norman Grimm, most recently from Acme F&B was selected top dog in a heated pack of chefs who all competed for the honor. The designers will be and Coeval Studio (John Paul Valverde and Miguel Vicens) designer for the 1st round of this permanent pop-up restaurant.
Scheduled to open September 3rd, in The Trinity Groves project of West Dallas, Kitchen LTO will dramatically change every four months as a new chef rotates in and introduces a new menu concept. Simultaneously, a new design firm will reinvent the interior’s transformable elements. Essentially, it’s a limited time offer (“LTO”), where a new restaurant is born three times a year. Continue reading
As we continue to follow the various restaurants that will be opening in Trinity Groves we notice a trend for at least a few of the new restaurateurs to host a pop-up dinner. These special dinners give the owners some real life ideas as to which menu items their prospective clientele will enjoy. LUCK has been hosting such a dinner each month since their restaurant announcement, and most likely will continue through their August opening. Continue reading