January 2020 has been a sad month with closures the Dallas restaurant community.
We were rocked by the news of LUCK in Trinity Groves bowing out, with a final blow out last Sunday. We were especially unsettled by this bit of news as over the years we had plenty invested mentally in LUCK and the owners, Chef Daniel Pittman, Jeff Dietzman, and Ned Steel who were all first time restaurant owners. The boys called on us months before opening their beer-centric restaurant in up-and-coming Trinity Groves having us attend pop-ups around the city as they prepared guests for something truly amazing. Continue reading →
The Chicken and Waffle phenomenon dates back to 1930’s Harlem to Wells Supper Club billed as “Home of Chicken and Waffles Since 1938.” They claim to be the first to sell the dish during the Jazz Age, when late-night diners would order breakfast or dinner to soak up the evening’s alcohol, and get them safely on their way home. Continue reading →
There is simply nothing more elegant and festive as tableside service. We are talking the classic Caesar Salad tossed in full view of the guest, at their table and with great finesse. It is the definitive dinner and a show that has somewhat fallen from a great many menus across the country. Beyond adding a bit of flair, this and many other tableside presentations also demonstrates a commitment to freshness. What could be more fresh and flavorful than a dessert or salad finished off right before the diners’ eyes? This said, there are still many restaurants across the country creating delicious dishes tableside, and certainly to rave reviews. Continue reading →
Cue the fifes. Dallas has been enjoying this delightful renaissance of enjoying beer. Not just any beer, but delicious, cold and frothy craft beer made locally and across this great nation of ours and beyond. Celebrate the love of beer and all things that make ‘Merica great by joining the lads and lasses at Common Table Wednesday, July 3rd, and witness a ten tap takeover by Victory Brewing Company. Continue reading →
Common Table is celebrating their third anniversary all week in grand style. Each day there will be celebratory tapping’s of incredible beer starting today where the staff will be raiding an inventory set back for just such occasions.
Look for some local beers that will be a blast from the past such as a 2012 Wealth and Taste, long with Numb Comfort. Also find a Lakewood bourbon barrel Temptress and Community Trinity Tripel.
Some other fun brews tapped today include Avery Hand of Buddha, a 2011 Ommegang Three Philosophers, 2010 Sierra Nevada Big Foot, and Great Divide Espresso Yeti and Chocolate Yeti (cask). Continue reading →
Have you made your plans to attend the Untapped Beer Festival in the new Trinity Groves area of West Dallas on September 8, 2012? If you have not purchased your tickets yet you are falling dangerously close to missing out on the event altogether. We spoke to one of the organizers at The Common Table, Cory Pond who is also a beer man about town, and he told craveDFW that the VIP tickets were nearly depleted and the regular admission tickets will soon be gone as well. Continue reading →