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The Best Peking Duck in Dallas

peking1by Steven Doyle

Peking Duck is one of life’s greatest dining pleasures. Made properly the duck is a long process where short cuts will create more of a disaster than a delectable dish. Mr Wok in Plano understands a good Peking Duck and requires a reservation to order one.

The duck arrives golden, crispy and juicy. The fat has been rendered leaving moistened meat that is carved table-side. The meat is removed from the carcass, the skin removed from the meat. The presentation is quite breathtaking.  Continue reading

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Eat Me: Bone-In Ribeye at Bob’s Steak and Chop House

bobsby Steven Doyle

Years before Bob’s Steak and Chop House went location happy, back when Bob Sambol actually owned the steakhouse, we asked Bob what was up with the carrot. There was no crazy revelation, it dated back to his childhood where his mother made a version of this glazed carrot. Bob also mentioned it made sense. Would you rather be a bone-in ribeye garnished with kale or some other green inedible, or a massive phallus-sized sweet carrot?   Continue reading

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Bark Chocolate Making Appearance At New York Subs

DSC06593by Steven Doyle

One of our very favorite sandwich makers is New York Subs. The owner, Andrew Kelley went to Bending Oaks (a private high school in Dallas) with chocolate maker, Katy Priore. For a cool back story on Katy, click here. Continue reading

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Special 18th and Vine Beer Dinner May 23rd

18thby Steven Doyle

In our continued quest to bring you up-to-date ideas on where to dine in Dallas and the special dinners which can be a bit elusive, we spotted a particularly cool one which is being held at 18th and Vine.  Continue reading

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Roti Modern Mediterranean Opens This Summer

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Roti Modern Mediterraneana healthful, food-conscious quick service restaurant based in Chicago, will open its first Texas location this summer at ‪2355 Olive Street in Uptown Dallas‬. Roti Modern Mediterranean is a fast casual restaurant with a commitment to serving wholesome, flavorful, “Food That Loves You Back”.

The menu includes sandwiches (choose house-baked pita or laffa wrap), rice plates, and salads. Roti uses high-quality ingredients like organic chickpeas and sustainable meats such as grass-fed beef, antibiotic and hormone-free chicken and fresh sustainable salmon filleted in-house each morning.  Continue reading

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Steel’s Famous Sushi Ladies Night Is Back

steelby Steven Doyle

Steel Restaurant & Lounge has been serving sushi and Japanese food for 17 years and is best known for their legendary Ladies Night early on in their esteemed history. Ladies dined free on sushi with the purchase of a cocktail which filled the restaurant each Thursday.  Continue reading

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Eat Me: The Whole Fish at Top Knot

top4by Steven Doyle

A visit to Top Knot reaped plenty of dining rewards. This is a fantastic casual and more playful version of its downstairs sister restaurant, Uchi. The menu is fun, with stunning presentations from chef Angela Hernandez.

Hernandez has a Korean mother and Mexican father, so it was not uncommon for frijoles and kimchi to share space at her childhood dinner table, thus laying the groundwork for a love of the blend of cultural influences in food.     Continue reading

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