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Flaming Desserts All The Rage In Dallas

datby Steven Doyle

No one enjoys table-side service as much as yours truly. In a discussion about this subject last evening it made me think of not just service, but table-side desserts in the Dallas area. We know where to find saganaki and a big wheel of cheese set on fire much to out amazement, but where are the sweets? Continue reading

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Elusive Tableside Service and Where to Find it in Dallas

caesarby Steven Doyle

There is simply nothing more elegant and festive as tableside service. We are talking the classic Caesar Salad tossed in full view of the guest, at their table and with great finesse. It is the definitive dinner and a show that has somewhat fallen from a great many menus across the country. Beyond adding a bit of flair, this and many other tableside presentations also demonstrates a commitment to freshness. What could be more fresh and flavorful than a dessert or salad  finished off right before the diners’ eyes? This said, there are still many restaurants across the country creating delicious dishes tableside, and certainly to rave reviews. Continue reading

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Mad Men Inspired Table 13 Opened Last Night In Addison

dean-martin-frank-sinatra-pocket-squaresby Steven Doyle

Table 13 is located at Belt Line and Inwood Road in the restaurant mecca of Addison. Consider Table 13 a throwback to the stylized Vegas days when the Rat Pack ruled, and the order of the day was a strong drink and a steak.

“This unique concept is the result of many late night brainstorming sessions and a lot of careful planning,” said restaurateur Mike McRae, whose vision for Table 13 grabbed the attention of Gabe Nicolella, longtime business partner. Together, McRae and Nicolella have more than 70 years combined experienced in the industry, successfully operating upscale establishments like Daddy’s Money, e’lan, Nostomo, Rio Room and Studebakers.    Continue reading

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