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Luke Mathot

Mansion on Turtle Creek veteran hotelier Luke Mathot joins Fairmont Resorts & Hotels

Luke Mathot, a skilled F&B veteran of the Mansion on Turtle Creek and the Peninsula Hotel Chicago, has packed up his suitcase and considerable talent and moved down the street to the Fairmont Resort and Hotel group. Mathot has joined the Canada-based hotelier as its new Corporate Director of Food & Beverage for the Americas. Mathot told Continue reading →


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Dallas Central Market selling local honey from their rooftop apiary

Central Market is now selling honey made hyperlocally — the rooftop of their Dallas Lovers Lane store. The Texas based specialty grocer has partnered with Austin-based American Honey Bee Protection Agency on the project, which utilizes eight apiaries on Central Market’s rooftop to house thousands of rescued honeybees. The Central Market Lovers Lane store bottles the honey Continue reading →



Mansion on Turtle Creek guest chef dinner tonight, tomorrow features Michelin-starred Paris chef

The Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek and their sister hotel in Paris, Hôtel de Crillon are teaming up for guest chef dinners in Dallas tonight and tomorrow, July 22 and 23. Mansion chef Bruno Davaillon will be joined by two guest chefs from Hôtel de Crillon, Executive Chef Christopher Hache, who earned a Michelin star in Continue reading →


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Bottle Rockets: Oregon winemaker Maggie Harrison’s Antica Terra pinots sing with elegance, spice — and they’re available in retail shops, Kent & Co., Stephan Pyles, FT33

Anybody who’s either made wine or watched the movie Sideways knows that making great pinot noir requires more than gardening skills and a nighttime blanket of fog. Great pinot is created by great winemakers, modern day alchemists who know how to tease out just the right magic dust from rocky soil and apocalyptic weather, because, let’s face it, no Continue reading →



Chef Shuffles: Kyle McClelland out at Proof + Pantry, replaced by Andre Natera protege Julio Peraza

Opening chef Kyle McClelland is no longer the chef at Proof + Pantry in One Arts Plaza, or the soon-to-open Madrina, the high-style French-Mexican mashup under development in Dallas. But replacing him in both kitchens is an exceptionally talented chef, Julio Peraza, who trained under the masterful hand of chef Andre Natera. If you’re following the city’s chef shuffles at Continue reading →