It’s been 45 years since the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll passed away, but this Saturday, January 8, will still be commemorated as Elvis Presley’s birthday. While the King is normally associated with his palatial home at Graceland, Elvis has some important Dallas history as well.Continue reading
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The Black and White Party, on Dec. 31 at 9 p.m., will be an extravagant occasion to revel in high style. In addition to complimentary Champagne at midnight and delicious hors d’oeuvres, there will be a full casino experience. Each guest will receive $10,000 worth of casino chips to play the night away.Continue reading
Waterproof, the rooftop lounge at the iconic Statler, offers expansive, breathtaking views of downtown Dallas. But when the temperatures drop, you just might be able to see that breath. That’s why the lounge is offering a way for you to stay nice and cozy this winter. For the second year in a row, Waterproof is offering life-size Snow Globes for your party of 2 to 8 to bundle in and stay warm – and socially distanced from others.
The Snow Globes – which must be reserved in advance – come in two sizes: One is large enough for a lively party of 8, while three are just right for two to four people to comfortably enjoy an evening. The large Globe requires a food and beverage minimum of $600 for two hours, and the smaller globes have a minimum of $200 for two hours.Continue reading
Primo’s MX Kitchen & Lounge, which returned to North Texas with its Uptown location earlier this year, is planning a second location to open in early summer 2020 at Dallas’ Statler Hotel. Primo’s will occupy the space currently housing Fine China, which will cease operations at end of business today. Continue reading
Almost every culture has a variation on the meatball in its cuisine, but here in the U.S., it is the Italian immigrants who settled in New York, Boston and Philadelphia who created the orb most seen on the American table. Refined Hospitality Concepts (RHC) will celebrate that spicy sphere when they bring Sfreeco, their newest concept, to downtown Dallas this summer.
Located in the former Ramen & Bao spot outside the Statler Hotel, Sfereco is a passion project for RHC’s COO Robert Hall and Corporate Chef Ryan Carbery. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
There was a major disturbance in the force today in the Dallas chef world. Graham Dodds, the wunderkind chef who opened the Statler redux is no longer with the hotel.
We reached out to all parties concerned, and rumors were flying from the community. Dodds is bound by a severance package that prevents him from commenting, as is the case with a manager and another unnamed chef Dodds brought on to the team. Continue reading