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exterior of CBD, adjacent to new Grasslands (photo: ConsilientHospitality.com)

Exclusive: Grasslands, a Modern American restaurant, will open in the former Charlie Palmer space in the Joule Hotel this fall

Lots of new newsy restaurant news percolating through EscapeHatch this week. Remember that space next to CBD Provisions in the Joule Hotel that formerly housed Charlie Palmer’s steakhouse? Well, we uncovered its name and mission. To be called Grasslands, sources say the small chef-driven restaurant will echo CBD Provisions’ Modern American theme of farm-fresh, seasonal Continue reading → ...

San Salvaje, new Stephan Pyles restaurant in downtown Dallas, will open April 28

Remember San Salvaje, the pan-Latin restaurant we told you would replace chef Stephan Pyles’ short-lived Samar in downtown Dallas? Well, Pyles confirmed today that it’ll open the celebration of  “pagan indigenous culture with a host of saints revered in Latin America.” on April 28. Pyles traipsed through wide swaths of Latin America to find recipes Continue reading → ...

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Fort Worth Food & Wine Festival is a huge success, especially Burger, Brews & Blues

  The Fort Worth Food & Wine Festival winds down today, but it will be hard to top the Burgers, Brews & Blues event held yesterday at the former Edwards Ranch in Fort Worth. Dozens of local burger joints and breweries served sliders and microbrews to a sold-out crowd of a few hundred. Each burger Continue reading → ...

FM Smoke House rolls out new weekend brunch menu starring beer pancakes

FM Smoke House rolls out their new weekend brunch menu Saturday with more than a couple items that caught my eye. The Hefeweizen pancakes slathered with caramel syrup and ripe bananas seem like a perfect way to start the weekend (or finish the previous night). The hotcakes are made with a big glug of Austin’s Continue reading → ...