Scott’s Picks

Movie : The White Crow
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Ralph Fiennes’ THE WHITE CROW was inspired by the book Rudolf Nureyev: The Life by Julie Kavanaugh. The drama charts the iconic dancer’s famed defection from the Soviet Union to the West in 1961, despite KGB efforts to stop him. In Theaters Apr 26, 2019. Rudolf NureyevNureyev was a Soviet ballet and contemporary dancer and [...]

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Restaurant : Jack’s Kitchen
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Established in 2018 by distinguished Dallas restaurateur Scott Jones (The Screen Door + Cafe Italia), Jack’s Kitchen revitalizes the notion of satisfying and delicious food. The menu at Jack’s Kitchen is crafted to evoke the most elusive yet gratifying ranges of the pallet. Nestled in a comfy nook of Lakewood, it will feel like a [...]

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TV : Poldark
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Get ready to Binge… Gorgeous cinematography, fantastic acting and tears of joy will come to your eyes as you experience Captain Ross Poldark while he is always taking care of the underdog. Poldark is a British historical period drama television series based on the novels of the same title by Winston Graham and starring Aidan [...]

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Restaurant : The Playwright Irish Pub
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This is where I will be celebrating St Patrick’s Day. I love this authentic Irish pub. The owner is from Dublin and has stayed true to his self. Great location in the Arts District on the edge of State Thomas District/Uptown area. Fantastic happy hour prices and delicious food. The muscles are amazing. Fun friendly [...]

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Movie : Inner Worlds, Outer Worlds
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I came upon this profoundly beautiful film last month which took my breathe away. As a 25-year meditation practitioner and a good ole Irish Catholic boy from Long Island, I was delighted and impressed with the content of this documentary. For all that I have been studying and experiencing is wrapped up and presented in [...]

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Restaurant : The Charles
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Last Saturday night I was heading to The Ducati Dallas on the edge of the design center for the unveiling of their new bike. I thought I would check out Town Hearth for dinner before the big event. Well my Bike had other plans and decided he wanted Italian as I got turned around and [...]

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Book : Small Fry
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When you finish Lisa Brennan-Jobs’ memoir of growing up as the daughter of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, you’ll feel sorry for her – not just because Jobs was a jerk a lot of the time, but because some readers will be too busy rubbernecking at her famous dad to notice what a great writer his [...]

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Dine & Shop : Grange Hall
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One of the most wonderful, unique lunch experiences in Dallas. A little bit of Paris / St. Germaine in this combination boutique shop restaurant . Husbands… if you want to impress and celebrate your wives this year take them to lunch at Grange Hall. You can even let her pick out her own beautiful gift [...]

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Crow Museum of Asian Art : Chinese New Year
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Happy Chinese New year. The Year of the Pig! We really are fortunate here in Dallas to have our incredible Downtown Arts district. Fun afternoon celebrating art and this cultural new year downtown. I was able to explore the recent renovations at the Crow Museum of Asian Art and the recent exhibit. JACOB HASHIMOTO Clouds [...]

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Restaurant : Tulum
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I stumbled into this special restaurant, ironically, waiting for a table at another place in this cool shopping strip on Oak Lawn. Tulum took my breathe away. Bravo to the design team lead by Val Karns and Liz Ruiz!!! AND there are NO TV’s to distract you from the creativity and beauty. There is a [...]

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