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Recap: Grapevine Craft Brewery dinner at Cook Hall

Crisp. Clean. Approachable. It’s Grapevine Craft Brewery’s motto when it comes to its beer. I’d like to add refreshing. And flavorful. But I suppose we can get to that. The Hatch was at Cook Hall, a sleek, charming gastropub at the W Hotel Friday evening, enjoying a five-course beer dinner hosted by Grapevine Craft Brewery. It Continue reading →



Where are the best seats on Qantas A380 flight between DFW and Sydney

Last night, Qantas Airways launched new nonstop service between DFW and Sydney, Australia, on the A380 double decker jet. It’s the longest commercial flight on the largest commercial plane in the world, a 15+ hour journey with new plane smell. Once Qantas ambassador (and 747-rated pilot) John Travolta finished christening and saluting and glomming, a small Continue reading →


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Hot Date: Jasper’s hosting Far Niente, Nickel & Nickel wine dinner this Thursday, October 2

Jasper’s in Plano is hosting a Nickel and Nickel / Far Niente wine dinner (the two wineries are sister properties) on Thursday, October 2. Super talented chef Kent Rathbun and his team will be serving a four-course menu to complement the wines. But wait! There’s more! Bruce Mooers, president of the two wineries, will be on hand Continue reading →



In Dallas, Qantas launches the world’s longest flight on the world’s largest passenger plane

This afternoon, the world’s longest flight will take off from DFW International Airport and land in Sydney, Australia, nearly seventeen hours later and a distance of 8,590 miles. The Qantas Airlines flight marks another first, too: the DFW debut of the world’s largest commercial jet, the double decker A380. Qantas has configured the plane to Continue reading →


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Rosewood Mansion has a new wine director: Jennifer Eby, who replaces Michael Flynn as cellar master

The Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek announced today that Jennifer Eby has been named Wine Director of the Mansion Restaurant and hotel. Eby comes to Dallas via Las Vegas, where she served as wine manager at Botero, a fine dining restaurant at Wynn Resort & Casion.  Prior to Botero, Eby helped developed the wine program at Continue reading →


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Primo Brothers offering daily lessons in October on how to hand-toss pizzas; best toss wins a pie

Yes, there’s a day, week, month and year designated to celebrate damn near everything. Since it’s pretty much downhill after International Talk Like a Pirate Day last Friday, all that we have to look forward to is Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years Eve and National Pizza Month (October), which is just a week away. Celebrating that Continue reading →