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Ferris Wheelers A Fantastic Meat Ride

DSC02382by Steven Doyle

A serious player in the Dallas BBQ business recently popped up with Doug Pickering at the helm. You may recall Pickering from Work in Deep Ellum where he plied his trade well serving up turkey, sausages briskets and ribs, all the BBQ staples, but he has upped his game tremendously at Ferris Wheelers Backyard & BBQ where beer, BBQ and a 50 foot Ferris Wheel are the main attractions.  Continue reading

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4th Annual Brewers Ball Nov 3rd

beer1by Steven Doyle

With North Texas Beer Week on the horizon you will want to check out this fun related event taking place November 3, 2017 from 7-10pm at Dallas Union Station. The 4th Annual Brewers Ball will be plenty of all-inclusive fun.  Continue reading

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Urban Taco Re-Opens in Mockingbird Station Oct 18th


Urban Taco, a modern Mexican restaurant by Del Sur Restaurant Group will officially open its new and larger location tomorrow Wednesday, October 18 within Mockingbird Station in suite 105.

The new spot (on the far northeast corner inside the complex and adjacent to the main theater entrance) allows for more interior space, an updated look and large patio. Continue reading

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Eat Me: Ten Ramen Tonkotsu

ten tonkatsuby Steven Doyle

A mere few years back it was super exciting to see a new ramen hot spot open in Dallas because there were so few to enjoy in town. As time corrects that anomaly we have a good amount of bowls around Dallas to choose from. Ten Ramen, owned by Teiichi Sakurai and cheffed up by Tei An alumni Matthew Hoa. Continue reading

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A Wine Roundup Under $20


Let’s take a look at a few bottles to get your weekend off to a good start.

2012 Angelini Pergola Rosso, DOC Marche, Italy $19

100% Pergola grapes. From the Marche region of Italy. Dark ruby color. Red fruit, herbs and rose petals in nose. Confirmed in the mouth. Black cherry flavors as well. Medium plus acid and chewy tannins. Not a huge amount of complexity but pleasant to drink now or near-term ageing. A red-sauce pasta wine.   Continue reading

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The Wonderful World of Pumpkins in Dallas and 10 Places to Find Them (And A Bonus To Boot)

pumpkinby Steven Doyle

We as Americans have an odd relationship with the pumpkin. Sure, we stock up on the squash as decor during the Halloween season (which according to retailers begins in August), and adorn our tables as centerpieces with them during the eventide of Thanksgiving, but as far as a true dining offering we fall short.  Continue reading

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Chef Sitrin Takes Leave of Blind Butcher For New Position at Bullion

oliver1by Steven Doyle

Blind Butcher, the the restaurant-bar located in the midst of Lowest Greenville Avenue, is losing their chef this week. After nearly 4 years Oliver Sitrin is leaving Blind Butcher. Sitrin is the crafty chef who started the poutine movement in Dallas with his pretty awesome duck cversion that was laden with duck fat fries, a duck egg, duck gravy and for good measure – foie gras.  He also was the genius behind a whole host of sausages and other delicious attractions on the Butcher’s menu.
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