Life’s a picnic when you’re at The Rustic.
The Uptown hot spot knows that spring is the perfect time to soak in the sunshine and enjoy a fresh meal with a friend or loved one.
Beginning March 20 – the first day of spring – The Rustic invites Dallasites to take full advantage of the beautiful weather by grabbing one of its new, specialty picnic baskets. For just $16.95 per person, the basket will be packed with a serape blanket, seasonal fruit, smoked potato chips and assorted dips, smoked turkey & white cheddar on buttered ciabatta, ham & smoked cheddar on buttered baguette along with a few scrumptious dessert jar creations like the famous Banana Puddin’ jar. Continue reading
by Mike Marrero
Tired of the noise and traffic in Uptown? Maybe you should move.
Here is my list of areas to live 10-15 minutes away from Downtown Dallas.
Neighborhoods that “Get It” Continue reading
Heads or Tails? Greater Dallas Restaurant Association will host their Annual Heads or Tails Seafood Boil on February 23rd from 6 to 9pm at the Rustic in Dallas. Attendees will enjoy all-you-can-eat crawfish, shrimp, beer, music, raffle prizes and more! This intriguing event sells out every year, so make sure to register early. Help GDRA welcome springtime and patio weather with the annual boil. Cost is $55 for members, and $60 for non-members. Continue reading
by Mike Marrero
This week’s installment of Date Night in Dallas is casual, and starts around 5pm.
Your first stop will be Dallas Contemporary art museum for a free exhibit featuring Richard Phillips. A 40-foot high Playboy bunny logo that had upset some residents of the West Texas town of Marfa is now on display at Dallas Contemporary along with many of his other works. The Playboy piece will be one of several three-dimensional art works displayed along with paintings and drawings. His subject matter ranges between political figures like George Bush and pop culture icons like Justin Timberlake and Dakota Fanning.
Richard’s first solo museum exhibition ends August 10th, so go visit before you run out of time. Dallas Contemporary is located is the Design District at 161 Glass Street in Dallas and open until 6pm. Your next stop Bowlounge is only a few blocks away. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
Chef Matt Balke who opened the Rustic sends word that he gave notice 30 days ago and last night was his final shift at the popular venue. Balke has a beautiful history working with Sharon Hage at York Street, and with chef pal Jeff Harris at Bolsa. We should have his next destination very soon. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle Trinity River Audubon Center’s signature event, Scissor-tails & Cocktails, presented by the Omni Dallas, is the party to support outdoor education for North Texas children. With tasty treats from celebrity chefs, s’mores around the campfire, birds of prey, live music from the Dallas Family Band, a silent auction and so much more, it’s a fun and festive celebration benefiting Trinity River Audubon Center’s outdoor educational programs for kids. Ben Jones, Trinity’s Center Director, says “At Audubon Texas, we’re passionate about connecting kids to nature and building a foundation for conservation stewardship. Kids from Pleasant Grove to Preston Hollow from Lakewood to Lake Highlands and Oak Cliff to East Dallas – kids from every background and stripe; we believe every child deserves a proper introduction to the outdoors – No child left inside!” Continue reading