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    Sample Italian Cuisine At The Stoneleigh Hotel and Spa's Bolla and Bolla Bar

    Culinary mastermind Chef David Bull is the creative force behind the scenes at the Bolla and Bolla Bar. When dining at Bolla and Bolla you'll enjoy modern Italian cuisine with attentive presentation and an imaginative palate inspired by memories of his grandparent’s New York restaurant. "Italian food is about history, family and hospitality. It is an honor to share the experiences of Bolla with our new friends and neighbors," said Chef Bull.

    Gather with family and friends at the contemporary yet elegant tables, cozy banquettes, or lounge alfresco on Bolla’s outdoor terrace. You can also reserve the chef’s table and experience Chef Bull’s tempting combination of flavors and textures that create a five-star dining experience.

    Bolla Bar’s inviting atmosphere lets you to ease into the night while sipping on refreshing cocktails in the trendy, yet comfortable setting of the spectacular arc-shape Art Deco bar or the Bolla terrace shaded by giant oaks and overlooking Maple Avenue. The bar specializes in fresh juice cocktails like the Bolla Bellini, Bolla Tini and Bolla Sangria. Its signature cocktail is the Puccini, a champagne cocktail mixed with freshly squeezed Mandarin orange juice garnished simply with an orange twist. The creative menu features appetizers, bites and light meals in addition to an extensive menu of premium wines from the regions of Italy and the Mediterranean.

    Recognized as a 2007 James Beard nominee for “Best Chef in the Southwest” and also appeared on the Food Network’s “Iron Chef” as a challenger to Bobby Flay. Chef Bull brings a fresh approach to the regional fare of Italian cuisine combining authentic ingredients with traditional techniques. The menu at the Bolla and Bolla Bar features traditional Italian dishes with unique twists like the garlic chive gnocchi, homemade potato dumplings with chives and roasted garlic puree sautéed with brown butter and paired with poached baby octopus and asparagus puree. Diners may also delight in a variety of Crudo, Italy’s version of sashimi.

    If you're planning a getaway the Stoneleigh Hotel and Spa is a great option that offers warm hospitality and luxury. The hotel’s glamorous past inspires 170 elegant guest rooms, Tribute Suites to legendary past visitors and the opulent Penthouse, which will host Dallas’ most elegant social events and wedding receptions. Visit this pinnacle of hospitality connecting downtown to verdant Turtle Creek, and you’ll find The Stoneleigh Hotel and Spa offers fine dining at the Bolla and Bolla Bar, there's a posh lobby bar where cocktails and deal-making abound and a luxurious spa that offers relaxation and recovery.

    By Nick Worley 

    Getting There

    To learn more about dining options at The Stoneleigh Hotel and Spa's Bolla and Bolla Bar, or make reservations at the hotel call or visit http://www.stoneleighhotel.com/.

    To learn more about visiting the Dallas area visit the Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau at  www.visitdallas.com.