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Latin Snacks and Where to Find Them in Dallas

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Let’s do something special today and discover some popular and also less known dishes from Latin America, and point to them on our local map. These treats will tantalize and inspire as you make your way around the city for something new. It was everything we could  do not to scream Zaguan Bakery with each dish but we wanted some places less familiar for the better part of this piece.  Walk with us! Continue reading

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3 Great Liquors You Must Sample And Where To Find Them

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For centuries, the neighboring countries of Peru and Chile have been embroiled in a debate over which is the true birthplace of pisco. Both sides, claiming the spirit as their own, have adopted the frothy pisco sour cocktail as the national drink. And, while each country imports pisco produced across the border, neither allows it to be labeled pisco. What’s all the fuss about? Like French cognac, pisco is a brandy distilled from wine (which has been produced in South America since the Spanish arrived there in the 16th century). Continue reading

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Flaming Desserts All The Rage In Dallas

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No one enjoys table-side service as much as yours truly. In a discussion about this subject last evening it made me think of not just service, but table-side desserts in the Dallas area. We know where to find saganaki and a big wheel of cheese set on fire much to out amazement, but where are the sweets? Continue reading

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A Conversation With Hendrick’s Mattias Horseman

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After almost a week of stormy and frigid weather conditions, the weather finally cleared up this past Saturday for over 100 guests to enjoy an Alice in Wonderland-themed Mad Hatter Tipsy Tea Party at La Duni Latin Kitchen. Curating the tea party was Mattias Horseman, a brand ambassador for Hendrick’s Gin, who sponsored the Tipsy Tea Party.

Horseman, who hails from England, began bartending at age 18, while he was studying Psychology at University of Chester. Continue reading

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Popover Finds in Dallas

pop.jpegby Steven Doyle

A popover is a great find. Consider the roll to be similar in make up to that of Yorkshire pudding, made with an egg batter. Super light and airy these beautiful beats were made with beef drippings, but now lighter made with plenty of eggs and butter.

We found a few great versions in the Dallas area in case you have a desire to sample some on your own for good measure. Continue reading

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Resolutions Be Damned, We Have Seven Places To Cheat In Dallas

pie ladyby Steven Doyle

The new year is here and you have made those beloved resolutions that will keep you fit and happy straight through bikini season.  One problem, you have already cheated. And you will most likely continue to cheat. And we seriously have no problem with that.

The sole reason you should be here reading this is because you appreciate a fine meal and a night out on the town. We do too. To facilitate the inevitable we bring you seven delicious ways to break those resolutions.  Continue reading

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Eight Classic Dallas Desserts You Must Try Now

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There are few things as satisfying as the sweet grand finale presented at the end of a beautiful meal, and Dallas has a few standards that should not be missed. Consider these sweets a bucket list situation that could be accomplished in one evening if you have a wolf pack of friends willing to pitch in with the heavy lifting of forks and spoons.   Continue reading

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