Best In Dallas: Chef Wade Burch Shares His Weekend Hotspots

Tune in for today's edition of Best in Dallas featuring proud Texas native, Chef Wade Burch! Bringing a unique and cultivated palate, Chef Wade adds a spice of his Texas roots to the newly open restaurant, Perle On Maple. Check out the latest hotspots picked by Chef Wade himself, these gems will certainly not disappoint! image-2018-05-30 (5) Wade Burch is the Executive Chef of Perle on Maple, The Stoneleigh Hotel’s new restaurant offering French bistro classics with a Texas twist and locally-sourced ingredients. Chef Wade, a proud Texan, brings an authentic touch from his training at the School for American Chefs at Beringer Vineyards and Windows on the World Wine School. It doesn't stop there though— Chef Wade's extensive experience with culinary positions range from prestigious establishments like The Plaza Hotel in New York, The Pan Pacific Hotel in San Francisco and The Hotel Crescent Court in Dallas among others. A celebrity in the culinary world, he also appeared on Food Network’s Chopped, winning his way into the finals of Chopped Champions! image-2018-05-30 (6)

Foodie Favorite: Tei-An

One of Chef Wade's favorite spots, this stylish Japanese restaurant specializes in freshly made soba noodle dishes, served hot or cold. Their unique and traditional decor allows you to experience a touch of Tokyo in the middle of Dallas! Stop by Tei-An today, for a taste of very creative dishes using traditional and reimagined flavors, techniques, and presentations.

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Artistic Addiction: Hall Park

When it comes to artistic taste, Chef Wade's top pick is Hall Park located in Frisco! "This is a great place to walk around and sip some Hall Sauvignon Blanc and enjoy an afternoon outside," Chef Wade said. The Texas Sculpture Garden is a real eye-catcher within the park, the largest private collection of contemporary Texas sculpture ever assembled and comes from the private collection of Craig and Kathryn Hall.

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On The Move: Old American Golf Club

Chef Wade always enjoys a good outdoor challenge and the Old American Golf Club provides that and so much more! "This is a very tough but fair test of golf on Lake Lewisville," says Chef Wade. Designed by local golfers Justin Leonard and Tripp Davis, this outdoor past-timer will meet your golfing expectations! The course just hosted an LPGA event and the players were very complimentary of the course.  

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Bargain Hunter: Frisco Mercantile

This fun bargain shop has everything from vintage vinyl to home décor and gifts. "Some old and some new, but everything is cool," says Chef Wade. If you're looking for a good deal and unique finds hit up the Frisco Mercantile today!

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 I Heart Dallas: Lake Lewisville

The beautiful shoreside of Lake Lewisville provides an excellent view for its local residents. "My wife and I chose to live in The Tribute lakeside community not just because of the schools and golf courses but for all the activities that living on a great lake provides!" said Chef Wade. As a true Texan himself, Chef Wade brings a unique and authentic perspective to all things Dallas related! Images courtesy of Wade Burch, Dallas Art District, FriscoArts, LPGA, Frisco Mercantile, Mapio.

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