Oak Cliff’s Bouchon 1314 Closed

bouchon1by Steven Doyle

The Oak Cliff wine bar Bouchon closed its doors last week after a missive from owner Jean-Michel Sakouhi announced his retirement from the industry.

Sakouhi has been a mainstay in the industry for nearly 25 years dating back to his service days at the Mansion on Turtle Creek, and restaurants such as  Tramontana, Paris Bistrot, The Vault and S07 Bistro in Fort Worth. Bouchon opened in Oak Cliff almost exactly two years ago.   Continue reading

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BBQ Class From Lockhart Pit Master at Franconia April 22

lockhartby Steven Doyle

The barbecue mavens at Lockhart Smokehouse are famous for their BBQ camps where they intrigue and educate home smokers in the art of ‘que. There is a very special event that blends two of the planet’s most wonderful things, BBQ and beer, together in one fun-filled afternoon.   Continue reading

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Dough Dallas Closing Tonight, Opening in Plano

doughby Steven Doyle

One of our very favorite pizzerias is closing its door after tonight, and not due to any horrific market turn or extreme lease hikes. Dough will be moving their operations to Plano into a smaller footprint to match a similar set up as the new San Antonio location opening soon near the historic Alamo.  Continue reading

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Free Public Taste Addison Previews

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A celebration of food, music, and fun, Taste Addison (May 19 – 21) dishes out the best food and flavor with a healthy side of jam. The community is invited to experience a preview of the festival during the Taste Tuesdays events. At each Taste Tuesday several Taste Addison restaurants will hand out bites from their festival menu. Additionally, guests have a chance to win Taste Addison admission tickets and swag. The Taste Tuesday events are free and open to the public, and it does not require a ticket to attend.  Continue reading

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Fat Rabbit Swooning Us With New Menu

DSC00771by Steven Doyle

A recent visit to Fat Rabbit netted a whole table of interesting twists on some old familiars.

Looking to take a change for a more comfortable surrounding and perhaps less on the less sustainable party scene Fat Rabbit upped their game recently with a snazzier menu. Fat Rabbit is part of the group that is soon opening Circo exactly across Routh from the back patio of Fat Rabbit.   Continue reading

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Heritage Pizza and Taproom Celebrates Opening April 21

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The recently opened Heritage Pizza and Taproom  officially celebrates the grand opening with a full day of festivities open to the community on Friday,  April 21.
The first 100 guests to arrive for lunch (11am) will receive a free t-shirt, koozie and free pizza (voucher for a future visit).   Sit down and take advantage of the new Heritage lunch special which includes a personal sized pizza and Heritage Ranch Salad (available M-F 11am-3pm, $9.99).

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Eclair Bistro in McKinney Introduces Unique Tasting Menu

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Chef Aaron Thomas and Eclair Bistro have launched their “Projection Mapping and 7-course tasting menu dinner”. One of a handful of such presentations worldwide and the first in DFW. The Chef’s Choice” tasting menu includes upscale contemporary presentations of our from-scratch/handmade fare along with an exciting visual table top graphics program. Available for up to six guests, the newest addition to Eclair Bistro’s dining experience is guaranteed to delight.

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