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Eat Me: Empanadas at Shoals Sound & Service

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Fresh off his gig from Texas brand manager at 86 Company, Omar Yeefoon has stake his claim to a small piece of Deep Ellum that is now this uber cool cocktail den with a few nifty food offerings. Yeefoon has joined forces with the owner of Proof and Pantry, Michael Martensen, to form an inviting departure from what they may have in the past considered the norm. Continue reading

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Win Two Tickets to the Steel Mixology Class July 11th


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Omar Yeefoon, barman and representative at the 86 Company will be teaching a cocktail class July 11th at 4pm. You will be greeted with a fun libation, and Omar will walk you through the finer points of mixology. The cost for this class is also $35.   Continue reading


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Steel is Offering Sushi and Cocktail Classes

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This is super exciting. Steel is offering sushi classes where you learn to make your own at home. There are two upcoming classes, one for children on July 18th, and the other for adults on the 25th a week later. Both classes start at 4pm. The classes include everything you will need to know, and all the supplies at individual stations that have a sushi mat, rice and fish. Adults and teens will be cutting their own, whereas the younger folks will have more hands on assistance.  Continue reading

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Mondays At Belly And Trumpet Just Took A Turn For The Fun

belly-and-trumpetby Steven Doyle

Haven’t been into Belly and Trumpet yet? Monday’s are now a great time to discover this innovation and coz spot in Uptown Dallas. Tonight they are debuting a new “Monday Front Porch Feast.”  It’s meant to be a fun gathering on the front porch, where a new more casual style menu.

Look for items such as Belly Burger ($11) and fries that includes an 8oz patty, bacon, tellagio, pancetta, lettuce, tomato, onion, and aioli on a ciabatta roll. The new Monday menu also includes steam buns, chicken wings and even a whole fried Branzino ($25).     Continue reading

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craveRADIO: Meet Bob Sambol and Omar Yeefoon

cr3by Steven Doyle     photos by Robert Bostick

This weekend on craveRADIO we hosted Dallas restaurant legend Bob Sambol, who is currently  working with the myriad of restaurateurs soon to open in Trinity Groves in West Dallas. Sambol has this amazing past, and discussed both his highs and lows in the industry. Since a young age he enjoyed the trappings of running a restaurant, and had the good fortune to work for many of the nation’s best as this amazing front of the house man, a talent that he is sharing with a new flock of first time restaurant owners.

Sambol discussed the birth of his restaurant, Bob’s Steak and Chop House in Dallas, and gave us a fun bird’s eye view how he took the restaurant from just a few covers a night to a multi-million dollar operation. He also talks about his struggle with gambling and how he is able to deal with his personal demons which made for some compelling radio.   Continue reading


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The Establishment’s Adjoining Reservation Bar Opens This Week

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Look for the new reservation bar that is attached to the space that will soon become the Establishment to open this week. Brian Williams and Michael Martensen both hosted a sneak preview for friends and family this past Friday evening, and we were able to get a glimpse of the bar.

Currently the bar has no name and Martensen said they are still tweaking the logo. Rumor has it that the space might be named Bar Smyth, but that could change.     Continue reading

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