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Dining Solo For Valentine’s Day Is OK! We Have Ten Hot Spots To Enjoy Yourself

home_4by Steven Doyle                               Gemma Bar

Valentine’s Day is one where we thinking about hooking up for a grand date, and Dallas has plenty of choices for prix fixe meals and specials for the night for that special someone in your life. But what if we are playing solo for the big night? Don’t play into the hype and feel you need to hunt a date, we have you covered for a perfectly acceptable night on the town with no regrets. Don’t stay at home, get out there and enjoy. It is always fun to people watch, especially the couple who just met for the first time from Match.com.

Reservations of tables for one are up 62 percent nationally over the past two years, according to OpenTable’s analysis of its online reservations. That makes it the fastest-growing party size, if one person could indeed be considered a party, the company said.  Continue reading

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Stone Crab Season is on at Truluck’s

Trulucks Stone Crab Clawsby Steven Doyle

One of our very favorite restaurants in Dallas is Truluck’s. This is the place known for pretty awesome steaks, but especially their stone crab. For those unfamiliar, stone crab is this beautiful claw which can be quite large, massive actually. The meat is quite dense and sweet and best served cold with a dab of a special mustard sauce.  Continue reading

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11 Supreme Salads Dallas Has To Offer To Stay Cool This Summer

executive-chefby Steven Doyle

It has been plenty hot in North Texas with more rage from the sun on its way before we enter into our odd fall-like weather. There are a few ways to cool off, besides hitting the beach each weekend which is highly suggested but not practical, and the tastiest is to seek out some of the cooler salads Dallas has to offer. We have you covered on this short list of suggestions. Play along by offering you best salad below in comments.

Not in any particular order here are a few choice salads to indulge and cool off with: Continue reading

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Truluck’s Hosts Poggio Al Tesoro

marissa-allegriniby Charles Duran

Truluck’s and Poggio Al Tesoro of Allegrini Estates hosted an intimate luncheon Thursday featuring wines from Tuscany’s Bolgheri region.  Until the production of Sassicaia, Bolgheri was a relatively anonymous wine producing community that focused primarily on white wines and rosés.  Prior to seating the guests enjoyed a 2014 Solosole, a crisp and mineral dense white made of 100% Vermentio grapes.  

Chef Eric Ho served some of Truluck’s classics including a chilled Shellfish Platter, Hothouse Tomato Salad, and choice of Hawaiian Ahi Tuna or Filet Mignon.  Dishes were accompanied by Poggio La Grola 2012, Poggio al Tesoro Sondraia 2011, and  Allegrini Palazzo del Torre 2013, which were served as a flight.  The grand finale was the chocolate cake paired with Allegrini Amarone della Valpolicella 2012.   Continue reading

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Best Soup to Enjoy This Winter in Dallas

soup1by Steven Doyle

As the temperatures drop this weekend our need for soup rises and we have a few suggestions, a few you may not have been familiar with. We did a similar list last Winter, so check that out as well.

Enjoy our list as much as the soup!   Continue reading

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5 Best Bowls of Cioppino in Dallas

cioppino1by Steven Doyle

There are actually few places that make a hearty bowl of seafood cioppino in Dallas. Cioppino is a fisherman’s soup that that is an amalgam of various Italian seafood stews and soups, but originates from San Francisco using the freshest catch of the day brought in by local sources from the sea. Pair this action up with toasted slices of sourdough and you have this marvelous meal that will certainly satisfy and take the chill off from any evening.

We have searched the Dallas area for the perfect bowl of soothing cioppino for you to enjoy. Check out our favorites.  Continue reading

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Restaurant Openings This Week

luscherby Steven Doyle

There are a few key restaurant openings this week that you should take note about. There are several.

Luscher’s Red Hots is located in Deep Ellum at 2653 Commerce, and will, of course, feature those amazing dogs hand crafted by Brian Luscher, owner of The Grape on Greenville. This long awaited hot spot also serves up shaved Wagyu beef Italian sandwiches (the latest rage in Dallas), Greek gyros, roasted pork and gairdinera sandwiches served with natural gravy, and the beloved “Uncle Jimmy” which is a creation of Luscher’s made with roasted pork and sweet and hot Italian sausage.    Continue reading

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