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Eat Me: Shrimp and Grits at Hatties

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The dining room is the first to make an impact on a guest the first time they visit Hattie’s located in Bishop Arts. Hattie’s is the anchor that consistently draws guests in both day and night for fantastic low-country cuisine, dishes that not only are found in Louisiana but circumnavigate the map eastward and up through the Carolinas. These are rich hearty dishes that are familiar but lend themselves to an upscale atmosphere.  Continue reading

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Tasting Codigo Tequila at Veracruz Cafe

DSC04382by Steven Doyle

Tequila Codigo, launched in late 2016 with the support in the form of country icon George Strait, who is an investor and brand ambassador. Some may think this to be gimmicky, but quite the opposite. Strait has passion for the project, and the tequila is quite remarkable as we found at a tasting recently in Oak Cliff at Veracruz Cafe, which plans a series of tastings and even wine events in coming months charge by a fairly new co-owner, Nico Ponce. You know Ponce for his many years behind the stick in Dallas, and lead of the now famous Margarita Meltdown. Continue reading

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Zen Sushi in Bishop Arts Celebrates 11 Years

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Nestled in the heart of the Bishop Arts District Zen Sushi celebrated 11-years of yellowtail nigiri and Sakura rolls this past weekend. Chef-owner Michelle Carpenter, whose mother is Japanese, has over thirty years experience of slicing fish with great expertise and it shows in her beautiful and bountiful plates.

Experience the Zen roll wrapped in thinly sliced cucumber filled with tuna and given the lovely roe crown that gives each bite that distinctive crunch.  Continue reading

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Picolé Pops Cure August, Opening in Deep Ellum Today

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Who doesn’t love a fantastic frozen confection? Mix in some exotic fruit and a touch of booze and you have an instant party. This is what Picolé Pops is all about. With a location in Bishop Arts on Davis and a new location opening this weekend in Deep Ellum there will be plenty of happy enjoying the fruits of Picolé.  Continue reading

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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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Eno’s Side Dough Launched in Bishop Arts

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Eno’s Pizza Tavern will officially launch Eno’s Side Dough this month, expanding its takeout and delivery business. A play on words, Eno’s Side Dough will be located next to the restaurant in a neighboring space at 405 N. Bishop Ave.

Eno’s Side Dough will offer the restaurant’s full menu – including its signature cracker thin crust pizzas – for carryout or delivery, as well as grab-and-go sandwiches and salads for people on the run. To complete the meal, packaged craft beer and wine will be available for purchase. Eno’s Side Dough will also exclusively offer a specialty dessert pie in collaboration with neighbor Emporium Pies. Orders can be placed online at enospizza.com or over the phone.   Continue reading

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Dude, Sweet’s Chef Katherine Clapner Has A Heart Of Chocolate

img_6071by Steven Doyle

No Valentine’s Day is complete without a visit to Dude, Sweet Chocolate, the bad boy of chocolatiers in Dallas run by chef Katherine Clapner.  You may have seen Clapner recently on Beat Bobby Flay, where she indeed did beat the Flay handily using her cheffy wiles to out chef the chef. She is also the creator of such delicious chocolates as Albatross (on our list of 75 things we miss most about Dallas) a blue cheese infused bonbon that impresses us anew with each taste adventure.   Continue reading

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