This past weekend we witnessed yet another edition of Chef for Farmers, a pretty awe inspiring food and wine festival that rivals any like it. What started out as an idea to band a few chefs together as a long table dinner in a local farmer’s field has evolved to this glorious annual event that takes literally a year and dozens of volunteers to produce. This year CFF celebrated the life of a fallen chef, Randall Copeland who owned restaurant Ava in Rockwall. In addition, the event was able to pay out checks to many local farmers and raise awareness that even North Texas has some major talent when it comes to agriculture. What better way to show off our produce, meats, cheeses, bees and wines than to host one of the best parties the city has ever witnessed. Continue reading
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Celebrating North Texas Beer Week, Libertine Bar is hosting a very special Rahr Vintage beer dinner. Wednesday November 13th different vintages of popular Rahr & Sons Brewery beers battle it out against each other.
The following menu was carefully put together by Head Chef Roe DiLeo and in-house Cicerone, Mate Hartai. Continue reading
The tacos and beer lovers of the North Texas will be congregating tonight at Four Corners Brewing Company for their first ever TacoCon (Cerveza). This means free admission to Four Corners in Trinity Groves, plenty of taco trucks serving up the finest available on wheels, and plenty of beer provided by the brewery. The event is free, the beer and tacos are not. If this wasn’t enough to point your car to Trinity Groves tonight, there will also be a uber cool band playing for the crowd, which is expected to reach nearly 1,000 strong. Continue reading
Oak Cliff Coffee Roasters is finally open. They are located at 819 W. Davis, immediately next to CocoAndre the chocolatier. You have most likely sampled the beans they have been roasting over the past few years that are sold at 50 outlets across North Texas which includes five single origins and four blends.
The new coffee shop won’t be featuring WIFI, and there are no paper cups available. The coffee is strictly sold in ceramic mugs, and you can buy a mug to go if you so desire. This keeps the integrity of the coffee of espresso intact. Continue reading
Experience the tantalizing tastes and culinary creations of our Executive Chefs and Culinary Partners at Palette to Palate 2013. The tastes you’ll experience have been carefully prepared to showcase the expertise, experience, training and love of food for your enjoyment. An extensive collection of food, wine, and this year for your enjoyment craft beer, tequila, vodka, artisan cheeses, and sweets as your passport tour takes you through the Frontiers of Flight Museum. During the tour you’ll enjoy the flavors of a modern American, New Mexico, Mexican, Venezualan, Mongolian, French kitchens, and more while browsing the array of Featured Texas Artists. Continue reading
Revolver Brewing Company is located in Granbury, Texas which is about thirty-five minutes southwest of Fort Worth. Made up of a team of three including Ron and Rhett Keisler, and Grant Wood, they have managed to place the brewery on the map and in many pubs and restaurants in North Texas quite possibly due to a single brew they call Blood and Honey. Launched a year ago this August, Blood and Honey is far and away Revolver’s biggest hit. Continue reading
The bartending community in North Texas is particularly active with charitable causes and it doesn’t take much prodding for the members of the local bartending guild to step up into action. Look for their latest venture and pop up bar December 18, 2012 from 8pm to 1am. Here you will see a dozen of the best bartenders in action as they band together to benefit Trigger’s Toys which provides toys and therapy items to area hospitalized children. Continue reading