by Andrew Chalk
Max’s Wine Dive, the popular restaurant with the slogan “Fried Chicken and Champagne?…Why the Hell Not?!” just revamped their menu for Fall and Crave was at the media event to roll it out. From small plates to large, it looks like a winner.
Go to the section of the menu entitled “Chef Stefon’s Fall Menu” and start with PB&J Wings ($10), chicken wings in Max’s signature batter and slathered with thai peanut sauce and blackberry coulis (a variation on sweet and sour). But take plenty of napkins as this can be a messy dish as well. Continue reading
by Andrew Chalk
Crave readers who enjoy French wine and steak will want to look into a wine dinner this Sunday evening at many Ruth Chris’ restaurants nationally (including Dallas and Fort Worth).
Per the press release….
–Ruth’s Chris Steak House will offer guests a chance to explore the flavors of France with “Bubbles to Bordeaux,” a five-course pairing dinner on Sunday, October 19 at 95 participating restaurants nationwide. Continue reading
From the first keg tap Friday, Oct. 31, to the inaugural Brewer’s Ball Nov. 7, to last call on Sunday, Nov. 9, North Texans will have hundreds of opportunities to celebrate North Texas Beer Week’s cheers to craft beer at participating venues across the region.
“North Texas is home to many nationally recognized craft breweries and beers, and North Texas Beer week is a time to highlight and responsibly celebrate that homegrown talent,” said Matt Dixon, board member of North Texas Beer Week and Dallas Brew Scene. “There’s something for everyone to enjoy, from the novice to the expert craft beer drinker.” Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
It’s haunting that there are so few weeks left in 2014. This means cooler temps, Fall parties and terrifying romps through DFW’s best haunted houses.
Most haunted houses have two prices, one for regular admission, and a second speed pass price to exit through the long lines that you will surely meet. Jump in the haunted pit of horrors for a list of our local favorites. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
Our latest find in Indian cuisine comes out of Plano and Fort Worth with a tiny restaurant called Maharaja. The very tidy and well appointed restaurant serves up a very fine version of both Northern and Southern Indian cuisine. That means the restaurant is strong for both vegetarians and omnivores. For the latter you will find beef, seafood, lamb and chicken dishes to satisfy those meaty urges, all in your favorite comfort sauces which is perfect for the turning weather. The dishes will definitely warm you up on a breezy Fall evening.
You will want to start your evening off with a cup of madras soup, the coconut-tomato soup with a hint of spice. This is definitely the ultimate in tomato soup. Also the raita salad is particularly cooling when set against some of the spicier dishes. This is made with fresh yogurt, whipped and blended with shredded cucumber, tomatoes and chopped cilantro. Continue reading
It is certainly fun to watch local entrepreneurs grow their brands. After only opening its doors two years ago this week, East Hampton Sandwich Co. is celebrating the opening of its third location on Tuesday, September 16 in Fort Worth. The new location in the recently revamped West Bend development marks the brand’s first location in Fort Worth, an area where founder Hunter Pond was eager to see expansion. Continue reading