Archive for August, 2011

Stanley Korshak rocked Uptown last night

Posted by    |    August 26th, 2011 at 8:19 pm

Stanley Korshak rocked Uptown last night at their annual Rock-N-Runway fashion show in the Crescent Court.
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TAP Uptown: Music and Service with Purpose

Posted by    |    August 1st, 2011 at 9:28 pm

What it is: Starting tomorrow night, St. John’s Wood in Uptown will host a music and service series every Tuesday night in August

 

Who it is:

8/2: Smile Smile

8/9: Rodney Parker & The 50 Peso Reward

8/16: Justin Brooks

8/23: Trophy Wives (side project of Somebody’s Darling)

8/28: Service Project Day

8/30: The O’s

Why you should go: You probably live next door to St. John’s Wood

Why you should really go: Food and drink specials, local talent, creating community and helping your neighborhood. The service project is at North Dallas High School in partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters between the fourth and fifth week of the TAP series

Where you should go: St John’s Wood is located at 2908 McKinney Ave Dallas. Event begins at 8PM, music starts at 8:30PM

Taverna: An Authentic Italian Excursion

Posted by    |    August 1st, 2011 at 7:04 pm

photo courtesy of travishatfield.wordpress.com

It’s no secret that Lombardi restaurants are awesome, swanky and a Dallas staple. With a repertoire including Toulouse, Sangria and Penne Pomodoro; you know it’s gonna be good. I recently tried Taverna Pizzeria and Risottoria and will be the first to say, “It’s amore.”

I took a trip to the food-filled country of Italy in May and I’ve pretty much stayed away from Italian food since then. First off, it’s hard to compare American Italian to real Italian; and second, I was sick of it. So after a solid two months, I was ready to return to pastas, pizzas and heavy sauces.

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