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The Grape Is Still Amazing After All These Years

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Courtney and Brian Luscher are this amazing husband and wife team that make The Grape the legendary restaurant it is today. Their restaurant is 46-years old this month but have been owners since 2007. At the time they purchased the restaurant for its original owners, Kathy McDaniel and Charlotte Parker, the market crashed nearly the same day they signed papers of ownership.  Continue reading

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The Grape Celebrates 45 Years of Operation in High Fashion

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Since 1972, The Grape Restaurant on Greenville Avenue has flourished as one of the city’s favorite classic bistros as well as an East Dallas dining destination.   Chef/Owner Brian C. Luscher and wife Courtney mark the 45th anniversary of The Grape with special events throughout October.

Former Grape chefs Sarah Chastain and Danyele McPherson join Chef Brian in the kitchen on October 5th to kick off the celebratory month with a “Blast from the Past” wine dinner. Each chef will showcase a course paired with wines hand-selected by Brandon Kelley of Southern Glazers.  Cost is $75 per person and festivities begin at 6:30 p.m. Continue reading

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The Grape Celebrates 44 Years in Dallas

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The Grape Restaurant on Greenville Avenue has flourished as one of the city’s most beloved eateries as well as an East Dallas neighborhood staple.   Chef/Owner Brian C. Luscher and wife Courtney celebrate and honor the anniversary October 24-29 with a week of special events.

Monday kicks-off the celebratory week with Burger Night.  Enjoy the much lauded Grape cheeseburger along with “Happy Mondays” happy hour until 8pm.   Continue reading

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The Grape Hosting Their Special Come-As-You-Are Copain Wine Dinner

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The Grape hosts a special Chef’s Come-As-You-Are featuring Russian River Valley’s Copain Wines on Thursday, March 26. Chef de cuisine Sarah Snow will feature an intimate 3-course bistro menu to complement selected wines. Special guest hosts are Andy Bartee of Copain Wines and Jenny Davis of Victory Wine Group.   Continue reading

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Week Long Party At The Grape’s 40th Birthday Party

Dallas, TX — Since 1972, The Grape Restaurant on Greenville Avenue has persevered as one of the cities most beloved eateries as well as an East Dallas neighborhood staple.   Chef/Owner Brian C. Luscher and wife Courtney celebrate and honor the Ruby Anniversary October 22-28, 2012 with a week of 1970’s inspired evenings.

Monday (Oct. 22) kicks-off the festivities with the introduction of a new signature cocktail commemorating the 40th anniversary.  Guests enjoy Happy Hour prices all night and the Best Burger in Texas, of course.

Chef Brian goes old-school with a menu “throw-back” on Tuesday and Wednesday (Oct 23-24) selecting Grape menu classics from the original Grape menu created by Kathy McDaniel and Charlotte Parker.  Choose two out of three available courses such Items as Quiche Lorraine, Grape Sherbet Parfait, Sole Veronique, Oysters Rockefeller, Tournedos Bearnaise & Bordelaise and more.  Cost is $19.72 per person.  Continue reading

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