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Shinsei and Duckhorn Vineyards Team for Wine Dinner

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When Shinsei, the perpetually popular pan-Asian restaurant near the corner of Inwood and Lovers and Duckhorn Vineyards, the revered Napa Valley wine producer, collaborate for a top end dinner, the results are bound to be impressive. The show they put on last week did just that with wines like Duckhorn Sauvignon Blanc 2012 and Duckhorn Merlot 2010. And wines from Duckhorn’s other labels as well: Migration Chardonnay 2011, Goldeneye Pinot Noir 2010 and Paraduzz Z blend 2010 dessert wine.    Continue reading

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Dish of the Day: Shinsei Peking Duck

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Every Thursday Shinsei offers this beautifully plated Peking Duck which is available on a limited basis. Think crispy skin, juicy duck meat and a sweet chili hoisin sauce masterfully prepared by chef TJ Lengnick. To reserve yours, and you must reserve, call 214-352-0005.

Shinsei will also be hosting a pretty incredible Duckhorn Wine dinner Tuesday, January 26 starting at 6:30pm. Check out the bad ass menu:   Continue reading

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Shinsei Captures The Zen Of Dining

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The history of Shinsei rolls back way before the June 2006 opening. It actually began before the owners Tracy Rathbun and Lynae Fearing opened the doors or even knew each other.   Continue reading

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TJ Lengnick Back At Shinsei

by Steven Doyle

It has been a dizzying few days for those attempting to keep track of the many chef movements in Dallas. Yesterday we reported that TJ Lengnick had left Whiskey Cake and made his way to Stephan Pyles. Last night TJ called to say he is on the move once again, this time he will be back home to take the reins at Shinsei as the executive chef.  Continue reading

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More Chefs On The Move In Dallas

by Steven Doyle

More chef news straight from the kitchen, this time from Front Burner’s corporate chef John Franke who sends us a note that T.J. Lengnick has moved on from Whiskey Cake to take a position at Stephan Pyles. In Chef Lengnick’s place Franke has hired Scott Townend from the Park Cities latest restaurant at the Lumen Hotel’s The Front Room.       Continue reading

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Luau At Whiskey Cake

by Steven Doyle

Last night the Tiki gods shined upon Plano, Texas as Whiskey Cake prepared not one, but three whole hogs to a sell-out crowd on a Monday evening in celebration of all things luau. In preparation over 70 coconuts lost their tops, making these the perfect vessels for cooling tropical cocktails prepared by lead barman Sean Conner.

Conner wrangled Barcardi’s 151 into drinks such as classic Zombies that made the gathering revelers not only smile, but put them in the island mood.       Continue reading

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