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DFW Restaurant Week 2015

It’s that delicious time of year again – DFW Restaurant Week! Presented by Central Market, the event is in its 18th year and will run from August 10-16, 2015. Even better, 20% of every meal purchased during DFW Restaurant Week goes to the charities of the North Texas Food Bank and Lena Pope. This year there are 125 restaurants participating, with three-course prix fixe dinner ($35-$45) and two course lunch ($20) options. Many of the restaurants offer wine pairings and themed cocktails with the fixed menus. Don’t miss out on this amazing DFW event that is both delicious and for a great cause! See the list of participating restaurants here: Official List of DFW Restaurant Week Participants. Make your reservation today at Opentable.com.

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Best Easter Brunch Spots in DFW

Eggs Benedict, Quiche Lorraine, French Toast, Omelettes, Mimosas…Easter Brunch is a wonderful springtime tradition! While hosting your own Easter celebration is a very special experience, sometimes it’s nice to hang up the apron and indulge in a relaxing Sunday morning of allowing others to serve YOU! The Dallas/Fort Worth area is ripe with delicious spots to celebrate Easter over a fine meal with your loved ones. Call in advance to make reservations, as many people will be descending upon the same places on Easter Sunday, April 5th, around Brunch time (typically 10am-2pm). Another note, this may not be the day to expect your favorite dish from your tried and true restaurants as many establishments will only serve from a set Brunch menu. Check the restaurant’s website for their menu options so you won’t have any disappointing surprises on Sunday.

Read the suggestions from D Magazine (below) for some of the best Easter Brunch spots in DFW.

Happy Easter and Happy Brunching from all of us at DFW Realty by Design (http://www.dfwrbd.com/)!

“These restaurants will do the wining and dining for you this Easter.

Fogo de Chão Brazilian Steakhouse
Mimi’s Cafe
The Ranch at Las Colinas
The Second Floor
Hotel St. Germain
The Mercury
Lavendou Bistro Provençal
Bistro 31
Penne Pomodoro
Stephan Pyles
Kitchen LTO
R Bar & Grill
The Gin Mill
Victory Tavern
Five Sixty by Wolfgang Puck


“Easter is approaching, so to ensure your holiday is happy and you’re well-fed, Jasper’s is hosting a special brunch on Easter Sunday with Jazz Band Brother Pete’s Sunday Best Ensemble, featuring Clate Bowen. While listening to songs popularized by the likes of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Nat King Cole, Kent Rathbun’s team will be preparing a three-course menu featuring a variety of dishes, from soups and salads to crab cakes, omelets, French toast and glazed ham. And of course, the Jasper’s staff will handle everything, which means no cooking, no dishes and no hosting for a stress-free day. So make a reservation, and make it an Easter to remember.

When: Sunday, April 5, 2015
Price: $38 per person plus tax and gratuity.
Reservations: Reservations are recommended. Please call 469-229-9111.”

Fogo de Chão Brazilian Steakhouse

” Fogo restaurants nationwide will celebrate Easter Sunday by extending their hours, welcoming guests from 11:00am until 9:00pm. Children 6 years of age and under eat for free, and kids 7 to 12 dine at half price.

WHAT: Family Easter Celebration

WHERE: Fogo de Chão Brazilian Steakhouse

For U.S. locations visit http://www.fogo.com

WHEN: Sunday, April 5, 2014 11:00am – 9:00pm

COST:Easter lunch and dinner prices vary by location – see website (fogo.com)”

Mimi’s Cafe

“Mimi’s Cafe is serving several special treats for all guests this Easter! In addition to signature brunch items, including Fried Chicken & Waffles, Smoked Salmon Benedict and Hickory-Smoked Ham & Swiss Crepes, guests can enjoy an Easter Three Course Menu. Served from 11:30 a.m., the menu includes:
Starters: Soup (French Onion, Corn Chowder or Tomato Basil) OR a House or Caesar salad
Main Courses: Slow-Roasted Turkey with Apple Orange Cranberry Relish or Hickory Smoked Ham with Orange Dijon Glaze. Side dishes are Whipped Mashed Potatoes, Buttered Cornbread Stuffing and Sautéed Green Beans with Bacon and Caramelized Onions.
Dessert: Decadent Triple Croissant Bread Pudding –all-butter, chocolate and almond croissants with salted caramel and whipped cream.
Adult price is $16.99 and kids are $8.99.”

The Ranch at Las Colinas

The Ranch_Easter Brunch Menu


“SER Steak + Spirits is celebrating Easter Sunday with an elegant, four-course brunch menu prepared by Chef Anthony Van Camp. Guests will choose from a selection of menu items from each of the four courses. Chef Anthony Van Camp has prepared a very special dessert for the holiday called SERiously Easter made with Cadbury Egg, Peeps and pistachio cake.

Sunday, April 5 from 10a.m. – 2p.m.

$75 per person

SĒR Steak + Spirits
2201 N. Stemmons Freeway
Dallas, TX 75207″

The Second Floor

“Skip the cooking this Easter and enjoy a celebratory brunch feast at The Second Floor where you’ll go on a culinary hunt at the sweet and savory waffle station, and select from dishes such as Pomegranate & Jalapeno Glazed Ham, Roast Beef with Cabernet Demi-Glace & Horseradish Crème, Blueberry French Toast Bread Pudding and much, much more.

Kids will love the two Easter egg hunts that will take place during brunch hours, and an appearance by the Easter bunny.

Sunday, April 5th
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Easter Egg Hunt
Noon & 2:30 p.m.
*Pictures with the Easter bunny

Reservations are recommended to be made via Open Table or by phone: 972.450.2978

$58 per adult
$26 per child (ages 6-12)
FREE for children ages 5 and under
*Tax and 18% service charge will be added to check

13340 Dallas Parkway
Dallas, TX 75240
Level 2″

Hotel St. Germain

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The Mercury

Chef Chris Ward invites you and your family to celebrate Easter Sunday at The Mercury this year with a buffet-style Easter Brunch. Enjoy a delicious selection of both lunch and brunch entrees, salads, side items and desserts. Now accepting reservations.

WHAT: Easter Brunch Buffet
WHEN: Sunday, April 5, 2015 11:00AM – 3:00PM
PRICE: Adults $49.95, Children 10 and under half price
WHERE: The Mercury 11909 Preston Road, Suite 1418 Dallas, TX 75240
RESERVATIONS:(972) 960-7774

Lavendou Bistro Provençal

“Easter Brunch at Lavendou Bistro Provençal is always a celebration tradition of French culinary treats, and Easter 2015 at the classic destination is a lovely three-course experience on Sunday, April 5.

The Lavendou team led by Chef and owner Pascal Cayet are preparing the following selections in a three-course prix-fixe brunch.The Lavendou Easter Sunday 2015 brunch has three courses for $38.95 per person. It will be served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 5.

To make plans for Easter Sunday 2015, contact Lavendou at 972-248-1911, or e-mail provencial@aol.com.”

Bistro 31

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Penne Pomodoro

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Stephan Pyles

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Kitchen LTO

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“The Easter Sunday celebration at Hibashi on April 5 will include two special rolls created by the sushi chef team for everyone to enjoy at the holiday gathering. The hibachi chefs at Hibashi will also be cooking a special Steak and Lobster special, along with serving the restaurant’s popular full menu of favorites.

The Easter Egg Roll includes soft-shell crab, crab, shichimi powder, sesame oil, wrapped in avocado and topped with masago, spicy mayo. $18

The Springtime Joy Roll also features soft-shell crab, crab, shichimi powder, sesame oil, wrapped in tuna, spicy mayo. $18″

R Bar & Grill

“WHAT: R Bar & Grill offers guests a decadent dinner this Easter with two pre-set dinner options. Let R Bar & Grill do all the work this Easter, so you can sit back and enjoy your time with the family.

WHEN:Easter, April 5th, 2015 12 p.m. to 11 p.m.

WHERE: R Bar & Grill 2401 E Lamar Blvd Arlington, TX”

The Gin Mill

“Henderson eatery The Gin Mill celebrates Easter April 3-5 with their popular Easter Roast. Enjoy Herb Roasted Leg of Lamb with homemade mint sauce served alongside petit pois, roasted potatoes and salad for $18. The popular a la carte menu is also available. Reservations are suggested, but not required. Hours of operation are Tuesday – Thursday 4pm-2am, Friday 3pm-2am, Saturday and Sunday 11am-2am. The kitchen is open until 11pm Sunday – Thursday and until midnight on Friday and Saturday. The Gin Mill is located at 1921 North Henderson. For more information call 214-824-3343 or go to http://www.ginmilldallas.com.”

Victory Tavern

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Five Sixty by Wolfgang Puck

WHAT: Five Sixty will open its doors for brunch on Easter Sunday offering an array of Asian-inspired breakfast and lunch dishes and spectacular views of the Dallas skyline. Easter brunch is priced at $55 for adults and $30 for children (tax and gratuity not included). Reservations are required and can be made by calling 214.741.5560.

WHEN: Sunday, April 5th, 2015 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.

WHERE: Five Sixty by Wolfgang Puck, Reunion Tower

300 Reunion Boulevard



From D Magazine: http://sidedish.dmagazine.com/2015/03/27/where-to-book-easter-brunch-in-dallas-2015/

DFW Restaurant Week – Arlington’s Participating Restaurants

DFW Restaurant Week

DFW Restaurant Week is a great way to enjoy some delicious food while giving back to your community.  You enjoy a delicious three course dinner and/or lunch that has a preset menu for either $35 or $45 per person (the price is determined by the restaurant) and for each meal purchased the restaurant will donate 20% to either the North Texas Food Bank in Dallas or Lena Pope Home in Fort Worth.  DFW Restaurant Week begins August 11 (preview for some restaurants will begin August 8th) and ends August 31.  There are over 125 participating restaurants in the North Texas area.

Reservations are required (make sure you state that you would like the DFW Restaurant Week Menu) and OpenTable has made it easy to make your reservations online.

The participating restaurants in Arlington are:

2221 East Lamar Blvd. – 9th Floor
For Reservations call 817-640-9981 and mention “Restaurant Week” or make them online.
Available August 8-30
$35.00 per person

Choice of Appetizers‌

Water-Melon and Baby Frisee Salad Served with Heirloom Grape Tomatoes and Feta Cheese

Classic Caesar Salad Prepared the Traditional Way

Cream of Wild Mushroom Soup

Escargot “Cacharel” Served with an Herb Butter Sauce with Grapes, Pecans and a Puff Pastry

Choice of Main Course‌

Sauteed Filet of Norwegian Salmon Served on a Bed of Mediterranean Couscous

Pecan Crusted Chicken Breast Served on a Bed of Basil Whipped Potatoes with Oven Dried Tomatoes and Broccoli Florets

Pappardelle with Duck Confit, Watercress and Shiitake Mushrooms

Sliced Black Peppered Crusted Flat Iron Steak Served with Gratin Potatoes in a Cognac Cream Sauce

Choice of Desserts‌

Bailey’s Irish Cream Creme Brulee

Chocolate Soufflé

Olive Oil Cake Served with a Berry Compote

Olenjack’s Grille
770 Road To Six Flags East · Suite 100
For reservations call 817-226-2600 or make your reservations online.
Available August 11-17
$35 per person

Choice of First Course​

Heirloom Tomato

Gazpacho​ Cucumber and Micro-Cilantro Relish

Bibb Salad

Wright’s Smoked Bacon, Texas Pecans, Roasted Shallot Vinaigrette

Choice of Second Course​

Sesame Crusted Salmon

Scallion-Cilantro Risotto, Sriracha Butter Sauce

Wagyu Flat-Iron Steak

Horseradish Whipped Potatoes, Gorgonzola Demi

Choice of Third Course​

Meyer Lemon & Caramel Semifreddo

Chocolate Grand Marnier Torte

Piccolo Mondo
829 Lamar Boulevard East
To make reservations call 817-265-9174 or make your reservations online.
Available August 11-17
$35 per person

Choice of Appetizers

Escargot alla Romana – Escargot Sautéed with Garlic, Crushed Red Peppers, Fresh Mint and Fresh Tomato Sauce

Shrimp & Mushrooms in Cream Sauce – Shrimp Sautéed in Cognac Mushroom Cream Sauce

Carpaccio – Beef tenderloin sliced paper-thin, seasoned with lemon, balsamic vinegar, olive oil & capers then served with arugula, radicchio & shaved parmigiano

Choice of Entrees
(All entrees are served with house salad with creamy Italian dressing)

Broiled Veal Chop – Topped with sautéed mushrooms served with vegetable and rosemary potatoes

Angel Hair Alla Pescatora – Angel Hair Pasta with Fresh Clams, Shrimp & Calamari in a Fresh Tomato Sauce

Salmon In Basil Sauce – Fresh Salmon sautéed in a basil cream sauce; served with rosemary potatoes and vegetable

Rolatine di Pollo – Breast of chicken stuffed with ham, cheese & fine herbs topped with a mushroom & Madeira sauce; served with rosemary potatoes & vegetable

Choice of Desserts



Restaurant 506
506 N. Center St
To make reservations call 817-801-5541 or make them online.
Available August 11-17
$35 per person

Choice of Appetizer

Corn & Crab Chowder, Sweet Corn, Crab meat and Toasted Chulpe

Watermelon Salad, Baby Greens, Feta Cheese & a Mint Vinaigrette

Choice of Entrée

Passion Fruit Glazed Salmon, Red Quinoa Salad & a White Wine Citrus Buerre Blanc

Charred New York Strip, Brown Butter Mashed Potatoes, Mushroom & Pancetta Ragout
Pan Seared Pork Chop, Leek & Fava Bean Succotash, Bourbon Nectarine Reduction

Choice of Dessert

Mango Panna Cotta, Toasted Coconut Tuile, Assorted Berries

Toffee Bread Pudding with White Chocolate Ice Cream

The Melting Pot of Arlington
4000 Five Points Dr Ste #119
To make reservations call 817-472-9988 or make them online.
Available August 11-17
$35 per person


Cheddar, Spinach Artichoke, or Green Goddess Cheese Fondue served with rustic breads, fresh vegetables, and crisp green apples for dipping
*Wine Pairing: Schmidtt Shone Piesporter

The French Quarter, Land & Sea, or Classic Entrée served with Red Bliss Potatoes, white mushroom caps, and broccoli florets prepared fondue-style and accompanied by a flight of our signature dipping sauces.  Add a cold-water lobster tail for $9.
*Wine Pairing: Highnote Malbec

Dark Chocolate with Baileys and Oreo, Citrus White Chocolate Fondue, or Flaming Turtle Milk Chocolate Fondue served with fresh strawberries, pineapple, and bananas, pound cake, brownies, crispy rice treats, plus Oreo and graham cracker coated marshmallows for dipping
*Wine Pairing: Moscato D’Asti

Add a House or Caesar Side Salad for just $6 per person

$6 Love Martinis

$10 Wine Flight with *suggested pairings