All posts by: Mike Hiller

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First Look: Perry’s Steakhouse opens in Frisco with a gorgeous dining room and bar

Houston-based Perry’s Restaurants opened their twelfth outpost Monday night, a Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille adjacent to Stonebriar Centre in Frisco. If you’re a fan of the Perry’s in Uptown Dallas, you’ll no doubt recognize the menu, including their ginormous, seven-finger-tall bone-in pork chop that’s rubbed, smoked and roasted for longer than your dinner takes to eat. Of course, Continue reading → ...

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He’s Back! John Tesar to make a splash on national TV Wednesday night – and wait till you hear what he’s admitting

He’s back! And yet, he’s never even left. John Tesar, the Tweeting dervish whose acclaimed cooking skills at Dallas restaurants Knife and Spoon are equalled only by his forkish bravado, is one of the cheffy stars on a one-hour cheffy special airing Wednesday night. Called “Restaurant Revolution,” the show on the Esquire Network (apparently that’s a thing), takes us behind Continue reading → ...

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The Ranch at Las Colinas hosting annual meet & greet with its local farmers and suppliers

Mark November 17 on your calendar. That’s the date the Ranch at Las Colinas, which also makes the Best CFS in Texas, is throwing its fifth annual F2T meat-and-greet with local farmers and purveyors. Complimentary samples of Ranch food, beers, whiskies, wines, talent. It’s all free. 6-8 p.m. 857 W. John Carpenter Freeway, Irving, 972) 506-7262 ...

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Oyster eating contest at Fish City Grill this weekend

On Saturday, Nov. 8, Fish City Grill will host its 5th annual Oyster Eating Contest to kick off Oysterfest and the 2014 oyster season. The event will be held at Fish City Grill in Las Colinas, 7750 North MacArthur, from noon to 5 p.m., with the eating contest starting at 3 p.m. The annual Oyster Eating Contest pits teams of four against one another Continue reading → ...

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Kent Rathbun’s Jasper’s restaurant will open in Richardson’s CityLine development next year

Dallas based real estate development and investment firm KDC announced today that they are partnering with chef Kent Rathbun to open another Jasper’s restaurant in Richardson. Jasper’s “Gourmet Backyard Cuisine” concept will join CityLine, the company’s 186-acre mixed-use project in Richardson at the corner of Plano Road and State Street. The new Jaspser’s is slated to open next summer and Continue reading → ...

Banh Shop co-creaters Yasmin and Braden Wages, who also own Malai Kitchen

Hot Date: Malai Kitchen hosting housemade beer dinner on November 5

This Wednesday, November 5, chef Braden Wages and his Malai Kitchen will host a beer dinner as part of North Texas Beer Week. The evening will highlight Malai’s portfolio of house-brewed, Asian-style beers. Chef Paul Singhapong of CrushCraft Thai will join Wages to create a six-course dinner with beer pairings. Courses include Vietnamese crepes, quail, oxtail soup, black Continue reading → ...

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Mansion on Turtle Creek throws $500-a-plate truffle and Champagne dinner

Saturday night at the Mansion on Turtle Creek was all about truffles, bubbles, anniversaries and reunions. “The Mansion is going to be 35 years old next year, so we wanted to start the celebration off right,” Tracy Fitz, the Mansion’s marketing director told me at the dinner, where I was an invited guest. “Everybody who grew up Continue reading → ...

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