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Stephan Pyles

Stephan Pyles’ Flora Street Cafe is now open for dinner. Here’s the phone number.

Stephan Pyles debuts his new restaurant, Flora Street Cafe, with dinner beginning at 5:30 pm tonight. Pyles and his staff have been mum on details, but the restaurant confirmed that the reservations book is now open. While the small restaurant (fewer than 80 seats) will eventually open for lunch, the current plan is dinner only, beginning 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 →


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Hot Date: Stampede 66, Stephan Pyles hosting a Herradura tequila dinner tomorrow, July 2

Chef Stephan Pyles and Herradura Tequila are hosting a tequila dinner at Pyles’ Stampede 66 on July 2. The reception and dinner will feature Double Reposado Herradura Tequila (unique to Stampede 66) and the new Extra Anejo Herradura Tequila. There’s a swig swag bag (!) and a brand ambassador to tell you more than you Continue reading →


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Sneak peak Sugarbacon Proper Kitchen tonight, new McKinney restaurant from Johny Carros and former Stephan Pyles’ chef Jonathan Thompson

   Sugarbacon Proper Kitchen officially opens for business on Wednesday, June 24, but you’re not the general public, are you? VIPs like you (and anyone else in-the-know) can be among the first to dine at Sugarbacon tonight, June 23, when the downtown McKinney restaurant quietly opens for dinner. Former Stephan Pyles chef Jon Thompson has assembled a Continue reading →



Hot Date: Texas Monthly to feature Fearing, Del Grande, Pyles – chef pioneers of Southwestern Cuisine – at May 11 talk

Tickets are on now on sale for Texas Monthly Magazine’s “TM Talks Food: Southwestern Cuisine,” a panel discussion tracing the development of  the culinary movement that became Southwestern Cuisine in the 1980s. TM’s Pat Sharpe will moderate the evening, which will feature four of the pioneers (chefs Dean Fearing, Robert Del Grande, and Stephan Pyles) and cookbook author Continue reading →


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Hot Date: Ten former Stephan Pyles chefs reunite for No Kid Hungry fundraiser, November 2

Forget immersion circulators, fluid gels, live fire cooking. What’s hot these days is chef reunions. Up next: Stephan Pyles alums, with a get-together is to raise money for a good cause. November 2, Pyles and ten of his former chefs will regroup at his flagship downtown restaurant for a No Kid Hungry fundraiser. Tim Byres, Katherine Clapner, Mark Kiffin, Matt Continue reading →


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