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The Scoop: Tiki Parties, Sunday Supper at The Rustic, and More

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Ida Claire to host a tiki party on April 20: The popular Addison restaurant is embracing patio season with a tiki-themed bash. According to the release:

“The event will begin at 7 p.m. with a mingling cocktail hour featuring passed appetizers and a mixology demo of how to make the perfect tiki cocktail. Along with a welcoming ‘Aloha!’ and flower lei on arrival, every guest will also receive a Meihana entry cocktail served in a souvenir tiki idol glass. The feast will begin around sunset with roasted pig served family-style and an array of island-inspired, family-style sides. Surrounded by tiki torches in the garden, guests will feel like they are relaxing on their own secluded island while sipping on tropical handcrafted cocktails that will be available at only $5 each to Tiki Dinner guests.”

The event costs $60 and tickets can be purchased by calling 214-377-8227.

Cane Rosso at White Rock offers brunch (and tiki drinks): The White Rock location of the popular pizzeria is serving brunch on Saturdays and Sundays. According to the release:

“The new brunch offerings developed by Executive Chef, Dino Santonicola, include options such as: The Hylander – a Meatball Waffle Sandwich, with meatballs, marinara, and mozzarella on a house made savory waffle; Vegetable Frittata, an Italian-style omelet with seasonal vegetables and cheese, served with a bacon marmalade biscuit; Italian Stallion Frittata, an Italian-style omelet with cheese, sausage, hot soppressata, and prosciutto cotto, served with a bacon marmalade biscuit; Breakfast Pizza; Mother Clucker, crispy fried chicken on a house made bacon marmalade biscuit, drizzled with habanero maple syrup; Biscuits & Gravy; Breakfast Panini; Cane Rosso Hash, with bacon, sausage, onion, potatoes, chilis, sausage gravy, and two fried eggs; and Wafflebird, a house made sweet waffle topped with vanilla mascarpone, Nutella, cookie butter, crushed cookies, toasted marshmallows, and powdered sugar. Sides include a small mista salad, fried potatoes, and a bacon marmalade biscuit. Drink options include $1 mimosas, $3 Bloody Marys and micheladas, spiked sangria, iced tea, and coffee options.”

In addition to brunch, the White Rock location is offering four new tiki drinks.

Oak offers new menu: Jeramie Robison, culinary director at Oak who previously led the kitchen at Uchi Dallas, has launched his new lunch menu. According to the release:

“The menu features items ranging from Tomatillo Gazpacho and Cheddar Mornay Pretzel Knots to Spring Shrimp Orzo and a house-cured Ribeye Reuben. Robinson, who arrived at Oak at same time as the completion of a major renovation to this beautiful Design District mainstay, is now focused on launching a new dinner menu which will include the addition of a new sushi bar. The menu will change seasonally and depending on what is fresh with the idea of simple elegance guiding Chef Robison and his team.”

The Rustic launches Sunday Supper: The popular Uptown restaurant, bar, and music venue is kicking off Sunday Supper on April 16. Cost is $17.95 per guest and includes an choice of fried chicken, double-cut pork chop, and wood-grilled chicken. There will also be unlimited sides including salad, mashed potatoes, jalapeño spoon bread, white hominy, and seasonal vegetables.

The supper starts at 2 p.m. every Sunday.

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