by Steven Doyle
One of my first visits to Kalachandji’s was as a college student, and it was Thanksgiving. The meal included a visit to the Krishna temple escorted by one of the many devotees who live in the neighboring homes. With the meal we enjoyed a tofu turkey, which was actually much more delicious than it sounds. Although the spice level is very minimal, the repast was elegant and flavorful. We dined in the open air patio which is centered inside the restaurant.
During subsequent visits I was shown more of the cuisine, and always have a great sampling at the luncheon buffet which is excellently curated by the cooks, setting out just enough for the guests as necessary as not to compromise the quality of the food. Continue reading
The day has arrived for White Rock Alehouse & Brewery, a new brewpub bringing craft beers and great food to the community of Lakewood and beyond.
Founders Dave Kirk and Greg Nixon are friends and entrepreneurs with a love of the craft beer movement who created their concept to fill a gap in the market. They’ve witnessed the craft beer world evolving around the country and in Dallas, too, with breweries opening locally – but with few options in the stretch between East Dallas and Garland. Continue reading
After much anticipation, Greenville Avenue Pizza Company is finally ready to unveil its new restaurant at the corner of Garland Road and Peavy Road. The company’s second location joins the bustling neighborhood that includes friendly neighbors like Goodfriend Beer Garden, the Goodfriend Package Store, 20 Feet Seafood Joint and Hello Dumpling. Now, the appetizing intersection can add pizza to its roster. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
One of our very favorite patisseries is Haute Sweets at 10230 East Northwest Highway in East Dallas. This fairly new bakery is steeped up with delicious pastries such as macarons, specialty cakes, cookies, and cupcakes. They also feature some tasty paleo and vegan items for those so inclined.
Each month Haute Sweets rolls out their red carpet and features Coffee & Beignets on starting at 10am continuously until they sell out. The last beignet event for 2015 is this weekend, March 11, 2017. Continue reading
Smoky Rose is a chef-driven smokehouse in a relaxed garden setting will open this winter at 8602 Garland Road in Dallas (across from The Dallas Arboretum).
The new neighborhood-dining destination aims to provide a comfortable experience with a relaxed interior, large patio, open smokehouse and beautifully landscaped garden area serving lunch and dinner. The rustically refined menu is paired with thoughtfully selected wines and local beers.
Co-owner, David Cash explains, “this has been a long, exciting road preparing for the unveiling of Smoky Rose, and I am proud of our team for working hard to craft an experience – from menu to design to service and more – that we think will be a great addition to the well-established East Dallas neighborhood.” Continue reading
You see all sorts of pop-ups these days, and many of them are pretty wonderful. But it’s the pop-up bake sales from these marvelous pastry chefs that get us up early on a Saturday morning as not to miss a single morsel.
The Bake Sale
Lily Hanson and Skye McDaniel, both chefs with a knack for baking will be bringing an array of freshly conjured bakery goods that you may wish to share at your Halloween party, or just pull over in your car on the way home to secretly inhale (that’s what we do). Continue reading
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Urbano Cafe in East Dallas (at 1410 N. Fitzhugh) is now serving beer and wine, though also BYOB as well. Nothing changes for those who want to bring their wine, but Urbabo will also have craft and local beers on tap, plus a great, well-priced list of wines. There is a PDF of the list below.
Urbano is kicking off their new list this week, and holding a Merry Edwards wine tasting next Monday, Nov. 9, from 6:30-8 p.m. Cost is $15 per person, and light bites will be provided. Below is a list of the wines they’ll be sampling, and bottles will be available for purchase. RSVP at 214-823-8550. Continue reading