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Capital Grille is serving an awesome Wagyu burger with a glass of Jordan cabernet for just $25

Area Capital Grille restaurants  (Dallas, Plano, Fort Worth) are pairing their Wagyu burger with a  with a glass of  2010 Jordan Cabernet or 2013 J Vineyards Pinot Noir for just $25 in their bar (which they call a” lounge .” While lots of people crow about other burgers in the city, I think Capital Grille’s burger is consistently one of Continue reading →

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Hot Date: Sigel’s annual California Cabernet tasting of 50 wines is Monday, October 6

Leave it to Jasper Russo at Sigel’s to make it really easy to wrap your arms around cabernet sauvignon, the king of grapes and the one varietal that every sommelier in town will tell you sells itself. Sigel’s is co-sponsoring what’s billed as a Benchmark Cabernet Tasting, and it’s the single best wine tasting event of Continue reading →

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Hot Date: Les Dames d’Escoffier “Raiser Grazer” dine-around fundraiser is this Sunday, September 28, but you have to buy your discounted ticket TODAY

The Dallas Chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier (you know, the all-female cast of culinary pros who swear their organization is not a sorority) will hold its annual fundraiser, the “Raiser Grazer,”  on Sunday, September 28, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at The Shed in the Dallas Farmers Market downtown. Billed as “A Fresh Approach to the Continue reading →

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Eat at San Salvaje, Mutt’s Cantina and So & So’s, do good: New program from Caprock Services donates a portion of restaurant credit card receipts to Cafe Momentum

Caprock Services, a financial services firm that provides credit card processing and capital to restaurants, has rolled out a program to benefit Cafe Momentum, the not-for-profit restaurant opening this fall that provides post-release paid internships for juvenile offenders. “In a nutshell, when a business switches their credit card processing service over to TransAction (a platform owned Continue reading →

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Chef Grant Morgan gone from Ranch at Las Colinas, replaced by Steven Kelley, who’s throwing an Alexander Valley wine dinner this Saturday to prove his chops

Chef Grant Morgan, formerly the exec chef at Bailey’s Prime Plus before moving the Ranch at Las Colinas, has moved up the FrontBurner ladder and into sister company Twin Peaks as their corporate chef. Replacing Morgan is Steven Kelley, who will be hosting a five-course wine dinner on Saturday, September 27, at  The Ranch at Las Continue reading →

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Kelly Hightower to lead kitchen at Michael Cox’s new eatery, OSO Food & Wine

  Michael Cox’s new restaurant, OSO Food & Wine, has named an executive chef. It’s Kelly Hightower, formerly of Aquaknox, The Mansion on Turtle Creek, Tei Tei Robata Bar, Ziziki’s, Hattie’s, Kavala, and – now twice – Wild Salsa in downtown Dallas. Cox is a Dallas restaurant veteran, one of Stephan Pyles’ original founders of Star Continue reading →

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Hot Date: Chefs Tre Wilcox, Omar Flores and Kent Rathbun to cook for Abacus 15th Anniversary Dinner, September 27

  Abacus will celebrate its 15th birthday this month by getting the old band back together for a dinner and a bash.  On Saturday, September 27 former Abacus top chefs Tre Wilcox and Omar Flores will join Kent Rathbun and Abacus’ current exec sous, Christopher Patrick, to cook a four-course wine dinner. It’s not community-table style, so snag a reservation and bring some friends (6-11 Continue reading →

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