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Malai Kitchen rolls out a five-course June tasting menu that will knock your socks off

    Beginning today and wrapping up on June 30, Malai Kitchen is serving a five-course tasting menu that will knock your socks off. If you’ve ever thought Dallas lacked for good Thai or Vietnamese cuisine, then you haven’t visited Malai Kitchen, the West Village jewel from chef Braden Wages and his wife, Yasmin. The Wages Continue reading →

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Justin Fourton carving a brisket

ACT FAST! Ebay selling SIX VIP PASSES to BBQ with Aaron Franklin for his (RED) dinner Monday, June 1

When John Tesar announced a week’s worth of top chefs would join him to raise money for (RED), a national charity that fights AIDS, he told me a couple of the 40-seat dinners would sell out fast. But what he didn’t tell me when I announced the dinners last week was that he was holding back some Continue reading →

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Here’s a top-quality sous vide circulator for just $99!

Looking to get into sous vide cooking at an affordable price? Here’s a special VIP discount on Anova Culinary’s Anova Sous Vide Immersion Circulator for half-price– just $99. Follow this link to the circulator (in black, model no. A1-120-US-BLK,), then add coupon code “ANOVAONE” at checkout.  The device features a 360° directional pump, touchscreen display and user-adjustable temperature. Want a bluetooth Continue reading →

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Winemaker Maggie Harrison of Oregon’s Antica Terra makes wines that will make your head spin

Anybody who’s either made wine or watched the movie Sideways knows that making great pinot noir requires more than gardening skills and a nighttime blanket of fog. Great pinot is created by great winemakers, modern day alchemists who know how to tease out just the right magic dust from rocky soil and apocalyptic weather, because, let’s face it, no Continue reading →

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First Look: Super Chix debuts Dallas store with tweaks to Arlington original, as YUM! Brands readies concept for expansion

    Made-to-order fried chicken, hand-cut french fries and superb frozen custard: those are the calling cards of Super Chix, the second iteration of YUM! Brands’ pilot project, opened last week in Far North Dallas. The wizard behind Super Chix is Nick Ouimet, who was given the green light and greenbacks to create the concept from scratch Continue reading →

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chef graham dodds makes his own charcuterie, including goat ham mocetta and banger sausages

Hot Date: Chef Graham Dodds and winemaker John Grochau of Oregon’s Grochau Cellars to host June 9 wine dinner at Hibiscus

While working as a line cook at a restaurant in Portland, Oregon, twenty years ago, Graham Dodds befriended then server John Grochau, now the owner and winemaker at Oregon’s Grochau Cellars. On June 9, Dodds and Grochau will jointly host a five-course wine dinner at Hibiscus, where Dodds is top chef.  “This is going to be a really Continue reading →

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