by Steven Doyle
Kay Agnew, Chef Joel Harloff, and Oak Cliff Cellar’s JR Richardson are hosting a “Dali Remembered” wine dinner at Bridge Bistro Wednesday July 17, 2013. Dali was the wonderful wine bistro located in One Arts Plaza where The Greek now resides. Dali was considered the local Cheers outpost for wine geeks.
Harloff, who is midst retooling Ocho Kitchen and Bar into a new version of Mi Piachi will throw down a wonderful menu that we list below, all paired with Oak Cliff Cellars. Call 214-740-1985 for reservations. Seats are $75 per person. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
Oak Cliff Cellars and Baboush are joining forces tomorrow for a beautiful wine dinner. Call 214.599.0707 for a reservation. The dinner begins at 7pm June 4, 2013. Below we list the menu which is wine paired at a cost of $45. Continue reading
by Andrew Chalk
Finally, cocktail buzz hub Och8, the Dallas outpost of Eric DiSteffano’s Coyote Café empire, held its first wine tasting. I was an invited guest to taste the wines of locally owned California winery Oak Cliff Cellars. Owner Jim Richardson was in attendance to guide us through the wines and Och8 execuchef Joel Harloff took us through the food. These two are a good double-act, and so are their respective products. Neither overwhelmed the other, a fact attested to in the hearty applause at the end from the full-house audience. Continue reading
by Andrew Chalk
Parigi restaurant on Oak Lawn was packed to the gills on Sunday night for a fundraiser for the Promise of Peace Community Garden. The garden, to be built in Little Forest Hills, helps implement the organization’s mission statement. Namely, “seeking simple solutions for increasing high school completion rates and healthy life styles as a result of positive community engagement. POP strives to connect the groups of neighborhoods in East Dallas through horticultural, environmental, and nutritional educational experiences”. Continue reading
by David Indorf photos by Robert Bostick
How do you sell out one of the country’s hottest restaurants with a prix fixe menu at $100 per plate? Secure in the knowledge that you will have 100% attendance with dozens more clamoring for tickets. Oh, and did I forget to mention that this little miracle occurs in the span of 20 seconds? It’s actually rather simple. You open your restaurant to Café Momentum, the concept developed to train young men detained in the Dallas County Youth Village in the culinary arts from the ground up. Continue reading
by Jennifer Thomas
On Wednesday, March 13, Chef John Tesar will host a special dinner at Spoon Bar & Kitchen featuring wines from Oak Cliff Cellars paired with seafood from waters around the globe.
Menu highlights include cuttlefish crudo with jalapeño, hearts of palm and pink peppercorns paired with Lake County Sauvignon Blanc; squid ink spaghetti with little neck clams, pork belly, preserved lemon, garlic and arugula paired with Twisted Root Vineyard Chardonnay; and swordfish “steak” with wild mushroom crust and red wine squid ink sauce paired with Mourvedre. Continue reading