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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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Blaine Stanford, chef at Grace in Fort Worth, to star in Food Network show November 19

Blaine Staniford, the top chef at Grace restaurant in Fort Worth, will appear on Food Network’s new series, Kitchen Inferno, on Wednesday, November 19 at 9 p.m. In the new series, hosted by Curtis Stone, contestants face off in a culinary showdown, which includes four possible rounds, each increasing with difficulty. A panel of leaders in Continue reading →

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Join a Texas Monthly BBQ road trip to three Dallas cue joints on November 2

Climb on board a 55 seat luxury bus with Texas Monthly BBQ editor Daniel Vaughn for a day-long excursion to three top barbecue joints in the Dallas area. The day begins with an early-morning drive from Dallas’ Pecan Lodge to McKinney for breakfast at Hutchins BBQ. Then it’s lunch at Lockhart Smokehous in Plano, with a finish back in Continue reading →

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RACHAEL RAY SHOW

Cafe Momentum and founder Chad Houser to appear on Rachael Ray show

A couple of weeks ago, a secret tv taping took place at chef John Tesar’s Knife restaurant. The kitchen buzzed with Cafe Momentum energy, as Tesar, Cafe Momentum’s founder and exec director Chad Houser, CM chefs Eric Shelton and Justin Box, and a few CM kids produced a made-for-tv brunch for the taping. The brunch mirrored Continue reading →

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Breaking: Grant Morgan named exec chef at the Ranch at Las Colinas

Today is Chicken Fried Steak Day in Texas (really), and the best CFS in Texas is served at the Ranch at Las Colinas

I’m not gonna lie to you: Chicken Fried Steak Day is a real thing, and today is official Texas Chicken Fried Steak day in these parts. Where’s the best CFS in the world? Right here in the Dallas suburb of Las Colinas, at the Ranch at Las Colinas (just like we’ve told you before). Good meat, hand pressed Continue reading →

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