We are celebrating 4 years since the launch of DallasFoodNerd! DFN is a community project of a few (30+ now!) DFW-based nerds who happen to like food, probably a little too much! Do you have a restaurant that you would like to have featured? Reach out to the DFN founders @Elysa or @RoryEllis or email Foodie@dallasfoodnerd.com.

Category Archives: Fine Dining

Travis Frederick Hosts Stars and Steaks Gala to Blocking Out Hunger

Travis Frederick Hosts Stars and Steaks Gala to Blocking Out Hunger

  Travis Frederick, center for the Dallas Cowboys, hosted a Stars and Steaks gala to benefit Blocking Out Hunger on Monday night. When asked why he was so passionate about this cause, Fredericks said in Texas, one in five children face hunger. That sounds like reason enough for us! The event was hosted at HiltonContinue Reading

Experience all things land, air and water at LAW (Four Seasons Dallas)

Experience all things land, air and water at LAW (Four Seasons Dallas)

Earlier this year, Four Seasons in Las Colinas reinvented Cafe on the Green with a new signature restaurant, LAW (stands for land, air, water). The upscale restaurant features American fare with a Texas twist and offers a robust menu with many beef, poultry and seafood options sourced from throughout the region. I was in the Irving area withContinue Reading

Spring Delight at The Second Floor

Spring Delight at The Second Floor

The Second Floor is definitely the appropriate name for the little gem of a restaurant located on the second floor of the Westin Galleria Dallas Hotel. Chef Scott Gottlich has created a tantalizing array of contemporary classic dishes which are sure to please even the most discerning palate. I had the opportunity to experience someContinue Reading

Julia Pearl and Murphy Goode team up for the perfect pairing

Julia Pearl and Murphy Goode team up for the perfect pairing

Southern food staples coupled with a shot at living the “Goode” life? Yes please! Murphy Goode, a popular California based winery teamed up with local favorite Julia Pearl Southern Cuisine for an evening of food and all things fancy that did not disappoint. Murphy Goode Winery was founded in 1985 by Dave Ready, Tim MurphyContinue Reading

Eat-A-Dish for Make-A-Wish at Maggiano’s

Eat-A-Dish for Make-A-Wish at Maggiano’s

Maggiano’s is well-known for their amazing food. What you may not know is that they are also well involved in the community. In the past 14 years, Maggiano’s has raised over $6 million for Make-a-Wish®. This year, they are continuing their efforts by donating $1 to Make-a-Wish® for every “Eat-a-Dish” menu item, and $.50 for every glassContinue Reading

Hickory offers $5.99 lunch specials in April (Plano)

Hickory offers $5.99 lunch specials in April (Plano)

Hickory restaurant in Plano, a new concept opened by Chef Kent Rathbun, takes an elevated approach on burgers and barbecue. Throughout April, the restaurant is offering a new lunch special that will provide Plano-area diners with a delicious lunch for just $5.99. Talk about amazing food at an affordable price! Each week this month, guests will seeContinue Reading

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