Monthly Archives: June 2008

"Lafayette, we have arrived!"

by tdoadmin

At least, in the estimation of the always amusing and over-the-top website “Barihunk.” The latest edition begins: “To hell with ‘Remember the Alamo!’ The new battle cry in Texas is ‘Remember to get your tickets to The Dallas Opera!’” For the full story, click here. Someone bring this man a drool cup! Suzanne Calvin, Assoc. […]

“Lafayette, we have arrived!”

by Suzanne Calvin

At least, in the estimation of the always amusing and over-the-top website “Barihunk.” The latest edition begins: “To hell with ‘Remember the Alamo!’ The new battle cry in Texas is ‘Remember to get your tickets to The Dallas Opera!’” For the full story, click here. Someone bring this man a drool cup! Suzanne Calvin, Assoc. […]

As Spanish As Chicken Paella

by tdo

The first cooking class at The Milestone Culinary Arts Center was a delightful learning experience for The Dallas Opera and everyone who attended. We were fortunate to have the opportunity to work with Chef Sharon Van Meter (a 1997 “Chef of the Year” who dazzled her clientele as Executive Chef of both Neiman Marcus and […]

As Spanish As Chicken Paella

by tdo

As promised, here is the first recipe from our Spanish cuisine cooking class at Milestone Culinary Arts Center: Chicken and Sausage Paella Yield: 15 Servings 3 Tablespoons olive oil 1 2/4 lbs hot Italian sausages 4 lbs chicken thighs 2 large onions, chopped (about 5 cups) 10 garlic cloves, chopped, plus 1 garlic clove, minced […]

The Moon in the Man

by tdo

We couldn’t have planned a better night to screen “Moonstruck” at Victory Park last Wednesday (June 18th)! The weather was nice – not the typical “Texas-nice” where it’s almost bearable to be outside – but the “nice” where the skin beneath the sleeves of your Oxford dress shirt is downright jealous of your bare hands. […]