I had a chance to stop into the Polk-A-Dot Bakery this weekend and found some pretty marvelous goods being offered at this one year old business. The very quaint bakery is located in Addison Circle served breakfast and lunch, but is open most nights until 9pm, offering their guests spectacular coffees and free wifi on into the night.
The new owner Nicole Margulies can be found tending to details and a certain happiness quotient exudes as her patrons snapped up all the fresh cookies, brownies and cupcakes she has to offer. Continue reading →
Three is better than one. Treat yourself to a tasty 3-course tequila dinner featuring Tres Generaciones Tequila, on Tuesday, July 24th at Uptown’s Komali.
Beginning at 6:30 pm, mixologist Leann Berry creates and discusses the Plata, Reposado, and Anejo tequila pairings, while Chef Anastacia Quiñones serves a 3-course meal along with an amuse bouche to start off the festivities ($65 per person, plus tax and tip). Please call 214-252-0200 for reservations, as seating is limited.
Campo Modern Country Bistro kicks-off summer with a Summer Rosé Wine Dinner, Wednesday, July 11 at 7:00 p.m. (bar opens at 6:00 p.m.). Executive Chef Michael Ehlert showcases his culinary talents with a 6-course feast including Amuse Bouche, Summer Vegetable Terrine, Crudo of Grouper, Cavatelli with Lobster, Trio of Lamb and Toffee Pudding with Pineapple perfectly paired with Rosés hand-selected for this special event. Continue reading →
Have you been neglecting your lawn lately? Do your neighbors walk quickly to their front door when they see you? It could be you have an ugly garden. Enter and win North Haven Garden’s Ugly Garden Contest for 2012.
The booty for being so neglectful could pay off big time for one lucky yard and the prizes include $1,000 Gift Certificate to North Haven Gardens from Soil Menders, Blue Label Herbs & North Haven Gardens. Vital Earth will pitch in one pallet of organic compost and one pallet of hardwood mulch ($500 value). From Nature’s Guide you will receive more than $150 worth of organic garden products including mosquito repellant, liquid seaweed, root stimulator and more.
Guests enjoy an extraordinary tasting of the finest tequilas paired with hors d’ oeuvres from Chef Amador Mora and the Maximo kitchen. To be held on the pet-friendly patio, leashed dogs of any breed are welcome to join their human companions. Continue reading →
I personally enjoy a good neighborhood bar. Some are more divey than others, but the elements are all straight: relaxed and unpretentious, cheap drinks and a loud crowd. Throw in a world class juke box and you have described Nirvana to me. This weekend just such a bar is celebrating its 48th year in business, you can help cheer them on for another 48 by checking out Inwood Tavern’s bash Friday, June 1, 2012 starting at 7:30. Continue reading →