A celebration of life in the heart of Dallas

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Dallas: A Culinary Utopia

Dallas is widely recognized as a foodie haven, attracting celebrity chefs and food critics alike.

World-renowned chefs flock to our metropolis, knowing that Dallasites appreciate a fine culinary experience just as much as they enjoy creating one, affirmed by a lengthy list of Zagat-rated restaurants.

If you have an insatiable appetite for exquisite food, there's a multitude of prime dining destinations all around you, from French to Japanese to classic American fare.

Savor bites from culinary artists at restaurants #NearbyMuseumTower in the Downtown, Dallas Arts District and Uptown areas, including:

Fearing's by Dean Fearing
Stephan Pyles' signature restaurant
Wolfgang Puck's Five Sixty
NOBU by Nobu Matsuhisa
The Mansion Restaurant, Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek

For your next date night or business meeting, you don't have to go far for the best sips and savors in town when Museum Tower is home.

...and this weekend, you just have to step out your front door to mingle with premier chefs, winemakers and sommeliers around the region at what will be the hottest culinary event in the city, Park & Palate.

Renowned restauranteurs and celebrated chefs will come together for Klyde Warren's inaugural Park & Palate this weekend, highlighting Dallas' dining scene, including:

Richard Blankenship of CBD Provisions
Graham Dodds of Hibiscus
Tyson Cole of Uchi
Kent Rathbun of Abacus

Friday's "Down to the Roots" event includes a competition judged by Food Network's "Chopped" judge Amanda Freitag, and music from Paul Thorn Band. Savor chef and restauranteur Jonathan Waxman's culinary creations, champagne and custom-made cocktails in VIP fashion at Savor Gastropub.

Saturday's "Grand Tasting" will showcase 30 chefs and 30 wineries, live cooking demos and music from DJ Lucy Wrubel. VIP access in Savor Gastropub will include bites from chefs Allison Yoder & Stephen Rogers of Gemma and seminars led by master sommeliers.

Friday | 7:30-10PM
Saturday | 12-5PM

The Park & Palate 2-day event is for ticket holders 21 and over. For more information on Klyde Warren's inaugural event, check out www.parkandpalate.org.

Proceeds go directly to Klyde Warren Park to support their year-round programming, creating a sense of community in the heart of the city.