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Taste Champagne and Other Sparkling Wines at this Tasting

oyster_2by Andrew Chalk

With the price of Champagne today it’s a treat to taste just one, but WinePoste has lots of them in a tasting of over 20 sparkling wines at their upcoming Champagne Extravagonzo. The event (rescheduled from the great ice storm) is on December 19th at 6pm at their location in the Design District. Tickets are a ridiculously low $25 per person ($40 per couple).

But wait.. .there’s more! They will be serving snacks including fresh oysters from the pacific northwest (oysters are the classic complement to Champagne). Get your tickets here or call WinePoste at (214) 272-3221.   Continue reading

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Why Am I So Crabby? Del Frisco Double Eagle Steakhouse

DSC09111by Steven Doyle

For those who know me, I have been on this insane crab kick. No, really. When I am not out hunting for the succulent shellfish, I am making something at home like a crab salad sandwich. It really is the perfect food.

My crab of choice is Dungeness, possibly because I enjoy table side cracking and picking of the deliciously sweet meat. In the coming weeks I will share some of the very best crab that Dallas has to offer. Let’s start today with a  Dallas institution, Del Frisco.  Currently Del Frisco Double Eagle Steakhouse is offering their Seafood Plateau. This is their version of the Seafood Tower found all over the planet. What makes this beauty so special is the large emphasis on crab.

When the Plateau arrives you will immediately jet your eyes to the enormous stone crab. Stone crab is surely food of the gods. They are large, bountiful, easy to eat and the dense white meat is super sweet. The sweet meat lends itself to the obligatory creamy mustard sauce, but Del Frisco offers a plethora of sauces to choose from. Stone crab is so flavorful, they could be eaten without sauces.   Continue reading

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