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The Grape Celebrates 44 Years in Dallas

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The Grape Restaurant on Greenville Avenue has flourished as one of the city’s most beloved eateries as well as an East Dallas neighborhood staple.   Chef/Owner Brian C. Luscher and wife Courtney celebrate and honor the anniversary October 24-29 with a week of special events.

Monday kicks-off the celebratory week with Burger Night.  Enjoy the much lauded Grape cheeseburger along with “Happy Mondays” happy hour until 8pm.   Continue reading

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Cooler Weather Means Warmer Food: A Soup Exposé

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We have made plenty of lists in the past, and certainly soup has been a big draw for the cold, wintery months such as we are experiencing. One of our favorite soups comes from King’s Noodles (read about that place here). There are plenty of mainstays in Dallas such as the mushroom soup at The Grape, a recipe that will not, and should not ever leave that menu. Other perennials include the marshmallow soup at Rise No. 1 which is actually a rich tomato soup with pillows of roasted goat cheese.

Make a better soup and the world will beat down your door, especially when it is 25 degrees in Dallas.

Today we offer a list of some recent favorites. You will want to check these out in your travels about town this week.    Continue reading

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A Week of Celebrations as The Grape Turns 43

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Since 1972, The Grape Restaurant on Greenville Avenue has flourished as one of the city’s most beloved eateries as well as an East Dallas neighborhood staple. Chef/Owner Brian C. Luscher and wife Courtney celebrate and honor the anniversary on October 27-31 with four evenings of special events.

The Grape’s popular monthly “Wine and Cheese Chat” on Tuesday, Oct 27 from 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Hosted by Courtney Luscher and Certified Cheese Professional Ali Morgan, the monthly cheese chat showcases 4 cheeses paired with 4 wines. Cost is $28 Person. Space is limited and guests who stay for dinner receive 20$ off the food bill.  Continue reading

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The Grape Hosting Their Special Come-As-You-Are Copain Wine Dinner

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The Grape hosts a special Chef’s Come-As-You-Are featuring Russian River Valley’s Copain Wines on Thursday, March 26. Chef de cuisine Sarah Snow will feature an intimate 3-course bistro menu to complement selected wines. Special guest hosts are Andy Bartee of Copain Wines and Jenny Davis of Victory Wine Group.   Continue reading

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The Grape Celebrates 42nd Anniversary

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Since 1972, The Grape Restaurant on Greenville Avenue has flourished as one of the city’s most beloved eateries as well as an East Dallas neighborhood staple. Chef/Owner Brian C. Luscher and wife Courtney celebrate and honor the anniversary on October 21-25 with four evenings of special events.

The Grape’s popular monthly “Wine and Cheese Chat” kicks off the festivities on Tuesday, Oct 21, from 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Hosted by Courtney Luscher and Certified Cheese Professional Ali Morgan, the monthly cheese chat showcases 4 cheeses paired with 4 wines. Cost is $28 Person. Space is limited and guests who stay for dinner receive 20% off the food bill.   Continue reading

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Sarah Snow Named New Chef De Cuisine At The Grape

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Chef-Owner Brian C. Luscher of The Grape has named Sarah Snow as Chef de Cuisine of the popular Greenville Avenue establishment.

Snow most recently held the executive chef position at The Common Table and honed her skills under the leadership of Chef Andre Natera at Toko V., Village Kitchen, Marquee Grill and The Pyramid Restaurant at The Fairmont Hotel.

Located at 2808 Greenville Avenue, The Grape is open for dinner nightly at 5:30pm and Sunday Brunch. For reservations call 214-828-1981 or visit the website at http://www.thegraperestaurant.com. Complimentary valet parking always provided.

 

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Bunnies And Springtime Refresh The Plate

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As the Easter holiday approaches we are reminded about renewal of the planet, fresh Spring daisies and bluebonnets, little baby chicks and bouncy bunny rabbits.  It is also a refreshing time for new restaurant menus as they roll out seasonal dishes to reflect the new found bounty. We are now seeing ramps, morels and even fiddlehead ferns gracing our plates. This is a fantastic time of year.

We would love to make a list of our favorite deviled eggs, which are everywhere now and a definite taste we want at Easter.  You will see a new version daily at Parigi on Oak Lawn. We also enjoy the deviled eggs at Nick and Sams where there are three versions on the same platter, but particularly enjoy the caviar topped eggs.  We adore Sissy’s version as well.     Continue reading

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