Lovers Seafood Chef Aaron Staudenmaier Popping Up at Texas Ale Project

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Food and beer fans, rejoice. On May 31, Lovers Seafood and Market is popping up at Texas Ale Project for a special one-night dinner. Executive Chef Aaron Staudenmaier will be cooking up four delicious  courses, while the beer wizards at Texas Ale Project select the perfect pairing for each. Served in the brewery’s tap room, it will be a fun night—perfect for groups of friends, casual dates and anyone looking to enjoy the final hours of May.   Continue reading

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The Best Peking Duck in Dallas

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Peking Duck is one of life’s greatest dining pleasures. Made properly the duck is a long process where short cuts will create more of a disaster than a delectable dish. Mr Wok in Plano understands a good Peking Duck and requires a reservation to order one.

The duck arrives golden, crispy and juicy. The fat has been rendered leaving moistened meat that is carved table-side. The meat is removed from the carcass, the skin removed from the meat. The presentation is quite breathtaking.  Continue reading

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Eat Me: Bone-In Ribeye at Bob’s Steak and Chop House

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Years before Bob’s Steak and Chop House went location happy, back when Bob Sambol actually owned the steakhouse, we asked Bob what was up with the carrot. There was no crazy revelation, it dated back to his childhood where his mother made a version of this glazed carrot. Bob also mentioned it made sense. Would you rather be a bone-in ribeye garnished with kale or some other green inedible, or a massive phallus-sized sweet carrot?   Continue reading

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Happy Happy Hour at Ruth’s Chris Uptown

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Happy Hour might be our favorite time of day. All the good things that make us smile are available during a proper Happy Hour: fine cocktails, beer or wine, a good selection of affordable bites and fun people to share the experience with. This is what we found during the Thursday edition of Ruth’s Chris Happy Hour which runs until 7pm weekdays, but especially fun on Thursday.  Continue reading

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Bark Chocolate Making Appearance At New York Subs

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One of our very favorite sandwich makers is New York Subs. The owner, Andrew Kelley went to Bending Oaks (a private high school in Dallas) with chocolate maker, Katy Priore. For a cool back story on Katy, click here. Continue reading

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Special 18th and Vine Beer Dinner May 23rd

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In our continued quest to bring you up-to-date ideas on where to dine in Dallas and the special dinners which can be a bit elusive, we spotted a particularly cool one which is being held at 18th and Vine.  Continue reading

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Roti Modern Mediterranean Opens This Summer

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Roti Modern Mediterraneana healthful, food-conscious quick service restaurant based in Chicago, will open its first Texas location this summer at ‪2355 Olive Street in Uptown Dallas‬. Roti Modern Mediterranean is a fast casual restaurant with a commitment to serving wholesome, flavorful, “Food That Loves You Back”.

The menu includes sandwiches (choose house-baked pita or laffa wrap), rice plates, and salads. Roti uses high-quality ingredients like organic chickpeas and sustainable meats such as grass-fed beef, antibiotic and hormone-free chicken and fresh sustainable salmon filleted in-house each morning.  Continue reading

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