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Book Report: Great Local Reads For Your Foodie Friends

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A pandemic is a fantastic  time to show  you friends you have  great taste in food and in reading.  Consider the following  for you and your friends any time, and for any occasion. You will enjoy the North Texas chefs and their writing. Here’s a sample: Continue reading

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‘Father of Southwestern Cuisine’ Dean Fearing consulted with Enam Chowdhury on hotel’s signature Sky Creek Kitchen + Bar

Delta Hotels by Marriott Dallas Southlake officially opened Nov. 27 – just in time to celebrate the holiday season. The eagerly anticipated hotel is at the intersection of State Highway 114 and White Chapel Boulevard in Southlake.

Celebrity chef and iconic restaurateur Dean Fearing collaborated on developing and designing the hotel’s signature Sky Creek Kitchen + Bar, which features an elevated Southwestern cuisine and exceptional craft beverages. This includes Fearing’s influences on restaurant menus, brunches, weddings and special events. Enam Chowdhury is Executive Chef and Director of Food and Beverage. Alongside Chowdhury is Chef de Cuisine Jose Soto, most recently the Sous Chef for Fearing’s Restaurant at The Ritz Carlton Dallas. Nick Bray is the Restaurant and Bar Manager.

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Serious Bowls Of Soup To Keep You Warm Tonight

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The weather forecast calls for the possibility of freezing rain in North Texas. Time to hunker down to a fine bowl of soup, either at home, or out and about for the brave. Either way, we’ve got you covered.

Tortilla Soup simply screams Dallas, and the king of the Tortilla Soup is none other than Dean Fearing who picked up the task while serving as Mess Sergeant at The Mansion on Turtle Creek.  We have witnessed the making of this soup, and let’s just say it is far easier to mosey into the Ritz-Carlton than actually produce the soup yourself. However, if you wish to attempt the recipe, we list it at the bottom of this article.

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Enam Chowdhury appointed Executive Chef and Director of Food and Beverage for the Sky Creek Kitchen + Bar

Delta Hotels by Marriott Dallas Southlake announced today that Enam Chowdhury has been appointed Executive Chef and Director of Food and Beverage for the Sky Creek Kitchen + Bar. This announcement is culminating with the highly charged buzz around town that “Father of Southwestern Cuisine” Dean Fearing collaborated with Chowdhury on the development and design of the hotel’s signature Sky Creek Kitchen + Bar. This includes Fearing’s signature influences on restaurant menus, brunches, weddings and special events.

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A Celebration of Wolfgang and Friends at Five Sixty – Oct 17

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Spend an evening with legendary chef hosts Wolfgang Puck, Dean Fearing, Robert Del Grande, Jacob Williamson, and Hiroyuki Fujino on Thursday, October 17th for a festive soiree celebrating the reunion of these longtime chefs and friends. The party will feature a hybrid of the flavors of Asia and Texas with live culinary stations positioned around the restaurant where guests can interact with each of the chefs throughout the evening. 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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