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Piada Italian Street Food opens first DFW unit in Frisco on November 20

 Piada Italian Street Food expands to DFW with the opening of its third Texas location on November 20. The fast casual restaurant specializes in “piada” — thin disks of fresh baked dough resembling mini pizzas that are then rolled around ingredients like greens, grilled meats, vegetables and cheeses.  Piada is located at The Centre at Preston Ridge development, 3301 Continue reading →

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BBQ and grilling guru Steven Raichlen visits new Dallas’ 18th & Vine BBQ, Nick & Sam’s Steakhouse

      A couple of weeks ago, cookbook author, TV personality and James Beard Award winner Steven Raichlen, in town for a private American Express event, joined me at a couple of notable Dallas restaurants for a quick beef fix. First up: Nick & Sam’s Steakhouse, for a taste of chef/partner Samir Dhurandhar’s ultra-premium Continue reading →

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Hot Date: Free “Farm to Fork Showcase” at The Ranch at Las Colinas on November 16 includes free food, free beer, free whiskey — and a petting zoo

Mark November 16 on your calendar. That’s the date that the Ranch at Las Colinas, which also makes the Best CFS in Texas, is throwing its sixth annual F2T meat-and-greet with its local farmers and purveyors. Complimentary samples of Ranch food, beers, whiskies, wines, petting zoo, live music, talent. It’s all free. 6-8 p.m. They’re also unwrapping their new Continue reading →

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The Theodore, with Scott Romano and Smoke’s Tim Byres in the kitchen, sets opening date

The Theodore, the new NorthPark Center restaurant from Tim Byres, Christopher Jeffers and Christopher Zielke (the team behind Smoke, Bolsa and Chicken Scratch), has an opening date inked: Monday, November 16. Scott Romano is The Theodore’s lead chef. The restaurant includes a bakery that will produce artisanal breads and pastries from lunch through dinner, eventually expanding to include breakfast. Continue reading →

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SteakTown: Peek inside the new Ruth’s Chris Steak House in Uptown Dallas, open now

It’s all about the sizzle at Ruth’s Chris Steak House, which debuts their newest restaurant — number 147 — Monday in Uptown Dallas. But the 500 degree platters of steaks weren’t the only thing sizzling during our invitation-only sneak peek Saturday night. The dining room is smoking hot, a bold blend of colors and textures that makes Continue reading →

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