Hinodeya Opens Today


In 1885, when a new train line was constructed between Omiya and Utsunomiya, Hasuda Station was opened on the route in the eastern part of Saitama Prefecture. Soon afterward Kanjiro Kuribara and his wife Tome founded a small dining place officially named Hinode-ya (literally Sunrise-house) in front of the west exit of Hasuda Station. Continue reading

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Overeasy Double Downs For New Menu


Overeasy, the downtown Dallas diner and gourmet coffee bar located in The Statler, dishes up new breakfast, lunch and cocktail menus.

Overeasy enlisted premier Dallas culinary entrepreneur, Jeffrey Kollinger, to consult on the new menus. Continue reading

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Bisous Bisous Pâtisserie Says Bonjour to Sarah Green


Bisous Bisous Pâtisserie is pleased to announce the recent hire of Sarah Green as Pastry Chef. Her knowledge and experience in a variety of kitchens has the pastry team welcoming her with “Bisous Bisous” or “lots of love.” Continue reading

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Hōru Sushi to Open at Legacy Hall in September

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Hōru Sushi will open its first location this September in Legacy Hall, located at 7800 Windrose Ave. in Plano. The sushi kitchen will offer a contemporary twist on the rich culinary heritage of Japanese sushi with new refreshing flavors and textures.

With the mission to create a dining experience that is both innovative and enjoyable, Hōru Sushi Founder Chin Liang brings over 20 years of experience behind the sushi counter to his concept. Liang most recently served as Executive Sushi Chef at KÄI in Legacy West with stints at Lounge 31 and Steel Restaurant & Lounge. Continue reading

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Getting “Lost” in Maine – One of the hardest reservations to score in the world

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In early April a reminder on my phone popped up saying “Lost Kitchen.” It was time to send a postcard to the restaurant located in the tiny town of Freedom, Maine, in hopes of getting one of the hardest reservations to score in the world.

Erin French’s highly acclaimed restaurant receives over 20,000 postcards for only a few slots, and all must arrive within a two-week period. No Opentable, phone calls, emails, texts, Facebook or any other ways of requesting a reservation. Snail mail only. The rumor is they’ve singlehandedly kept the local post office afloat. Continue reading

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Hugo’s Invitados Signs Lease at McKinney & Olive


McKinney & Olive, which opened in August 2016, is the first commercial building in Dallas designed by an internationally acclaimed architect since the 1980s. Led by the late Cesar Pelli, architectural firm Pelli Clarke Pelli envisioned the 20-story, 536,000 square-foot structure that features world-class architecture, premier office and retail space, and unrivaled visibility in the vibrant pedestrian-oriented Uptown Dallas neighborhood.

“We’re extremely proud that McKinney & Olive has not only maxed out its office leasing with exceptional customers, but we’ve also filled our retail space with premier restaurant and retail operators,” said John Zogg, managing director for Crescent Real Estate. Continue reading

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Shayna’s Place to Open Annex on Beckley


Shayna’s Place, the popular sandwich and coffee shop at Sylvan Thirty in West Dallas, has opened a new neighborhood outpost for its wares: Shayna’s Annex, located at 1605 N. Beckley Avenue (at Greenbriar Lane, in the space formerly occupied by Local Press & Brew).

“Folks visiting or working in the Methodist Hospital district, as well as our neighbors commuting up Beckley Avenue each morning, have a convenient new spot to grab a coffee, smoothie and a quick bite,” said owner Lou Olerio. Continue reading

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