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NAMED #1 BEST BURGER IN TEXAS BY TEXAS MONTHLY

2013-08-07

WOW!!! We are amazed, astounded, a little embarassed, honored, and proud! Thanks Texas Monthly for this prestigious award.http://www.texasmonthly.com/blogs/eatmywords/?=p500
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Forbes.com - 10 Must-Eat Burgers This May

2013-05-15

With May being National Burger Month and Memorial Day denoting the unofficial opening of barbecue season, there’s no better time to honor the all-American staple. Forbes.com's Startle.com crew went in search of the nation’s best burgers—from off-the-menu secrets to top-tier favorites—and came up with... yes, The Grape Restaurant! Thank you Forbes! http://www.forbes.com/sites/forbestravelguide/2013/05/14/10-must-eat-burgers-this-may/
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Dallas-area artisans craft clever foods - Luscher?s Post Oak Red Hots review by DallasNews.com

2013-03-13

Wow factor: Chef-owner Brian Luscher of the Grape in Dallas began making his hand-crafted garlic bombs on a lark last summer, and now he can barely keep up with demand. The skins snap most marvelously when you bite into them, and they’re made with all-natural, locally pastured beef and pork. http://www.dallasnews.com/lifestyles/food/headlines/20130312-dallas-area-artisans-craft-clever-foods.ece
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D Home: Chef's Corner

2013-01-01

Chef/Owner Brian C. Luscher is profiled in the current issue of D Home Magazine.
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Named Best Neighborhood Bistro

2013-01-01

Modern Luxury has awarded The Grape with their Dish Award for Best Neighborhood Bistro. http://modernluxury.com
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The Grape reveals its standing as a neighborhood institution...

2013-01-01

The Grape reveals its standing as a neighborhood institution through scores of physical details both enduring and endearing. There are, most prominently, the gently faded frescoes of curling vines that amble across the dining room walls. Chockablock newspaper and magazine clippings, growing evermore sepia-toned in their aging frames, tell the story of American fashion via the clothes on cover models and the eyewear (sometimes astoundingly large) displayed by columnists on their byline pics through the decades. The menu, though also handed to you, is neatly scrawled on a blackboard, a tradition since the restaurant opened in 1972...
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These Are a Few of My Favorite Restaurants: The Grape in Dallas

2011-07-20

"...Two and a half hours later, I emerged renewed. Just when I thought I couldn’t be impressed, I was impressed. I can now say, without hesitation, that The Grape is currently my favorite restaurant in Dallas." - A wonderful review by Nancy Nichols, SideDish / DMagazine Food Critic. Thanks Nancy! http://sidedish.dmagazine.com/2011/07/20/these-are-a-few-of-my-favorite-restaurants-the-grape-in-dallas/
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Dallas Observer City of Ate

2010-04-22

If not for The Grape, Dallas would have a small empty space in its culinary soul. http://blogs.dallasobserver.com/cityofate/2009/04/short_orders_the_grape.php#more
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Courtney Showcases as one of "Dallas? Grape Dames"

2010-03-10

Courtney is showcased as one of "Dallas’ Grape Dames" in the March 2010 issue of D Magazine!   http://www.dmagazine.com/Home/D_Magazine/2010/March/Dallas_Grape_Dames.aspx
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Brian wins 1st Place in the HICO Celebrity Chef Steak Cookoff

2009-04-22

Brian recently won 1st place in the Celebrity Chef Division of the 6th Annual Texas Steak Cook-Off, Beef Symposium and Tourist Trap" held in historic downtown Hico, TX. The event, was recently featured on the Food Network and will be noted in the May issue of Everyday with Rachael Ray. http://www.texassteakcookoff.com/past2009.html
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