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A Beefy Excursion To The YO Steakhouse

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by Steven Doyle

A  recent trip to the YO Steakhouse in the West End in Dallas netted some fantastic beefy finds on their latest menu that includes plenty of local veggies. They are now using beef from the coveted 44 Farms in Cameron, Texas. This is the same beef that Tesar is using at Knife as well as other restaurants in Dallas. The beef at 44 is super high end with amazing marbling for an incredible finish.

Chef-owner Tony Street comes from a proud heritage of restaurant owners who absolutely know what their customers are looking for, and it shows not on;y on the menu itself, but in the execution of each dish.

Some of the new dishes include the local hydroponic fried tomatoes with jumbo lump crab and a sriracha remoulade is totally unique, is Louie’s Venison Roll-Ups which are bacon wrapped venison, jalapeño, and smoked mozzarella, grilled and brushed with molasses Dijon. There are plenty of these to an order, and enough to share.    Continue reading

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White Trash Bottle Service At Truck Yard For Limited Time

Watermelonby Steven Doyle

Our favorite adult playground is at it again, this time with giant watermelons and zero shame. The same spot off Greenville Avenue who makes the best cheesesteaks in Dallas is offering up a fun option for some end of summer love. Behold: the White Trash Bottle Service. When I first saw the headline in my email inbox I was thinking 40’s of Schlitz. No, this is so much better.

On Friday from 5pm until we run out, the Truck Yard is offering “White Trash Bottle Service.” Basically, they’re tapping whole watermelons with a pour spout and loading them up with tequila, fresh lime juice and triple sec. Combine that with the watermelon juice, and you’ve got a fruit keg full of electrolytes. And tequila.  Continue reading

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Neighborhood Italian Comes To Preston Center

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If you want a reasonably-priced Italian meal or a bar that is great for people watching in Preston center check out Cucina Neighborhood Italian. The cozy spot has been open under its current ownership and culinary team since May and, although we reviewed their menu for the Restaurant Week period, we had not sampled the regular menu until now. At a media event this week we got the chance to get a comprehensive look at the regular menu and get a feel for the ambiance of the place.

First, you are going to find familiar red-sauce Italian comfort food on the menu here at prices that make it viable as a regular neighborhood spot for dinner. The lunch menu is an abbreviated version of dinner, with a ‘$10 lunch’ section that features a sandwich and/or salad with a drink. A kids menu makes it family friendly, and a Sunday brunch menu departs the Italian theme for what might be called ‘Eggs Benedict Mainstream’. The restaurant features a full bar and wine list.  Continue reading

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Date Night in Dallas: Memorable Evenings For $100 Or Less

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Labor Day weekend comes early this year, and we will be starting you off right on Saturday the 30th with some beer, barbecue, and fun in the sun for $100 or less.    Continue reading

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What’s Eating Your Phone?

phoneby Steven Doyle

Each week we beg the question, “What’s Eating Your Phone”? This is where we all can join in on the foodie fun by sending in your latest dining photo that has you all jazzed. These are not necessarily limited to dining out, it can be from that last dinner party. And don’t think we discriminate against libations. Send in your favorite cocktail photo, too.

To be included in a future edition of What’s Eating Your Phone, send those photos to me at steven@cravedfw.com. A brief description and location would be super helpful. Here are this week’s selections:     Continue reading

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Date Night in Dallas: Memorable Evenings For $100 Or Less

couple-holding-hands-sitting2by Mike Marrero

Have you wanted to go to the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, without leaving afterwards and immediately searching the web for non-invasive Vasectomy options?  Here is your chance, and it is a great one!  Continue reading

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Cocktail Tour To The Stars September 6th

Cary Grant and Betsy Drakeby Steven Doyle

I know many of you have been waiting for this announcement, and the day has arrived! Our next USBG sanctioned cocktail tour will be Saturday, September 6th starting at 3pm. It will be the Cocktail Tour To The Stars, and we will engage many local hot spots to enjoy libations and good eats. We will also feature  luxury bus with our very own bartender on board. Fancy, eh?

If you missed our Tiki Tour, you will not want to be left out again. Drop me a line at steven@cravedfw.com to order your seats now. This tour is very limited, and will sell out fast. Cost is $65 per person.

 

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