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Here’s what happens when you strap a GoPro to an eagle

Drones are so 2014. Next year, we’ll be using action cameras harnessed to live eagles. In this cool POV video, Victor, a white-tailed eagle, takes off from the summit of the Eiffel Tower, then soars at 110 mph to the Trocadero and then to his handler. The film was made by Freedom, a non-profit conservation project helping to return the white-tailed eagle to Continue reading → ...

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Kent Rathbun to open Hickory Kitchen in Plano

Chef Kent Rathbun (Abacus, Jasper’s) spilled the beans on tv and Facebook that he’s planning to open Hickory Kitchen, a burger-craft beer-big patio kind of place. “Hickory Kitchen is coming to Plano this spring,” Rathbun wrote on his Facebook page Friday. “Our newest concept will feature elevated burgers, BBQ, local beers on tap, breakfast and a great Continue reading → ...

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Dallas Chop House rolls out barrel-aged drinks to pair with dry-aged steaks

Dallas Chop House barman Brandon Durrett has created a new line of cocktails steeped first in charred oak barrels to age. New on the menu: The Hot Headed Colonel  bourbon, raw cane sugar, Benedictine barrel-aged, with Peychaud’s bitters and topped with fresh lemon oil and fresh mint.   The Negroni   a classic aperitif, with Campari, gin and sweet vermouth, aged Continue reading → ...

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Spotlight: The Common Table, a real-deal gastropub in Uptown

Happy to report that Rodman Shields, now the GM and chef of The Common Table, delivers on his pledge to make this Uptown favorite a big deal gastropub. Go try his crispy skinned roasted chicken, a slice of meatloaf better than your grandmother’s, or a pimiento cheese-topped burger on Village Baking Company’s soft burger buns. Then again, you Continue reading → ...

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Dallas’ Frosted Art Bakery selling Christmas treats through Neiman Marcus, so you can ship some sugar love anywhere

From now until January 1, you can send Frosted Art’s’ sweet treats to anyone anywhere. The Dallas bakery known for outlandish confections often seen on the Food Network has partnered with Neiman Marcus to sell 12 specialty seasonal goodies including decorated sugar cookies, butter bourbon cake, raspberry petit four cake, and a Yule Log (Buche de Noel). Continue reading → ...

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Sevy’s Grill teaming up with Cakebread Cellars for wine dinner Monday, December 15

The uber-cool Sevy’s Grill in Preston Hollow is teaming up with Napa’s Cakebread Cellars for a private wine dinner next Monday, December 15. Reception begins at 6:30, dinner starts at 7:00. $95 per person (plus tax and gratuity). Reservations required: (214)265-7389 or SevysCatering@aol.com. If you know Sevy, Amy or Stefan, you know this will be a really Continue reading → ...

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