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
by Steven Doyle
In 2011 TrailerCakes co-owners Heather Zidell and Leora Azoulay Lesh found a suffering 1965 Tradewind Airstream trailer in a small town in Ohio which would soon become Bubbles, the cupcake toting trailer that spewed tiny bubbles from its posterior and tiny cupcakes from as side compartment window.
Acquiring Bubbles was actually by accident on eBay. After placing a bid in the auction, the ladies didn’t realize that the trailer was full of gaping holes. Or that the owner lives on a middle-of-nowhere ranch in Ohio. Continue reading
When it opened in 1923 as The Stoneleigh Court Hotel, it was a first-of-its-kind building that marked a very intriguing time in the history of Dallas itself, foreshadowing a century of legendary stories, celebrity visits, and a tradition of elegance and luxury that would become the trademark of Le Méridien Dallas, The Stoneleigh. Today, 95 years later, every bit of Le Méridien Dallas, The Stoneleigh’s storied past is carefully considered and showcased through the renovation of this historical landmark by acclaimed Studio 11 Design. The result is a reimagined restaurant featuring inspired French cuisine, refreshed gathering spaces, and a restoration of the landmark 11th and 12th floors, fondly known as The Penthouse, all boasting Le Méridien’s distinct mid-century modern approach to design and ‘Destination Unlocked’ positioning. Continue reading
Nature’s Plate, the go-to vegan eatery is now open at Preston Forest Square (11811 Preston Road, suite 101) in the NW quadrant next to Run On. The plant-based prepared meals concept with grab and and go fare as well as weekly meal plans is the second location of the eatery founded by sisters Annette Baker and Marianne Lacko.
Nature’s Plate started as a small business venture in 2011 and quickly expanded to a storefront and kitchen in East Dallas offering meals, snacks and desserts to-go and weekly meal plans. The Preston Forest location is also open 7 days a week and offers North Dallas an option for vegan meal plan pick-up. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
Happy Dallas Tiki Week! Whereas most of the events are geared towards United Bartending Guild members only for educational purposes and sponsored by a variety of liquor companies (membership has its privileges) there will be one open to the public event, The Second Annual Bermuda Triangle which begins Tuesday (5/22) at 8pm and goes on into the late evening. A fun event on a school night is permissible now and again. Continue reading
Fun. Sexy, New. On June 7, Kent and Tracy Rathbun unveil Imōto, the Pan-Asian fruit of their lifetime of culinary and cultural pursuits in Dallas’ Victory Park District.
Imōto is an upscale dining experience, serving favorites from various Asian cultures in a contemporary style, with sharable plates and a traditional sushi bar. Imōto also has a flare for the nightlife with a spacious lounge, weekend DJ and an extensive cocktail menu sure to jump-start the revived Victory Park District vibe. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
The crowned jewel of Richardson’s Little China Town is none other than Jeng Chi, with their masterful Sichuan dishes, dim sum and the beloved xiaolongbao, or soup dumplings. Jeng Chi calls the latter “juicy dumplings”, but however you bite into them, they are masterful.
Opened 30 years ago by master chef Yuan Teng, the restaurant is now mostly operated by his son Francisco and daughter-in-law Janelle who has taken a small restaurant to their current digs just a few doors down to its current glorious 8,000 square feet. Continue reading