Dee Lincoln has a rich culinary history in Dallas, but not as a chef. The founder of Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse, her business prowess has made her a local dining superpower for over 20 years. Recently, though, Lincoln stepped away from her position as a purveyor of rib-eyes and started hawking Champagne to the Uptown set. Her Tasting Room & Bubble Bar offers a wide selection of bubbles by the glass or bottle, ranging in price from reasonable to stratospheric. Patrons enjoy their drinks on white leather lounge seats in the center of the room and at the pearly white bar-a stark contrast to the dark wood of Del Frisco's. The Tasting Room in the title doesn't just refer to wine; there are plenty of dinner options on the menu as well. But the wine takes center stage.
I'd say that Saturday's Dine Around Uptown was a success. And of course, I define success as a solid buzz peppered with bites of delightful food and a celebrity sighting (Paula Deen popped out of a li... More »