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Top Knot Guest Chef Jesse Houston Serves Dallas His Special Style of Ramen

Chef Jesseby Steven Doyle  photos by Joey Stewart

Last evening Top Knot hosted the final segment in its three-part series,0 Uncommon Ramen, event which benefits No Kids Hungry program.  Top Knot is the modern American restaurant with Asian roots that features sharable plates with market ingredients and flavors from Southeast Asia, Latin America, and Japan. The series featured Chef Tyson Cole (January 30th), Austin BBQ magnate Aaron Franklin ((February 27th) and Jesse Houston from Saltine, a beautiful oyster bar in Jackson, Mississippi that has a sexy Asian twist, yesterday.  Continue reading

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The Artist of Dallas Fish Market

Photo one Chefby Joey Stewart        photos by Joey Stewart

We visited Dallas Fish Market recently while producing a few reports about the Dallas seafood scene for the Lenten season. The ten-year-old DRG Concepts restaurant located in downtown has always been a spot that you could count on for high quality seafood and a great menu. I had my first bite of sturgeon there when it first opened and have returned numerous times, although not recently.

As we enjoyed our meal we noticed how beautifully crafted and designed each plate was. “Food as art” can be tricky, though. A pretty plate doesn’t always ensure the flavors won’t fall flat.   Continue reading

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Shake Shack Opens Second Dallas Area Location

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Shake Shack is one of the first restaurants to open in the mixed-used Legacy West development, a modern neighborhood destination lined with retail, dining, residential, hotels and offices. Not only is Shake Shack one of the first eateries to open at the much-anticipated development, the Plano Shack will also roll out with the Shack App, allowing guests to order their favorite Shack from their iPhone.   Continue reading

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New Asian Fusion Concept Musumé to Open at Hall Arts

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Musumé, a full-service contemporary Asian restaurant, will join Stephan Pyles’ Flora Street Café as the second restaurant at HALL Arts in the Dallas Arts District. The 5,000 square foot restaurant with a name that means ‘daughter’ in Japanese is scheduled to open November of 2017.   Continue reading

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Windmill Sold *Updated

08-windmill-mdnby Steven Doyle

We picked up the news yesterday afternoon that Tom and Lisa Georgalis, the owners of The Ivy Tavern located on Lemmon Avenue purchased the Windmill, the long time cocktail lounge considered the first craft cocktail house in Dallas and is located on Maple and one time home of Charlie Papaceno who now owns Industry Alley. Sound confusing? We have been promised a full press release explaining all the fun details sometime this morning.   Continue reading

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Celebrate National Crispy Taco Day At E Bar

ebarby Steven Doyle

E Bar is a bit hidden, and it is a bit delicious. Actually it is plenty delicious. Platefuls of enchiladas, rellenos, tacos of all varieties can be found and used as a means of cutting the powerful margaritas that are requisite.

This is a perfect setting for National Crispy Taco Day which also happens to fall on that marvelous weekly Dallas holiday, Taco Tuesday.  Continue reading

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Check In At The Rustic For Your Picnic Supplies

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Life’s a picnic when you’re at The Rustic.

 The Uptown hot spot knows that spring is the perfect time to soak in the sunshine and enjoy a fresh meal with a friend or loved one.

 Beginning March 20 – the first day of spring – The Rustic invites Dallasites to take full advantage of the beautiful weather by grabbing one of its new, specialty picnic baskets. For just $16.95 per person, the basket will be packed with a serape blanket, seasonal fruit, smoked potato chips and assorted dips, smoked turkey & white cheddar on buttered ciabatta, ham & smoked cheddar on buttered baguette along with a few scrumptious dessert jar creations like the famous Banana Puddin’ jar.   Continue reading

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