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Father’s Day Grilling Fun

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This Father’s Day CraveDFW has partnered with The Meat Shop, the sole outlet for the Rosewood Ranches’ certified all-natural, hormone-free, antibiotic-free, grass-fed, and grain-finished Wagyu Beef. This beef makes for a terrific day by the pool, sharing with friends and family, and certainly to celebrate Dad.

Before our party started we stopped in at The Meat Shop, located in a tiny European-style market at 4410 West Lovers Lane. Here you will find freshly butchered cuts of glorious beef, Droc pork (typically found on better menus at your favorite restaurants), all-natural chickens, house-made charcuterie and smoked meats, and a selection of cheeses.  Continue reading


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Dee Lincoln Prime Opening Friday, Dec 1 – Star in Frisco

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Dee Lincoln who has been called “The Queen of Steaks” is going back to her fine dining roots with her newest venture Dee Lincoln Prime located at The Star in Frisco. The 8,000 square foot stunner will officially open to the public Friday, December 1.

Dee Lincoln Prime is an upscale steakhouse with Executive Chef TJ Lengnick serving steaks from award-winning and premier purveyor of prime meat, Allen Brothers. Lengnick who’s resume includes working in impressive high-volume, high-end kitchens such as Pappas Bros. Steakhouse, Stephan Pyles, Jasper’s and Shinisei says, “I was blown away when Dee asked me to join her team. I feel I’ve been training for this my entire career. It is an honor to be working for a legend in this industry.” Continue reading

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TJ Lengnick Named Exec Chef at Steel

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Chef TJ Lengnick has been named executive chef of Steel, another cog in the wheel of updates for the 15-year old restaurant that still shines bright. Lengnick has a terrific Dallas restaurant history working at Jasper’s in Plano, as well as Pappa’s Brothers Steakhouse, Nana Grill, Shinsei and was the opening chef de cuisine at Whiskey Cake.  The chef is an avid Steelers fan (we won’t hold that against him) and graduated from New England Culinary Institute. Other proud graduates from New England include Alton Brown, and local chef wunderkind Abraham Salum.   Continue reading

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Shinsei and Duckhorn Vineyards Team for Wine Dinner

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When Shinsei, the perpetually popular pan-Asian restaurant near the corner of Inwood and Lovers and Duckhorn Vineyards, the revered Napa Valley wine producer, collaborate for a top end dinner, the results are bound to be impressive. The show they put on last week did just that with wines like Duckhorn Sauvignon Blanc 2012 and Duckhorn Merlot 2010. And wines from Duckhorn’s other labels as well: Migration Chardonnay 2011, Goldeneye Pinot Noir 2010 and Paraduzz Z blend 2010 dessert wine.    Continue reading

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Dish of the Day: Shinsei Peking Duck

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Every Thursday Shinsei offers this beautifully plated Peking Duck which is available on a limited basis. Think crispy skin, juicy duck meat and a sweet chili hoisin sauce masterfully prepared by chef TJ Lengnick. To reserve yours, and you must reserve, call 214-352-0005.

Shinsei will also be hosting a pretty incredible Duckhorn Wine dinner Tuesday, January 26 starting at 6:30pm. Check out the bad ass menu:   Continue reading

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Shinsei Captures The Zen Of Dining

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The history of Shinsei rolls back way before the June 2006 opening. It actually began before the owners Tracy Rathbun and Lynae Fearing opened the doors or even knew each other.   Continue reading

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