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Lobster Bake With Tesar

tesar1by Steven Doyle

The busiest chef in Dallas, John Tesar, is back in pop-up mode. The man is unstoppable.

The northeast-native knows summer isn’t complete without a good lobster bake. On August 23rd, Tesar will host a New England-style lobster bake up with a Texas twist. The event will kick-off at 7p.m. at a secret location, to be revealed to ticket holders 48 hours prior. Guests will nosh on fresh New England lobster, steamers, sausage and of course steak, all served in a family-style buffet. Roasted potatoes, French fries, fresh tomato salad, and corn on the cobb will all be served to accompany the meal, as well as homemade peach cobbler and ice cream for dessert. Continue reading

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Lobster Porn To Celebrate National Lobster Day

Maine-lobsterby Steven Doyle

In celebration of National Lobster Day we pay a visit to local restaurants in search of our favorite lobster dishes. We have a smattering of rolls, plates of crustacean, and even the best enchilada that can be found in Dallas. Enjoy lobster the Crave way.
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Eat Me: The Coconut Cream Pie at Capital Grille

capitalby Steven Doyle

I recently made my way to Capital Grille and was blown away not only by the fare, but the amazing and well-tended service. And the pie.  All I heard that evening from patrons to staff was how amazing this coconut tart adorned with a lush whipped cream was. But to get to this pie you must first take a near Wonkaland of whimsy through their menu, which for several excited diners, including myself,  this was perfectly OK.   Continue reading

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A Knuckle Sandwich From Parigi For The Perfect One-Two Punch

20140803_141405_1by Steven Doyle

Check out the beautiful Knuckle Sandwich from Parigi. This is a cheesy mix of chunky lobster, bacon and scallions atop perfect golden brown and buttery toast. The first bite sends the juicy center down your cheek, and delivers a quick crunchy flavor bomb with the mix of bacon and lobster.

The sidecar of tomato-avocado salad is a perfect accompaniment to this meal, especially if you add a Bloody Mary to the brunch. This Mary comes with her own salad, and is crowned with a crab claw for good measure.    Continue reading

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Max’s Wine Dive Does A Summer Menu Redo

max4by Steven Doyle  photos by Joey Stewart

The most interesting thing about Max’s Wine Dive, besides the outrageously delicious pairing of champagne and fried chicken, is that each of the handful of restaurants smattering the Texas dining landscape have a talented chef and allow them free reign on half of the menu. In Dallas we have chef Patrick Russell. Russell is originally from Dallas, and attended the New England Culinary Institute in Vermont. He has fantastic culinary peers including Alton Brown, and locally Abraham Salum.    Continue reading

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Lobster Sunday Starts On Mother’s Day At Spoon

lobsterby Steven Doyle

Starting Mother’s Day, John Tesar at Spoon will be kicking off a weekly lobster bake featuring and 1.5 pound lobster served with steamer clams with broth and drawn butter, heirloom creamer potatoes, house made kielbasa and tomato salad. Desserts from Executive Pastry Chef David Collier will change weekly and seasonally.

Lobster Sunday will continue each week at a cost o $55 per person plus tax and gratuity. Wine is not including, but pairings will be available from Spoon’s sommelier.   Continue reading

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DAT Goes All Crazy White Truffle On Us This Weekend

datby Steven Doyle

You know Chef DAT, he is the wild and woolly underground maniac that roams the country with his culinary sideshow. This weekend DAT is hosting yet another edition of his underground dinners at a secret hide-a-way in Dallas, cooking up the season’s very best. Think White Alba Truffles, Amber Ostera Caviar, lobster and beautiful, fresh rainbow trout. This will be a dinner of excesses and you are invited.

Join Chef DAT this Friday  Saturday (Friday sold out) for his White Alba Truffle dinner which begins at 7:30pm with a complimentary cocktail. The BYOB dinner costs $75 per person and you can make your reservations swiftly by emailing the chef at info@chefdat.com. We have the menu below:    Continue reading

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