Sharon Hage

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    January 16, 2014
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    April 11, 2013

    Watch Your Wallet At Bowl & Barrel

    This isn't your greasy stepfather's game any more.

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2013

    Bowl and Barrel Plates Up Amazing Dogs

    Have you checked out Bowl and Barrel yet? The upscale boutique bowling alley got a lot of attention when it opened late last year. Sharon Hage is responsible for the menu some of the resulting dishes are very good. See also: Watch Your Wallet At Bowl & Barrel Just take a look at this "kraut dog," ... More >>

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    February 27, 2013

    The Best Culinary Events of the Week, Including A Dr. Seuss-Inspired Brunch

    This week in Dallas dining, Les Dames d'Escoffier host their annual fundraising event, Dr. Suess gets a birthday brunch and several local brewers invite you out to imbibe in local beer. Wednesday, February 27 If you've ever wondered what all the beers from Deep Ellum Brewing Co. look like lined up ... More >>

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    February 27, 2013

    Win Tickets Sharon Hage's Sip and Savor Event

    Since Sharon Hage closed York Street more than two years ago, there have been few opportunities to taste her cooking. Sure, she has designed menus for restaurants and bars across Dallas, but she's not actually in the kitchen cooking at any of these places. The only ways to taste Hage's food directly ... More >>

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    February 25, 2013

    The LOT is Now Open in East Dallas

    The LOT (7530 E. Grand Ave.), located off the Santa Fe Trail in the enormous space that once housed the Backyard Beach Bar, opens its doors to the public today. The East Dallas restaurant and beer garden is the product of some serious teamwork; restauranteur John McBride (El Fenix), food consultan ... More >>

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    February 19, 2013

    The Lot: Sharon Hage Tackles Papadum!

    Just when you think there can't possibly be another Sharon Hage designed restaurant, the former York Street chef cranks out another. The next goes by the name The Lot and will open February 25 on a two-acre lot where Gaston Avenue and East Grand Avenue meet up with Garland Road. This time Hage is c ... More >>

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    February 1, 2013

    Lucia, Seafood and Offensive Tacos: This Week In Dallas Dining

    Hey there, Aters. Hope you're ready for the weekend. If you don't have any foodie plans yet, you should check out our list of things to do, specially curated by LDD. Pick your favorite food inspired event (the Craft and Growler grand opening looks great) and get out there and eat, but not before we ... More >>

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    January 30, 2013

    Since Sharon Hage's Doing Menus for Bowlers and Pat Green, Why Not Really Expand Her Horizons?

    Sharon Hage is a celebrated chef in Dallas' dining culture. She opened and ran the much-mourned York Street, the fine-dining restaurant that brought the farm-to-table movement to Dallas by showcasing simple, honest cooking based on high quality ingredients. So she's recently turned her efforts to co ... More >>

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    December 14, 2012

    Meso Maya, Tesaring and Tamales: This Week In Dallas Dining

    It may look rather gloomy right now, but the weather man says we've got a great weekend ahead of us. If you've been reading CoA all week you should have plenty of plans, but just in case you tuned out... here's what you missed. This week I reviewed everything. There are scores of dishes in this wee ... More >>

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    November 28, 2012

    Bowl and Barrel's New Menu Looks Really Good

    I don't normally geek out over newly released menus. They can read well, but if the dishes aren't executed well then all the drool on my keyboard was for nothing. I'm having a hard time sitting on Bowl and Barrel's new menu though, and it's not just because popular Dallas chef Sharon Hage is behind ... More >>

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    October 12, 2012

    Jeana Johnson and Colleen O'Hare of Acme F&B Talk Gas Station Kitchens, Pyles' Charisma

    If we considered all the Dallas restaurants that Jeana Johnson, Colleen O'Hare and Norm Grimm have worked in and made a connect-the-dot style map, it would be an overly complicated, yet highly impressive sketch of "six degrees of Kevin Bacon." I bet Bacon really is in there at some point. There's so ... More >>

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    August 1, 2012

    Teiichi Sakurai of Tei-An to Open Fish Market at Sylvan | Thirty

    Sylvan | Thirty, a mixed-use culinary and shopping development under construction in north Oak Cliff announced this morning that award-winning local chef and restaurateur, Teiichi Sakuri, has signed a lease for fresh fish market at the development. From the release, the yet-to-be-named fish market ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2012

    Dallas' Most Missed Chef, Sharon Hage, on Consulting, the Dallas Scene and NOLA

    Sharon Hage's restaurant York Street closed more than two years ago, but when I ask other chefs around the city what their favorite restaurant is, many still say, "York Street." It was "small, local and chef-driven" before those words and ideas became marketing tools. When she closed her East Dall ... More >>

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    June 12, 2012

    Sharon Hage Hosts Pop Up Dinner at Garden Cafe. Only 50 Seats!

    Unquestionably Dallas' most missed chef, Sharon Hage, is hosting a pop up dinner at The Garden Café, Saturday, June 23rd at 7:30 pm. Only 50 seats for this BYOB event. Garden Cafe says it best: Since the late fall of 2010 Dallas has been mourning the loss of York Street, and waiting for its suc ... More >>

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    February 23, 2012

    Former York Street Chef Sharon Hage is About to Pop Up All Over Dallas (Updated)

    ​Update: Sabra Girard, a spokesperson for this event, let me know the comment in this post is not correct. While Saturday is sold out, Friday's event still has 10 seats available. Call 214-679-0999 to make a reservation. Since closing York Street in the late fall of 2010, Sharon Hage has been ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2011

    Sylvan Thirty to Include "Culinary Incubator" for Local Artisans and Chefs​Catty-corner from The Belmont Hotel in Oak Cliff is vast emptiness. The remnants of the Alamo Hotel were swept away long ago, save the vintage sign along Fort Worth Avenue, which serves as a stark reminder of what were once better times for the area. That could change n ... More >>

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    October 14, 2011

    Beer, Vietnamese, a Goodbye to Alma and Lots o' Tacos: This Week in the Dallas Food Scene

    ​What a week. I drink too much beer and ate too many spring rolls during my review of My Lan in Garland, and I ended up with some great beer pairings from Matt Quenette over at the meddlesome Moth. Elsewhere in the City of Ate we hated on candy corn and laid out our favorite burgers. Justin ... More >>

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    April 4, 2011

    Revolving Doors: Spring Has Sprung

    ​It may not feel like it today, but spring is officially here, but that's not the only change we saw in March. Restaurants and bars looking to capitalize on patio grazers opened their doors, most notably the Katy Trail Ice House, which received lots of buzz during its soft opening last month. ... More >>

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    December 8, 2010

    Tocque Roulette: Kitchen-Swapping Spreads Among Chefs

    Tiffany Derry​Tiffany Derry will be in the kitchen at Loft 610 tonight, joining fellow Top Chef All-Stars competitor Tre Wilcox to produce a $100 nine-course meal. And while tonight's supper may be served with extra on- and off-screen drama, restaurant trend watchers say chefs showing up in ea ... More >>

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    December 7, 2010

    Where To Find Sharon Hage Tonight

    Well, it certainly looks tasty.​If you're planning on staying at home tonight because, well, you just don't go out on Tuesdays, you might want to reconsider because Culpepper Steak House in Rockwall is hosting a white truffle dinner at 7 p.m. We can hear the groans already -- another truffle ... More >>

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    November 30, 2010

    Revolving Doors: November Is a Cruel Month

    ​T.S. Eliot proclaimed that April was the cruelest month, but we would argue that November has been particularly unkind to some restaurants. Top Chef fan favorite Tiffany Derry found herself without a gig after Go Fish Ocean Club shuttered its doors this month, and Sharon Hage closed York Street, ... More >>

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    November 19, 2010

    Fifty Sixty's Sara Johannes Lands High in LA

    Sara Johannes​While all the recent dining news has revolved around chef departures -- Pegasus News' Teresa Gubbins, who deserves some sort of spa treatment this weekend, scored a scoop trifecta with the revelations that Tiffany Derry, Sharon Hage and Dan Landsberg were all moving on -- our sis ... More >>

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    November 17, 2010

    York Street's Closing Leaves a Hole
    In the Locavore Scene; Tom Spicer Might Fill It

    ​The closure of York Street this weekend, reported first today by Teresa Gubbins at Pegasus News, leaves a void that produce salesman Tom Spicer suggested he might be inclined to fill. "One of the reasons I haven't opened a restaurant is because (York Street owner Sharon Hage) was in business ... More >>

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    October 5, 2010

    Five Sixty Appoints New Executive Chef

    A Texas-born chef has been tapped to take over at Five Sixty when executive chef Sara Johannes leaves this week. ​Pat Roberston, who's served as executive sous chef at the Wolfgang Puck-owned restaurant since its opening in February 2009, has spent more than a decade with the Wolfgang Puck Fi ... More >>

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    May 10, 2010

    Work up an appetite for the Super Bowl with NFL Dinner Series; Attend Backyard Braising Class and $30 Dinners at Landmark

    Sarah Johnson​ Chef Kent Rathbun and the Taste of the NFL are partnering up again with a new event called Taste of the NFL Dinner series. This will be a string of culinary events leading up to next year's Super Bowl XLV and the annual Taste of the NFL's Party with a Purpose. The dinner series will ... More >>

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    December 31, 2009
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    December 21, 2009

    The Year/The Decade: Best Chefs

    ​Best is a matter of degrees, whether you're talking about the top chefs over the course of months or years.Certainly this city's kitchens are staffed with more than competent sorts: Brian Luscher, Jean-Marie Cadot, Marc Cassel, Joel Harloff, Graham Dodds...we could go on and on. So in defining ou ... More >>

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    December 14, 2009

    That Was The Year That Was

    ​To me, Dallas was a very different place ten years ago.Yes, there are names and places that seem to outlast the march of time. Gilbert Garza runs things at Suze, just as he did when the decade was young. Fearing and Pyles still top the city's list of true celebrity chefs. In 2000 people flocked t ... More >>

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    October 23, 2009

    Review and Gallery: York Street

    Sara KerensYork Street's windy meadows chicken, thyme-roasted on East Texas pinto beans stew​ This week Dave visits York Street in East Dallas, where Sharon Hage bucks tradition across the board, from the restaurant's location and signage, right on into the kitchen.For a three-course feast for the ... More >>

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    October 22, 2009
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    October 19, 2009

    Half As Good matters​It's rather difficult to drink wine responsibly when dining out--a point that was driven home a couple weeks ago when I scanned the menu at York Street. For those who've never visited this tiny, brilliant institution, chef-owner Sharon Hage recommends a wine select ... More >>

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    October 12, 2009

    Why Do We Love Oprah? Because We Also Love McDonald's

    ​I've spent some effort avoiding this day, hoping it would never, ever come. But all of my valiant, last ditch efforts--a quick search for an apartment in Allen, begging to work from a Starbucks in Oklahoma City for a day or two--fell through.Now I'm trapped. Although I've spent much of my adult l ... More >>

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    September 9, 2009

    York Street's Sharon Hage Competes With Herself

    © john ater / photographer​Sharon Hage's petite East Dallas restaurant is always discussed with exuberance and awe. Since its debut in May of 2001, York Street's 12 tables have become some of the most precious culinary real estate in the city. Hage herself is lauded as a trendsetter, one of th ... More >>

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    September 8, 2009

    Hash Over: Bolsa And Smoke Celebrate, Dine On The Line, Raiser Grazer Resumes And More

    ​It's hard to believe Bolsa has only been open for a year, as it already feels like a Dallas institution for locavores and  those who enjoy fascinating food creations at reasonable prices. It's gotta be true, though, as the restaurant will celebrate its first year of business with "Bands, Bru ... More >>

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    June 16, 2009

    Veggie Girl: York St.

    Veggie Girl finds vegan and vegetarian options at Dallas establishments of all kinds. The column appears Tuesdays and Thursdays.I love a good storm. So when I woke up last Thursday to howling winds and sheets of furious rain, I resisted the urge to crawl back into bed and instead opted for staring ... More >>

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    March 18, 2009

    10 Questions: Taco Borga

    As if opening one highly acclaimed restaurant wasn't enough, Espartaco ("Taco") Borga and his wife, Dunia, now run four--three versions of La Duni and the new Mexican-Peruvian place on Central Expressway called Alo.La Duni, named one of the nation's best new restaurants of 2001, brought Borga into t ... More >>

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    February 26, 2009

    Toque In Hand

    Want to help a good thing get even better?We recently wrote about the phenomenal lunches and dinners provided by aspiring chefs of El Centro College's culinary arts program. Still, the school's kitchen could use a little help. And it's getting it from a few of its famous friends.From 4 to 7 p.m., Ma ... More >>

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    June 8, 2006
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    September 8, 2005

    Tryst Of Fate

    Are chefs very superstitious?

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    June 10, 2004

    Delicious Decadence

    It's five for five at Tramontana

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    June 19, 2003

    Wash Away

    Mixed cocktails and emotions

  • Dining

    May 15, 2003

    Sex in the Kitchen

    Why are most chefs male?

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    July 11, 2002

    Salve! Succumbs

    McKinney Avenue Italian restaurant calls it quits

  • Best of Dallas

    September 20, 2001
  • Dining

    August 30, 2001

    Run, Don't Walk

    York St.'s Sharon Hage should consider calling Lloyd's of London

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    July 19, 2001

    The Not-So-Finer Things

    Can you find cheap versions of fine foods?

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    March 15, 2001


    Becoming one with everything

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    August 31, 2000

    Hash Over

    Greenville Ave. Bar & Sewer; Slave! gets lost in the translation

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    November 25, 1999

    Hash Over

    Big hair hazard; Mixed hash

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