by Steven Doyle
It’s time to gear up once again for one of our favorite times of the year, Hatch Chile Season. No one does Hatch Chile’s better in Dallas than Central Market with all the grandeur deserving the flavorful pepper.
For those that participated last season know it was a particularly spicy year with even the mild versions having an extra bit of kick. It will be interesting to see how the weather this year affects the peppers on the Scoville front. Continue reading
Riscky’s Barbeque is hosting its 11th annual rib-eating contest on July 22, in tandem with celebratory events hosted by the Fort Worth Stockyards and Stockyards Station in honor of the National Day of the American Cowboy.
Riscky’s Barbeque, a Fort Worth BBQ legend for the past 90 years, along with Stockyards Station, will challenge 20 barbecue enthusiasts to eat as many Riscky’s beef ribs as possible in 60 seconds. The top qualifiers will then go head-to-head for a grand prize valued at $500, a second place prize valued at $250, and a third place prize valued at $100. Continue reading
Crockett Row at West 7th has announced that local restaurants El Bolero Cocina Mexicana and Pakpao Thai will open in the property later this year. This news follows the announcement in May that Crockett Row rebranded from its former name as West 7th.
The new restaurants come from Dallas-based Apheleia Restaurant Group, owned by Tiffanee and Richard Ellman. In addition to opening the restaurants, the Ellmans have partnered with the team at Crockett Row to help curate and maintain the property’s engaging food and beverage offerings. Continue reading
SusieCakes, an all-American, home-style bakery, will open its third Texas location this Fall at Fort Worth’s trendy Westbend Shopping Center in the University District.
The company specializes in an array of sentimental dessert favorites made from scratch using fresh, simple ingredients by on-site bakers. SusieCakes founder Susan Sarich says, “If you can’t spell it, we don’t bake with it. Just like our grandmothers, we do not use any mixes, artificial preservatives, high-fructose corn syrups or trans-fats in our products. We bake our products from scratch using only the freshest and finest natural ingredients, including European-style butter and premium chocolate.” Continue reading
A special evening has been planned at Hyena’s Comedy Club in downtown Fort Worth at Sundance Square this Sunday, July 9th from 7p-10p. Everyone who attends will enjoy a four course beer dinner. Fort Worth Top Chef, Stefon Rishel, from Texas Bleu will prepare an awesome four course Steak dinner for everyone to enjoy. Plus each course will be paired with a local craft brew provided by Four Corners Brewery. Continue reading
After more than two decades of providing legendary Texas cuisine with a healthy portion of exceptional service to tens of thousands of loyal customers, the owner of Reata Restaurant is expanding with the new 203 Café.
Located on the second floor of the Fire Station No. 1 building in Sundance Square at 203 Commerce Street and between the Wells Fargo and Bank of America towers, 203 Café will offer fast casual breakfast and lunch Monday through Friday, along with catering to downtown businesses. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
Since the very early 90’s the Chanaa brothers, Adam and Jalal, have been bringing patrons in Dallas bold and bright flavors from the Middle East. Ali Baba has been a staple since its first location on Greenville Avenue, and has since expanded to several locations including their more cheffy concept, Terra Mediterranean. Terra has three locations in the DFW area including the Irving hot spot, Fort Woth’s trendy West 7th and the newer version in the Shops at Willow Bend in Plano opening this fall.
Terra Mediterranean is serviced with a full bar, pleasant digs and a more upscale menu which includes many favorite dishes such takes on mezza with their lovely grilled artichoke, zattar bread and an extremely creamy hummus. Continue reading