A Visit To Cafe Izmir

izmirby Steven Doyle

Cafe Izmir, the tiny restaurant packed with loads of flavor and spirit, is located on Greenville Avenue where diners have enjoyed romantic get-a-ways for decades. The locations in Plano, downtown and even at the airport still bring in the flavors, but it is the original location that continuously brings me joy.   Continue reading

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Swim To Chamberlain’s Fish Market Grill For Lunch

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Chef Richard Chamberlain operates two solid destination restaurants in Addison. There is his beefed up namesake Steak and Chop House, and the other is his Fish Market Grill. Both superb in their own right. Last week we had an opportunity to check out the new offerings at the latter for lunch and was completely enamored.   Continue reading

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Hutchins BBQ Woos Aspen Food & Wine Revelers

 

Hutchins BBQ exhibited at the Aspen Food & Wine Classic last weekend, attracting crowds in a competitive lineup of high-end food vendors. Event-goers waited in long lines at the Grand Tasting Pavilion inside the symbolic, white-top tents of the Classic to get a taste of authentic Texas barbecue. Continue reading

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Five Sixty by Wolfgang Puck Introduces Seasonal Additions for Summer

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Five Sixty by Wolfgang Puck introduces new, seasonal summer menu items showcasing big, bold and refreshing flavors that will wow guests. Executive Chef Jacob Williamson has incorporated some of the most iconic ingredients of the season to his contemporary Asian dishes, including peaches, green tomatoes, oysters, and squash blossoms, to name a few. Continue reading

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First Look: The Clover Club

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Hot off of a grand opening in Uptown, The Clover Club offers Dallas a blast from the past. The new two-level restaurant is styled in the fashion of an old luxurious jazz lounge, where guests can behold live musical performances as they eat meals by chef Anthony Van Camp.

When he first created the concept of The Clover Club, partner Brad Woy had a vision to revisit the idea of a supper club. Continue reading

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Norma’s Celebrates 63 Years of Pie

Norma’s Cafe, a Dallas dining icon, is making the best of its “birthday” with celebrations throughout the month of June in honor of the restaurant’s 63rd year of existence. In addition, Norma’s Cafe has partnered for the fourth year with local non-profit, The Birthday Party Project (TBPP), an organization dedicated to celebrating the magic of birthdays by working with homeless and transitional shelters in the Dallas-Fort Worth area to throw birthday celebrations for children living in the shelters. Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Dirk

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I remember having floor seats to a long series of Maverick games a few years back. Sitting nearly under the goal Dirk smashes the ball and lands in my lap spilling my drink on a new suit I mistakenly wore that evening. The giant picks himself up and says, “buy the man a beer.” Continue reading

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