Social School: The Cedars Social Introduces Social Hours

The Cedars Social: A good-looking bar with quality food and drinks. Perfect for when you’re wanting something a little bit different, but definitely classy. And the new happy hour makes it easy to try something new when everything is just $6 or less. Who needs $14 cocktails anyway?! Reality. Check. Please! The other night, we […]

Lovers Seafood is for Lovers (of Seafood) #VIPeek

Do you love fish? I do. Last week, the team at Lovers Seafood & Market invited a group of media and influencers (including Yours Truly) to a #VIPeek at the newly renovated spot before it opened to the public. Reborn from a former seafood market (Rex’s), and with the feel of another seafood market (TJ’s), it’s not […]

Pie Tap + #NationalPizzaDay

It’s National Pizza Day. As if you needed an excuse. Pie Tap has some of the most crave-worthy pizza in town, not to mention excellent salads, desserts powered by Dude, Sweet chocolate’s Katherine Clapner and craft cocktails designed by Gabe Sanchez of Black Swan Saloon. With two locations (so far), in the Design District and […]

A #VIPeek at Water Grill, Now Open on McKinney Avenue 

WATER GRILL DALLAS, I see you wavin’ Here in Dallas, we have a lot of restaurants. Like, too many. Far too many. That’s why so many good ones fail, in fact. But despite the plethora of choices, the number of quality seafood restaurants is actually quite small. I can count on one hand the seafood […]

Fall in Love with Abacus’ New Fall Menu and Happy Hour

First things first: Abacus is launching a fall happy hour with $12 appetizers and $6 cocktails. This is a stellar deal when you consider we’re talking about Abacus. A Dallas mainstay of high-end dining and the home of the infamous lobster shooters. So on Tuesdays through Fridays from 5:00 to 6:30, I suspect this would […]

The Drive is #FtWorthIt: Vivo 53’s INSANE SUNDAE Lineup

This past Saturday night, two Dallasites got insane and headed to Cowtown to eat Italian food and feast on insane sundaes. Well, one insane sundae. I described this insane sundae as “click bait for your mouth and brain.” And I really think that’s it. It’s something that you’re looking at, like,wanting to double tap. WITH YOUR FACE. […]

Black Ship Little Katana Docks at the Omni Downtown

Sushi is my jam. I have my favorites, as we all do, but I’m always looking for new sushi bars to sidle up to. When I was invited to a media tasting at Black Ship Little Katana, a sister restaurant to Katana and Little Katana (inside the Galleria and over on Travis in Uptown, respectively), […]

Now Open: Matchbox is Heating up Preston Hollow Village

Media dinners are always fun. Flowing drinks, free food and a chance to catch up with food-centric friends who don’t care how many photos you take before you eat something. But what can be much better than a media dinner, is when a restaurant decides to do something different with their soft opening. Matchbox decided to […]

Kin Kin is Gone Gone; Now Bite by Eddy T is Open on Oak Lawn Avenue #VIPeek

The restaurant formerly known as Kin Kin but now known as Bite, which was a restaurant in Fort Worth that closed, but not the Kin Kin in Fort Worth, because that one’s still kickin’, is open… as Bite now… on Oak Lawn Avenue in Dallas. And there may or may not be more Kins or […]

TJ’s Seafood Market makes your naughty nautical boozy brunch dreams come true #VIPeek

It’s no secret that I’m a fan of TJ’s Seafood Market. Owner Jon Alexis and I go way back; our dogs are friends, our babies are friends and I’m always happy to cheers to his successes. That’s why I’m very excited to report that TJ’s is now offering brunch, which is also — again, NO SECRET […]

#brunchismyjam: a #VIPeek at the New Family Style Brunch at The Rustic

So the folks at The Rustic invited me and a few choice Dallas food bloggers and Instagrammers to taste out their new family-style brunch this past weekend, and as brunch is my absolute favorite meal (I’d even go so far as to say “Brunch is my jam,”) I was more than happy to attend. They call it […]

Now open in Deep Ellum: Chef Brian Luscher’s @Luscher’s. Peep the menu before you go stuff your face with his sausage. #VIPeek

Chef Brian Luscher is a man of many talents. Looking like Tom Hanks’ long lost brother is just one of them. Many of his others include being a kickass chef, convincing a lovely lady to marry him and making killer charcuterie (read: DUCK HAM). He knows what’s up when it comes to the meats. He […]

Peep the majestic menu before Henry’s Majestic Opens

Happy Sneak Peek Monday, y’all! “Lemme peep that meat!” is something you might want to shout right about now. If you’re me. Okay, I’ll settle down. But did you see the menu? Here’s a somewhat unofficial Henry’s Majestic Menu Sneak Peek for you. Take a look. I’ll wait… … … So today was Columbus Day, […]

Anchors Away: A Brand New TJ’s (Interview & Photos) #VIPeek

In the interest of full disclosure, I consider Jon and Natalie Alexis, owners of TJ’s two locations, to be friends of mine. That being said, I’m pretty sure I’d be a big fan of TJ’s even if I’d never met them and realized how awesome they are. In celebration of the opening of the new […]