There’s only 28 days in February, and if you’re a hardcore foodie, time is ticking on checking out the events and specials below! Have anything to add? Email us at Foodie @ dallasfoodnerd (dot) com.
Addison Announces New Food Event
Mark your calendars nowâ€¦.Addison introduces an-all new culinary event,Â Fork & Cork,Â May 16 and 17, 2014Â at Addison Circle Park. Designed for the epicurious, this intimate, two-day event will bring together celebrated chefs, craft breweries, wineries and spirit makers.
Fork & Cork attendees can get their hands dirty with interactive cooking classes, dive into delicious bites from some of the best restaurants in the DFW area, and imbibe in divine cocktails, craft beers and wines. Fork & Cork evolved out of the success of Taste Addison and will replace it as the cityâ€™s annual signature food eventâ€”and take Addison back to its culinary roots.
Blind Butcher Opens Feb. 6
Blind Butcher â€“ located in the eclectic Lower Greenville Avenue neighborhood of East Dallas – will open for full dining and bar service on Thursday, February 6th.
Champps Americana Hosts Grand Reopening
The grand reopening of Champps Las Colinas will take place Thursday, Feb. 20 from 5:30 – 8 p.m.Â Enjoy complimentary chef-inspired appetizers, happy hour drink specials and a keg tapping from Deep Ellum Brewing Co. More details here. Check out this photo of the ultimate dessert from Champps!
Chino Chinatown Opens for Lunch and Brunch Service
Chino Chinatown, the newest restaurant concept to hit Trinity Groves, is now open for brunch and lunch.
Del Taco brings back crispy shrimp items for limited time
BeginningÂ Feb. 6Â Del Taco will offer its crispy shrimp in either a taco or burrito for a limited time. Both Del Tacoâ€™s Crispy Shrimp Taco and Burrito feature crispy golden shrimp, fresh cabbage, freshly chopped pico de gallo salsa and Del Tacoâ€™s secret sauce. The burrito adds lime rice and the tacos are served with a fresh lime wedge. For a limited time, guests can purchase two Crispy Shrimp Tacos for $4 and two guest-favorite Beer Battered Fish Tacos for $3.50.
Domino’s offers $7.99 medium two-topping pizzas
Dominoâ€™s is offering medium, two-topping Handmade Pan Pizzas for $7.99 each now throughÂ March 16.Â Dominoâ€™s Handmade Pan Pizza is made from fresh, never-frozen dough and features a golden, crispy crust with toppings to the edge and two layers of cheese in every bite.Â Customers can reorder their favorite order atÂ www.dominos.comÂ in as little as 30 seconds after they create an Easy Orderâ„¢Â with Dominoâ€™s enhanced online Pizza Profile platform.
Franconia Tapping at FM Smoke House
FM Smoke House taps Franconiaâ€™s Weizenbock-style Oak aged Winter Wheat,Â Wednesday, February 12 at 6:00 pm
La Perla dâ€™Italia opens in North Dallas
Newly-openedÂ La Perla dâ€™Italia offers authentic Italian cuisine from Maurizio Primo, a veteran restaurateur and native of Naples, Italy.Â In addition, La Perla employs a world-famous Italian cheesemaker, Antonio Pugliesi, who makes fresh cheeses daily. The restaurant is located at 5301 Alpha Road, Suite 66 inÂ Village on the Green,Â the North Dallas mixed-use lifestyle shopping center adjacent to Galleria Dallas.
McAlister’s Deli Opens in Irving
The newest location of McAlister’s Deli in Texas will open on Friday, February 14th off I-635 and Beltline. To celebrate, McAlisterâ€™s Deli will make a 10 precent donation of all sales from the grand opening dayÂ to Irving-based Mothers Against Drunk Driving.Â The new McAlisterâ€™s Deli will be located at 3501 Regent Blvd Irving, TX 75063.
NestlÃ©Â®Â Toll HouseÂ®Â CafÃ© by Chip Opens in Collin Creek Mall
NestlÃ©Â®Â Toll HouseÂ®Â CafÃ© by ChipÂ opened its first location in Plano earlier this month.Â They’ll serve up its famous chocolate chip cookies, premium Milano coffee and a wide array of delectable treats.Â A special grand opening celebration has been scheduled at the cafÃ© for Saturday, February 15th.Â Collin Creek Mall is located at 811 N. Central Expressway in the Dallas suburb of Plano, TX.
Snuffer’s adds new menu item, discounted beer
Sea Breeze Fish Market’s Monthly Specials
Pasta of the Month:Â Lobster and Crab Canelloni.Â Served with a side salad for $22.99.
Seafood Special:Â Lemon Risotto with Gulf Shrimp and Arugula.Â Served with a side salad for $19.99.
(Disclaimer: Dallas Food Nerd was not compensated to write this post, and Champps is a client at the agency I work for.)Â