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Posted By Courtney Dabney on 2015 Apr 23 - 10:37am

A native of Thailand, Chef Eddy Thretipthuangsin has really found his sweet spot with the opening of his much-anticipated Kin Kin Urban Thai. Confidence is so high that it will be a hole-in-one, he is teeing up two more locations in Dallas.

Chef Eddy Thretipthuangsin has really found his sweet spot with the opening of his much-anticipated Kin Kin Urban Thai. | photography by Alex Lepe | After graduating from Le Cordon Bleu in Florida, the James Beard-featured chef achieved a three-...

Posted By Courtney Dabney on 2015 Mar 24 - 3:17pm

As you enter Grapevine’s historic Main Street from Highway 121, don’t overlook what is known as the “Epicenter” to your right.

This stylish fine dining hub flaunts four upscale options: Winewood Grill, Bob’s Steak and Chop House, Mi Dia from Scratch Kitchen, and Fireside Pies. All but the last of that list is owned by the Harnett Group.   photography by Alex Lepe  ...

Posted By Celestina Blok on 2015 Mar 24 - 3:02pm

Diners are increasingly seeking establishments with large selections of suds. The Social House, the West 7th development’s newest eatery, capitalizes on this trend by offering more than 50 craft brews on draft along with comfort pub fare.

The Irish pork nachos at The Social House consist of a heaping pile of thinly sliced potato chips fried until dark brown and topped with chopped tomatoes and green onions, an “avocado mousse” that resembled guacamole and shreds of pulled pork...

Posted By Celestina Blok on 2015 Feb 25 - 4:36pm

Dining at Edelweiss is like taking a step back in time. The much-loved German restaurant on the traffic circle, with its checkered tablecloths, plastic flowers and jolly renditions of the Chicken Dance, hasn’t changed since it opened nearly 50 years ago.

Enough to feed two hungry people, the Combination Plate comes with sauerkraut, red cabbage, spatzle, fried diced potatoes, a single brat, one large smoked pork rib and two types of schnitzel. | photography by Alex Lepe | Interiors...

Posted By Courtney Dabney on 2015 Feb 25 - 4:21pm

Owner Jay Jerrier, who brought authentic Neapolitan-style pizza to two of Dallas’ coolest neighborhoods (Deep Ellum and White Rock), quietly opened his newest outpost on the Magnolia strip just more than a year ago.

Cane Rosso features the original, lightly baked, rustic pizza topped with the freshest ingredients. While most Europeans will be familiar with Neapolitan-style pizza, most Americans will not...

Posted By Celestina Blok on 2015 Jan 20 - 4:46pm

A decades-old Westside favorite

The venison tenderloin with porcini mushroom sauce at Bella Italia West came sliced to reveal a ruby-red rare interior. Tender and lean, the protein was savory and slightly tart from the red wine reduction. |...

Posted By Courtney Dabney on 2015 Jan 20 - 4:36pm

With the trend leaning heavily toward casual dining, David and Sandra Avila took a gamble on bringing their European fine dining concept to town. Only time will tell if going “all in” on nouvelle cuisine will pay off in the long run.

The main dish seen here is duck breast in pomegranate sauce with piped edamame puree. Tartar of Venison with crostini, seasoned with shallots and juniper berry and a quail egg to top it off...

Posted By Courtney Dabney on 2014 Dec 15 - 1:13pm

Irma Gamez began with a successful catering business before spreading her wings — along with her partner, daughter Crystal Padilla — opening Mariposa’s Latin Kitchen in 2012.

Mariposa's is not your average Tex-Mex. It has gained a loyal following for its lighter Mexican and Latin cuisine. | photography by Alex Lepe |...

Posted By Celestina Blok on 2014 Dec 15 - 12:58pm

Having anchored the southeast corner of West 7th’s busiest intersection for nearly a year, AF+B is no longer a mystery nor is its acronymic name.

At AF+B, the duck pot pie combines butternut squash, carrots, local greens and savory duck meat with a creamy roux in a hefty ramekin topped with flaky puff pastry. The Stalkyard...

Posted By Courtney Dabney on 2014 Dec 3 - 11:09am

After debuting in 2011, Mi Dia From Scratch in Grapevine still has a huge following and for very good reason.

Al Pastor Queso Fundido is prepared tableside in a cast-iron skillet. Mi Dia From Scratch opened in 2011 in Grapevine. It still has a huge following and for very good reason...

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