Posts Tagged ‘Cocktails’

11 Dallas Restaurants To Take Your Foodie Mom for Mother’s Day

This Sunday is Mother’s Day, and I get a lot of notices about the traditional holiday feast: a buffet with all the usual suspects like seafood bar, carving station(s) and a huge spread of hot and cold mains and sides. Bo. Ring. (There happens to be one single solitary exception … you’ll see!) If you have a foodie mom – the bar’s way higher for you.

Where To Take Your Foodie Mom for Mother's Day in Dallas |

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Treat her – really treat her – this Saturday and/or Sunday to a meal at some of the best restaurants in the city. Pick any one of these, and you’ll do well. Just call ahead to make sure there’s still availability!


Savor Dallas Returns with Delicious New Events

This weekend, that epitome of Dallas food festivals, Savor Dallas, returns to take over town with four days of deliciousness for you, me and every local foodie and drinkie.

Here's a taste of the delicious new events at Savor Dallas 2016 |

Since being bought from its founding owners a couple years ago, the festival has undergone changes each go-round, and this year is no exception. Click on through for a taste of the new deliciousness being added alongside the main-event Grand Tasting this year!


California Pizza Kitchen Elevates Its Game

When was the last time you dined at California Pizza Kitchen? Be honest! For me, it’s been ages — maybe six years or so. I liked the menu fine, it just didn’t have a ton that drew me in repeatedly. Recently, however, the restaurant chain invited me in to sample their “Next Chapter” menu, featuring “elevated” menu offerings.

California Pizza Kitchen's New Menu Items Elevate Their Game |

They certainly piqued my curiosity … click through to find out what my experience was like!


Dallas restaurant Wayward Sons won’t lead you astray

Bite into buzzy new Dallas restaurant Wayward Sons |

Last week was SUCH a foodie high — not only did I get to sip and sup through some menu highlights at buzzy new Dallas restaurant Filament, but later in the week I was invited to check out the eats and drinks at Wayward Sons, chef Graham Dodds‘ collab with the team behind So & So’s, High Fives and upcoming Henderson Avenue lounge Whippersnapper.

I’ve adored (and, frankly, foodie-stalked) chef Graham since his days at Bolsa, Central 214 and Hibiscus; his passionate approach to local and seasonal ingredients makes him one of the best chefs in town, so you can bet I was excited to eat my way through the menu at Wayward Sons. Click on to check out what I loved best …


Taste the hot new Dallas restaurant Filament

Taste hot new Dallas restaurant Filament |

Last week, I got the chance to — at last! — check out Filament, the new Dallas restaurant from beloved local restaurateur Matt McCallister. The Deep Ellum spot is housed in a former machine shop and specializes in fresh, season-dependent takes on regional Southern cuisine from a kitchen led by executive chef Cody Sharp (above). What does that taste like? Click through for some foodporn-laden taste tour …


The Best New Year’s Events in Dallas

Best New Year's Eve Events in Dallas |

New Year’s Eve in Dallas is fast approaching, and that means it’s PARTY TIME! Here’s my curated list of the best and hottest New Year’s events in Dallas — parties, dinners and even New Year’s Day brunches — going down this week. Note that the vast majority of these events are at some of Dallas’ best bars and restaurants: Snag your reservations ASAP to have exactly the New Year’s Eve experience you’re looking for. Trust me, from beer lovers to luxury party seekers, there’s something for everyone!


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