July 7, 2016 was a tragic day in Dallas history, when five of the city’s finest were fatally gunned down during an ambush. Seven additional police officers and two civilians were also wounded in the attack.
To honor the memory of the fallen, Dallas restaurateur and retired NYC police offer Joseph Palladino is hosting a fundraiser at Coal Vines in Uptown. Continue reading
by Nafeisa Shukair-Farley
Our society has always been obsessed with “sauce.” Dallas Cowboys Cole Beasley is the “sauce” on the field, Beyoncé has “hot sauce” in her bag, and good “sauce” will take a meal to the next level, and the most important… good liquor is the “sauce.” So it should be no surprise that when McDonald’s announced they were bottling up their “special sauce” to give away, the public ate it up! Society has waited since 1967 to get their hands on the special sauce and now they have the opportunity to grab one of the limited 10,000 bottles. Continue reading
We are very excited to announce that Lakewood Brewing Company was ranked #2 in the U.S. Beer Open, a national competition! The number one brewery was Ballast Point Brewing Company out of San Diego, CA. Overall, Lakewood brought home the following medals for the following beers: Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
This past weekend we witnessed yet another edition of Chef for Farmers, a pretty awe inspiring food and wine festival that rivals any like it. What started out as an idea to band a few chefs together as a long table dinner in a local farmer’s field has evolved to this glorious annual event that takes literally a year and dozens of volunteers to produce. This year CFF celebrated the life of a fallen chef, Randall Copeland who owned restaurant Ava in Rockwall. In addition, the event was able to pay out checks to many local farmers and raise awareness that even North Texas has some major talent when it comes to agriculture. What better way to show off our produce, meats, cheeses, bees and wines than to host one of the best parties the city has ever witnessed. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
Celebrating North Texas Beer Week, Libertine Bar is hosting a very special Rahr Vintage beer dinner. Wednesday November 13th different vintages of popular Rahr & Sons Brewery beers battle it out against each other.
The following menu was carefully put together by Head Chef Roe DiLeo and in-house Cicerone, Mate Hartai. Continue reading