What is Cochon555? Five chefs, five pigs, five winemakers Created in 2008 in response to the lack of education around heritage breed pigs, Cochon555 is a nose-to-tail culinary event dedicated to supporting family farmers and educating buyers about the agricultural importance of eating heritage breed pigs, some of which are Continue Reading
Fellow Food Nerds prepare yourself. Tickets are now available for the most anticipated foodie event of the year – IRON FORK! Presented by Dallas Observer, Iron Fork is a grand tasting event that will take place on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at Centennial Hall at Fair Park. The center stage Continue Reading
PINSTACK is an entertainment venue that features bowling, rock climbing, laser tag, video games, bumper cars, a high ropes course and delicious gourmet food. It has it all! We were hosted for brunch and had the opportunity to try two of the most popular brunch dishes: Egg’s Benedict and Early Continue Reading
One of the hottest brunch events in DFW is coming up on February 9! Hosted by the Dallas Observer, The Morning After is a brunch event not to miss, so set your alarms early. Get ready for a morning packed with good food (unlimited brunch samples), drinks and music – Continue Reading
The Keeper, located in Plano, has options for everyone…. for lovers of fresh seafood, for large groups of parties, business meetings and happy hour fans. It’s a win-win for all!
The Painkiller cocktail, shown below, was very refreshing and puts your worries and pain away! It’s a nice blend of rum and pineapple. You will think you’re laying out by the beach and soaking up the sun!
The cute tiki theme continues on the drinks menu. The Pali Kai Punch was an inviting and refreshing blend of rum, passion fruit, guava and mango rum.
Below is the Copacabana with house blend cachaça, giffard wild elderflower, macadamia orgeat and lime cordial. If you’ve had a long day at work, this is the drink for you to boost your spirit!
Another drink we sampled was the delicious Singapore Sling with Waterloo Gin, Koeing Huckleberry Vodka, Giffard Wild Elderflower, Luxardo Marachino, Lime Cordial, Pineapple Juice and Tikki Bitters.
Moving onto the food! Serious seafood lovers will appreciate the menu, which includes shared plates, seafood classics and fresh-caught seafood and more.
First we tried the Lobster Bake. This savory yet light entree with fresh Maine lobster with delicious! Enjoy fingerling potatoes and more sauteed veggies on the side.
If you want something really fresh, order the Mahi Hanhna. The Costa Rican fresh line-caught mahi was topped with to-die-for lobster butter sauce. I won’t be forgetting about this one for years to come!
The Keeper’s catches are delivered fresh daily from the world’s best fishing regions.
Another savory item we enjoyed was the crab cake (on the shared plates menu) with its finger licking sweet corn green goddess sauce.
Next time you’re in the mood for great seafood and tiki-themed drinks, hit up The Keeper in Plano. We hope you enjoy it as much as we did!
(Disclaimer: Our menu sampling was complimentary, and all opinions are our own.)
👨🎤👩🎤 On Saturday, November 10 2018 the Perot Museum is doing it again – even bigger and even better. Their annual fundraising gala is taking place with the theme “Rock the Perot”. We love this even because all proceeds raised go towards STEM access for North Texas kids. From rock star impersonators, crystal Continue Reading