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Ascension hosting free wine tasting to support Chefs & Seeds fundraiser

Ascension sells top quality coffees, but they also sell fine wines and food from a menu created by Sharon Hage. Today –Thursday, October 22, from 6 pm till 8:30 pm – Ascension will host a free wine tasting with live acoustic music and a gallery of  beautiful art—and it’s all free. That’s right. As a precursor to Chefs & Seeds on November 4, Continue reading →


Lockhart prime rib at pitmasters bbq at slow bone for cafe momentum copyright Michael Hiller-14

Did you miss Café Momentum’s Third Annual Pitmasters’ Barbecue? Uh oh. 

Whatever you were doing yesterday, it probably wasn’t more delicious than what Chad Houser and his crew from Café Momentum were doing. A crowd of about 250 turned out for Café Momentum’s Third Annual Pitmasters’ Barbecue at Slow Bone, Jack Perkins’ and Jeffrey Hobbs’ excellent barbecue joint near downtown. Houser says ticket sales and merchandise sales raised about Continue reading →



Chef Terry Cook cooking fancy Oktoberfest beer dinner at the Palm steakhouse on October 23, 24

Dallas Palm’s talented chef, Terry Cook, sends word that he’s cooking a fancy-pants beef-and-beer dinner to celebrate Oktoberfest, even though the actual dates of Oktoberfest are behind us. Hey, it’s never too late to celebrate beef and beer, right? Two nights, Friday and Saturday, October 23 and 24, $85++. First Course Stout and Gouda Bisque Continue reading →


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Shake Shack to open in Dallas Crescent Court

NYC-based burger chain Shake Shack will open open next year in Dallas’ Crescent Court in Uptown Dallas. Steve Brown delivered the announcement in today’s Dallas Morning News. Shake Shack will occupy a new landscaped plaza at the Crescent, at the corner of McKinney Avenue and Pearl Street. The complex is undergoing a $65 million expansion that includes additional restaurants. Continue reading →


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Bruno Davaillon leaving top chef job at Mansion on Turtle Creek in November — let’s recruit Andre Natera to replace him

Andre Natera swears he’s happy running the F&B side of things for Omni Hotel‘s Eastern U.S. properties. But he’s not. How do I know that? Because Bruno Davaillon, the exec chef at the Mansion on Turtle Creek, has (finally) confirmed that he’s leaving the hotel in November. “For over six years, Bruno Davaillon has been Continue reading →


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First Look: Americano, new Italian-inspired restaurant in the Joule Hotel, Dallas

Every neighborhood deserves an Italian-inspired, Sunday gravy place where a guy can get a bowl of handmade pasta and a Peroni, and a gal can get a crispy-crust Calabrese sausage pizza, maybe some eggplant caponata with warm bread and a strong drink from bartenders who know that two fingers of whiskey really means three. Americano, the new restaurant Continue reading →