This week, we’re hooking you up with rugged Italian-made leather bags from Peter Nappi and selvage denim jeans from Tennessee’s Imogene + Willie. Oh, and we’re sending you on a postcard-worthy luxury camping trip in Montana—let’s just say there are camping butlers involved.
Things to do for February 16, 2012
Crawfish, Alice in Wonderland and Italian Suits
Nothing is certain but death, taxes and the weekend.
A Tavern Worthy of the Mad Hatter
And now, the first (also: only) North Dallas pub inspired by Lewis Carroll: the Mad Tavern. It’s a neighborhood bar replete with a white rabbit in the rafters, an upside-down table on the ceiling and 125 beers on tap. Perfect for a Jester King pint with Disney execs (or talking cats).
Your Next Italian Suit: From Hadleigh’s
The dapper gents at Hadleigh’s are hosting a little party for their friends from Cesare Attolini, an Italian line of suits, button-downs and blazers. You were looking for something to wear to your dinner party at Clooney’s place at Lake Como.
500 Pounds of Crawfish in Bishop Arts
This Sunday, in honor of Fat Tuesday, you’ll grab a cold hurricane and take in a parade and a Cajun band as you feast on a quarter-ton of crawfish. Save some for everyone else.
A Food Truck Happy Hour
Consider this the classy version of hanging out in a liquor store parking lot: at Sigel’s on Greenville, they’re letting the guys from Rock and Roll Tacos and Easy Slider serve you dinner outside. Go ahead, take a seat on the curb and eat a brisket slider.
York Street’s Old Chef Goes Underground
You remember York Street—you still have flashbacks from their Buffalo New York strip. Well the chef behind that Lakewood haunt is hosting a five-course BYOB dinner next Friday at the culinary lab, My Private Chef. Details of the menu are a secret. But maybe bring a bib just in case...