The signature parrillada de carnes includes a combination of grilled meats: ojo de bife, asado de tira, bife de chorizo, and corte especial 348. Named for a main avenue in the Argentinean capital of Buenos Aires, South American import Corrientes 348 in downtown Dallas serves up an array of expertly grilled Argentinean meats, putting many […]
THE POWER OF PRESENTATION
The main dining room with spacious booths, which seat six comfortably, is separated from the lounge by a decorative wooden architectural screen. Upon entering the north Plano Moxie’s restaurant, you are greeted by an attractive hostess standing behind a wooden stand that spans the width of the spacious waiting area. But, looking to your […]
The mango BBQ chicken lollipop appetizer comes encrusted with macadamia nuts and with a jerk remoulade. There are certain restaurants you visit to enjoy an exemplary meal. There are others that transport you to exotic destinations as they tantalize your taste buds with foreign flavors. Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar is just such a restaurant […]
A CAPITAL IDEA
When entertaining, the most popular room in a house is most commonly the kitchen. What The Capital Grille offers guests is the traditional comfort of the kitchen while maintaining the style, class and luxury of a fine-dining establishment.
THE SATISFACTION OF SENSES
When your meal begins with a signature cocktail called Berries & Bubbles and you discover, after partaking of the pink, bubbling concoction, that you have sipped the nectar of the god’s, you mentally prepare yourself for a meal that will also be heavenly appointed.
SETTING NEW STANDARDS
Imagine this: a beautiful day, the sun is shining, the weather is just right and you walk into an intimate, tranquil restaurant. The tables are draped in clean white linen, the lighting is warm and relaxed, and you’re immediately approached by welcoming faces, ready to give you a meal to remember.
As incredible meals go, Del Frisco’s has set the bar extremely high. Like an Olympic gold medalist and world record holder, trying to exceed the last milestone is more difficult. But a recent visit to the Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House, on Olive Street, proves that the team of chefs, waiters and managers continues to exceed expectations and set new records for epicurean experiences.
AN OPEN SECRET
A restaurant owner-chef has to wear many hats—king of the kitchen is his most revered role—but he also has to be a great businessman. A trend predictor. A mind reader who senses what his clients want even before they realize they are craving comfort food or kale. An interior decorator who packages his restaurant with the right look.
THREE FACES OF FURMINT
Nobody quite knows where the Furmint grape originated. A white varietal, it is cultivated today under various names in eastern parts of the former Austro-Hungarian Empire— especially in Hungary near the town of Tokaj, about 120 miles northeast of Budapest (almost to Slovakia and Ukraine).
When it comes to restaurants, Dallas is very fickle. A hot new restaurant opens and everyone can’t wait to try it. The décor, the chef and the menu all contribute to the “wow” factor. But no matter how good the food is, how wonderful the service is, the wow factor seems to fade and diners move on to the next big things.