Restaurant News: Bits and Bites

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Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt. Print out this Dallas Christian Choir flyer and 20 percent of your purchase at Menchie’s in Highland Park Village will benefit the group which will be performing next to the fro-yo shop from 1:00 to to 3:00 p.m on Saturday. 214-252-0003.

Red Mango. Red Mango Frozen Yogurt will celebrate the grand opening of five stores in the Dallas area on Saturday, December 12, by treating customers to a FREE small original frozen yogurt with one topping from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.  Locations are in NorthPark Center, McKinney Avenue in Uptown, iLume on Cedar Springs, Inwood Village, and Watters Creek in Allen.

Yogen Früz. Opened it’s third area location at the Fire Wheel Town Center in Garland. The store, located at 470 Coneflower Dr.

Taste Tripping. On Saturday, Dec 12, MADI Geometric Art Center in Uptown is hosting a Taste Tripping Party. If you haven’t eaten the “miracle fruit” and taken a foodie trip, this is a great time to try—they are offering a $5 discount to SideDish readers. Just use the coupon code Z36NV when you make reservations HERE! Food, art, and science all at the same time!

Dali Wine Bar.  Presents: Jewels of the Vine, An Evening of Fine Wine & Fabulous Jewels! Monday, December 7, from 5:00pm-10:00pm. $15 for a flight of five wines. All the details below the jump.

John Tesar Update. Former Mansion chef John Tesar gets big nods from Houston writer Allison Cook. One here; another there.

Wolfgang Puck Catering. Introduces “Tuesday Treats.” Tempting and tasty dishes delivered right to your door. Surprise & delight friends, clients and colleagues with “Tuesday Treats” by Wolfgang Puck Catering.  For four consecutive Tuesdays in December, Wolfgang Puck Catering will deliver delicious dishes right to your doorstep.  On December 1st, 8th, 15th, and 22nd, Dallas’ premier catering company will offer this program for $78 per person (excluding tax; service charges may apply) for a minimum of 25 people, and will include a choice of breakfast, lunch buffet, snack items, or holiday sweets. Deets below.

Scardello. Scardello artisan cheese says goodbye to 2009 with December in-store events. They are all listed below.

Dali Wine Bar Details
WHAT:     Dali, Dallas’ nationally acclaimed wine bar and Arts District culinary             jewel, will host a special event on Monday, December 7th                     showcasing a one-of-a-kind artisan jewelry show and highlighted                 with a wine tasting featuring stellar holiday retail selections priced                 at $20 per bottle or below.  Dali transcends other wine retailers and             most eateries with “below market gem wine pricing capabilities”.

Stunning gemstone creations by Elle Schuster and elegant, unique             jewelry by Dorey Design will be on display for purchase.  In                 addition, Dali Wine Director Mark Luft will be offering a                     casual wine tasting of the hottest new “jewels of the vine” for                 holiday consumption. Wine gift baskets will be available as well.


WHERE:    Dali Wine Bar & Restaurant
One Arts Plaza
1722 Routh St.
Dallas, TX 75201

COST:        $15 for a flight of five wines

CONTACT:    For more information contact Paul Pinnell at 214.281.9958
[email protected]

Wolfgang Puck Catering Details

Kickoff Morning Buffet
Salad & Sandwich Lunch Buffet
Salty & Sweet Afternoon Snacks
Sweet Holiday Treats
Thanks to Wolfgang Puck Catering, Tuesdays will be the new favorite day of the week!

WHEN:        Tuesdays in December
December 1st, 8th, 15th, and 22nd

WHERE:     Wolfgang Puck Catering
Union Station
400 S Houston Street
Dallas, TX 75202

For more information or to order, please contact:
Kevin Brant
[email protected]
214.741.PUCK (7825)

Strauss Marketing- Bailey Pete PR
Christi Christopher
[email protected]

WHAT/ Cheesemonger’s Birthday Surprise!
WHEN: Wednesday, December 2, 2009 at 7 p.m.
When it’s your birthday, you get what you want. So join Owner Rich Rogers as he tastes his way
through his favorite cheeses, paired with his favorite wines. It’s a night of dealers choice –
cheesemonger style!
Cheese 101
Wednesday, December 9, 2009 at 7 p.m.
Join us as we nibble our way through the different cheese types. Experience comparative tastings of
cheese and out-of-the-ordinary items that will help you focus on the distinct flavors of each cheese
type. Owner Rich Rogers will cover the basics, including how cheese is made and answer questions
about pairing fundamentals. Of course, there will be soothing libations provided in the relaxing
atmosphere of the shop!
Cheese and Wine of the Northwest
Wednesday, December 16, 2009 at 7:00 p.m.
The Northwest has a bounty of great cheese and fantastic wine. Get a feel for the terroir of
Washington and Oregon as we taste loads of cheeses paired with wines from this beautiful and
verdant part of the country.
Unwind – Scardello Happy Hour
Monday through Friday from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Unwind. What better way to end a long day? Now from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on weekdays, all wine
by the glass is $6 and comes with a bowl of nibbles – nuts, dried fruit or olives. Whether you are
relaxing with friends or going through the day’s ins and outs with co-workers, Unwind gets you in
the right frame of mind. Of course, if you need to bring work with you, we now offer free Wi-Fi!
Artisan Cheese November Events

Wine Tasting Saturday
Every Saturday from 2 to 5 p.m.
Join owner Rich Rogers for a weekly wine tasting. Of course, the wines will be paired with cheese
and reservations are not needed. As always…it’s FREE! If you can’t make it this Saturday, we will be
at it again the next week. Check the web site for each week’s specific wines.
New Holiday Hours
Saturday 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
During November and December, we will be open an hour earlier on Saturdays. Stop by early to
satisfy your cheese cravings!
WHERE: Scardello Artisan Cheese
3511 Oak Lawn Avenue
Dallas, Texas 75219
RESERVATIONS Classes are $25 per person, unless otherwise noted.
REQUIRED: Please call 214.219.1300 for reservations.
ABOUT Scardello Artisan Cheese offers traditionally made, handcrafted and artisan foods,
SCARDELLO with approximately 140 cut-to-order seasonal cheeses, including European imports,
ARTISAN American artisan cheese and a large selection of native Texas cheeses. Scardello is
CHEESE: located at 3511 Oak Lawn Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75219 and is open Monday through
Thursday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday
from 1 to 6 p.m. For additional information, please call 214.219.1300 or visit