by Andrew Chalk
We can accept that Galveston is a great place to get a fish-fry, run on the beach, visit the impressive Moody Gardens with aquarium and rain forest, or even just board a cruise ship. What may not as well-known is that Galveston is undergoing change that makes it a quite satisfying long weekend destination for the gourmet traveler.
By ‘gourmet’ I mean not just restaurants, but also food purveyors, hotels, breweries, wineries and distillers. Gourmet as a whole lifestyle of fine eating, drinking and travelling. All other versions of these things fit under the description of ‘work’. Recently, the Galveston Island Convention and Visitors Bureau (the organization responsible for galvanizing for Galveston), tiring of their prime catchment market (the rest of Texas) not knowing the truth about them, gathered some media and showed us what the Galveston of today has to offer. As a first-time visitor, I was intrigued but had little idea of what to expect. Continue reading
by Epicurious Emma
Each week Epicurious Emma sends us a video with reviews of her favorite restaurants. Today Emma sends us her predictions for the Fork Fight Battle in Trinity Groves. The event sold out a few days ago and should be an exciting night of fun, food and cocktails. Emma is also a regular on craveRADIO each Sunday from 4 to 6pm on 1190am.
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by Melissa Robert photos by Mary Szefcyk
No matter what type of foods tickle your taste bud fancy, if you stopped by Fair Park this weekend you didn’t walk away disappointed. Friday through Sunday DFW residents filled their bellies with culinary delights from over 60 local restaurants. 150,000 square feet of indoor, air-conditioned space hosted cooking demonstrations, Taste of the Town, Taste Tavern, kids areas and even a petting zoo. Outside the Fair Park exhibit halls were a plethora of tasting tents, food trucks and an impressive live music stage. With general admission at only $10 and children 5 and under getting in free, the event was bustling with folks enjoying local food and vendor booths. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
This week on craveRADIO we will feature chef Anthony Van Camp who will be joining us just after his demo at the Taste of Dallas in Fair Park on Sunday. Van Camp will be telling us about his Anatole experience and the interesting job of converting Nana into SER Steak + Spirits, a steak house.
Also on the show we will have on barman Julian Pagan from the Cedars Social. Pagan has a cool demeanor and a fun flair for the cocktail. It will be interesting to see how he has moved up through the cocktail ranks at one of the most respected bars in the country. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
It is plenty hot outside which means it is time to check out the 2013 edition of the Taste of Dallas at Fair Park this weekend. This year promises a few new attractions, and we have them all listed below. Several of the attractions and gate admission can be purchased in advance at the Taste of Dallas website. this is always a fun event that shouldn’t be missed. Continue reading