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Potato Flats Opening July 1st

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Restaurant genius Phil Romano is opening yet another restaurant in Trinity Groves. The latest to join the ranks is a fast casual spot called Potato Flats. Think fancy baked russet and sweet potatoes stuffed with a whole host of  fresh chef prepared items. These are not your ordinary buttered spuds, but instead a full meal with the potato as its canvass. The restaurant is due to open July 1, 2014 at 11am.

Interesting enough, Romano himself created the potato smasher, which you think an ordinary brick would suffice. Instead the smasher is a large hand-powered device that has a round center, and perfectly smashed the potato leaving no room for error. It is quite something to behold.    Continue reading

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craveRADIO Premieres Sunday on 1190AM

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For those of you that follow us on Facebook we made an announcement about our foray into radio starting Sunday, March 24, 2013. Look for craveRADIO to air each week bringing you the flavor of Dallas and Fort Worth with special guests from North Texas and around the country. Each week we will interview chefs, winemakers, brewmasters and bartenders in a fun two hour format from the the Clear Channel studios on 1190 AM. We will also podcast each episode along with behind the scenes photos and stories on craveDFW.com.        Continue reading


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Celebrate OysterFest At Fish City Grill With Oyster Eating Contest

by Jerry Stewart

As part of OysterFest 2012, Fish City Grill is hosting the third annual oyster eating contest benefiting the March of Dimes. But you don’t have to compete to enjoy the festivities. All oyster lovers are invited to Fish City Grill on April 29th for a free event featuring live music, beer, crawfish and lots of oysters. Attendees can snack on featured oysters including:    Continue reading

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Iron Fork Event May 8 2012

by Jerry Stewart           photos by Robert Bostick

It is time once again for the annual Iron Fork event presented by the Dallas Observer and hosted by chef Kent Rathbun. The event will feature many area restaurants and offers libations including beer, wine and a special cocktail.

The event is highlighted by a special chef grudge match as Rathbun presents a basket including secret ingredients and judged by a panel of local food experts (including our editor Steven Doyle). TJ Lengnick from Whiskey Cake will go up against reigning champion Scott Romano as he defends his title he won with his special Scotch Egg last year that had the panel swooning.            Continue reading

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Grassias, Paula Lambert

by Steven Doyle

If you haven’t checked out the Grand Dame of Cheese Paula Lambert’s shop in Deep Ellum you have not experienced one of the city’s sweet slices of life. The Mozzarella Company cheese shop is tiny; very tiny. But somehow Lambert is able to crank out enough cheese to supply many area shops including Bolsa Mercado, Scardello, Whole Foods, Central Market, and even more regional and national restaurants.          Continue reading

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Eat More Beaver At Twisted Root

by Steven Doyle

For a very limited time stop in the Deep Ellum Twisted Root location for their very own, one-of-a-kind Beaver Burger. Jason Boso of Twisted Root is taking Green to reaches previously unknown by saving trees while eating more beaver.

That’s right, the guys at Twisted Root are serving a Juicy Beaver Burger while it lasts starting tomorrow, April 11 for just $7.99. Jason and his team are always in search of the latest and greatest in wild game.       Continue reading


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