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The glorious seafood tower is a dish of raw and cooked shellfish served cold on a platter, usually on a bed of ice. The serving platter is generally held above table level with a stand and sometimes can contain multiple, elaborate tiers. This is both for visual effect, and because the shellfish are often served in the shell, or on the half shell, which causes them to take up a large area while containing only a bite or two of meat.
We found some very nice versions in Dallas. Although they are not particularly inexpensive, as would be expected when you start adding King Crab and elusive oysters, but typically you may order several levels to feed a varying amount of people you are dining with. However, one might make an entire meal of such platter along with a special bottle of wine.
Enjoy this bit of extravagance which is appropriate for any occasion. See our list, in no particular order. Prices listed, otherwise the tower is market-priced. Continue reading →
Al Biernat’s North is excited to present, due to popular demand, not one, but two evenings with PlumpJack Family Wineries on Wednesday, October 19th, and Thursday, October 20th. Each evening will begin with a reception at 6:30 p.m. Chef Luis has created a multi-course meal that will follow at 7 p.m. The meal’s highlight will be the four courses featuring Hamachi Crudo and Miso Glazed Miyazaki Butterfish and Sliced Japanese A-5 Kobe Beef. Guests will enjoy a variety of wines from PlumpJack, Cade, and Odette.
Easter Sunday is set to be a festive day at popular Dallas-based restaurant Al Biernat’s. The Oak Lawn and North restaurant locations are planning a splendid brunch on Sunday, April 17 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Al Biernat’s annual Easter brunch includes classic dishes such as Strawberry Topped Pancakes, Lump Crab Cakes, Brioche French Toast and Avocado Toast topped with Poached Eggs. The brunch menu was recently refreshed, and new menu items available this year include innovative dishes like Biscuits & Italian Sausage Gravy, Crawfish Etouffee Benedit and a Texas Brunch Sandwich.
Dallasites know and love Al Biernat’s for their outstanding menu, service, and environment, and the experience continues to become more impressive. Al Biernat’s North has unveiled stunning renovations to their indoor and outdoor dining areas, guaranteed to elevate any business meeting, girls’ night out, date night, or weekend brunch.
Sunday, January 23, marks a sweet tooth’s favorite holiday – National Pie Day, and those craving a slice are invited stop by Al Biernat’s to get a piece of the action. With multiple pies headlining Al’s dessert menu, including Al’s Famous Coconut Cream Pie, Dallasites can enjoy their own personal slice of heaven at the iconic American steakhouse.