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Trophy Park Opens This Month at Star in Frisco

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Trophy Park USA will bring upscale cuisine, craft cocktails, and family-friendly entertainment to Frisco when the sports lounge opens at The Star District on Monday, October 21.  Continue reading

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Q&A: Johnnie Walker

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Coffee House  Cafe was recently sold by the owners and is being given a face lift and a new menu. The grand re-opening is tonight (October 1, 2019) and is being driven by mega chef, Johnnie Walker. You may know of this chef, but for others we have questions. Continue reading

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Q&A: Nicole Gossling

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Nicole Gossling has been at the forefront of our attention as of late. As a chef and now manager of the famed Petra and the Beast in East Dallas, Nicole recently took a major spill while riding a scooter to Deep Ellum to join chef friends after an event last week. We thought it might be a good time to revisit the chef who has had an exciting and interesting career in the Dallas area. We have personally enjoyed her engagements with restaurants and a famed pop-up series, and now will learn a bit about her. Continue reading

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Q&A with Kenny Mills at the Original Chop House Burgers

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I have known this week’s chef for quite a while. He has an air of no-nonsense charisma that makes for a unique chef that has blazed a trail in the DFW area for many years now,  loading us up with beef created many different ways, from a bountiful haunch plated pretty to a fantastic bunned bit of savoriness.

No doubt that as an avid reader of these pages you have heard mention of chef Kenny Mills who re-opened his award winning Original Chop House Burgers in Arlington just recently to accolades. A man who makes a burger that we queue up for with bated breath. A man we just recently sat with and discussed his interesting history. Continue reading

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Tesar Does Brunch at Knife

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Knife, the steakhouse by Chef John Tesar located inside The Highland Dallas at 5300 E. Mockingbird Lane, is not just a prime Dallas steakhouse but also serves a unique with a side of specialty brunch cocktails every Sunday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Nominated  three times as a James Beard Best Chef Southwest semifinalist and on Top Chef twice, Tesar designed the menu to include one-of-a-kind dishes highlighting his signature aged meats, along with more traditional brunch favorites.   Continue reading

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McCallister Heads Up New Dallas Virgin Hotel

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Virgin Hotels Dallas is pleased to announce that celebrated Chef Matt McCallister will open The Kitchen, the restaurant inside Commons Club , Virgin Hotels’ flagship restaurant, bar and modern social club concept. Known for his locally sourced cuisine, McCallister’s Commons Club menu will be seasonally driven with French influence.  

McCallister’s first restaurant, FT33 made waves on a national scale garnering him recognition as one of the best new chefs in America by Food & Wine in 2014 and James Beard Award nominations for best chef, Southwest in 2014, 2015 and 2016. With his latest venture Homewood, he’s again received critical acclaim for his culinary talents.  Continue reading

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The Village Dallas is announcing today that Chef Nilton “Junior” Borges is becoming executive chef and vice president of culinary for a new development that will include 12 restaurant concepts located within The Village’s new entertainment district, a 34-acre mixed-use lifestyle project. The Village is a 300-acre collection of apartment communities that began a half-century ago in northeast Dallas located near the Park Cities and North Park Center. Chef Borges will be leading a team of chefs in his new role, overseeing multiple restaurant openings in the spring of 2020. Continue reading

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