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Hopdoddy gets in the Olympic Games mode with two new menu items: Boris and Natasha

  “What better way to celebrate the Sochi Winter Olympics than with a Hopdoddy twist on a White Russian,” suggests a Hopdoddy spokesperson. Well, I can think of a few better ways, but then Hopdoddy threw out Boris and Natasha, and that was all I needed to bite. Two new items — a ice cream Continue reading →

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Hot Date: FT33 wine dinner with Napa’s O’Shaughnessy wines on Monday, February 10

  FT33′s chef owner, Matt McCallister, says he’s preparing a 6-course stunner to pair with wines from Napa’s O’Shaughnessy Winery on Monday, February 10. Winemaker Sean Capiaux will be pouring his Howell Mountain and Mt. Veeder cabernet, his Oakville chardonnay and a few pinot noire from Capiaux’s own label. And yes, “the evening will include Continue reading →

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Chef Vijay Sadhu has left Pepper Smash Kitchen, may open solo venture

Chef Vijay has left Pepper Smash, the “cocktail kitchen” in the Shops at Legacy in Plano. “He left last week,” a friendly Pepper Smash employee confirmed, adding that Sadhu is rumored to have a solo restaurant project under development “somewhere in the Bishop Arts District.” Sadhu, an acclaimed Indian chef who cooks acclaimed Indian food, Continue reading →

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Hot Date: Duckhorn wine dinner at Shinsei on Tuesday, January 21

Shinsei and chef TJ Lengnick are hosting a Duckhorn wine dinner on Tuesday, January 21. Nantucket Bay scallops, crispy sweetbreads, quail pho and elk loin are on the menu. TJ’s pretty talented, so this could be one not to miss. $125 ++. Starts at 6:30 p.m.. Reservations: 214-352-0005. Duckhorn’s traditional line-up (sauv blanc, migration chard, Continue reading →

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Hot Date: Abacus to host Red Mare wine dinner on Friday, January 23

Kent Rathbun and his staff at Abacus are hosting a Red Mare wine dinner on Friday, January 23. The four-course pairing includes the debut of the California winery’s 2012 chardonnay. Jim Striegel of Red Mare will be there, leading a tasting of the winery’s cab, chard, sauv and rose. 6:30 p.m., $130 ++ Here’s the Continue reading →

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