Wine Spectator Award winner and Addison staple, Antonio Ristorante. is now offering a date night doesn’t need to be expensive, but should always be enjoyable. Over twenty years of making customers happy has proven that enjoying the right wines, paired with spot-on Italian cuisine and great company are the ingredients for a perfect date night. Continue reading
by Mike Marrero photos by Karey Drew
This column is intended to provide you with upscale and unique dates that do not break the bank and prevent date night monotony. This evolving topic will vary weekly to accommodate foodies, drinkers, music lovers, and more. There will also be casual suggestions like dive bars, brunch, comedy shows, festivals, picnics, and wine tastings too. This week’s installment has you starting off and focusing your budget at Origin Kitchen and Bar near McKinney Avenue and Knox Street.
Origin Kitchen and Bar excels in serving healthy food that tastes great! Origin sources locally as much as possible and the sources many times change weekly. Often they use greens from Tassione Farms, Windy Meadows Farm chicken, Vital Farm eggs, Village Bakery, and cheeses from Paula Lambert’s Mozzarella Company in Deep Ellum. Even when working with distributors, Chef Scott Tobey is a big fan of using Farm to Table distribution, and the Go Texan partner program. Continue reading
by Mike Marrero
Sometimes you experience an establishment where everything is always perfect; you have no want or need to move onto another destination for it suits the two of you time and time again. The restaurant we recommend this week for you to make your “spot” is Del Frisco’s Grille at 3232 McKinney Avenue in Dallas. When you get the right combination of quality, ambiance, and service… why go anywhere else? A couple should always have one special location they mutually love and trust that they will be pleased with again and again.
When you step into Del Frisco’s Grille, you get everything you pay for and then some. While meeting the budget of this column, you can still experience a great evening with superior product and service. Many times couples brush off or delay visits to great restaurants because they have the mindset they cannot afford to go. With a little help below, we should be able to show you how you can make just about any of your favorite restaurants your “spot.” Continue reading
Labor Day weekend comes early this year, and we will be starting you off right on Saturday the 30th with some beer, barbecue, and fun in the sun for $100 or less. Continue reading
by Mike Marrero
Have you wanted to go to the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, without leaving afterwards and immediately searching the web for non-invasive Vasectomy options? Here is your chance, and it is a great one! Continue reading
by Mike Marrero
This week’s installment of Date Night in Dallas is casual, and starts around 5pm.
Your first stop will be Dallas Contemporary art museum for a free exhibit featuring Richard Phillips. A 40-foot high Playboy bunny logo that had upset some residents of the West Texas town of Marfa is now on display at Dallas Contemporary along with many of his other works. The Playboy piece will be one of several three-dimensional art works displayed along with paintings and drawings. His subject matter ranges between political figures like George Bush and pop culture icons like Justin Timberlake and Dakota Fanning.
Richard’s first solo museum exhibition ends August 10th, so go visit before you run out of time. Dallas Contemporary is located is the Design District at 161 Glass Street in Dallas and open until 6pm. Your next stop Bowlounge is only a few blocks away. Continue reading