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Dallas Farmers Market Announces New Changes

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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

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Twisted Root Now Has House-Made Veggie Burgers (Video)

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Twisted Root recently announced a new menu item for its vegetarian and vegan friends. It’s a burger that consists of black beans, ground chick peas, flax seeds, brown rice, quinoa and some delicious seasonings. And unlike many restaurants that phone in their veggie-friendly burger offerings with frozen or pre-made patties, Twisted Root is making their veggie burger in-house daily, so customers get a fresh, tasty and healthy meal that will fill them up.

Before now, vegetarians and vegans who visited Twisted Root could enjoy salads and a couple side items, but the better burger restaurant wanted to ensure that all patrons could fully enjoy the Twisted Root experience. And that means getting a hot, freshly made burger for lunch or dinner.  Continue reading

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Madrina to Open in The Shops of Highland Park

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Misery Loves Co. Restaurant Group announces plans to open Madrina, a new fine dining restaurant concept, early this summer at The Shops of Highland Park. The new restaurant will offer guests bold Mexican dishes fused with impeccable French technique, sauces and overall inspiration.

The Madrina menu will reflect Chef Kyle McClelland’s fresh take on modern, authentic Mexican cuisine with a French twist. Menu items, with ingredients sourced from the best purveyors of Mexico and France, will include Hay smoked Foie Gras made with jaggery, plantains, pepita and coconut, Steak Tartare with pickled papayas, dried jicama, capers, shallots and egg yolk and Okra-Bell Pepper Ratatouille with masa crepe.   Continue reading

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Whiskey Cake to Host Farmers Market

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To celebrate and support the local community and continue green efforts, Whiskey Cake will host a farmers market event for all of the local vendors the restaurant works with at the Plano location this Sunday, April 19. Whiskey Cake regulars will get the opportunity to meet local food suppliers and learn more about where their food comes from when they dine at Whiskey Cake. With Earth Day right around the corner on Wednesday, April 22, this is the perfect chance to celebrate local vendors

The market event is Sunday, April 19 from 10:30am to 2:00pm. Whiskey Cake is located at 3601 Dallas Parkway in Plano.

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Dallas Uchi Closer to Opening

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Uchi Dallas, opening in Spring 2015 on 2817 Maple, announced the menu featuring offerings from the kitchen and sushi bar showcasing Executive Chef Tyson Cole’s signature style of combining unexpected textures and flavors. Under Chef Cole’s direction, with Chef de Cuisine Nilton “Junior” Borges and Executive Pastry Chef Andrew Lewis, the menu uniquely expands the Japanese palate and tradition, pushing the boundaries of Japanese cuisine, drawing flavor inspiration from numerous points around the globe.   Continue reading

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The Continental Gin Building Opens it’s Doors for Notable Artists This Weekend

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The Continental Gin Building will be having an open house on April 17th from 6 to 10 p.m. and April 18th from 2 to 8 p.m. The tenants will open their studio doors and showcase the diverse talents that make them an outstanding community with immense positive impact on the City of Dallas.

The CGB is truly a community of diversified artists, designers (clothing, accessories, interior), craftsmen, film producers, modern to classic painters, photographers, etc… all who create a collaboration of talents.  Continue reading

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El Atoron Moving Locations

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We had been hearing reports that El Atoron on Henderson would be moving locations soon, and we just ran across the new spot. Look for the fantastic taco haunt at the old address of La Popular at 5004 Columbia in coming weeks.

We thought you might to see what they serve up at this delicious taqueria.  That green sauce is pretty amazing. Continue reading

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