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Italian-ish Eatery Opens Maximalist Bar Charles

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On Tuesday, December 10, Design District Italian nightly eatery, The Charles, will open its private dining and cocktail and champagne bar aptly named, Bar Charles. The 1,700 square foot space is nestled on the backside of the authentic restaurant – with entry through the back alleyway.

“I would describe Bar Charles as turned up,” said Chas Martin, The Charles owner and natural-born host. “Everything from the design to the music, to the champagne selection is maximized. This new space is truly a feast for the senses,” added Martin. Continue reading

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Sloan’s Corner Opens in Trammel Crow Center

Sloane's Corner (Kathy Tran)

From the NL Group comes new American bistro, Sloane’s Corner, inside the newly redeveloped Trammel Crow Center in downtown Dallas near Nasher Sculpture Center. Opening today, November 11, Sloane’s Corner will feature breakfast, lunch, happy hour and dinner.

With walnut wood walls and mid-century accents, the bistro offers a seat for anyone who needs an energized breakfast before starting the day, a quick lunch in between meetings, or an early dinner before the opera. Plus, Dallasites can celebrate the end of a workday with happy hour specials and craft cocktails. The restaurant also features an expansive outdoor patio with plenty of seating near water features and fire pits for any season. Continue reading

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Eat Me: The Chicken Fried Steak at V-Eats

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Troy Gardner is a clever man. You may remember chef Troy from his hotdoggin’ days when he owned Samson’s Gourmet Hot Dogs on Oak Lawn. Then he was putting out a terrific product, both for the omnivores as well as the vegans alike. Today he is running the helm at V-Eats Modern Vegan in Trinity Groves, a cozy little hot spot that is thriving selling only vegan dishes to pretty much anyone who loves food.   Continue reading

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Trophy Park Opens This Month at Star in Frisco

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Trophy Park USA will bring upscale cuisine, craft cocktails, and family-friendly entertainment to Frisco when the sports lounge opens at The Star District on Monday, October 21.  Continue reading

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Getting “Lost” in Maine – One of the hardest reservations to score in the world

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In early April a reminder on my phone popped up saying “Lost Kitchen.” It was time to send a postcard to the restaurant located in the tiny town of Freedom, Maine, in hopes of getting one of the hardest reservations to score in the world.

Erin French’s highly acclaimed restaurant receives over 20,000 postcards for only a few slots, and all must arrive within a two-week period. No Opentable, phone calls, emails, texts, Facebook or any other ways of requesting a reservation. Snail mail only. The rumor is they’ve singlehandedly kept the local post office afloat. Continue reading

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Nosh Premier This Week

image1 (32).jpegby Alex  Gonzalez    photos provided by Nosh

Over the course of the past 40 years, Chef Avner Samuel has been an active force in Dallas’ dining scene. Known for his restaurants like Aurora and earlier versions of Nosh Bistro, Samuel is a master of Mediterranean cuisine. His resume boasts incredible feats, including  Executive Chef for The Crescent Court Hotel, The Mansion, The Fairmont Hotel, and The Churchill Hotel London. Following the closure of the original Nosh in 2010, Samuel spent two-and-a-half years in Israel getting in touch with new Middle Eastern dining trends.  Continue reading

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