Posts Tagged ‘Savor Dallas’

Savor Dallas — A Foodie A-Fair?

Posted by    |    April 8th, 2011 at 5:01 pm

Savor Dallas is a destination for local Foodies!  It was a symphony of flavors with hints of greatness that started out a little flat and ended on a robust and delicious note.   This was the first year I’ve attended this home grown soiree that showcases the talented chefs in Dallas.  In a recent blog, I wrote about delicious food festivals across the country, I Heart Food Festivals, Savor Dallas was #2 on the list and that can be checked off the foodie bucket list.  I was fortunate enough to have attended three of the Savor Dallas offerings… The Art District Wine Stroll, The Friday Night Cocktail Party and of course… The International Grand Tasting. (more…)

I Heart Food Festivals!

Posted by    |    October 12th, 2010 at 10:37 am

Shrimp Dumpling (Molecular Dim Sum) created by Jose Andres, China Pablano Restaurant

Food, cooking and chefs are gaining more and more popularity each year…. I remember watching local television channels (KERA – Channel 13) if I wanted to learn how to cook. Now we have two national cable channels (Food Network & Cooking Channel), a handful of reality cooking shows (Top Chef, Iron Chef, Master Chef), a slew of magazines and several food festivals that are dedicated to just that… FOOD and the artists aka chefs that showcase them.

“Vegas Uncorked” hosted by Bon Appetit magazine was the first “official” food festival I attended this year. I was and still am the gawking, star-stuck fan that pathetically followed around the celebrity chefs wanting a picture.  No sham here… “you get in where you fit in,” my sister would say. (See below)

Mandy and I with Charlie Palmer and his Chef.

2nd best moment in my life... face time with Bobby Flay and the beautiful Claire Robinson (5 Ingredient Fix)

Needless to say I am now a groupie!  Annual food festivals like this are hosted at the most scenic venues across the country and one of the best opportunities to sample dishes from some of the most renowned chef and best of all… you get to personally meet them!

I came home and did some research on the best food festivals and there’s at least 10 that I want(ed) to attend… two of which are here in Dallas and Addison!

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A Taste of Savor Dallas, You+Dallas Style

Posted by    |    August 30th, 2010 at 7:06 pm

Tonight, we are excited to bring together the talented chefs, owners & GMs who represent the featured restaurants of Savor Dallas 2010. These culinary masters make our dining experiences divinely decadent, and they deserve a celebration. They keep us coming back meal after meal (after steak after spring roll after tiramisu). Yes, we will be eating, socializing, and celebrating; but we’ll also be sharing with them You+Dallas’ helpful tips to further engage their customers (that means you) in video & social media efforts (it’s kind of our thing).

Foodie Couture is in the house catering tonight and they are currently setting up shop in our kitchen. It smells so good, it’s worthy of my learning how to spell hors d’oeuvres. I may or may not be sneaking pieces of pre-assembled ahi tuna. Shh.

Care to see the menu? Hope you have a napkin close by because you’re about to experience a Wile E. Coyote jaw-dropping moment: (more…)