Although mainly considered a French dish, escargot, which means edible snail, have been eaten for many thousands of years. Large quantities of empty shells have been found in the caves of prehistoric man, indicating that in various parts of the world they were a common part of the diet at that time. With the rise of civilization, various cultures (including the Greeks and Romans) have continued to eat snails, often considering them a delicacy. Continue reading →
For over 30 years Adelmo Banchetti has been filling the hearts and bellies of Dallasites at his iconic Knox area restaurant Adelmo’s, now located to Inwood Village. The man remains a stalwart in the industry whose name is instantly recognizable for great food, greater portions with an easy going price tag that has guests returning again and again.
Adelmo was born to serve in the restaurant industry beginning at 16 years old when he moved from Florence, Italy to Brussels to bus tables for a decade, moving to work cruise ships and eventually settling at Cornell University for formal training. Moving to Dallas proved his greatest effort working at restaurant luminaries such as Villa Buggati, the Pyramid Room at the Fairmont, the illustrious Beau Nash, and the Mansion on Turtle Creek before opening his eponymous Adelmo’s in 1989. Continue reading →
There are so many wonderful choices for Restaurant Week which began 21 years ago by Dallas’ most famous culinarian Jim White while he was working his restaurant show at KRLD. The very same Jim White who created Savor Dallas the magnificent food and wine extravaganza that grows stronger each year.
This week we wish to highlight a one of our favorite Restaurant Week choices by neighborhood starting in McKinney, Texas. Restaurant Week is a great way to become acquainted with new-to-you restaurants at a highly discounted cost with proceeds going to both the North Texas Food Bank and Lena Pope Home in Fort Worth. 2017 proceeds were in excess of $796,000, so this is an important event for both charities who do marvelous work for our communities. Continue reading →
Adelmo’s Ristorante and La Cave Wine Boutique are hosting a special wine dinner with special guest and winemaker Stefano Liuzzi of Cascina Liuzzi, an Italian winery which opened in 2001 when when Liuzzi’s father and mother decided to purchase a farmhouse in the middle of the vineyards located in Nizza Monferrato, Italy. Since the beginning, Liuzzi cared for his vineyards, enjoying being close to nature.
Liuzzi will be on hand at this marvelous dinner Wednesday May 2, 2018 at 7pm where guests will enjoy six courses and six wines for a meager cost of $68pp. The menu is beautiful as detailed below. Make your reservations by calling Adelmo at 214-559-0325. Continue reading →
Tucked neat and tidy on Cole Avenue you might spy Adelmo’s, the cute Tuscan hide-away that is perfectly romantic and sultry.
Adelmo’s has survived the many faces of the Dallas restaurant scene and is pretty much today as it was 25 years ago when Adelmo Banchetti first opened his doors. Here you will find the obligatory Chianti served up with dreamy dishes such as Osso Bucco and a variety of house-made pastas. Each day you will discover a new chef’s menu hand-scrawled outside the front door listing off the day’s specials drawn from fresh ingredients just delivered. There are several choices for dessert included, and we recommend the warm bread pudding with a brandy caramel sauce. Continue reading →