By Alan Stewart Photos by Joey Stewart
In early April a reminder on my phone popped up saying “Lost Kitchen.” It was time to send a postcard to the restaurant located in the tiny town of Freedom, Maine, in hopes of getting one of the hardest reservations to score in the world.
Erin French’s highly acclaimed restaurant receives over 20,000 postcards for only a few slots, and all must arrive within a two-week period. No Opentable, phone calls, emails, texts, Facebook or any other ways of requesting a reservation. Snail mail only. The rumor is they’ve singlehandedly kept the local post office afloat. Continue reading
Brunch is arguably the most important meal of the day – especially in Dallas – and with the launch of Brass Band Brunch, The Clover Club is now the go-to destination for Dallasites looking to enjoy a brunch like no other.
Inspired by renowned brunches in New Orleans and Charleston, The Clover Club’s brunch features a live brass band performance and a high-quality food menu created by Chef Anthony Van Camp, formerly of Al Biernat’s and SĒR, who has given a modern American twist to old classics. Some of the offerings include: Continue reading
Nosh Bistro, Chef Avner Samuel’s evolved restaurant concept coming to Preston Hollow this summer, announces Lori Finkelman as Chef de Cuisine.
Finkelman brings over 40 years of experience to the Nosh Bistro team, previously serving as Executive Chef for ExxonMobil World Headquarters for 20 years. Additionally, she served as the co-founding Executive Chef of The Riviera. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
Tomorrow, June 25th, has been pronounced Anthony Bourdain Day. This began with a tweet from Eric Repart and José Andrés, both devoted friends of Bourdain. They called upon the planet to give pause for remembrance and celebration of the man who wrote tomes such as Kitchen Confidential and televised his world foodie and humanitarian travels. Continue reading
Five Sixty by Wolfgang Puck introduces new, seasonal summer menu items showcasing big, bold and refreshing flavors that will wow guests. Executive Chef Jacob Williamson has incorporated some of the most iconic ingredients of the season to his contemporary Asian dishes, including peaches, green tomatoes, oysters, and squash blossoms, to name a few. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
The meat Mecca of Dallas is without a doubt, Knife located in the Highland Dallas located just off Central Expressway at Mockingbird and in Willowbend. This is the love-child of chef John Tesar who has elevated the steak experience, and the results are precious.
The menu is dotted with a whole host of steaks ranging in price from the very affordable, to the more exotic and a bit pricey. However, the latter comes in giant slabs and sliced for easy sharing, so the cost per person is actually as easy to swallow as the dry aged beef. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
Chef Kenny Mills of the Arlington Chop House Burger (not related to the restaurant in Dallas by the same name) is making a reprise. Previously Mills sold his restaurant citing a bout of weariness for the reason for selling. However, the new owners were not able to keep up with demand and eventually shuttered. Continue reading