Cotes du Coeur 2016

Cotes du Coeur is by far my favorite food and wine event/fundraiser in Dallas. I look forward to it every year and I feel so blessed to be able to attend! This year, I was particularly excited because it was the 25th anniversary! It’s an evening with the best chefs and wineries one can possibly […]

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Denton Day Date

Being a graduate of The University of North Texas (go Mean Green!), I have a sweet spot for Denton, TX. Now, my younger brother is attending UNT and (since I have graduated) quite a few cool spots have started to pop up! The hipster town is perfect for a little “day date”. So, my boyfriend […]

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Wine Flights at Malai Kitchen

Wine Flights and Food Pairings…what a happy thought! Last week, I had the pleasure of trying the newly introduced wine flights at Malai Kitchen in Uptown, Dallas. For $22, you get 4 wines which adds up to about 2 glasses. I started with the white flight:   The first wine was the Selby 2014 Sauvignon […]

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Seavey Wine Dinner

Combine Gemma with Seavey Wines and you have yourself one amazing dinner. It’s not often that I go to wine dinners on a work night. But, I had to make an exception and I am SO glad that I did! Being at Gemma is like being with family. It’s small, cool colors, and comfortable. I […]

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Whiskey BBQ Chicken Tacos and Habanero Vodka Dip!

I LOVE doing segments on Eye Opener! My most recent one was live…which was definitely interesting! For this segment, I did used my recipe for Whiskey BBQ Sauce and created a BBQ chicken taco! It’s super delicious — topped with caramelized onions and blue cheese! I know…it sounds a little different but trust me, it’s […]

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DFW Restaurant Week is Here!

It’s that time again! DFW Restaurant Week is August 10-16 and benefits the North Texas Food Bank. It’s a great opportunity to try some fabulous restaurants for a great price and benefit NTFB! Last night, I attended the First Course Kick Off party that started the eating and drinking off right! It was held at […]

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Uchi – A Sushi Heaven

Uchi Dallas is hands down the hottest new restaurant in Dallas. It’s modern, contemporary, visually interesting and delicious. I had the pleasure of attending a private media dinner earlier this week and here was the menu: Hama Chili – baby yellowtail, ponzu, thai chili Uchi Salad – baby romaine, edamame, jalapeno (eaten like nachos!) Madai […]

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A Weekend in Clifton, TX

Fourth of July weekend is always full of fun, friends, and surprises! I usually stay in Dallas but this year, I went with my friend, Becky, and her family to Clifton, TX! Yes…it is small. But, we brought the party! We headed out on Friday afternoon and jammed out to everything from Britney, Destiny’s Child, […]

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Arcodoro Houston

Not too long ago, I wrote about my experience at Zio Cecio in Dallas. Well, last weekend, I went to Houston for a wedding. Before I left, I popped in to Zio and said hi to Chef Francesco and the rest of the staff. Francesco tells me that I must go to his brothers restaurant, […]

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Taco! Taco! Taco!

47 x 3 = 141 That’s how many tacos I made at my Taco Tasting…that’s A LOT of tacos. But, it was SO much fun and a wonderful experience! My friend, Eli, works at Veritas in Dallas and she and I put our heads together and came up with this fun event! We thought it […]

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