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Best Cellars Dinner At Dragonfly on May 1

wineby Steven Doyle

The Best Cellars Dinner Dallas, chaired by Chris and Nita Hudson with John & Mary Martha Pickens serving as Honorary Chairmen, will feature a four-course gourmet dinner by prepared by guest chefs including Chef Dan Landsberg of Hotel ZaZa’s Dragonfly Restaurant,Chef Bradford Hodgkins of FT33, Chef Cody Sharp of Casa Rubia and Chef Lance Smith formerly of Smoke.

The intimate dinner will give guests the opportunity to enjoy a selection of premier wines hosted by your assigned wine host with entertainment by Ray Johnston.    Continue reading

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Orin Swift Dinner At Culpepper’s To Feature Seven Chefs

chadbowdenby Steven Doyle

Winemaker Dave Phinney will be on hand for a special dinner at Culpepper in Rockwall January 31, 2013 starting at 7pm. The owner of Orin Swift Cellars has an interesting and storied history and will share his adventures in wine with the crowd. The Culpepper wine dinners always sell out quickly and for very good reason. The winemakers are always top shelf, and Executive Chef Chad Bowden consistently plans for the special occasions. Continue reading

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ZaZa’s Dragonfly New Spring Menu, Plus Several Changes

by Steven Doyle

A graduate of California Culinary Academy in San Francisco, chef Dan Landsberg first moved to Dallas in 1996 when we was sent to open Fog City Diner, the stand-out building where Truluck’s now operates from. From Fog City Landsberg had a stint at Toscana where he worked with several other local chefs including Gilbert Garza (now owner of Suze) and David Holben (now corporate executive chef with the Del Frisco brand).

Several moves later including a run as executive chef at Stephan Pyles and the man responsible for revamping Tillman’s Roadhouse, Landsberg is using his vast imagination at ZaZa’s Dragonfly. There Landsberg has a creative outlet that flourishes and changes with each season.         Continue reading

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