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Blue Sushi Sake Uptown Opening in October

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Blue Sushi Sake Grill will open late October in the new M-Line Tower, a new mixed-use development that sits in the heart of the McKinney Avenue corridor at the corner of McKinney Avenue and Bowen Street. Located in Dallas’ Uptown neighborhood at 3220 McKinney Avenue, the restaurant will mark the group’s third Blue location in North Texas and 12th location overall.

“Since opening our first out-of-state Blue location in Fort Worth in 2010, and then opening in the Preston Hollow neighborhood of Dallas in 2015, we’ve loved being a part of the North Texas community,” said Flagship Restaurant Group CEO, Nick Hogan. “The Uptown Dallas neighborhood is a perfect fit for Blue’s lively bar and variety of sushi.” Continue reading

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Nazca Is A South American Dining Wonder

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There was a bit of fervor in the office when we heard there was a second Nazca Kitchen in Dallas. The new location in Uptown is a much larger and fanciful version of its original on Walnut Hill and 75.

South American cuisine can mean so much, especially with its European influences. This allows for a broad and interesting menu. The beautiful interior was designed by  Hatsumi Kuzuu who also designed FT33. Continue reading

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Happy Happy Hour: Water Grill

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Fast becoming one of our favorite seafood haunts, located in Uptown Water Grill offers a large variety of quality seafood items including a vast assortment of East and West coast oysters, live King and Dungeness crab and so much more.  Their Happy Hour is also something to make you smile.

Offering fish preparations of superior quality, variety and freshness, Water Grill Dallas’ happy hour runs Monday through Friday from 3 to 6pm. Guests to Water Grill Dallas can enjoy happy hour pricing on the Oyster Sampler (deal at $19 a dozen) from the Raw Bar and select bites ranging from $6 to $10. Select wines are available from $6 to $8, while all beer pints are bargain priced at $5 with twenty taps serving fantastic selections and local brews. Additionally, all specialty craft cocktails are available for $8 and all well drinks for $7.  Continue reading

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Experience Happy Hour Next Door

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Our weekly Happy Hour series took us to Next Door recently where we were able to sample fine cocktails and  whimsical bar food with a view. Located at 2908 McKinney Avenue Next Door is half patio and have cozy restaurant and bar.

Look for some fun bar bites that are big enough to share including the Grilled Cheese and Tomato Dumplings (8), Tuna Poke Nachos served on crisped wonton with wasabi crema (14), a bevy of steak sliders (14). There are so many delicious options and they are all half price during Happy Hour all-day Wednesday and Thursday through Sunday from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m Continue reading

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Brunching at Water Grill

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We enjoy our brunch at craveDFW almost as much as we love our seafood, so when we checked out Water Grill for early Saturday we were excited for a meeting of two of our favorites.

The Water Grill brunch menu features Southern classics with a seafood twist such as the Crab Benedict prepared with jumbo lump blue crab, poached organic eggs and grilled asparagus, the Farmed Atlantic Salmon Hash served with sunnyside eggs, feta and mustard hollandaise, and the Poached Salmon Rillettes featuring creme fraiche, mustard, dill and tobiko. The Rillettes are reason alone for enjoy this brunch and is a perfect sharable item. This opens up more possibilities for entrees, and we are looking at you Crab Benedict.   Continue reading

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Next Door Ups Their Burger Game

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You may have been to the new It spot in Dallas on McKinney, Next Door. We had brunch there recently and we were totally blown away with its uniqueness and power of execution. The evenings in the upper room are also something to brag about with fantastic music and bottle service to boot.   Continue reading

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The Cupboard: Grab ‘N Go With Tiffany Derry

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With almost two dozen apartment living communities within a walkable 5-mile radius, Uptown Urban Market’s food hall was a super smart installation. Master Chef Tiffany Derry has carefully created a Derry-esque blend of grab-and-go options for this upscale food court that perfectly fits the on-the-go-but-on-foot lifestyle of this urban area.   Continue reading

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