Category Archives: New Years Eve

Caviar is the Holidays Best Friend

by Steven Doyle

A few delicacies we associate with the holidays includes lobster, champagne and caviar. Perhaps it’s due to their decadence and hopes for prosperity in the new year. We certainly feel these are treats we should have all year long.

Caviar is not something we hear much about in the United States, but is more celebrated across European countries for most any occasion such as birthdays, weddings and any holiday. Continue reading

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Win This: NYE at Granada + Dinner At Sundown

sundown2by Steven Doyle

Sundown at the Granada is the sister restaurant to the iconic Granada Theater, both located on Lower Greenville Avenue. The restaurant has a full menu and a dynamic cocktail program that affords diners a fantastic experience in the funky surroundings. The restaurant is outfitted in reclaimed wood and reflects the attitude of the neighborhood, which has a laid back shine and a bit of a party patina.

Brunch is now served on the weekends, and it is always fun to watch the night life from the epic rooftop bar. Continue reading


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Win This: New Year’s Eve Bash At InterContinental Hotel


Today the InterContinental Dallas announced that it is teaming up with Emerald City to “Rock the ‘13” by hosting the biggest New Year’s Eve bash in town. With a variety of packages for customizing the perfect evening, there’s something for everyone, whether you’re looking for a sit-down dinner or a high-energy party to drink Champagne, dance and toast to the New Year. Continue reading


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Nosh Euro Bistro Plano Opens Thursday

by Steven Doyle

For those in the Plano or the surrounding areas that are curious about the new Nosh Euro Bistro that is slated to open this week, we just spoke with chef-partner Jon Stevens who will be manning the kitchen at the new restaurant. Jon will be wearing the top toque while he finalizes hiring the chef that will take over permanently. While Jon is away  from his duties at the flagship restaurant in Highland Park, Andrew Bell will take over as executive chef temporarily.      Continue reading

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NYE at Marquee

by Steven Doyle

I stopped in Marquee  last night to screen a new film. The theater is absolutely gorgeous, the film not so much. It was a preview of the upcoming New Years Eve that is rampant with hip stars of the day including Katherine Heigl, Jon Bon Jovi, Jessica Biel and Ashton Kutcher to name just a few.

The movie was not all that memorable, but we did happen to run into Jason Komsas, the starring bartender and beverage director for Marquee. He filled us in on a few options they are doing for New Years Eve, which should prove much more exciting than the film.     Continue reading


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Achatz Aviary or Next Can Be Yours If The Price Is Right

by Steven Doyle

From Grant Achatz comes a fantastic offer that will surely be snatched up immediately. Now you may rent out one of his Chicago  laboratories for New Years Eve. The entire restaurant or bar will be at your whim for the right price. Read on from the wizard himself and gather your buddies.   Continue reading

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