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The Ranch at Las Colinas hosting annual meet & greet with its local farmers and suppliers

Mark November 17 on your calendar. That’s the date the Ranch at Las Colinas, which also makes the Best CFS in Texas, is throwing its fifth annual F2T meat-and-greet with local farmers and purveyors. Complimentary samples of Ranch food, beers, whiskies, wines, talent. It’s all free. 6-8 p.m. 857 W. John Carpenter Freeway, Irving, 972) 506-7262



Oyster eating contest at Fish City Grill this weekend

On Saturday, Nov. 8, Fish City Grill will host its 5th annual Oyster Eating Contest to kick off Oysterfest and the 2014 oyster season. The event will be held at Fish City Grill in Las Colinas, 7750 North MacArthur, from noon to 5 p.m., with the eating contest starting at 3 p.m. The annual Oyster Eating Contest pits teams of four against one another Continue reading →


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Untapped Dallas craft beer festival marked highlight of weekend

I tackled a real-life Sasquatch this weekend. And it tasted amazing! It was just one of many delicious beers I had the pleasure of sampling lastf Saturday at Untapped Dallas, a music and craft beer festival held outdoors at Gilly’s Dallas. The annual event showcased more than 300 beers on tap from craft breweries all over the country, Continue reading →


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Hot Date: Malai Kitchen hosting housemade beer dinner on November 5

This Wednesday, November 5, chef Braden Wages and his Malai Kitchen will host a beer dinner as part of North Texas Beer Week. The evening will highlight Malai’s portfolio of house-brewed, Asian-style beers. Chef Paul Singhapong of CrushCraft Thai will join Wages to create a six-course dinner with beer pairings. Courses include Vietnamese crepes, quail, oxtail soup, black Continue reading →



Mansion on Turtle Creek throws $500-a-plate truffle and Champagne dinner

Saturday night at the Mansion on Turtle Creek was all about truffles, bubbles, anniversaries and reunions. “The Mansion is going to be 35 years old next year, so we wanted to start the celebration off right,” Tracy Fitz, the Mansion’s marketing director told me at the dinner, where I was an invited guest. “Everybody who grew up Continue reading →


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Blaine Stanford, chef at Grace in Fort Worth, to star in Food Network show November 19

Blaine Staniford, the top chef at Grace restaurant in Fort Worth, will appear on Food Network’s new series, Kitchen Inferno, on Wednesday, November 19 at 9 p.m. In the new series, hosted by Curtis Stone, contestants face off in a culinary showdown, which includes four possible rounds, each increasing with difficulty. A panel of leaders in Continue reading →


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Join a Texas Monthly BBQ road trip to three Dallas cue joints on November 2

Climb on board a 55 seat luxury bus with Texas Monthly BBQ editor Daniel Vaughn for a day-long excursion to three top barbecue joints in the Dallas area. The day begins with an early-morning drive from Dallas’ Pecan Lodge to McKinney for breakfast at Hutchins BBQ. Then it’s lunch at Lockhart Smokehous in Plano, with a finish back in Continue reading →