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
by Steven Doyle
Cooler temps always means warm chili and the good people at the Granada (both theater and Sundown) took advantage of the weekend by importing a gathering of chefs to stir excitement into their inaugural cookoff.
Sunday we found chefs from around the city including Graham Dodds (Wayward Sons), Oliver Sitrin (Blind Butcher), Patton Robertson (Cafe Momentum), Jason West (Sundown at Granada), and Troy Gardner (V-Eats). Continue reading
Klyde Warren Park is excited to announce the full culinary lineup for its annual fundraiser, Park & Palate, on Friday, October 21 and Saturday, October 22. While Friday evening’s Down to the Roots fundraiser is a sell-out, tickets are now on sale for Saturday’s Grand Taste. Guests at the Grand Taste will be treated to feature tastings of spirits, craft cocktails, and beers, all against the backdrop of the distinctive Dallas skyline. Continue reading
Burgers & Burgundy Host Chef John Tesar, has announced the chef line up for the eighth annual event, benefitting DIFFA/Dallas (The Dallas Chapter of Design Industry Foundation Fighting AIDS) featuring renowned local chefs. The event will take place at Ron Kirk Pedestrian Bridge on Friday, October 7, 2016 at 6:30 p.m.
The distinguished Texas chefs have been presented with the challenge to serve up the best burger sliders and complement them with the burgundy of their choice. Wine, beer, and specialty cocktails will also be available. The chefs participating in this year’s event include: Continue reading
Tickets for the 7th Annual Meat Fight go on sale Tuesday, October 4th at 10 a.m. Be sure to set a reminder, as tickets for the meaty charity event sold out last year in under one hour.
Meat Fight is a Texas barbecue competition featuring 16 of Dallas’ best chefs, with 100% of tickets sales benefitting the National MS Society and people living with MS in our area. Last year’s event raised over $150,000. Continue reading
Dallas Farmers Market Friends will host the 20th Annual Hoedown on Oct. 14. The annual fundraiser returns to the newly restored space, The Shed, at the Dallas Farmers Market for the first time in 12 years, and will feature offerings from top Dallas chefs, artisans, wineries, breweries and more.
This year’s event celebrates a variety of locally crafted specialty food and products. Samples of culinary delights will be featured from Dallas chefs like Chad Houser of Cafe Momentum, Janice Provost of Parigi, Mark Wootton of Garden Cafe and more. Attendees also can enjoy local craft beers, cocktails and wines from Texas makers and resellers such as Fall Creek Vineyards and Times Ten Cellars. Continue reading