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Graham Dodds at DFM Oct 20th

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As we now know Graham Dodds left his post at the Statler. This will be his first event post Statler, and you will not want to miss this one. It is inexpensive, plus you will be able to meet and greet the chef. Not to mention dine well. This makes for the perfect date. The Farmers Market is full of surprises for the food enthusiast. 

Born and raised in the great state of Texas, Graham Dodds attended East Texas State University before beginning his formal culinary education at Western Culinary Institute in Portland, Oregon. Continue reading

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Ka-Tip to Open at Dallas Farmers Market

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This past weekend Ka-Tip, the future Thai restaurant that will occupy a space street-level in the Harvest Lofts at the Dallas Farmers Market, previewed their menu to a capacity crowd at Taco y Vino in Oak Oak Cliff. There guests tasted a small variety of dishes that pleased and in some cases surprised the guests with their marvelous flavors.

“There really is nothing like our food in Dallas, these are the true flavors of Thailand,” oKa-Tip owner George Kaiho told us via a phone interview. George is half Japanese while his girlfriend is Thai, and she is the one who showed Kaiho how the flavors worked using recipes from her childhood, and ingredients rarely found in the North Texas area. Continue reading

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Dallas Farmers Market Cooking Class with Anastacia Quinones Saturday, July 21

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Enjoy the Dallas Farmers Market Cooking Class with Chef Anastacia Quinones this Saturday, July 21. The class is from 1:30 to 1:00 with doors opening at 11am.

Anastacia Quiñones was born and raised in Dallas, TX. Growing up, her mother was a part-time caterer. She grew more intrigued with cooking and knew if she wanted to make it a career she was going to have to study. After graduating from The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, NY, Anastacia traveled to San Francisco, California. Working under the Two Michelin Star recipient, Chef Laurent Manrique, Anastacia almost immediately learned French cuisine would be the base for all of her future cooking. Continue reading

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Win Tickets to the 2018 Margarita Meltdown!

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On May 27, 2018 experience the ultimate margarita experience at 8th Annual Martgarita Meltdown, which will take place at the Dallas Farmers Market from 12pm to 8pm. Their tequila revelers will sample over 30 margaritas from the best Dallas-Fort Worth area restaurants and bars.

Competitors will concoct their very finest margaritas and offer samples from 3pm to 7pm and guests will vote for their fan favorites with the winner being crowned King of the Margarita at 8pm. Continue reading

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Grab Tickets to Margarita Meltdown NOW!

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On May 27, 2018 experience the ultimate margarita experience at 8th Annual Martgarita Meltdown , which will take place at the Dallas Farmers Market from 12pm to 8pm. Their tequila revelers will sample over 30 margaritas from the best Dallas-Fort Worth area restaurants and bars.

Competitors will concoct their very finest margaritas and offer samples from 3pm to 7pm and guests will vote for their fan favorites with the winner being crowned King of the Margarita at 8pm. Continue reading

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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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