by Steven Doyle Gemma Bar
Valentine’s Day is one where we thinking about hooking up for a grand date, and Dallas has plenty of choices for prix fixe meals and specials for the night for that special someone in your life. But what if we are playing solo for the big night? Don’t play into the hype and feel you need to hunt a date, we have you covered for a perfectly acceptable night on the town with no regrets. Don’t stay at home, get out there and enjoy. It is always fun to people watch, especially the couple who just met for the first time from Match.com.
Reservations of tables for one are up 62 percent nationally over the past two years, according to OpenTable’s analysis of its online reservations. That makes it the fastest-growing party size, if one person could indeed be considered a party, the company said. Continue reading
Join GROW North Texas at Craft and Growler as they discuss local farm with food experts on the importance of understanding the connection between farms and human consumption. In this panel discussion you will learn about the local farm to table movement and its prevalence in early childhood education. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
Dallas seems to be a few years behind in the beer scene, and certainly that holds true when it comes to Growlers. Growlers are those large brown bottles used to store fresh poured beer that usually have a refrigeration life of just less than a week. The TABC mandates that bars are not allowed to pour growlers for roadie purposes, but they give special dispensation to pubs which hold a single beer and wine permit. Whole Foods has been a leader in the Dallas market for growlers, and today there is a special bar opening that focuses on the growler
The new Craft and Growler is owned by husband and wife attorneys Kevin Afghani and Catherine Kinslow who also operate a patent firm just to the rear of the Craft and Growler building located at 1601 Parry which is just in view of where Big Tex should be standing at Fair Park. The couple are soft opening Craft and Growler today at 3pm and close at 9. The shortened hours are just for this week and will expand starting after Thanksgiving.
by Steven Doyle
A new beer garden will open “around October” in the Exposition Park area just off Fair Park at 3601 Parry Street. Craft and Growler will have Dallas’ largest selection of draft beers to go in growlers of all shapes and sizes. For those unfamiliar with the concept of beer growlers, they are containers of beer siphoned off taps to take home. This will enable you to take home beer from places like Deep Ellum Brewing Company who do not currently bottle on a regular basis. Continue reading