Hotel Zaza

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2014

    Glamorama's Blake Ward is a Club DJ with a Vision

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2012

    The Best Foodie Events of the Week, including a Seriously Awesome Road Trip

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2012

    DC9er Mixtape, Vol. 43: DJ Redsean

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2011

    Grant Morgan Takes On Old Menu As the New Chef At Bailey's Prime

    Bruno​Grant 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 >>

  • Dining

    June 2, 2011

    Dragonfly: It's a Beautiful Meal

    Life is a cabaret at Hotel ZaZa's joint.

  • Calendar

    May 12, 2011
  • Blogs

    February 14, 2011

    Tillman's Roadhouse Isn't Changing Menu;
    Dan Landsberg Gets a New Gig

    Dan Landsberg​Chef 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 >>

  • News

    November 18, 2010
  • Blogs

    November 3, 2010

    Tequila Familia Camarena Will Have You Doing the Macarena, Even Without its Taco Truck

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2010

    Dragonfly Chef Announces Departure

    ​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 >>

  • Calendar

    January 21, 2010
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    November 26, 2009
  • Dining

    November 12, 2009

    Dallas's Most Authentic Dive Bars

    Pull up a stool, order some cheap whiskey and don’t forget to duck when the beer bottles fly

  • Dining

    October 15, 2009
  • Blogs

    September 16, 2009

    C-3PO Does Not Fear Jerry Jones's Death Star

    Patrick MichelsAnthony Daniels and his little friend during our interview yesterday at Hotel ZaZa​Anthony 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 >>

  • Dining

    September 3, 2009

    In Park's Kitchen, Prodigal Son Marc Cassel Makes His Return

    The trendy spot is destined for success, though its menu is still a work in progress.

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2009

    Marc Cassel Is Back

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2009

    10 Questions: Jeff Moschetti

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2009

    10 Questions: Fitzgerald Dodd

    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 >>

  • Calendar

    December 25, 2008
  • Blogs

    November 6, 2008

    Hash Over: Turkey, Tut and Nightgown Chic

    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 >>

  • Dining

    August 14, 2008

    The South Rises Again

    Screen Door swings both ways, melding traditional Southern cooking with modern cuisine

  • Dining

    April 10, 2008
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    March 13, 2008
  • Blogs

    November 27, 2007

    Romo to Simpson? Sure, Why Not.

    Don't wanna post; just ... can't ... stop. Also, a little confused. First, "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 >>

  • Dining

    October 25, 2007
  • Dining

    September 20, 2007
  • Blogs

    June 8, 2007

    An Iron Chef Moves to the Stoneleigh

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2007
  • Blogs

    December 27, 2006

    Hotels and Restaurants That Are AAA-OK

    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 >>

  • News

    June 29, 2006

    Eye of the Beholder

    Need proof that beauty's only skin-deep? Visit The Beautiful Room.

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2006

    Game Won

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2006
  • Blogs

    March 2, 2006

    Sex, Thighs and Videotape

    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 >>

  • News

    December 22, 2005
  • Dining

    March 17, 2005

    Long Time Gone

    Marc Cassel leaves Green Room for Dragonfly

  • Dining

    February 10, 2005

    Missing Link

    Sabatino's closes up shop

  • Best of Dallas

    October 14, 2004
  • Best of Dallas

    October 14, 2004
  • Dining

    August 5, 2004

    Making the Connection

    Where are the best places to go if you're looking to get laid?

  • Calendar

    April 15, 2004


    Snap of the imagination

  • Calendar

    February 26, 2004


    Walk the local red carpet

  • Dining

    May 15, 2003

    Crazy Eddie

    Eddie Merlot's on its way to Frisco

  • Dining

    January 2, 2003

    Big Death

    Fading flashiness marked the year in Dallas dining

  • Dining

    December 19, 2002

    Driving Pyles

    Star Canyon creator helping develop new restaurant

  • Dining

    October 31, 2002

    Fly Cook

    Jeff Moschetti joins team ZaZa

  • Dining

    October 10, 2002

    Month, Week, Daze

    Mark your calendar. October is the month for wining and dining.

  • Dining

    September 12, 2002

    Noodling Around

    New Liberty Noodles to open in October

  • Dining

    August 22, 2002

    "M" Scales Uptown

    New Maguire's to open in November

  • Dining

    March 21, 2002

    Bed & Boast

    Hotel ZaZa promises to bring a new feel to the Dallas atmosphere

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