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A Conversation With Hendrick’s Mattias Horseman

image1 (20)by Alex Gonzalez

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

IMG_5924by Steven Doyle

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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The Dallas Pisco Porton Tour Continues

DSC06813by Steven Doyle

In the continuing saga in search for the perfect Pisco Porton cocktail in Dallas we came up with another draw this week. As we take down sections of the city by storm our intrepid group set its goggles on the Central Expressway corridor visiting some powerful cocktail dens, including the very new Smyth located just off Knox on Travis.

To catch you up, we have been invited as an emissary of libations by Pisco Porton to sample a variety of cocktails using their spirit. Pisco is made with tradition in Peru using a variety of grapes to develop a spirit as the Spanish settlers did in the 16th century.   Continue reading

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Friday’s Five Fabulous Food Finds

by Steven Doyle

Each week we scour the city in search of the very best Dallas has to offer. We check into restaurants both old and new looking for interesting food to discuss with you so you can make handy decisions when dining out.

We do not necessarily write up each item we enjoy, and often have photos that we will save for another week. However, we will share some of the most awe-inspiring dishes on Friday in what we like to call Friday’s Five Fabulous Food Finds.              Continue reading

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