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Del Frisco’s Grille Dallas To Host Beer Social Featuring Local Craft Beers on August 27

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Del Frisco’s Grille is pairing six local brews with culinary creations to satisfy any palate.  Community Beer Company, Four Corners Brewing Co. and Revolver Brewing will each have two of their signature craft beers featured at the tasting. Representatives from each of the breweries will be onsite to answer any and all beer questions you may have. We encourage you to arrive anytime between 7:00 pm and 9:00 pm and stay as long as you’d like. Cost is $44 per person, including tax and gratuity.

Del Frisco’s Grille Dallas is located at 3232 McKinney Avenue. The event takes place Thursday, August 27, 7-9 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome, but reservations are encouraged. Call 972-807-6152 to make reservation.

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Uptown Pawn Opening in September

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Hot on the heels of TBD, today District Entertainment Group announces their latest venture: Uptown Pawn. Slated to open in September, this exciting new concept will inhabit the old Belly & Trumpet space on McKinney Avenue, giving District Entertainment Group two bars on the hottest nightlife strip in the city.

Uptown Pawn’s unique concept will fuse the fun, whimsical nature of a pawn shop with the hospitality of a bar and restaurant. The space features comfortable seating and a mix of high-top and low-top tables, with a section dedicated to bottle service for those patrons who desire something a bit more exclusive. The menu is focused on well-made, classic bar food like burgers and wings. The drinks menu will feature an array of beer, wine, Champagne and cocktails, including the signature Lunch Box drink, which is beer topped with orange juice and accented by a shot of amaretto dropped into the glass. And the patio will accommodate al fresco dining and drinking as they welcome the onset of fall.  Continue reading

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TBD Opens in Dallas Uptown

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TBD is a new nightlife concept opening August 11 in Uptown Dallas. Located at McKinney and Hall, TBD operates as a full-service restaurant and transitions into a high-energy lounge as the evening continues, making it a one-stop destination for people to enjoy good food, good drinks and lively dancing in a polished setting.

Inside, TBD’s white-on-white bar and brown leather banquettes keep things clean and modern. The rotating stock of local and national art adds pops of color and culture to the setting, while a DJ spins lively music to keep the energy high. Outside, the comfortable covered patio expands the space and anchors one of the hottest corners in the city.

Completing the dedication to aesthetic detail is the staff. Each member of the bar and floor team is a model from the Campbell Agency, adding an extra dose of attractiveness to this unique concept.   Continue reading

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Ruth’s Chris Uptown Opening Fall of 2015

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Regional Chef, Tony Gale, has been selected as General Manager of the new Ruth’s Chris location scheduled to open this fall at 1900 Cedar Springs Road(at Harwood)  in the bustling Uptown District of Dallas.

Tony’s career with Ruth’s Chris began 16 years ago in his home town of New Orleans working as Sous Chef for Ruth’s Chris Founder, Ruth Fertel, at the original flagship location on North Broad Street. His enthusiasm and dedication led him to become the Executive Chef in New Orleans and Dallas and most recently as corporate regional chef overseeing the Central United States.   Continue reading

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Hitchcock Inspired Evening at Henry’s Majestic Aug 13

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Alfred Hitchcock was known as the Master of Suspense and over the course of his 50-year career fashioned for himself a distinctive and recognizable directorial style. Henry’s Majestic will pay tribute to the Master on what would have been his 116th birthday with a 4-course dinner on August 13, 2015 beginning at 7PM. Henry’s Majestic Chef, Roe DiLeo and Alex Fletcher, Beverage Director, have created a menu with cocktail pairings inspired by four classic Hitchcock films that will take attendees on a journey of the mind and the palate.

The cost is $75 per person and reservations are required. Please call 908. 451. 9598 to claim your seat. Henry’s Majestic is located at 4900 McKinney Ave, Dallas.  Continue reading

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A Visit to Little Katana

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Nestled on the corner Travis and Knox, Little Katana quietly serves up sushi and Korean dishes to neighborhood patrons who pack the house all through the week. Monday is the perfect day to acquaint yourself with this little gem as it is half price sushi rolls and bottles of wine and sake. For the uninitiated, you may wish to start your dinner with the sampler platter which includes Crab Tempura, Seared Ahi Tuna, Shrimp and Lump Crab Cake and Coconut Shrimp Tempura served with an Asian Slaw.

You may have also heard the name Little Katana bandied about with regards to the new addition of restaurants at Dallas Omni downtown. Let us chat about this little sushi wonder for a bit:

Particularly enjoyable on the appetizer side of the menu are several hot rocks where the guest becomes the cook, sizzling bits of Kobe steak or thin slices of Maine lobster. Both are served with a spread of delicious sauces.  Other apps you may wish to check out are the Shumai which are steamed and packed with flavor. Often you will find these dumplings rubbery, but Katana’s version are soft and supple.    Continue reading

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Eat Me: Shrimp and Grits at Standard Pour

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Some may mistakenly thing that a super bar like The Standard Pour might be lacking in the area of the food menu. That has never been the case, even since its early inception. In the past year with the new menus introduced by chef Cody Sharp dining at this now famous Dallas bar has reached heights unknown to any bar in town, and certainly rivals that of most restaurants.    Continue reading

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