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Knob Creek Whole Hog Dinner At Boulevardier

tateby Steven Doyle

Recently I was an invited guest at a special dinner hosted by Knob Creek that was held at Boulevardier in Bishop Arts. Boulevardier is already one of my favorite Dallas restaurants, but this was a special menu that included two whole hogs, one which was actually broken down in front of the gathering by one chef Nathan Tate. Tate is a bounty of a man that easily and deftly handles the hog with precision accuracy. He used each part of the swine to create a splendid dinner that had diners chatting about it for days. Here is why.

The evening started with a flurry of passed appetizers and Knob Creek laced cocktails. Eddie Eakin had a full complement of bartenders staffed and ready to make the cocktails fly at a moments notice. Although we thoroughly enjoyed sipping the whiskey straight, it was particularly enjoyed in each of the four cocktails presented that evening. We started with a Brown Bomber which is made up of Cocchi Americano, Suze, and Five Spice Bitters. I am sure Eakin can recreate this cocktail for you should you ask. He is currently undertaking a 150 cocktail bible that will be enacted soon at the restaurant.    Continue reading

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Small Batch Whiskey Dinner at Sissy’s

On Monday, July 23rd, Sissy’s Southern Kitchen & Bar will host a five-course dinner featuring select Jim Beam spirits. Seventh generation distiller, Frederick Booker Noe III, will be on hand to pair Basil Hayden, Booker’s, Baker’s and Knob Creek with Chef Lisa Garza’s Southern creations.          Continue reading

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