by Steven Doyle
This Sunday on craveRADIO listen in to a great guest line up including chef Matt McCallister of the FT33 fame who is also the founder of Chefs for Farmers, the beautiful outdoor cheffy event that raises awareness to local farmers and ranchers that is taking place November 3, 2013 in Lee Park. We will find out what is going on in that stellar mind of Matt’s and maybe he will discuss some of his past that lead him to being a chef.
Also on the program we will have as guest the very sweet Kate Weiser, formerly of Chocolate Secrets and is opening her very own chocolate shop in Trinity Groves. Kate has this fascinating look at chocolates and makes them ever so beautiful. We will no doubt have her discuss her big television debut as well. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
Last night set up the final battle in the ongoing Trinity Groves Fork Fight. The 10-week throw down that has happily introduced Dallas to the talented line up in a handful of restaurants that will open gave diners a glimpse at the cuisine that will be offered in what could be considered the most inventive sneak peek ever. Kitchen LTO, the pop-up restaurant that changes chefs and concepts every four months will be the first to open, September 9, 2013. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle photos by Robert Bostick
If you missed craveRADIO this week you missed a lot of fun. Each Sunday the crew from craveDFW hits the airwaves on 1190am from 4 to 6pm and discusses a week of restaurants and fun events we hot during the week. The cast of characters includes Melissa Robert, Chef Uno Immanivong, Kenny Kuczwaj and myself, along with a few invited guests that includes top area chefs, restaurant owners and bartenders. We also speak to wine makers and brew masters.
This week we invited Chef Sharon Van Meter into the studio to discuss her projects at Trinity Groves that include her huge party venue, 3015, and the French restaurant that will be opening very soon, Beignet Bistro. We got the inside scoop on the menu at the Bistro and also chatted about the ultimate battle of Fork Fight where this week’s winner will be pitted against Van Meter.
We also learned a little bit about Van Meter’s chef background in Paris and working across the globe at some of the finest restaurants. She also shared the fact she was entered in the 1972 Olympics pitted against one Olga Korbut. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
This Sunday on craveRADIO we will host a few very special guests that you will want to tune in to hear. As you know by now we usually host a chef or restaurateur the first hour, and a brew master, wine maker or bartender the second hour. This week we will host Chef Sharon Van Meter who owns SVM Productions and 3015 at Trinity Groves. She is also set to open at least one other restaurant in the Trinity Groves area, and we will get the low down on that, plus so much more. This woman is extremely interesting, and very opinionated. Continue reading
by Epicurious Emma
Each week Epicurious Emma sends us a video with reviews of her favorite restaurants. Today Emma sends us her predictions for the Fork Fight Battle in Trinity Groves. The event sold out a few days ago and should be an exciting night of fun, food and cocktails. Emma is also a regular on craveRADIO each Sunday from 4 to 6pm on 1190am.
Click away for the video predictions. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
Yet another edition of Trinity Grove’s Fork Fight will be held at 7pm this Thursday at 3015, the seemingly go-to party venue for North Texas. We have a look at the menu, and list it below. I know we have discussed Trinity Groves extensively at craveDFW and on our radio program since we have one of the chef-owners Uno Immanivong on the program weekly. We feel that the Trinity Groves project is one of the most exciting things to happen in the Dallas restaurant scene in quite a while. The Fork Fight, which is the brainchild of Mark Brezenski, is a perfect way for you to actually meet the chefs and owners of each restaurant, and discover their cuisine so you can make informed decisions when these restaurants finally open their doors for business.
There are some tickets remaining for purchase at the sales website. Grab date and meet us this Thursday for what will be one of the more exciting matches so far as the chefs enter into round two of the bracket competition. Click here for tickets.
Remember, there are four courses per chef, and all are cocktail and wine paired. This makes the event a particularly great value.
I hear we may have Epicurious Emma send us a video with her pre-dinner predictions tomorrow, so watch for that. Jump for the menus. Continue reading