by Steven Doyle
Dallas has so many wonderful hot spots that can supply your secret stash of chocolate for National Chocolate Day. We would certainly recommend Dude, Sweet Chocolate with three locations in the DFW area, CocoAndre in Oak Cliff, and Kate Wiser in Trinity Groves for starters.
We do love our chocolate. We also also enjoy it in souffle form, and we have found some of the best places to drop a few dollars on the light and airy dessert that makes a meal more special, especially this time of year when hearts go fluttering at the mere mention of the sweet dish. Continue reading
by Joey Stewart photos by Joey Stewart
A month ago we reported that Up On Knox has a new chef, Texas native Chef Wes Whitsell. Wes spent the last fifteen years in fine establishments in New York and LA, but restaurateur Stephan Courseau lured him back to his home state where he instituted a new menu and vision for the bustling hot spot.
Last night we had the opportunity to dine there, and the new dishes are exciting and full of fresh ideas. The menu still offers plenty of seafood, along with salads, pork, and beef, but Chef Wes now sources a large percentage of it from Texas suppliers. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
Dallas has so many wonderful hot-spots that can supply your secret stash of chocolate. We would certainly recommend Dude, Sweet Chocolat amd CocoAndre in Oak Cliff, and Kate Weiser in Trinity Groves for starters. All perfectly sweet.
We do love our chocolate. We also enjoy it in souffle form, and we have found some of the best places to drop a few dollars on the light and airy dessert that makes a meal more special. Continue reading
If you’ve been following the hubbub that the Deep Ellum staple, LOCAL has been jamming then you will have seen that they are celebrating their 15-year anniversary throughout February. From a complimentary champagne cocktail for all guests that dine at the restaurant, to a special anniversary-tasting menu, the festivities at one of Dallas’ favorite restaurants are continuing.
LOCAL will host the Lord Sandwich dinner featuring Smith Story Wine Cellars on Thursday, February 22 to round out its month of celebrations. The wine dinner will feature four delicious food and wine pairings with Chef Tracy Miller’s delectable dishes, and wines from Smith Story. Guests can attend the Lord Sandwich Wine Dinner for $95, with $15 from each seat sold going to Doodle Rock Rescue. Continue reading
Located in Deep Ellum’s historic Boyd Hotel, LOCAL shines bright offering Dallas diners Chef/Owner Tracy Miller’s modern American cuisine for the past 15 years. Opening its doors in February 2003, the restaurant has become known for its culinary approach that embraces a menu welcoming the simplest, most honest ingredients available. In honor of LOCAL’s 15-year anniversary, Tracy is celebrating with a month full of special anniversary offerings, and a way to give back to those in need.
Guests dining at LOCAL in the month of February can toast to the restaurant’s decade and a half of success with a complimentary champagne cocktail, available to anyone who dines at LOCAL between February 1st and February 28th. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
What goes great with everything Texas and makes for one very delicious gift for the holidays? Think salsa. One Eyed Joe is a local brand made using fresh, local ingredients such as their ripe tomatoes, cilantro and jalapenos. There are no preservatives, high fructose corn syrup or other ingredients that your abuela wouldn’t put in her salsas. Continue reading