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Horseshoe Hill, new Fort Worth restaurant from chef Grady Spears, is an instant classic

Last weekend, a good friend and I found ourselves two knuckles deep into a jar of cheesy, beefy Bob Armstrong dip at Horseshoe Hill, the new Fort Worth Stockyards restaurant from chef Grady Spears. Grady’s an old friend, so I knew to expect cowboy cooking — chicken fried steak, buttermilk biscuits, locally sourced steaks seared over an open fire. Continue reading →



Here’s how to snag discount tickets to 6th Annual Dallas Chocolate Festival on September 12

There is a reason why the movie wasn’t titled Willy Wonka and the Taffy Factory—no sweet treat is more seductive, alluring, and mysterious than chocolate, especially in the hands of an artisanal chocolate maker or master pastry chef. This allure was in full evidence at the media preview event for the Dallas Chocolate Festival, coming up September Continue reading →


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CBD Provisions hosting veggie-centric guest chef dinner with Andrew Wiseheart of Austin’s Contigo on August 25

On Tuesday, August 25 at 7 p.m., CBD Provisions’ chef, Richard Blankenship, is teaming up with chef Andrew Wiseheart of Austin’s Contigo and Gardner for a special vegetable dinner celebrating the best of Texas’ summer produce. Wiseheart, a 2015 Food & Wine “People’s Best Chef: Southwest” nominee, brings to CBD Provisions an innovative approach to vegetable preparations as demonstrated at the acclaimed vegetable-centric Continue reading →



Omni Dallas Hotel offers whiskey and wine dinners on August 21 and 24

As part of Omni Dallas Hotel’s monthly “Third Friday” event, Texas Spice at Omni Dallas Hotel will host another Salado Whiskey Dinner on August 21 at 6:30 p.m. The dinner will included honey ginger poached Texas shrimp paired with Salado Mule, glazed pork belly paired with Salado Smash, ancho coffee rubbed petite tenderloin paired with Salado Continue reading →



Steak Town: III Forks Steakhouse to host 100-point wine dinner September 10, hosted by wine guy Guy Stout

If you’re into wine, wine scores, Robert Parker and steaks, put September 10 on your calendar and pull out your Centrurion card. Wine guy Guy Stout, a master sommelier and all around good guy (see how I used guy three times there?) will emcee a dinner at III Forks Steakhouse in Dallas that features steaks and Continue reading →


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YUM! Brands sells Super Chix concept to Dallas investment firm; is Banh Shop next?

Looks like Nick Ouimet and the team behind Super Chix have a lot to cluck about today. Ouimet, who developed Super Chix under the YUM! Brands banner, has partnered with a Dallas based investment firm to acquired the two-unit Super Chix brand from parent company YUM! Ouimet says the new Superchix Holdings LLC plans a brisk expansion of the Continue reading →