Top Knot Guest Chef Jesse Houston Serves Dallas His Special Style of Ramen

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Last evening Top Knot hosted the final segment in its three-part series,0 Uncommon Ramen, event which benefits No Kids Hungry program.  Top Knot is the modern American restaurant with Asian roots that features sharable plates with market ingredients and flavors from Southeast Asia, Latin America, and Japan. The series featured Chef Tyson Cole (January 30th), Austin BBQ magnate Aaron Franklin ((February 27th) and Jesse Houston from Saltine, a beautiful oyster bar in Jackson, Mississippi that has a sexy Asian twist, yesterday.  Continue reading

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A Look at Julia’s Kitchen

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Legendary cook and teacher Julia Child had a tremendous impact on food and culinary history in America. Through her books and television series, which spanned forty years, she encouraged people to care about food and cooking. She inspired many Americans to conquer their fears of the unfamiliar and to expand their ideas about ingredients and flavors, tools and techniques, and meals in general.   Continue reading

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The Artist of Dallas Fish Market

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We visited Dallas Fish Market recently while producing a few reports about the Dallas seafood scene for the Lenten season. The ten-year-old DRG Concepts restaurant located in downtown has always been a spot that you could count on for high quality seafood and a great menu. I had my first bite of sturgeon there when it first opened and have returned numerous times, although not recently.

As we enjoyed our meal we noticed how beautifully crafted and designed each plate was. “Food as art” can be tricky, though. A pretty plate doesn’t always ensure the flavors won’t fall flat.   Continue reading

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Austin Restaurant Fixe Opening Fort Worth Location

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Austin’s Fixe Co-Owners Keith House and James Robert announce today their plans to open a second location of their acclaimed restaurant in Fort Worth, Texas. The 200-seat restaurant will be located at new luxury and shopping destination, The Shops at Clear Fork and is slated to open in the Fall of 2017.  Serving ‘Sunday Supper’ seven nights a week, the restaurant will also be open for a happy hour, as well as lunch daily.   Continue reading

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Shake Shack Opens Second Dallas Area Location

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Shake Shack is one of the first restaurants to open in the mixed-used Legacy West development, a modern neighborhood destination lined with retail, dining, residential, hotels and offices. Not only is Shake Shack one of the first eateries to open at the much-anticipated development, the Plano Shack will also roll out with the Shack App, allowing guests to order their favorite Shack from their iPhone.   Continue reading

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Fort Worth Food+Wine Festival Opening Celebration Detailed

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The fourth annual Fort Worth Food + Wine Festival opens its three-day cuisine and beverage celebration by welcoming the Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT) to present its 2017 International Award of Excellence in Sustainable Winegrowing award to the acclaimed Yealands Family Wines of Marlborough, New Zealand.   Continue reading

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Drink and Eat Tex-Mex Your Way at T. Blanco’s

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Are you looking for an eating place that not only serves freshly-made Tex-Mex and a variety of unique adult beverages?  You don’t have to look far because T. Blanco’s has opened its new location in Addison (off Beltline and Addison Rd) and they are ready to fill your belly and quench your thirst.

Thomas White with his sons Hunter and Mason have created a Mexican haven with stimulating décor that encourages smiles, eating and drinking.  With Chef Jimmy Villarreal creating his food masterpieces using freshly- ground spices, diners and drinkers are in for treat.   Continue reading

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