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Valentine Guide to Chocolate

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by Sander Wolf

There are a lot of amazing things going on in the world of artisan chocolate this Valentine’s Day. So, ditch those chalky hearts and get your true love some truly lovely chocolate. Check out our list below for some amazing offerings and special Valentine’s Day deals from some of the best chocolate makers and chocolatiers in the world.   Continue reading

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Mudhen Meat and Greens is Offering a Lovely Beer Dinner For Valentine’s Day

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Mudhen Meat and Greens, the popular and healthful eatery at the Dallas Farmer’s Market celebrates Valentine’s Day with a four-course Vegan Dinner with pairings from Blanco, Texas’ Real Ale Brewing (wine pairings also available). For reservations at 7:00pm, 7:30pm or 8:00pm email or call 469.506.3992. Cost is $55 per person. Sounds like romance to us!

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Forget Chocolate! Red Juices Are A Healthier Valentine Alternative

appleby Cherie Calbom

From Valentine’s Day to Heart Health Month, February is splashed with red.

Although chocolates may rule as a popular Valentine gift, those in the mood for a healthier treat can enjoy strawberries, cherries, raspberries, cranberries, watermelon, tomatoes and beets and reap the rewards.   Continue reading

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From Paris with Love: French Creperie Makes Dallas Home

strawberry-vanilla-cream-toasted-almonds-white-chocolate-lemon-strawberry-sauceBy Landry Rose

Dallas is diverse in culture and cuisines and lucky for us, we have our very own French crêperie to indulge in and to serve our crêpe cravings. And what better time than during the month of February that is dedicated to love.

A little south of the soaring Margaret Hunt Bridge is a cozy café tucked away in the community of Sylvan Thirty, serving mouthwatering savory and sweet crêoes is Whisk Crêpes Café.   Continue reading

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Experience Eden For Valentine’s Day

edenby Steven Doyle

Eden is thinking ‘red’ for it’s Valentines Day Buffet being offered from 4:00 pm until 9:00 pm on Saturday, February 14th 2015. Eden is the tiny house located on Lovers Lane (how appropriate) that does some amazing dinners and brunches. Make sure you save room for desserts because chef Karen Kahn is a wizard with pastries. Best of all, it’s BYOB, so you can bring that special bottle of bubbles you have been saving for the right moment.

Make reservations today by calling 972-267-3336. Price is $45 per person. The menu includes : Continue reading

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Deep Ellum Brewing Co Announces ‘Kiss Your Cherry Goodbye Dinner’ Friday, Feb 13

Cherry-Chocolate-Double-Brown-Stout-Bottlesby Steven Doyle

Dallas has embraced the craft beer scene in a big way, and it is incredible to see the these local brewers shine with imagination. None are more imaginative that our own Deep Ellum Brewing Company which splash with bright campaigns and even brighter brews. For this season of love we look to their Cherry Chocolate Double Brown Stout which strums heartstrings of beer aficionados and chocolate lovers alike.    Continue reading

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A Visit With Bark Chocolate Owner Katy Priore

bark1by Steven Doyle

It was just a few short years ago that chocolatier Katy Priore started her boutique company Bark Chocolate which specializes in flavors of bark, that thin layer of chocolate often layered with interesting surprises. Katy comes from a sturdy culinary family, her mother was a successful Dallas restaurateur. Susie Priore ran the wildly successful Suze and Iris restaurants. Suze is still in business with a new owner, Gilbert Garza. It was Katy’s mother that inspired her to cook, especially pastry, at a very early age. In their kitchen she would forgo the typical toddler EZ Bake oven, instead baking cookies and other pastries with a big girl spatula in hand.

“I would follow mom around the kitchen all the time. I have pictures of me half naked wearing an apron baking cookies [we found the photo in question]. I loved baking, probably because I have a sweet tooth,” said Katy on a recent visit.  Continue reading

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