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Dallas Arboretum Holiday High Tea Starts Nov 29

high teaby Jennifer Thomas

The Dallas Arboretum’s tradition of serving elegant Holiday Tea in the lavishly decorated DeGolyer Estate continues this year. The formal three-course service is offered at Restaurant DeGolyer, which is prepared and presented by Gil’s Elegant Catering. Holiday Tea is served from November 29 through December 31, seven days a week at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. for ages 12 and older, excluding Christmas Day.

In addition to tea, Holiday at the Arboretum includes Angels in DeGolyer, a beautiful display of more than 400 angels from the Pi Beta Phi Alumnae in the DeGolyer Mansion daily, as well as family fun weekends with Santa and a live reindeer. Prices for the Holiday Tea range from $47-$57 and include parking, admission to the Garden and access to the Angels in the DeGolyer display. Restaurant DeGolyer Manager Louis Mendes describes the Arboretum as “…one of the most beautiful places in Dallas, probably in most of the world.”    Continue reading

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2013 Savor Dallas Wrap Up

whiteby Steven Doyle

Another session of Savor Dallas has been tucked under our belts, and formidable host Jim White is already at work planning the 2014 version. This year White seemed more at ease with his progeny, having planned what can only be described as a perfect series of events that lasted nearly an entire week.

The smattering of events scattered a wider path this year, having touched on new areas of Dallas including the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, up-and-comer Trinity Groves, and even the Arboretum. Each spot White visited he left a pot of gold as his legacy for this St Patrick’s Day weekend.   Continue reading

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