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Freemark Abbey Wine Dinner at Perle on Maple October 17th


Some wineries make excellent Chardonnay; some make delicious Pinot Noir or tasty Sauvignon Blanc. A handful, though, excel at pretty much whatever they do. Sip and savor your way through a special Freemark Abbey wine dinner hosted by Estate Manager Barry Dodds at The Stoneleigh’s new French-inspired restaurant, Perle on Maple.

As one of Napa’s oldest wineries with a legacy 130 years in the making, Freemark Abbey is the perfect partner with the 95-year-old Stoneleigh Hotel. The remarkable tasting experience will begin with a cocktail reception followed by an incredible four-course dinner created by Executive Chef Wade Burch. Continue reading

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Greenville Ave Pizza Co Offers Their Spiciest Pizza Ever


Greenville Avenue Pizza Company and Peticolas have joined forces to do a fun little day of Pizza and Beer.  Peticolas will be tapping the first re-release of Peticolas Ghost of Alfred Ale while GAPCo introduces a new pizza topped with Goodfriend Package’s spicy Italian Sausage, Hot Soppressata, Fire Cheese, Red Pepper Flakes, parsley and a hot honey drizzle.  If you like it spicy, this is the pizza for you. Continue reading

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Cooking With Paula Lambert: Dolce Habanero

mozz co.jpgby Steven Doyle

We have always been a great fan of Deep Ellum’s cheese factory run by the esteemed Paula Lambert, the Mozzarella Company. Our love for Mozzarella Company dates back to the very early 80’s when Lambert would create a handful of balls of mozzarella selling her products at the Dallas Farmers Market out of an ice chest in Shed 2 where you may now buy tacos. I would visit with Lambert and she would regale me with stories of cheese. Pure heaven. Continue reading

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Cakebread Wine Dinner at Trulucks Oct 26th

cakebread-wine_clubs_banner_img.jpgby Steven Doyle

Since its founding in 1973 by Jack and Dolores, Cakebread Cellars has been famous for its warm, gracious hospitality and unmatched wines. With an enduring commitment to quality, the belief that life’s occasions are elevated by good people, good food, and good wine flows through everything we do.

With 40 harvests under their belts, and the second generation of winemaking Cakebreads now running the winery, the little family winery has become one of the most successful and respected wineries in America, renowned for its world-class vineyards, wines, and hospitality. Continue reading

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Pumpkin Spice Your Life in DFW, Uggs Optional

5617c6806bb3f72c2e4a394d-750-500by Steven Doyle

It’s that time of year again where everything becomes pumpkin spiced, like it or not. It seems the pumpkin spice camp fits about half of those we polled for this story with quotes ranging from, “I spilled my pumpkin spice latte and now ants are making brunch plans and doing toga” to “I live for PSL season, dude”.

Regardless of where you “fall” on the subject of collection of spices made of cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, allspice and cloves, we prepared a list. A list of where to either find your favorite flavor, or steer clear. We think all things in moderation. Continue reading

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Paella Palooza with Chef Graham Dodds at Urbano Café Oct 14


The Dallas Chapter of the International Wine & Food Society has announced that Chef Graham Dodds will be at the helm for their next event, “Paella Palooza – A Spanish Experience,” at Urbano Café on Sunday, October 14th.

“Chef Dodds has created a spectacular menu for the night, which will be paired with special and exciting Spanish Wines,” said branch President Joey Stewart. Continue reading

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Win VIP Tix to FW BeerFeast Oct 6th


We told you about the Fort Worth Flying Saucer BeerFeast 2018 a few weeks back, but we were just offered a pair of VIP tickets to give away to some lucky craveDFW reader. How fun! To enter just make a comment below, maybe tell us about why you like beer, your favorite beer, or what you might do with 1,000 gallons of beer. Regardless, we will give these coveted VIP’s away next Wednesday to a random reader.  Also, sharing is caring! Always share the stories you enjoy and tell restaurant and bar managers you read about them here. Continue reading


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