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Brunching at Water Grill

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We enjoy our brunch at craveDFW almost as much as we love our seafood, so when we checked out Water Grill for early Saturday we were excited for a meeting of two of our favorites.

The Water Grill brunch menu features Southern classics with a seafood twist such as the Crab Benedict prepared with jumbo lump blue crab, poached organic eggs and grilled asparagus, the Farmed Atlantic Salmon Hash served with sunnyside eggs, feta and mustard hollandaise, and the Poached Salmon Rillettes featuring creme fraiche, mustard, dill and tobiko. The Rillettes are reason alone for enjoy this brunch and is a perfect sharable item. This opens up more possibilities for entrees, and we are looking at you Crab Benedict.   Continue reading

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Press Waffle Co. Founders Granted $300,000 Investment on ‘Shark Tank’

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The founders of Press Waffle Co. wowed the sharks on this Sunday’s episode of “Shark Tank.” Vying for an investment, brothers Bryan and Caleb Lewis presented their waffle concept before being granted an investment from Barbara Corcoran.

Inspired by his European travels, Bryan Lewis first opened Press Waffle Co. as a food truck, which drove throughout DFW and catered various types of events. Their first permanent outpost opened in Legacy Hall in 2017, where their creations like The House (a Liege style waffle topped with strawberries, nutella, cookie butter and whipped cream) and The Soulman (a Liege style waffle topped with fried chicken, bacon and maple syrup.) Continue reading

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Uno Goes Freestanding, Beijing Brothers Replaces

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Chef Uno Immanivong’s Red Stix Asian Street Food will leave Legacy Hall on March 24 to expand into a freestanding, brick-and-mortar location near Southern Methodist University. In its place, Legacy Hall will add restaurant partner Beijing Brothers, a Texas-based Chinese restaurant created by Yang Sun and Willy Lu. The new restaurant will open in mid-April. Continue reading

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Midsummer’s Night Dream March 26-30

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Opening night for A Midsummer Night’s Dream is just one short week away. By featuring an all female and gender non-conforming cast, as well as half of all ticket sales being donated to Genesis Women’s Shelter, MIDSUMMER is a production dedicated to elevating and connecting the Dallas community through the lens of theatre.  In an effort to remain accessible to all our neighbors and for everyone interested in the arts, tickets will be Pay-What-You-l and then Want. You can reserve your tickets online for free then make your donation at the door upon your arrival. Seating is limited so reserve yours today to ensure you get a seat. Continue reading

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Knife Dallas Hosts Bollinger Dinner

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Knife at The Highland Dallas will host a Bollinger Champagne Pairing Dinner on Tuesday, April 9th. The exclusive dinner will feature a five-course tasting menu prepared by Chef John Tesar, with Bollinger Champagne pairings selected by Knife’s sommelier, Ben Reynolds. Additionally, the dinner will celebrate the release of 2008 Bollinger La Grande Année Brut, so attendees will be some of the first to taste it. Continue reading

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La La Land Kind Cafe Opening March 25

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La La Land Kind Caféa feel-good coffee shop/café located off Lowest Greenville Avenue at 5626 Bell Avenue is opening on Monday, March 25.

The new spot focuses on an extensive coffee and tea menu complemented by a small menu of pastries and toast (more food to be added in future) to offer an all-organic food and beverage program in a comfortable residential setting. The foundation of the business is employment of foster youth.

La La Land Kind Cafe is a training ground for aging out foster youth. They will learn the basic fundamentals of job skills – timeliness, cleanliness, customer relations, productivity and teamwork. Continue reading

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Chef Jill Bates Takes Leave of Fearing’s Pursuing Consulting Biz

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Not long ago we ran into chef Jill Bates, the recently  former pastry chef at Dean Fearings eponymous restaurant located in the beautiful Dallas Ritz-Carlton. We asked about her departure and she made it very clear the move was bitter-sweet, not too unlike the chocolate  she uses with some of her marvelous pastries.

“We are still family, great friends. In fact we will see each other next week”, Bates told us during a phone conversation. Continue reading

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