The The 2022 restaurant show to be hosted in Dallas, a new rooftop bar opening soon, Naf-Naf Grill in Chicago is expanding to Texas and more.
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Happy dreaming day, Dallas. We’re back again with your weekly food news report and we’re starting with something for the music lovers.
Fort Worth singer born Leon Bridges It came out with a great new song featuring Kevin Carle called “Summer Moon”. The track has rattled local food writers because the title is inspired by a Texas coffee chain. Can you guess which one?
Summer Moon It is based in Austin but has since expanded throughout Texas, with additional locations in Kansas, Oklahoma, and Wisconsin, and has gained a dedicated fan base of coffee lovers. Bridges is clearly one, as he explained on Instagram that the store was the “only sense of normalcy” for him and his staff during the height of the pandemic.
“One day on the way there, we all started writing some lyrics about the summer moon, and the vibe was so undeniable that we had to finish it,” he says in the caption explaining the new single.
The work should feel good about that scream – the melody is smooth, warm and gentle, a true reflection of his inspiration and a perfect soundtrack for a working day in the café. Expecting an increase in customers at both Fort Worth locations, we can imagine many Bridge fans will start exploring the shops in hopes of meeting him at the front desk.
Summer Moon is known for its wood-fired bean roasting process and “moon milk” – the signature sweet cream found in a latte.
Forget imitation, song should be considered the highest form of flattery. Speaking of which, here’s another example of food meeting music to share. Last Saturday in Irving was the opening Lone Star Barbecue and Music Festival. The event combined local, local restaurants and music performances for the quintessential celebration of Texas.
Featured Artists Included Le Freak, M-80s, Alex Aguilar, Leo Hull, Texas Blues Machine, Faron Gilbert, Texas Flood and Lone Star Skynyrd, according to Dallas Morning News. As for ‘cue, there was smoked and grilled food from Smokey Joe’s BBQ, Barrel & Bones Craft Bar & Smokehouse, Salmark BBQ, Ragin Cajun Louisiana Kitchen, Kitchen 101 and Redwine BBQ Eats & Sweets, among many others.
If you missed the first year of your backyard barbecue, look no further than the next. Meanwhile, there’s another food event happening this summer—for the truest restaurants. The Texas Restaurant Association keep it 2022 Show Restaurant in Dallas at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center. The conference is one of the largest trade fairs in the restaurant industry, and is set to bring more than 2 million dollars in revenue for local businesses, according to a press release.
Now at 85The tenth Each year, the Texas Restaurant Show will present interactive displays, new products and equipment, experiences from industry leaders, and the latest news and trends from more than 400 exhibitors. In addition, on the night of July 10, the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority organizes its annual events Lone Star Bash in jelly. The celebration will highlight signature dishes and cocktails from more than 30 chefs and 15 mixologists, each vying for the title of People’s Choice for Best Dish and Cocktail.
If you need to build a cocktail stand for a bash competition, a new venue in the Design District can be a good start.
Sky blue rooftop bar It opens July 3 atop Tru by Hilton Dallas Market Center and offers great views with your drinks. In the spirit of the conversation, the exact location of the place is a beautiful silence, but culture mapI got you covered.
In addition to beer and wine, you can enjoy flying-inspired cocktails such as Delayed Flight (Tito’s vodka, grapefruit, aperol, and lemon) and Frozen Delta (Tequila Hornitos reposado, coconut cream, blue curacao, lemon, and toasted coconut).
July will bring another new venue – the Texas expansion of the Chicago-based Middle East chain, Naf naf grill. Scheduled to open in Frisco on July 12, this will be the restaurant’s first location in Texas with two more locations on the horizon in Los Colinas and McKinney, according to Dallas Observer.
The site offers customizable dishes and pita bread stuffed with ingredients such as basmati rice, couscous, hummus, baba ghanoush, chicken shawarma, falafel and an array of toppings and sauces.