A Walk To El Padrino No 1

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Cruising through my new neighborhood as a fairly recent Oak Cliff resident, I am fascinated with Jefferson Boulevard. From my home in Winnetka Heights I am able to stroll down Jefferson where the tastes and smells are intoxicating.  Continue reading

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Graham Dodds at DFM Oct 20th

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As we now know Graham Dodds left his post at the Statler. This will be his first event post Statler, and you will not want to miss this one. It is inexpensive, plus you will be able to meet and greet the chef. Not to mention dine well. This makes for the perfect date. The Farmers Market is full of surprises for the food enthusiast. 

Born and raised in the great state of Texas, Graham Dodds attended East Texas State University before beginning his formal culinary education at Western Culinary Institute in Portland, Oregon. Continue reading

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Who is Morgxn? Meet Indie-Pop’s Newest Sensation

image2 (14).jpegby Alex Gonzalez    photos by Abby Stanford

As gender norms are quickly becoming more blurred, Nashville singer/songwriter Morgxn is defying the rules of normative masculinity and creating his own genre of pop music. Morgxn released his debut album vital this past May, which caught the attention of indie band Dreamers, who invited him to join them on their nationwide tour this past fall. Continue reading

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Stampede 66 Relocating

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After nearly six years in Uptown Dallas, Stephan Pyles Concepts announced it has decided to close Stampede 66 by Stephan Pyles and will be relocating Stephan’s ‘love letter to Texas’ to the new Delta Hotels by Marriott Dallas Allen & Watters Creek Convention Center this January 2019.

Stephan Pyles said, “While we love Uptown and Downtown Dallas, this particular part of Uptown is saturated, surrounded by vacant real estate, constant construction lane closures and neighboring high rise construction that has made it harder and harder for doing business. This allows us the unique opportunity with Benchmark Global Hospitality to have some of our concepts at both ends of the DFW Metroplex and bring Stampede 66 in various forms to more people.”   Continue reading

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Box Car Bandits at Water Street Oct 20th

band-53832.jpgWater Street, a pedestrian-friendly mixed-use community with 60,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space, green space and views of Lake Carolyn, is celebrating the grand opening of Big Little Market, the neighborhood’s pantry and beverage bar, with a fall farmer’s market. The celebration will take place on Saturday, October 20 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 5270 N. O’Connor Blvd. Continue reading

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Exclusive: Junior Borges Out at Up on Knox

Junior Borges, Executive Chef. Photography by Mei-Chun Jau.

Chef Junior Borges

by Steven Doyle

Chef Nilton Junior Borges left the restaurant group that owns both Bilboquet ad Up on Knox, and a soon-to-open concept adjacent the French Bilboquet.

The chef, who is classically French trained was born in Rio and came to Dallas via restaurants in New York City, lured by opening Uchi. He soon made his way to the Joule Hotel where he ran all the culinary programs, but more recently signed on to the Up On Knox group where he was to open his own mystery restaurant. Continue reading

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Lakewood Brewing Let’s Get Weird Halloween Bash

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Lakewood Brewing Company (LBC) is throwing a huge Halloween party for the community. Everyone is invited to Lakewood’s Taproom & Beer Garden on Saturday, October 20th from Noon to 9:00 p.m. to enjoy a day of beer, food, games and weird entertainment.

Wim Bens, Founder & President of Lakewood Brewing Company says, “Halloween has always been my favorite holiday. I love the fun and creativity, and our annual ‘Let’s Get Weird’ party is always a great opportunity for our brewers to flex their creative muscles and create unique, one-off brews for the event.” Continue reading

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