First Look: Taco y Vino in Bishop Arts

IMG_5716.JPGby Steven Doyle  photos by Tim Pham

The concept is surprisingly simple. Tacos and wine as the name suggests, with a few crazy food appetizers mixed in for good measure, Oh, beer. This all from the brilliant minds of Sharon Van Meter and wine expert Jimmy Contreras. We are talking about Taco y Vino the latest hot spot in Bishop Arts. Continue reading

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Joël Robuchon Prix Fixe Dinner Available Aug 10-11 at Lark on the Park in Dallas

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In honor of Joël Robuchon’s passing, Lark’s Chef Ryan Barnett is dedicating this weekend’s prix fixe menu to the famed chef and restaurateur. This will be a “hard core,” authentic French menu. Robuchon was famed and called chef of the century. His impact on modern dining is immeasurable.  Continue reading

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Low and Slow BBQ Event Saturday, August 11 (Win Tickets Today)

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The inaugural Low & Slow North Texas BBQ & Music Festival will feature barbecue vendors, brewmasters, and bands from across Dallas-Fort Worth this weekend, August 11, 2018 starting at 3pm (VIP) at the newly revived Longhorn Ballroom in Dallas.

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Our Favorite Poke in Dallas

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Poke (rhymes with “okay”) literally means “to cut crosswise into pieces.” It’s a simple dish made of chopped seafood, generally tuna, marinated in soy sauce and sesame oil, and mixed with onion. But, you’ll find many variations of this when you visit poke shops and grocery stores around Hawaii. Octopus (tako) and mussels are two common options, and spicing it up with wasabi or kimchee are also popular variations.

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7 Amazing Ways To Get Chilled in Dallas

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Ice Cream has been a perennial favorite of Americans since the beginning of our history and beyond. Thomas Jefferson had an elaborate recipe for his ice cream that took hours and twenty ingredients to create.

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Redneck Bottle Service At Truck Yard For Limited Time

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Our favorite adult playground is at it again, this time with giant watermelons and zero shame. The same spot off Greenville Avenue who makes the best cheesesteaks in Dallas is offering up a fun option for some end of summer love. Behold: the Redneck Bottle Service. When I first saw the headline in my email inbox I was thinking 40’s of Schlitz. No, this is so much better.

On August 18-19 all day until they run out, the Truck Yard is offering “Redneck Bottle Service.” Basically, they’re tapping whole watermelons with a pour spout and loading them up with Espolon tequila and orange liqueur. Combine that with the watermelon juice, and you’ve got a fruit keg full of electrolytes. And tequila.  Continue reading

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Whiskeys of the World Event Sept 21st

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Experience the world of whisky like you’ve never seen it before. As one of the largest whisky tasting events in the US, Whiskies of the World gathers over 200 of the most fascinating distilled spirits from around the globe, along with their makers and ambassadors, to give guests an unforgettable evening. Continue reading

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