Cooler temps always means warm chili and the good people at the Granada (both theater and Sundown) took advantage of the weekend by importing a gathering of chefs to stir excitement into their inaugural cookoff.
Sunday we found chefs from around the city including Graham Dodds (Wayward Sons), Oliver Sitrin (Blind Butcher), Patton Robertson (Cafe Momentum), Jason West (Sundown at Granada), and Troy Gardner (V-Eats). Continue reading →
Lisa Garza-Selcer (of Sissy’s Southern Kitchen & Bar fame) will debut a new concept in downtown Dallas this fall. Shelby Hall, named for the county where Lisa was born, will offer modern regional cuisine focusing on the Mississippi Delta and Lowcountry, and a bourbon-heavy beverage program.
Lisa has enlisted Patton Robertson, the former executive chef of Five Sixty by Wolfgang Puck, to oversee dining operations at Shelby Hall. Patton will also oversee the kitchen at Sissy’s, poising Lisa to expand existing and develop new concepts in the future. Continue reading →