Landry’s, the billionaire-owned restaurant and entertainment company behind Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. and the Rainforest Cafe, announced Wednesday that it’s acquiring Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouses and Del Frisco’s Grilles from private equity firm L Catterton.
The purchase price was undisclosed, and the deal is expected to close at the end of October, according to the company. The sale does not include the popular bartaco and Barcelona Wine Bar brands, which L Catterton will retain. Continue reading
Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group announced the opening date for its next Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House. The 14,000 square foot, two-story restaurant will open to the public on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at Legacy West in Plano as part of the luxury, prime, mixed-use development, including retail and restaurants, hotels, offices, apartments, and condominiums. This will mark the first time Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group has opened a Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House in Plano and Collin County. This will be the third location in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
Always on the hunt for something overwhelmingly delicious, a stop to study the local seafood tower scene in Dallas is a fantastic assignment that ferreted some pretty marvelous results.
A Plateau de Fruits de Mer, or the tower we are in search of is a seafood dish of raw and cooked shellfish served cold on a platter, usually on a bed of ice. The serving platter is generally held above table level with a stand and sometimes can contain multiple, elaborate tiers. This is both for visual effect, and because the shellfish are often served in the shell, or on the half shell, which causes them to take up a large area while containing only a bite or two of meat. Continue reading
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Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group announced today it will open its fourth Del Frisco’s Grille in North Texas at The Shops at Legacy in Plano, Texas, in summer 2015. The company also announced it will relocate its Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House from North Dallas to McKinney & Olive in Dallas’ Uptown, as part of the luxury, 20-story, 530,000-square-foot office and retail tower designed by famed architect Cesar Pelli, next to The Ritz-Carlton Hotel and Residences, in 2016.
“Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House is the perfect fit for McKinney & Olive because it has a stellar reputation, amazing service and terrific food,” said John Zogg, managing director for Crescent Real Estate Equities, LLC. “This flagship restaurant – featuring a two-story design with spacious patios and huge glass windows overlooking the plaza – will be in keeping with Uptown’s energetic, street-friendly vibe.” Continue reading
by Nafeisa Shukair
With the J.R. Ewing Bourbon flowing into drinks like a Manhattan and Texas Peach, a woman loved as much as the character J.R. Ewing walked into the bourbon launch party. Linda Gray, best known for her role as Sue Ellen Ewing joined invited guests at Del Frisco’s to officially introduce the J.R. Ewing Bourbon to retailers in Dallas.
The bourbon, inspired by the iconic and infamous Texas oil Tycoon J.R. Ewing is handcrafted and distilled in the heart of bourbon country. The 4-year-old, 80-proof light amber-colored straight bourbon was created before Mr. Larry Hagmans passing. With the blessing of his family, Warner Bros. Consumer Products and Warner Bros. Television group partnered with the Southfork Bottling Company to produce this fine bourbon.
During the event, Ms. Gray held a toast to Larry Hagman. It was emotional, funny and honored not only the man, but his legacy as J.R. Ewing and love of Dallas.
One of the highlights of the event was the opportunity we had to visit with Ms. Gray and ask a few questions. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
This week on craveRADIO we will host chef David Holben from Del Frisco’s in Dallas. Holben was trained as a saucier in France and has worked 3 Michelin Star restaurants in Europe before coming to Dallas to open The Riviera, but also worked kitchens at Mediterraneo and Toscana. Holben will talk beef, wine and his life as a chef-dad in Dallas.
Also on the program we will catch a glimpse of the Dallas Chocolate Conference and Festival held this October 26 at the Addison Conference Center. We will speak to founder Sander Wolf who will bring along a few chocolaty surprises. We heard he may even bring along a chocolatier.
Catch all the fun, food and conversation on craveRADIO this Sunday from 4 to 6pm on 1190am, or tune into IHeartRadio.com and select 1190 in Dallas to listen from anywhere on the planet.
by Steven Doyle
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