by Alex Gonzalez
On a Saturday evening in Grapevine, TX, the realms of film and food collide at the premiere of A Fine Line at the Palace Arts Center. In attendance are several of Dallas’s top women chefs and restaurateurs, including Tiffany Derry (Roots Chicken Shak and TV fame), Uno Immanivong (Red Stix), Casey Doody (Dallas Country Club), Jennifer Basjel (Getting Saucy), Yasmin Wages (Malai Kitchen), and Sara Bintrim (Aramark). Making a special guest appearance is celebrity chef Cat Cora, who is featured in the A Fine Line documentary.
Cora believes documentaries like A Fine Line will start a dialogue about how women in the kitchen can get to a place of equality in our nation’s current climate. Continue reading
FOODHALL at Crockett Row is proud to announce several new vendors as it prepares for its grand opening on Dec. 7 & 8. The first of its kind in Fort Worth, FOODHALL at Crockett Row will offer cuisines from many local chefs and purveyors including Knife Burger from chef John Tesar, Butler’s Cabinet from chef Joshua Harmon, Abe Froman’s of Fort Worth from chef Victor Villarreal, Not Just Q, Rollin’ n Bowlin’, Press Waffle Co., EB2, The Dock, Shawarma Bar, Aina Poke Co. and Gigi’s Cupcakes.
Joshua Harmon will open Butler’s Cabinet, a deli and marketplace inspired by a love of discovering treats in his mother’s pantry as a child. The menu will include sandwiches such as the Deviled Belly Melt with housemade American cheese and maple-miso smoked onions, as well as the County Ham with sour cherry, fresh cheese, housemade koji butter and greens. Harmon will source produce locally and make many ingredients in house, including smoked and cured meats, cheeses and pickles. Handcrafted beverages will include The Fig Lebowski, a cold brew with fig-espresso syrup and the Black Fog London made with Earl Grey tea, vanilla syrup and charcoal milk. Continue reading
The Joule Hotel will host the tenth annual Burgers & Burgundy event, presented by Celebrity Chef John Tesar and Terri Provencal, benefiting DIFFA/Dallas (The Dallas Chapter of Design Industry Foundation Fighting AIDS) at the Eye at The Joule on Friday, October 5, 2018.
Funds raised from the event will go towards DIFFA/Dallas’ mission of serving those who are affected by HIV/AIDS across North Texas. This year’s Event Chair, Mohammad Jaber, is joined by Brian Loving and Southwest Funding LP, long-time supporters and co-hosts of the event. “I am looking forward to celebrating Burgers & Burgundy’s 10th annual event by creating a memorable top-notch culinary experience which our guests have grown accustomed to from DIFFA,” says Jaber of DIFFA/Dallas. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
It is that time again where we start thinking about Chefs for Farmers, one of the largest chef and wine events in Texas.
Chefs For Farmers is the event that shows off the talents of Dallas’s best chefs and food artisans while celebrating the farmers that make great food possible. In one mouth-watering, calorie-filled culinary festival, we pay tribute to Dallas as an emerging food city through incredible events that highlight the entire culinary ecosystem in North Texas and beyond. As good food citizens of the world, we balance our dedication to sustainability, eco-consciousness and charity with our greatest goal: putting on the best food festival Dallas has ever seen. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
Do something a bit different for your Cinco de Mayo fun and games. This May 2nd RVC Promotions, the people who bring year round exciting chef events, will host a group of chefs for an event they are calling a Mexclar. Mezclar in Spanish is to “mix” and this is exactly what the event will be: a giant mix of fun, food and libations. Continue reading
Chef Alex Astrani of Uchibā, Tyson Cole’s new bar concept featuring specialty cocktails and sharable plates inspired by classic Asian flavors, will collaborate with Chef Callie Speer of Austin’s Holy Roller to create a ramen dish for the first installment of the 2018 Uncommon Ramen series. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
What started many years ago in the parking lot of one of Kent Rathbun’s restaurants has emerged into this marvelous party that raises great awareness and funds for the North Texas Food Bank. This year the Taste of the Cowboys was held at The Star in Frisco which is the ultimate setting for the ultimate tailgate party. Continue reading