by Steven Doyle
Always on the hunt for something overwhelmingly delicious, a stop to study the local seafood tower scene in Dallas is a fantastic assignment that ferreted some pretty marvelous results.
A Plateau de Fruits de Mer, or the tower we are in search of is a seafood dish of raw and cooked shellfish served cold on a platter, usually on a bed of ice. The serving platter is generally held above table level with a stand and sometimes can contain multiple, elaborate tiers. This is both for visual effect, and because the shellfish are often served in the shell, or on the half shell, which causes them to take up a large area while containing only a bite or two of meat. Continue reading
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Dallas chef, Sharon Hage, will join Pappas Bros. Steakhouse on Friday, January 29th for one night only to create an inspired five-course wine dinner in collaboration with Pappas Bros. Steakhouse chef Johnson, entitled ““Pinot Around the World.”
Guests will be treated to a carefully paired menu with wines selected by Pappas Bros. Master sommelier, Barbara Werley – including a “Mystery Wine” presented during the second course. Continue reading
by Jennifer Thomas
Pappas Bros. Steakhouse is hosting a diverse tasting of Bordeaux varietals from around the world Friday, July 10th, 2015 from 6 to 8pm. The great wines of Bordeaux are the result of masterful blending, but each component grape variety can also stand on its own. Guests will enjoy a Bordeaux Varieties tasting that will showcase outstanding examples of wines from around the world that trace their heritage to this classic region. Chef selection of seasonal hors d’oeuvres will be served.
For reservations please call 214.366.2000. Cost is $65 per guest plus tax and gratuity.
Check out the list guests will be tasting: Continue reading
Pappas Bros. Steakhouse is pairing with Favia Erickson Winegrowers, a most revered Napa Valley winemaker, for an exclusive wine dinner. Guests will explore limited small production wines from the renowned vineyard. Andy Erickson with Favia Erickson Winegrowers will be in attendance to discuss his passion and expertise in winemaking for not only his own winery, but also wineries in other parts of the world. This special dinner will be held Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 7:00pm.
Cost is 275. per person plus tax and gratuity. For reservations please call 214.366.2000. Now check out this menu: Continue reading
Do local Texas craft beers match up to or even surpass the classic beer styles of the world? Guests will have the opportunity to answer this question on the evening of Friday, October 24 at Pappas Bros. Steakhouse during the “Texas vs. the World” Beer Dinner as they sample local favorites and compare them to national and international brews. Special guest Melissa Monosoff, Beer expert and Master Sommelier, will guide guests through this epic showdown between the Lone Star State and the rest of the world. Continue reading
by Andrew Chalk
On Friday evening, January 24, Pappas Bros. Steakhouse will host its Château Angélus Wine Dinner. Widely known as Saint-Émilion’s leading wine, this label holds one of the longest histories of the appellation, reaching across eight generations of the De Boüard de Laforest family. With a silky, rich and robust style, Château Angélus captures the essence of the family’s passion for wine. In 2012, the estate earned the status of Premier Grand Cru Classe A. Only 24 guests will share in this exclusive dinner experience. Continue reading
by Andrew Chalk
Two wine tastings next week are Crave Recommended.
Oak Cliff Cellars and Chef Joel Harloff pair up at Bridge Bistro on Wednesday January 8th at 6:30pm for a 4-course dinner plus customer update on upcoming developments at Oak Cliff Cellars, including some tours of wine country. Oak Cliff Cellars is a California winery whose owners live in Dallas. Hence their decision to name the winery after their place of residence. Owner Jim “JR” Richardson will be present at the dinner and talking with individual tables throughout the evening. Call (214) 740-1985 for reservations. Bridge Bistro 921 N. Riverfront Blvd, Dallas.
Chef’s Table Wine Dinner featuring Guest Chef Joel Harloff & Oak Cliff Cellars Wines with JR Richardson, Wednesday, January 8th at 6:30 p.m. Continue reading