Archives 2007

Recipe for reinvention

Dallas Morning News

By BILL ADDISON / Restaurant Critic How does a celebrity chef unshackle himself from flattering but limiting perceptions to reinvent his future? And how, in the process, can he captivate a fresh culinary audience without alienating a generation of longtime devotees? Take a gander at the crowd at Fearing’s in …

Dean Fearing’s Dallas Thanksgiving

Food and Wine Magazine

by Alison Cook Chef Dean Fearing’s one-of-a-kind laugh reverberates through the north Dallas mansion where he has gathered friends and family together for Thanksgiving dinner.  Part Woody Woodpecker cackle, part good ol’ boy guffaw, the sound bounces off the domed rotunda in the two-story library. This Thanksgiving season is a …

Texas Festivities

Star-Telegram

by Judy Wiley If you’re not planning on being in a cooking mood for Thanksgiving, or want to get out of town between then and Christmas, you have Texas options near and far. Some of them: The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas: Fearing’s will serve a prix fixe menu for $95 adults, $45 …

The fabulous Flavors of Fearing’s

Dallas Business Journal

By Christine Perez The expectations were high for Fearing’s, the new restaurant within the Ritz-Carlton Hotel & Residences in Uptown. But somehow, celebrity chef Dean Fearing has found a way to exceed them. Besides scrumptious fare, the restaurant offers six or seven different dining settings, from a formal art-gallery-style room …

Pat’s Pick: Fearing’s, Dallas

Texas Monthly

Like a summer blockbuster that’ been anticipated for months, überchef Dean Fearing’s domain at the new Ritz-Carlton in Dallas finally opened for business in mid-August¬–and how. The seven dining rooms (yes, seven, each with its own ambience) filled up immediately, and the hotel’s Rattlesnake Bar  was colonized by the chic-oisie, …