Thanksgiving in Dallas 2019

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Thanksgiving caught up to us fast and we have guests coming. Instead of making a turkey you might consider the happy gift of reservations. We have assembled a list of some of our favorites for not only a buffet, but plated Thanksgiving-esque courses that will please a hungry crowd in the Dallas area. Continue reading

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Ozeki Ramen, Sushi & Izakaya is now open at Southlake Town Square

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Ozeki Ramen, Sushi & Izakaya is now open at Southlake Town Square at 432 Grand Avenue West. In its modern, exotic interior, guests will find modern Japanese favorites.  Flavorful ramen that is boiled in the traditional method for more than 20 hours is a star on the menu, as well as sushi made with premium-grade fresh fish. Continue reading

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Seafood Shack Still Full of Surprises

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Seafood Shack on Webbs Chapel very near Forest Lane has been a long tradition for lunch, with big flavors that are fairly easy on the wallet. So is true for the newer and prettier version located on Northwest Highway and Marsh Lane. The latter offers a full bar, an airy patio and many more seats.

A recent visit for dinner netted some great finds included what they called fried octopus, which gave us odd visions of a heavy battered fish. Instead, we found the dish to be light with a crispy sautee, punctuated with chunks of onion and tomato. This dish fell supreme on our palate.   Continue reading

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Chuy’s Opening in Frisco

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Chuy’s, Austin-based Tex-Mex restaurant, is opening its tenth location in the Dallas-Fort Worth area this February.  The restaurant will be located at 3773 Preston Rd., between Warren Parkway and John Hickman Parkway.

Founded in 1982, Chuy’s offers a unique dining experience including fresh Chuy’s Opening in Frisco, made from scratch Tex-Mex recipes in a fun, eclectic atmosphere. The menu features authentic dishes created with hand-rolled tortillas made fresh all day on a traditional comal. Continue reading

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First Look: CraftWay Kitchen

2019_SMARIE_CRAFTWAYKITCH-11.jpgby Constance Hernandez

There’s an old Greek adage that says “It is difficult to argue with the belly, as it has no ears.” Well the Greek author Plutarch must have patronized the new spot in West Plano’s Lakeside Market, CraftWay Kitchen. The former Ziziki’s Greek restaurant has been transformed into a beautiful modern rustic concept that is being described as “an elevated American bar” by COO Mike Hutchinson. Continue reading

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Dallas Mavericks Honor Veterans With Seats for Soldiers

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On this Veteran’s Day, we honor and thank those who serve and who have served to protect our country. Each year, the Dallas Mavericks basketball team honors soldiers and military veterans by inviting them to sit courtside during a Mavericks game. This past Wednesday marked the 15th annual Seats for Soldiers Mavericks game. Continue reading

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Sloan’s Corner Opens in Trammel Crow Center

Sloane's Corner (Kathy Tran)

From the NL Group comes new American bistro, Sloane’s Corner, inside the newly redeveloped Trammel Crow Center in downtown Dallas near Nasher Sculpture Center. Opening today, November 11, Sloane’s Corner will feature breakfast, lunch, happy hour and dinner.

With walnut wood walls and mid-century accents, the bistro offers a seat for anyone who needs an energized breakfast before starting the day, a quick lunch in between meetings, or an early dinner before the opera. Plus, Dallasites can celebrate the end of a workday with happy hour specials and craft cocktails. The restaurant also features an expansive outdoor patio with plenty of seating near water features and fire pits for any season. Continue reading

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