Dallas/Fort Worth Restaurant Week – Presented by KRLD & Central Market

by Jessica on August 15, 2011

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Restaurant Week is in full swing and I had the lucky opportunity to preview things first-hand last week with several Dallas-area bloggers at Chamberlain’s Steak & Chop House in Addison.

When dining out during Restaurant Week, you’re not only helping to support local fine dining establishments, but two amazing charities, as well. Over 130 fine Dallas & Fort Worth restaurants are taking reservations for this three-week fundraiser, where you’re offered a three-course prix fixe dinner combination priced at only $35 per person. And the best part? For every prix fixe meal purchased, a $7 donation is made to either The North Texas Food Bank in Dallas or the Lena Pope Home in Fort Worth. This is the perfect opportunity to try out a new place and support a fine cause, while treating yourself & your honey to a night on the town. Just click on the ‘Restaurant Week’ link above to make a reservation (or several!)!

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Chef Richard Chamberlain explains the amazing menu…

Do you know anything about hard choices?? Try picking three dishes out of nine amazing plates, made by Chamberlain himself. For starters, I decided on the Summer Corn Bisque with Basil Oil & Cornbread Croutons. Then, for the main course, I chose the Strube Ranch Kobe Sirloin with Yukon Mashed Potatoes and Roasted Garlic Chimichuri (which I could’ve drank from a straw – this pesto-like sauce was absolutely out of this world). And finally, for dessert, I made the obvious pick and ordered the Warm Chocolate Center Cake with Blackberry Port Sauce. If I was ever in the position to request a ‘last meal’, this would rank pretty high up there. Each course was outstanding and when paired together… superb.

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Many thanks to the Texas Beef Council and Holly Homer of June Cleaver Nirvana for the invitation… and Chef Richard Chamberlain for dinner! It was such a fun evening filled with good company & incredibly delicious food. Now on to Sullivan’s for what will surely be a spectacular steak dinner!

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*Disclaimer: In exchange for attending this Restaurant Week Preview Party, the Texas Beef council provided me with a complimentary dinner & $100 gift card for a second dinner at a later date. However, all opinions are strictly my own.

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{ 6 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Angela August 15, 2011 at 12:44 pm

Wasn’t the entire evening absolutely wonderful??? I had a great time. Seems we had the same dinner, except I chose the Lavender Creme Brulee. :)
-Angela

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2 Terry Watson August 15, 2011 at 12:50 pm

I just stopped by your blog and thought I would say hello. I like your site design. Looking forward to reading more down the road.

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3 nicole August 15, 2011 at 12:53 pm

Your pictures were way better than mine. We had the same dinner and I am already excited to go back and eat it again this weekend! It was nice to meet you.

College football is almost here!

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4 Matt SF August 15, 2011 at 2:14 pm

OMG! Everything looks so delicious. I am gonna have to take a trip to Chamberlain’s real soon.

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5 Texasholly August 15, 2011 at 5:01 pm

So glad you could attend! It was so fun meeting you in person. YUM.

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6 Jennifer Matison August 15, 2011 at 8:27 pm

Your pictures are amazing!! We are so glad you had a good time and hope your dinner at Sullivan’s is perfect tonight! Can’t wait to hear about it!

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