Put Your Heart on the Grill


This summer I can not seem to get enough of my favorite grilled artichokes drizzled with drawn lemon butter.

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Have A Bloody Mary with Lunch


Forget standard potato chip flavors like barbecue, and think beyond sea salt and black pepper. You have to try the newest July Foodie Find, imported direct from Detroit, these crunchy, handmade chips that are the perfect side dish for burgers, hot dogs, and summer.

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Relish Brooklyn’s Top Dog


We’re the first to bring Brooklyn Hot Dogs to Texas, and we know you’ll love them as much as we do. Blending beef, pork, or chicken, these grill-ready summer favorites are not your average dogs. 

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Dallas Lovers Welcomes Dave Phinney of Orin Swift


The history of Orin Swift Cellars dates back to 1995 when on a lark, David Swift Phinney took a friend up on an offer and went to Florence, Italy to spend a semester “studying.” During that time, he was introduced to wine, how it was made, and got hooked. 

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Wine Week Fab Five Wine Sale


As part of the Wine Week festivities, July 9 - July 15, we are again hosting our Fab Five wine sale. Simply put, you can save up to 25% on all wines with a price ending in "5." This means that you can choose from over 200 carefully selected, diverse wines that you won't find anywhere else in Texas.

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Livin' La Vida Local


It is summer and that means it is also ice cream season. And we are well aware that our selection of premium frozen treats is vast, so we wanted to write a quick primer with the three things you need to know to fully appreciate our July Foodie Find, Lick Ice Cream.

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Central Coast Classic, Hahn Estates


If you have spent any time in the Central Coast area of California, then you don't need me to remind you how beautiful it is. Often at the end of a trip, the only thing that can bring solace, is remembering when you found that jewel of a winery creating the rare combination exceptional wines and an exceptional price, like those from Hahn Estates.

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Chardonnay: Oaked or Unoaked?


Chardonnay is the most diverse – and most planted – white wine grape in the world. It’s used for everything from rich Sonoma Chardonnay to the light-and-zesty ‘Blanc de Blancs’ Champagne. But so often you here wine drinkers exclaim, “I like anything but Chardonnay.”

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You Had Me at Merlot…


Okay, maybe not, but don’t go all sideways on me! The image of Merlot has taken a beating over the years following a certain movie which shall not be named, but the truth is, Merlot is one of the most classic and noble grapes of the world.

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