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Meet Chef Aaron Staudenmaier At Dallas Farmers Market Cooking Class January 27th

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Aaron Staudenmaier started humbly in the restaurant business as a graveyard shift dishwasher at a truck stop in Fargo, North Dakota at age 14.  He moved on to an apprenticeship at age 15 and began to learn about cooking and life on the line.

His path has led him through some of the finest restaurants in the country including sous chef positions at The Mansion on Turtle Creek and the Inn at Little Washington.  Staudenmaier opened Abacus with Kent Rathbun in 1999, creating an iconic Dallas restaurant.  Continuing the success of Abacus, Staudenmaier moved on to another Rathbun Concept, Jasper’s, opening multiple locations in Texas. Continue reading

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Dallas Farmers Market News Including Chef Series

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It is time once again for the Dallas Farmer’s Market Chef Series. These marvelous cooking classes are no doubt the best deal in Dallas. Meet the chefs and learn fun cooking skills. The line-up is really special and celebrates the end of Summer and coming Fall.

Each class is scheduled from 11am to 1pm and costs $25 which is due the Thursday before the session, or $30 at the door. Click here for the complete schedule or to purchase advance tickets.      Continue reading

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Mudhen Meat and Greens Keeping it Local

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Looking for a good, healthy choice for farm to table restaurant that is also fun and reminds you of family?  Dallas has its own gem, Mudhen Meats and Greens in the Farmers Market.  

When you walk up to the restaurant, the view through the picture windows of diners eating and smiling at tables that are set as if we are at home gives you a feeling of comfort and joy.   All that was needed is front on the windows it would have been a Norman Rockwall painting.  We could not wait to get inside.  Continue reading

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Learning to Shake, Not Shimmy at Mudhen Meat and Greens

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Since I mastered the making of the Big Mac, the next logical assignment for this CraveDFW reporter is to learn how to make the Mudhen Meat and Greens signature cocktail, “Squeeze My Lemon.”  Why logical you ask?  Well, I don’t eat Big Macs (that is my son’s expertise) and I am not a drinker (all my friends love to partake of the spirits) so not only am I getting out of my comfort zone (I admit, am a bit nervous), I am learning the fine art of the shaking not stirring concept.  Note, I found out that bringing someone a bottle of beer does not count as making a cocktail.   Continue reading

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Mudhen Meat and Greens is Offering a Lovely Beer Dinner For Valentine’s Day

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Mudhen Meat and Greens, the popular and healthful eatery at the Dallas Farmer’s Market celebrates Valentine’s Day with a four-course Vegan Dinner with pairings from Blanco, Texas’ Real Ale Brewing (wine pairings also available). For reservations at 7:00pm, 7:30pm or 8:00pm email or call 469.506.3992. Cost is $55 per person. Sounds like romance to us!

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Halloween at Mudhen October 27th

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Mudhen Meat and Greens, the popular eatery at the Dallas Farmer’s Market hosts the first annual Halloween Carnival on the Beer Garden, Thursday, October 27 from 6-9pm.

Chef Suki Otsuki prepares a festive Harvest Buffet and Cocktail Director Tia Downey showcases new seasonal cocktails including Sweet Poison, Witches Brew and the Pumpkin Palmer.  Continue reading

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Mudhen Meat and Greens Opens Jan 18th

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Mudhen Meat and Greens, the highly anticipated eatery at the Dallas Farmer’s Market opens Monday, January 18 at 5pm with lunch and weekend brunch service announced shortly. Mudhen is the newest concept from restaurateurs Shannon Wynne, Keith Schlabs and Larry Richardson.

Executive Chef Suki Otsuki uses fresh, seasonal produce and clean meats in tasty and creative combinations on an extensive menu that includes starters, salads, sandwiches, B.Y.O.B – Build Your Own Bowl and entree selections. Desserts are prepared in-house by Pastry Chef Laurel Wimberg.   Continue reading

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