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Chef Owner Thanh Nguyen Has Opened a Second Oishii

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This week, Dallas’ favorite neighborhood sushi restaurant, Oishii has opened a second location. “Oishii Boulevard” is situated at 5627 SMU Boulevard and is helmed by Chef Nguyen’s talented nephew, Chef Partner Tri Tran. Tri has honed his craft at Oishii, Uchi, and Nobu restaurants. Restaurant operations are led by General Manager Brian Huynh, an Advanced Sommelier with the Court of Master Sommeliers, who has worked at the Mansion on Turtle Creek and Gemma. Continue reading

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JAXON Texas Kitchen & Beer Garden Projected Opening – March 2020 Downtown Dallas

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JAXON Texas Kitchen & Beer Garden– a new concept featuring modern Texas fare and 34 beers on tap – is projected to open at the developing Discovery District in downtown Dallas this March.

Hospitality Alliance – a nationally-acclaimed hospitality management, development and consulting firm headquartered in Dallas – is working with AT&T on this project (as well as the anticipated food hall). Continue reading

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Harry Connick Jr Slated for Winspear March 8

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Tickets for Harry Connick, Jr. – “True Love: An Intimate Performance” Tour will go on sale Friday, January 17 at 10 a.m. On the heels of his recently released #1 Jazz album, True Love: A Celebration of Cole Porter, Harry Connick, Jr. announced today the “True Love: An Intimate Performance” Tour in a limited number of cities this Winter/Spring.  

Harry Connick, Jr. returns to Dallas for one night only at 7 p.m. Sunday, March 8, 2020 at the Winspear Opera House in the downtown Dallas Arts District. Continue reading

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Village Burger Bar announces new kids menu made by kids

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With a new year and healthy eating on everyone’s brain, Village Burger Bar announced its new Kids Fit Menu that will be available in February. A menu that was made for kids by kids, specifically local Texas ProStart culinary students, at the November 2019 Kids Fit Menu Invitational in Dallas. Continue reading

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Recent Wine Tastings

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2012 Tokaji Furmint, Pajzos Antaloczy Cellars,Hungary ($11)

Not the famous sweet wine of Hungary but a dry wine made from the same grape (Furmint). I had to buy it because of my experience with dry Furmint blends in Portugal last October. Dry Furmint is earthy and slightly oxidized. This one has good body and high acid making it an excellent match with a lot of food, I had it with pasta and Alfredo sauce. It stood up. Recommended.  Sigel’s. Purchased at retail.   Continue reading

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5 Dallas-area Chefs to Compete In Cochon555 National Tour

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Cochon555, the epic annual food, wine and spirit celebration, returns to Dallas on Sunday, February 9. This year’s all-inclusive feast will feature a prestigious group of chefs who are at the top of their game when it comes to whole animal cooking as well as farmers who are responsibly raising heritage breed pigs. One hundred-plus prominent chefs, farmers, sommeliers, distillers, brewers and barkeeps will join together in creating an unforgettable experience that educates and entertains in the name of safe, honest and delicious food. Continue reading

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Tacodeli Warms Our Hearts and Bellies

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Tacodeli, the Austin-born taqueria by chef/founder Roberto Espinosa and partner Eric Wilkerson, opened its second Dallas location in December at The Hill Shopping Center (corner of Walnut Hill Lane and Central Expressway).

The fast-casual neighborhood restaurant is open daily for breakfast and lunch, offering a menu of more than 40 made-from-scratch tacos with fresh ingredients – many of which are organic and locally sourced. Sourcing top-notch ingredients has been at the core of the brand since the beginning. Continue reading

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