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This Just In: Lauren Festa, star bartender at FT33, picks up shaker, moves to Mansion on Turtle Creek

An alert reader who knows a good intoxicologist when he meets one, says Lauren Festa has picked up her shaker and relocated from behind the bar at FT33 to the Mansion on Turtle Creek. Festa couldn’t be reached for comment, but a post on FT33′s Facebook page confirms the who and the what (without the where): “We are so sad Continue reading → ...

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Hot Date: Chipotle throwing big chef-studded, beer-centric “Cultivate” party in Las Colinas on Saturday, October 18

Chipotle Mexican Grill is rolling into Las Colinas’ Lake Caroline on Saturday, October 18, marking the southern debut of its Cultivate festival. The one-day lakeside party includes cooking demonstrations by buzzy chefs, live music, local food artisans, regional beer and wines, a special Chipotle festival menu, a Kids’ Zone with games and other activities that emphasize fresh and affordable Continue reading → ...

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When chefs Matt McCallister and Ben Sukle get together at FT33, vegetables take center stage

The best thing about FT33, Matt McCallister’s Design Distict restaurant? Hands down, it’s that you never quite know what you’re going to get. “Carrots, onions and tomatoes” on the menu could show up pureed as a cold gazpacho just as easily as pickled in a jar. Recently, I’ve been digging the roots and shoots McCallister’s been Continue reading → ...

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In-N-Out: Barman Sean Connor leaving Whiskey Cake, chef Gmo Tristan leaves Boulevardier for FT33

Sean Connor, the barman behind the crafted cocktails at Whiskey Cake and Mexican Sugar, is moving on. No word yet what Connor, one of my favorite intoxicologists has up his sleeve, but I’m betting he will be successful. Guillermo “Gmo” Tristan, until recently the sous chef at Boulevardier, is now in the kitchen at Matt Continue reading → ...

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 → ...

Celebrated chef Thomas Keller (center, in black) poses with FT33 staff after dinner at FT33 Friday night

Matt McCallister to host a series of monthly collaborative guest chef dinners beginning February 17

Maybe you’ve noticed, but there’s a whole movement of collaboration sweeping the nation’s trendiest indie restaurants. Rather than staying put in their own silos, chefs like Matt McCallister (FT33), Jason Dady (The Jason Dady Restaurant Group) and Seth Siegel-Gardner ( The Pass & Provisions) in Texas plus Lachlan Patterson ( Frasca) and Matthew Jennings ( Farmstead) are teaming Continue reading → ...

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