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Best Burgers of 2021

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Today is National Cheeseburger Day and we have been planning for this day since for quite a while in anticipation of today’s list. So many burgers were consumed that we decided to break the list apart in two categories. This list will have burger restaurants, and a second list will involved restaurants that have burgers but not as their main offering.

This said, let us begin in no particular order, except for the first burger which we consider our favorite in the Dallas area.

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Best Chef Burgers in Dallas

636252201438108226289887905_Burger_Girl3.jpgby Steven Doyle

Dallas  has no shortage of the delicacy that is a burger.  What makes a perfect burger is the flavor of the beef, and freshness of the bun, and toppings. A burger should develop a nice sear to trap all the juices inside. Pressing a burger releases all of its flavor and makes the burger dry and ends up crumbling. The toppings are just as important as the cooking process. Using fresh lettuce, tomatoes, and onions help bring a crisp texture and flavor depth that makes your burger scream fresh.

To add more depth a spread or sauce needs to compliment the other toppings without making the burger too messy or all you have is a excessive use of napkins. Innovative burger toppings just makes the flavor depth more interesting you just need to keep them in check because there is such a thing as “too much of a good thing.” Continue reading

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What Do We Know About Gordon Ramsay’s New Series, Next Level Chef?

It was recently announced that Gordon Ramsay will be hosting a brand-new cooking show on https://www.fox.com/. The series is called Next Level Chef, and it will see Ramsay accompanied by a couple of other famous chefs. The 54-year-old is one of the most famous faces on TV in the USA, thanks to his work on a number of other hugely popular shows. There is no doubt that this new offering will attract a high number of viewers. But can it beat the success of Hell’s Kitchen?

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Flaming Desserts All The Rage In Dallas

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No one enjoys table-side service as much as yours truly. In a discussion about this subject last evening it made me think of not just service, but table-side desserts in the Dallas area. We know where to find saganaki and a big wheel of cheese set on fire much to out amazement, but where are the sweets? Continue reading

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Sunday Brunch: Mignon

by Joy Jangles

Chef James Sleeth from Mignon  joins us for Sunday Brunch this week. Originally from Ohio, Chef Sleeth found his love for cooking through his mother. His interest for food and service started at a young age, working at restaurants as a dishwasher and server. He eventually went on to attend the American Culinary Federation where he completed two 3-year apprenticeships.                   Continue reading

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Chef Junior Borges’ Child, Merdien in the Updated Village

The Village is a small city unto itself as a 300-acre complex with 11,000 residents, bordered by Highway 75, Lovers Lane, Skillman Street and Northwest Highway. It is the largest rental community in North Texas, and the entertainment district alone will be 34 acres of retail outlets, a fitness center, ball fields, a putting green, offices and an event lawn, in addition more apartments and a dozen restaurants underway at the hands of  chef Nilton “Junior” Borges.

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