Category Archives: Cultural Exchange

Cask of Dreams Rolls Into Dallas

by Crave Staff

Earlier this week we caught up with Glenfiddich Ambassadors Heather Greene, Freddy May as they literally rolled into Dallas. This past weekend the trio of merry Scots escorted an empty barrel that would normally hold gallons of yummy Glenfiddich and asked local residents to sign the oak barrel and list their dream.

One lucky person will be granted their aspirations, be it climbing a particular mountain, cooking with a renowned chef or opening a business.  Continue reading

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Central Market Goes To Spain

Chef Isma Prados serves up the cuisine of Catalonia

by Steven Doyle

Wednesday May 11th opens the beginning festivities at Central Market’s Espana, a two week celebration that dives head first into Spain’s spirit, language, music, art, architecture and of course food. In the coming weeks you will be able to experience tapas and paella and so much more from some of the grand chefs of the Spanish cuisine movement that has taken flight as some of the greatest cuisine in the world and Michelin stars are passed out like Pez dispensers.  Continue reading

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Cinco de Mayo Party Planner

by Crave Staff

We were just reminded that Cinco de Mayo is just days away and we haven’t prepared any piñatas of our favorite food critics, but we do know of a few cool places to celebrate.  If we think of any more we will add to the list later in the week.  Continue reading

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Kenichi Sake Festival To Benefit US, Japan

by Steven Doyle

Chef Hung Nguyen of Kenichi in Dallas has announced his Second Annual Sake Festival that will take place at the Victory Park restaurant Friday May 6, 2011 from 5 to 8pm. This year’s festival has more of a purpose that just educating the public about fantastic sakes. Coming off the heels of a trip to Japan, Hung and his group just barely missed the devastation. This festival will benefit not only those suffering in Japan but also the more recent tragedies in the Southern United States.  Continue reading

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