by Steven Doyle
One of the best kept not-so-secrets in the Dallas restaurant world is that marvelous long-time Dallas neighborhood restaurant located on Oak Lawn, Parigi. Owned by chef Janice Provost who worked at the restaurant early in her chef career as a culinary student, and just a few years later she ended up with the keys to the door. Travel years into the future and you will see how Provost continues to curate the bistro by offering the community local farm fresh ingredients with a continually revolver door of a menu that reflects the season. Continue reading
Victor Tango announced today that Jeff Harris joined the team as executive chef.
“We had the opportunity to work with Jeff during his time at American Food + Beverage (AF+B) and could not be happier for him to rejoin the team,” said Nik Katz, director of restaurant operations at Headington Companies. “Harris’ culinary philosophy is a perfect fit for the incredible culinary program at Victor Tangos. With Harris at the helm, we will continue to serve fan favorites, tailored with his fresh approach, and some new things that are sure to become cult classics.” Continue reading
by 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
The Lunar New Year is the most important and festive celebration on the Chinese calendar. In China, it’s popular practice to eat lucky foods during the celebration, to usher in prosperity and good fortune for the coming year. February’s ‘First Wednesday’ supper features several of these lucky foods as well as other traditional Chinese dishes.
Chef John Kleifgen is planning a special “Lunar New Year” dinner to welcome in the Chinese New Year at Nick & Sam’s Park Cities. Continue reading