Category Archives: Sake

Tei Tei Robata Bar Still The Best

by Steven Doyle 

Our roving contributing  photographer, Joey Stewart has been busier than ever hitting up the area’s finest sushi digs in Dallas. Today we visit Tei Tei Robata Bar on Henderson which is definitely one of our favorites.

Tei Tei was opened in 1998 by Teiichi Sakurai who is also the owner of Tei-An. Both are highly praised by local critics as Teiichi is the best at his craft. Teeich sold Tei Tei more recently to his chef, Katsutoshi Sakamoto, but you can spot the former owner sitting at the robata bar on any given night.          Continue reading

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The Second Floor At Marquee To Transition Into Sushi

sushiby Steven Doyle    photo by Joey Stewart

Just weeks ago we learned that Marquee chef Tre Wilcox was leaving the restaurant he helped open, and the restaurant hired former Fairmont Hotel chef Andre Natera. Nataera started as chef at the beginning of February and has been doing a fantastic job as top toque, working with Tre’s menu for the time being and putting out some amazing specials that are being trialed for the new menu which should roll out very soon. Even bigger news is what will become of the second floor that the owners announced would be transitioned into a separate restaurant. There has been plenty of speculation.   Continue reading

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Have a Safe and Happy St Pats

by Crave Staff

As we get ready for the weekend we wish to thank you for checking out our little website this week.  We considered throwing out a list of places to medicate your liver for  St Pats, but there are plenty of options and we want to get started in on the fun ourselves right away.  We have a crew of camera folks hitting the streets starting tonight, so if you see a craveDFW photog be sure to look extra inebriated.

Be safe and enjoy one of our favorite holidays of the year.  May the hinges of our friendship never grow rusty.


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Asian Mint: Wild-Caught Salmon, Dollar Sushi and a New Happy Hour

by  Judy Chamberlain

The line at Asian Mint on Central Expressway was out the door last Monday when I arrived to meet friends for the restaurant’s Dollar Sushi Night.

Updated Thai specialties and a goodly assortment of sushi make this an Asian fusion kind of place. Continue reading


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Where to Dine for Thanksgiving

by Crave Staff

As we get closer to Thanksgiving, you probably should be thinking where you will have your family meal. There are many options in Dallas, and here are a few that have contacted craveDFW to let us know what they will be doing.

If your favorite Thanksgiving spot is not on this list, contact us and we will add them immediately.

What is your favorite holiday meal away from home?

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Tei An Sake Dinner

by Crave Staff

North Texas’ only Advanced Saké Professional is teaming up with its most well-regarded Japanese chef to present a celebration of “Nihonshu no hi”, the annual opening of the saké brewing season in Japan.

On Sunday, Oct 2nd at 7pm, Hung Nguyen teaming up with Teiichi Sakurai and the Tei An staff to present a special dinner of authentic and progressive Japanese cuisine, paired with saké. The emphasis this year will be on saké from the Tohoku region, which was devastated by disasters earlier this year. The overall effect of those events on the quality and availability of Tohoku saké won’t be known until at least next year, so they will  savor the 2011 brews while still able. As a side note, they are drinking brews produced prior to the disasters–there should be no contamination concerns.   Jump for menu… Continue reading

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