Tag: Stephan Pyles

Tasting notes

Unless you’re a Walloon, you probably don’t know that July 21 is Belgian Independence Day. Why is...

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Perini Ranch wins James Beard Award

It’s the Oscars of the culinary world, the James Beard Awards (named after the late gay gourmand). Winning one is a feather in a cap — and in this case, that cap is a Stetson. Perini Ranch Steakhouse, the home to the annual Buffalo Gap Wine and Food Summit, is one of five recipients this year of the the Beard Foundation’s American Classic Award

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SPOILER ALERT: ‘Top Chef’ all-straight now, but Texan’s still in running

Top Chef: Seattle has toyed with us, both as gays and Texans. The first evictee was openly gay chef Jeffrey Jew. Since then, we’ve had just one queer chef to root for: returning competitor Josie Smith-Maleve, pictured. She wasn’t personally popular among the other cheftestants, and they’d been itching for her to go for a while. Last week, when she bested frontrunner Kristen Kish, the world seemed topsy-turvy.

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This week’s takeaways: Life+Style

Daniel Craig in Skyfall, Christopher Walken in A Late Quartet, Cloud Atlas, Lana Wachowski, Park Place Motorsports, MacHomer and the Beauty Queen of Leenane, Stephan Pyles, Stampede 66

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1ST LOOK: Stephan Pyles’ Stampede 66

It hasn’t officially opened yet, but following a few charity dinners and a party last week, Stephan Pyles’ new restaurant Stampede 66 is putting the finishing touches on the decor (and the menu) prior to a planned opening next week.

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The good, the bad & the ‘A-List’

These arts, cultural & sports stories defined gay Dallas in 2011 A lot of eyes were focused on Dallas nationally in 2011 — for good and bad — but much of what made the city a fun place last year has specific queer appeal....

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‘Top Chef’ set in Texas next season

In the category Worst Kept Secret, Bravo officially announced that the upcoming season of Top Chef will be set in Texas. Filming is well under way. This is not news to anyone following the series or Texas foodies, who have been...

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Weekly Best Bets

Friday 03.18 Footes won’t fail you now Honoring the Texas playwright, the theater community unites for the first Horton Foote Festival. The fest kicks off with DTC’s Dividing the Estate. but even a touch of gay can be found with...

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