By Morganne Cameron There's something special about the Beauty Bar come Saturday nights. Admist the 1950s-themed decor and glittery, soft-hued color scheme, the tiny Knox-Henderson bar has two very important ingredients: Good drinks and even better music. In the case of the latter, that's all thank ... More >>
Wednesday, November 28 The Mason Bar is throwing a little Holiday Open House with complementary "select house cocktails and menu tasting" from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, November 29 A new weekly music series will be held at Klyde Warren Park, Set List on the Green, featuring local musicians. Check it o ... More >>
See also: Vol. 42, Gabe Mendoza See also: Vol. 41, Sissy Ross We featured DJ Redsean (Sean Humphrey) nearly two years ago for the DC9er mixtape series. So when the local DJ reached out with a new mix, we didn't see any harm in featuring him again, especially since we feel like this one makes for ... More >>
BrunoGrant Morgan is easing into his new job this week at Bailey's Prime Plus, the local chain of upscale steakhouses. Carrying the title of executive chef at not one but three locations has the toque busy learning the names and strengths of new employees as well as new customers. I called Mo ... More >>
Life is a cabaret at Hotel ZaZa's joint.
Dan LandsbergChef Dan Landsberg, who spent four years helming the kitchen at Tillman's Roadhouse, has moved on -- but his former employer's been slow to make the changes promised in the wake of his departure. Landsberg left Tillman's late last year, telling Pegasus News' Teresa Gubbins he'd ... More >>
Tequila is more than the Mexican Jägermeister, and Monday night's media tasting event of Tequila Familia Camarena proved that. Six writers and/or bloggers from various local media outlets were invited to partake of the mixing and tasting of four tequila-based cocktails at Hotel ZaZa. The ebullie ... More >>
It must have been a heck of a honeymoon. Grant Morgan, who'd planned to return to his executive chef post at Dragonfly when his honeymoon ended on Sept. 14, has announced his departure from the Hotel ZaZa dining room. His resignation is officially effective next Saturday. According to a pre ... More >>
Pull up a stool, order some cheap whiskey and dont forget to duck when the beer bottles fly
Patrick MichelsAnthony Daniels and his little friend during our interview yesterday at Hotel ZaZaAnthony Daniels was in Dallas yesterday to promote the Star Wars: In Concert megavent scheduled for October 23 at Cowboys Stadium, where two hours' worth of Star Wars clips will get a screening on Jer ... More >>
The trendy spot is destined for success, though its menu is still a work in progress.
Could Another Train Wreck Be Far Behind?Cassel in his Dragonfly days: "I didn't like that place."That's how his trademark "collision cuisine" got it's name. Someone wrote that Cassel's cooking was like a train wreck on the plate--but it worked.At least that's how he recalls it. And it worked well en ... More >>
Before he came to Dallas from San Francisco, Moschetti had never worked in a hotel restaurant.But he handled duties in the Crescent Court, opened Hotel ZaZa's Dragonfly--and built it into an institution--and now keeps the Warwick Melrose's Landmark Restaurant running at five star level. His resume a ... More >>
For a chef now dedicated to "upscaled" Southern cooking, Dodd trained in some unusual settings.Before opening the acclaimed Screen Door in One Arts Plaza, he learned the gumbo trade at Brennan's in Houston, worked alongside Southwestern pioneer Stephan Pyles, played with all the toys money--and Volt ... More >>
There’s been a lot to distract us from restaurant news lately, from the Cowboys nose dive to . . . to . . . what was that other big event recently? Anyway, this afternoon a call from the good folks—well, I can’t verify that ‘good’ applies to everyone—at Stove Top reminded me about Thank ... More >>
Screen Door swings both ways, melding traditional Southern cooking with modern cuisine
Don't wanna post; just ... can't ... stop. Also, a little confused. First, People.com "reported" yesterday that Tony Romo and Jessica Simpson had dinner with 25 friends and family members at Hotel ZaZa's Dragonfly following the Cowboys' Thanksgiving spanking of the NY Jets. (Funny, that's been our f ... More >>
The Stoneleigh Hotel -- pardon, the The Stoneleigh Hotel & Spa -- today announced that some fine new folks have come over to run the joint, which is currently in the midst of a $28-mil makeover, and if their names aren't familiar, their former places of employ certainly are. New Managing Director Jo ... More >>
Aurora Maison de Cuisine is among AAA's Four Diamond eateries. I don't think the Metro Diner placed as high, which is a travesty. Never get behind a car with a AAA sticker on its bumper, at least if you wanna get to where you're going sometime that week. That said, the AAA seal of approval's worth a ... More >>
Need proof that beauty's only skin-deep? Visit The Beautiful Room.
See, I toldja the Heat sucked. That and other revelations from the Mavs' Game 1 victory over Miami last night at American Airlines Center: Nothing says cool like glowing blue pom-poms. Made the American Airlines Center look more like a U2 concert instead of The NBA Finals. After forcing our jeers ... More >>
It's not the Paris Hilton sex tape, but if you're sitting on a jury, you can't exactly complain. On June 7, an otherwise mundane prostitution trial will be spiced up by the likely introduction of raw footage featuring a naked Dallas police officer receiving a rather expansive massage from a woman ac ... More >>
Marc Cassel leaves Green Room for Dragonfly
Sabatino's closes up shop
Where are the best places to go if you're looking to get laid?
Snap of the imagination
Walk the local red carpet
Eddie Merlot's on its way to Frisco
Fading flashiness marked the year in Dallas dining
Star Canyon creator helping develop new restaurant
Jeff Moschetti joins team ZaZa
Mark your calendar. October is the month for wining and dining.
New Liberty Noodles to open in October
New Maguire's to open in November
Hotel ZaZa promises to bring a new feel to the Dallas atmosphere