by Steven Doyle
Another successful year with Savor Dallas, the areas largest food and wine festival as it introduced some amazing event locations, highlighted the area’s best chefs, slurpy good wines and cocktails and some of the best fellowship this city has to offer.
Each of the events laid out for the week replayed a version of Who’s Who of the hospitality industry which always makes it fun. Catching up on the latest restaurant news is certainly a great by-product of these types of events. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
Release your inner Cajun this weekend at Poor David’s Pub located on Lamar in Dallas Sunday, February 26th where KNON will host an evening of fun New Orleans style. Look for one hell of a gumbo competition with some pretty terrific chefs turning out their best. Continue reading
Savor Dallas announces the full 2017 event lineup and host chefs for its festival on April 6-9, featuring five events over four days. The 13th annual food, wine, and spirits celebration’s gourmet adventures include a smoking hot opening night kickoff in the Harwood District, a mixology-fueled cocktail party, a supreme grand tasting experience, and a farmer’s market brunch. Each event promises innovative culinary creations from local talent paired with drink tastings from across the world. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
Dallas chef Ryan Carbery partnered with Tim McLaughlin and RJ Timmons, and this week opened their new fried and rotisserie chicken concept, FarmByrd Rotisserie & Fry in Plano.
Carbery is this incredible chef who has made his way around Dallas and hails from St Louis where his family has been working restaurants for generations. This is also where he met his partner and mentor McLaughlin. They worked three different restaurants where McLaughlin was exec chef and Carbery was sous, and have a sixteen-year relationship in the kitchen. Continue reading
by Anastacia Quinones
In May, I was asked to participate in a dinner benefiting Genesis. I do charity events all the time but this time I really wanted to know what I was donating to. I asked to have a private tour of the shelter and Chefs Carolanne Treadwell, Janice Provost and Dina Butterfield came with. We were so pleasantly surprised to see that this place felt nothing like a shelter but more of a home. A safe environment with apartments, schools, full cafeteria with 3 healthy meals being served daily. They had therapy rooms and even a garden. But we weren’t all smiles for long.
by Rhonda Dutton
On Sunday, Texas Monthly and Infinity hosted the first ever “Cook Like a Texan” pop-up picnic in Klyde Warren Park. The picnic involved tastings of main dishes, sides, and sips from Texas chefs, restaurants, and local brands. I was one of many lucky Texans that got to picnic in the park, here are a few of my family’s faves. Continue reading
Tickets to Texas Monthly’s Cook Like a Texan event in Dallas are still available. “Cook Like a Texan,” a pop-up picnic in Klyde Warren Park on Sunday, December 4 from noon–4 p.m. The event will bring the December issue, which is devoted to essential cooking techniques every Texan needs to know, to life through tastings, sips, demonstrations, and chef-prepared picnic baskets. Continue reading