Chef and Menu Changes at Independent Bar & Kitchen in Deep Ellum

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Deep Ellum’s Independent Bar & Kitchen announced some fun changes as the fall season approaches.

The kitchen is now led by up-and-coming 23 year old, female Chef Gaby Hernandez. Gaby has been with IBK since their opening in April 2016. With a history focused mainly as a pastry chef, Gaby is now entering the savory world. The IBK menu will still feature her sweet pastries, cookies, and house made breads and rolls.  Continue reading

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Dallas Taco Takeover September 16th

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Things are about to get spicy! Cannonball Productions, the company behind the highly acclaimed, nationally-touring Bacon and Beer Classic, is launching its hottest food and drink festival yet. Taco Takeover will pair refreshing cocktails, tequila samples, and beer with original tacos from the best local chefs. In between bites, guests can bob for churros, dance to a live Mariachi band, compete in a nacho eating contest, try out temporary tattoos, and more.  Continue reading

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Three Dog Night at Majestic Theatre Nov 2nd

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The AT&T Performing Arts Center and AEG Presents announced today that tickets for THREE DOG NIGHT will go on sale Friday, August 25 at 10 a.m. Grammy-nominated and legendary music icons, THREE DOG NIGHT, will perform for one-night-only at 8 p.m. Thursday, November 2, 2017 at the Majestic Theatre in downtown Dallas.

Ticket prices for THREE DOG NIGHT range from $79.75 – $29.75 and can be purchased, beginning on August 25 at 10 a.m., online, by phone at 214-880-0202 or in person at the AT&T Performing Arts Center Winspear Opera House Box Office at 2403 Flora Street. The Box Office will open 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and before performances – closed Saturdays and Sundays. Continue reading

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Nature’s Plate Opening Second Location

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Nature’s Plate, the go-to vegan eatery in Lake Highlands is opening a second location  at Preston Forest Square (11811 Preston Road) in the NW quadrant next to Run On.  The plant-based offerings concept with grab and and go offerings is expected to open December 2017.

Owned and operated by sisters Annette Baker and Marianne Lacko, Nature’s Plate started as a small business venture in 2011 and quickly  expanded to a storefront and kitchen in East Dallas offering meals, snacks and smoothies to-go and in weekly meal plans. The new location will offer a variety of grab and go options 7 days a week as well as a north Dallas option for meal plan pick up.  Continue reading

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Grilln Villain Chef Steve McHugh and Chef Graham Dodds Collaborate in Pop-Up Deliciousness

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Making his debut as the Grilln Villain at a recent pop-up dinner at Nine Band Brewing Company in Allen, Chef Steve McHugh, along with Chef Graham Dodds, delivered a cleverly designed four-course, Texas inspired menu with product from sponsor 44 Farms. (You may recall we wrote on July 11th about Chef Dodds being named as the new Culinary Director of the Statler)

Chefs McHugh and Dodds partnered for the first time cooking with Chef Kent Rathbun at The Masters in Augusta, GA this year. Both men have a wry sense of humor and quickly found they worked simpatico even under less-than-perfect conditions, i.e., a field kitchen. Continue reading

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First Look: Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse in Legacy West (Slideshow)

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Nothing screams Dallas than the opulent steakhouse. These are where big deals are conjured, first dates happen, anniversaries take place, and most importantly where people dine on large slabs of delicious beef. Well, not always the beef, steakhouses often have incredible seafood options. This is the case for all these events and even more at Del Frisco Double Eagle Steakhouse which is a stalwart in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and beyond. Continue reading

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The Chicks Are Hot At Fat Chicken

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Fried chicken is definitely one of the hot items this year in Dallas and plenty of chefs have tossed their toque into the ring opening their own restaurants in homage to this southern staple. Enter Fat Chicken in Trinity Groves which is owned by DJ Quintanilla and Linda Mazzei who formerly ran Resto Gastro Bistro in the same location.

We asked chef DJ why the big change up and he shared that it was Trinity Grove’s mastermind Phil Romano’s idea, but he was up for the task.  Continue reading

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