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Scissor-Tails and Cocktails Benefits Trinity River Audubon Center May 8

texas great horned owlsby Steven Doyle Trinity River Audubon Center’s signature event, Scissor-tails & Cocktails, presented by the Omni Dallas, is the party to support outdoor education for North Texas children.  With tasty treats from celebrity chefs, s’mores around the campfire, birds of prey, live music from the Dallas Family Band, a silent auction and so much more, it’s a fun and festive celebration benefiting Trinity River Audubon Center’s outdoor educational programs for kids. Ben Jones, Trinity’s Center Director, says “At Audubon Texas, we’re passionate about connecting kids to nature and building a foundation for conservation stewardship. Kids from Pleasant Grove to Preston Hollow from Lakewood to Lake Highlands and Oak Cliff to East Dallas – kids from every background and stripe; we believe every child deserves a proper introduction to the outdoors – No child left inside!”   Continue reading

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Real Ale Brewing Co Beer Paired Dinner At The Rustic Feb 28

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Rustic has proven to be this amazing success and executive chef Matt Balke is celebrating with a special Real Ale Brewing Company dinner on February 28, 2014. This special dinner will include 6 courses for $65. For reservations email rsvp@therusticrestaurant.com or call 214-730-0596.

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Hot Dallas Foodie TV Action This Weekend

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There are a few Dallas-based television opportunities that are well worth checking out. The first offers a local chef on Cut Throat Kitchen. The second is the locally produced program that bounces around the city scoping out the best restaurants. Lets check these out.

Cutthroat Kitchen features four chefs faced with three cooking challenges. Each challenge gives the chefs a type of dish to create, expecting them to refine the dish to high culinary standards within a limited amount of time.  The typical time allotment is only 30 minutes for cooking, after 1 minute of acquiring ingredients from a pantry.  After the dishes are prepared, a guest judge evaluates each dish and the chef with the worst dish is eliminated. In the first two challenges after the chefs have acquired their ingredients, the host presents a number of sabotage elements that are put up for auction to the chefs. The player winning the sabotage items can use it on the other chefs.    Continue reading

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Sneak Peek At The Rustic

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Last night The Rustic opened to a sold out crowd for for the Pat Green Kick Off concert. Green played soulfully to an extremely happy crowd as they sipped some terrific local beers and munched on select menu items such as shrimp tacos and chicharones. Tonight doors open 4pm, selected sneak peak menu service and live music starting at 7pm until midnight. 

Saturday The Rustic opens at 8am serving breakfast tacos and Bloody Marys until 10am. You can catch the TX/OU game starting at 11am, and a Pat Green concert at 2:30pm, all for $30 per person. The doors open to the public at 4pm Saturday and closes at midnight. The opening party continues Sunday opening at 11am with live music starting at 2:30pm and a Cowboy watching party at 7pm.         Continue reading

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The Rustic Opens October 16

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Free Range Concepts partners, Josh Sepkowitz and Kyle Noonan announce their newest project – The Rustic – will open Wednesday, October 16th for dinner service (lunch hours planned for later in the month).  Located in Uptown at the prime corner lot of Lemmon Avenue and North Central Expressway in the West Village area, The Rustic promises to be a vibrant Texas-inspired addition to Dallas’ restaurant/bar scene with great food and drink.

Sepkowitz and Noonan, the team behind Bowl & Barrel, Mutts and the new television series Local Fare, have partnered with Grammy nominated singer/songwriter, Pat Green and local businessman Brian Manion to open a full service restaurant and bar that will showcase kitchen and bar menus with roots reaching deep into the Texas soil.  Beef, poultry and game from local ranchers and produce from local farmers are an important foundation of the menu.  Local purveyors include the likes of Barking Cat Farms (Heath, TX), Comeback Creek (Pittsburgh, TX), Vital Farms (Austin, TX), Wagyu Excelente (Dallas,TX), Broken Arrow Ranch (Ingram, TX), Caprino Royale (Waco, TX), Eagle Mountain Cheese (Granbury, TX), Veldhuizen Cheese (Dublin, TX), Spiceman’s FM 1410 (Dallas, TX) and more.    The bar will feature all the best Texas has to offer including 40 beers on draft, cocktails and a notable wine list.    Continue reading

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The Rustic Coming This Spring

Rustic renderingby Jennifer  Thomas

Free Range Concepts partners, Josh Sepkowitz and Kyle Noonan announce their newest project, The Rustic, scheduled to open Spring of 2013 in Uptown at the prime corner lot of Lemmon Avenue and North Central Expressway in the West Village area.  Sepkowitz and Noonan, the team behind Bowl & Barrel, have partnered with Grammy nominated singer/songwriter, Pat Green and local businessman Brian Manion to open a full service restaurant and bar that will feature a dynamic outdoor “backyard” for eating, drinking and listening to live music.   Continue reading

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