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Patrizio’s Grand Opening Tonight

dsc07503by Steven Doyle

You won’t want to miss the grand opening of Patrizio’s Uptown location as they celebrate tonight with passed appetizers starting at 6pm along with their signature Pineapple & Peach Liqueur 43. The party continues all night long with half priced pizzas, music by  Damian Garcia & Company from 6:00 to 8:30, then GOGA performing from 9:00 to midnight.   Continue reading

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First Look: Patrizio’s in Uptown

DSC07441by Steven Doyle

Just a few moths ago Patrizio’s vacated their historic location in Highland Park Village. They quickly secured their new location at 3232 McKinney Avenue in Uptown where they have set up shop and opened for business yesterday. Although they are still in soft opening mode we were able to nab a sweet spot at the bar for a look at the new, and updated menu.

You will find many familiar favorites on the new menu, items that if removed would cause yet another earthquake in the Dallas area, such as the grilled chicken salad that is souped up with hearts of palm, artichokes, bacon red bell peppers and so much more. However, one thing you will notice, and not necessarily with the menu, is that the food has taken on a revamp. The food is actually quite good.   Continue reading

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Malai Kitchen Expands Into Southlake

malaithaikitchen--3by Steven Doyle

After four successful years of serving modern Southeast Asian cuisine in Uptown, Malai Kitchen owners Braden and Yasmin Wages are expanding to include a second location in Southlake’s Park Village, a premium shopping destination with a neighborhood atmosphere and a modern mix of restaurants and retailers.   Continue reading

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Eureka! Now On For Sat-Sun Brunch In Uptown

EurekaAllDayBreakfastBurritoby Jennifer Thomas

Eureka!, the new modern American restaurant located in the heart of West Village on the corner of Blackburn and McKinney, announces the addition of weekend brunch. The relatively new Uptown  restaurant offers brunch from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Guests are invited to come in for contemporary classic breakfast entrées, Bloody Marys and Mimosas, selection of more than 40 craft beers, and to take advantage of the outdoor patio for a breezy al-fresco dining experience.   Continue reading

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First Look: Public School 214 in Session Jan 29th

PS App Ahi Tacos_lowby Steven Doyle

Class is almost in session at the West Village’s newest gastropub, Public School 214, which will be opening doors to the public on Thursday, January 29th at 11 AM. In additional this opening news, they have announced Public School 972, which is headed to the Addison area in fall 2015.  This past weekend we had a chance to sample much of the fare at PS 214 at a pre-opening dining event hich gave us some perspective in what you have waiting for you when you come in to try the new restaurant, and you will want to come in for a tasting.

The menu at Public School exploits only the hottest trends in food and booze. So you can be sure to find a crazy good version of  chicken and waffles, with their tower high plateful secured by several  waffles made in house using a cornbread batter, with bits of corn, cheese and green chiles. This was served with a side of red-eye gravy for an extra kick.   Continue reading

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Chef Roe DiLeo Talks About Hell’s Kitchen, How To Grill A Steak, And Where To Find Her Favorite Burger

DSC06051by Steven Doyle

Chef Roe DiLeo has this amazing talent for not only cooking, but making her patrons extremely happy. This is what she is doing as not only the chef at the new Henry’s Majestic in Uptown Dallas, but also as the general manager. This melding of front and back of the house is not entirely common, but DiLeo seems to manage with grace. It is the same grace we witnessed on her recent television gig when she appeared on the current season of Hell’s Kitchen (season 13) where she made it to the top five of all the chefs.

While filming Hell’s Kitchen there was a particular task of making a steak dish, which was judged by Chef Ramsay, along with guests Bruce Simon and Todd Simon, the owners of Omaha Steaks. Each dish would be judged by its appearance, and eaten only if they felt the dish looked favorable. DiLeo’s dish passed the appearance test, and eventually she won the contest with not one, but two steaks she had plated. Never challenge a chef from Dallas when it comes to beef.   Continue reading

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Eureka! In Greek Means “I Have Found It”

EurekaExteriorby Andrew Chalk

So said Archimedes, apparently while in the bath, although it is not generally considered to be an anatomical reference. In the modern context, Eureka! is a new eatery, open only about a month, in the new Uptown development 3700M (so named because of its address on McKinney Avenue).

It occupies the highly visible slanted corner facing busy Blackburn and McKinney so we expected it to be discovered quickly. Shrewdly, our media event had been planned for what turned out to be the coldest night thus far in 2015, 28℉, which made concurrent temperatures in Stockholm (37℉) look OK and London, at 52℉, positively balmy. Plus, it was a Wednesday, so we figured we would have our pick of plum tables. Fat chance! The place was packed, and there was even a line. Twenty and thirty somethings had braved the cold to down the food that we were about to discover. Additional customers appeared every few minutes to pick up takeout orders (a bravery award to the bearded guy in the blue t-shirt).  Continue reading

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