by Steven Doyle
We wish to send congratulations to local chefs and restaurateurs who made the finalist list for the James Beard Awards for 2017
The list is longer than most years, and include Maggie Huff, for pastry at FT33, Stephan Pyles at his restaurant Flora for best new restaurant, Teiichi Sakurai Tei An)and John Tesar at Knife for Best Chef of the Southwest. The latter two are old friends and it is fantastic to see them both on the list. Continue reading
Every Monday, Stampede 66 hosts a Happy Hour accompanied by live music performance. Below is the description for the upcoming event this Monday, October 24th. This week Stampede 66 is proud to feature the Blondettes Band, a “rockabilly soul” duo from Dallas. Featuring one of Stampede 66’s own, The Blondettes’ music “harkens a simpler time of doo-wop, Motown, and rockabilly.”
Check out this fun happy hour Monday, October 24th from 4 to 7pm, with the band playing from 5:30 to 7pm.
Dallas Fort Worth International Airport is kicking off its busiest fall yet with a Terminal Parking promotion, updated airport amenities, and new retail and dining options. To welcome weekend travelers this fall, the Airport is offering a parking discount of nearly 60 percent. Between September 2 and November 13, weekend travelers can park in Terminal Parking for three (3) days for $29, as long as they enter on a Friday. Terminal Parking is DFW’s most convenient self-parking option, with a total of 28,000 spaces and state-of-the-art digital parking guidance systems. The base rate for Terminal Parking is $24 per day.
With Labor Day marking the traditional end of the summer travel season, DFW is projecting 1.2 million travelers will fly through the Airport this holiday weekend.
“Our goal is to make the customer experience as smooth and efficient as possible,” said Ken Buchanan, executive vice president of revenue management for DFW Airport. For the most convenient parking travelers are encouraged to take advantage of our Terminal Parking promotion and we will continue to elevate the overall DFW travel experience with new amenities and updates to make for a delightful trip through DFW.”
DFW is continuing to add new restaurants, stores and services to elevate the customer experience. Travelers arriving at DFW this weekend will enjoy these new additions for shopping and dining throughout the Airport:
This Halloween, put the kids to bed, grab your broomstick, and celebrate All Hallows’ Eve with Stampede 66 and Lakewood Brewing Co. at Fiesta de la Vida. As the official kickoff event for North Texas Beer Week, Fiesta de la Vida begins the 10-day local celebration of craft beer.
Admission includes a souvenir glass as well as five beer and food pairings with special, limited release beers. At midnight there will be a cask tapping of Lakewood Brewing Co.’s popular, seasonal Temptress Mole. Stampede 66’s modern ranch house in the heart of Uptown will be transformed into a neighborhood for trick or treating with a twist. Each pairing will be located at a different “house” in the neighborhood along with a dessert room with unlimited candy. Continue reading
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by Steven Doyle
Join Cheesemaker Paula Lambert and chef Stephan Pyles for a legends dinner and a Taste of Italy Thursday, July 24 at Pyle’s eponymous restaurant located at 1807 Ross Avenue in downtown Dallas. The two long time friends will be preparing a evening filled with beautiful dishes, wine paired for only $95. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
Dinner with Stephan Pyles is always going to be an adventure, as it was on our most recent visit to the chef’s latest incarnation on Ross Avenue, San Salvaje. Here you will savor flavors from most anywhere south of Harlingen, Texas. This would include Mexico, Central and South America, and a heavy influence from Peru, the true breadbasket of the planet.
Peru has no less than 3,000 varieties of potatoes, 2,000 species of fish, 650 varieties of native fruits. With 7 centuries of history and many influences, Peruvian cuisine is essentially based on Inca tradition tempered by many waves of migration. To mark his menu with dishes he found on a variety of excursions to Peru, chef Pyles has the perfect soundboard for a variety of flavors., and he does them very well.