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Limoncello Time

by Steven Doyle

Popular in the citrus-growing regions along Italy’s Amalfi coast for more than a century, the digestif Limoncello makes for the perfect holiday gift. The liqueur is second in popularity only to Campari in Italy, and is a refined and genteel way to end a great meal.

Now is the time to make the elixir.  It is so simple to make, pretty much anyone of drinking age can pull this off.

You will thank us for this.  Best way to say thanks?  A bottle of Limoncello.    Continue reading

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Sea Breeze offers Vodka & Latkes for Hanukkah

For more than a decade, the Oruch family has thrilled foodies with the finest seafood offerings in North Texas.  This year, the family shares a contemporary twist on Hanukkah with Vodka & Latkes every night of the festival except Monday, Nov. 29, when the restaurant is closed to the public.

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Deep Ellum Distillery Grand Opening

image3 (5).jpegby Alex Gonzalez

Located clandestine on Clover Street, which is hidden between Commerce and Canton in Deep Ellum, is Deep Ellum Distillery, which officially opened its tasting room to the public this past weekend. In the tasting room, guests can try a selection of the distillery’s signature cocktails, including the Route 66 and the Strawberry Basil Mule. Guests can also try the distillery’s infused vodka drinks, with options ranging from pineapple to dill pickle.

Deep Ellum Distillery is the brainchild of John Rearden, who is also the founder of Deep Ellum Brewing Company. Rearden conceived the Deep Ellum Distillery about three years ago, and later recruited Reade Huddleston as the head distiller about a year and a half ago. Continue reading

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That’s The Spirit! Dallas Vodka Distiller Wins Bronze Medal With Very First Release


Local wine, cheese, beer and now spirits are winning medals in tough national competitions. Duckworth Distillery of Dallas (right behind the Home Depot on Lemmon) just won Bronze with their Texas Vodka at the 2015 San Francisco World Spirits Competition. This is a doubly good achievement since this is Duckworth’s first product and this is their first competition.  Continue reading

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Five Unusual King Cakes That Are a Real Thing

kingby Steven Doyle

In the past we have extolled the virtues of a particular cake that should be served during this special time of year and is found at Village Baking Company, but we know the inner-partier in you wants something more colorful, more lurid, glittering and borderline bilious. We know the King Cake that you are seeking, and we found a few that you may not be totally aware existed. We have a list.

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Out of the Vines Came Forth… Vodka


by Andrew Chalk

Kiepersol Estates, the remarkable winery that grows some 14 vinifera grapes in the east Texas region where it is axiomatic that vinifera grapes are killed in the crib by Pierce’s disease, has done it again. They have just released Dirk’s Vodka, sourced from grape juice from their own vines. Kiepersol founder, Pierre de Wet, named the vodka in honor of his his father who, he says, “lived life well”.   Continue reading


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