The Fairmont Dallas, the luxury Dallas hotel destination in the exclusive Arts District, is excited to share several new developments, including its exclusive new signature holiday events, open to the public this holiday season. Kids and adults alike can “Tea with Santa” and his elves while making gingerbread and sugar cookies on Dec. 8 and 15. Experience the big day in a big way with Christmas Brunch, designed by Executive Chef Jared Harms, in the International Ballroom or choose to take home your own Christmas meal with “Christmas Turkey (or Roast Beef) To Go.
Or plan to celebrate Hanukkah with a new specially designed executive kosher kitchen and curated kosher menu. And for hotel guests, the “Trees of Hope” package offers with discounted rooms, hotel credits and a $10 donation to the Autism Treatment Center of North Dallas. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
Nothing exemplifies Hanukkah more than the potato latke. Latkes are traditionally cooked on Hanukkah, along with other fried foods, to commemorate the miracle of the menorah oil in the Jewish Temple. Latkes are made from shredded potatoes, eggs, onions and salt. Matzo meal, flour or breadcrumbs are often added to help bind the ingredients together. Herbs and spices are sometimes added for flavor. Continue reading
DallasChocolate.org is sharing its love of artisan chocolate this holiday season with a five-bar all-Texas chocolate collection. Called “Friends with Chocolate,” the curated collection features bars from top chocolate makers and chocolatiers from around the Lone Star State. DallasChocolate.org founder, Sander Wolf, has called upon prominent chocolatiers and Dallas Chocolate Festival favorites to assemble this collection. The result is a unique set of bars sure to delight lovers of chocolate and artisan small businesses. Each chocolatier had their own take on holiday flavors, and no two in the collection are alike. What they do have in common: rich, dark chocolate and the finest ingredients.