Social’s Gone a Little Square

No, not like that. The mixologists at the chic spot Social have concocted a new cocktail to help their guests beat the summer heat. The square watermelon is made with Square One vodka, Midori, fresh watermelon juice and lime, poured over frozen watermelon ice cubes and served with a salted rim. It’s going to be insanely hot this weekend, but this drink sounds refreshing enough to cool us […]

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Central Market H-E-B Issues Precautionary Recall for Raw Serrano Peppers Following FDA Consumer Warning

People, is the sky is falling? First tomatoes, then jalapenos, now serrano peppers? Here’s the deal from our Miss Aimee at Central Market: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning advising consumers to avoid eating raw serrano peppers from Mexico to prevent additional cases of Salmonella illnesses. In response, Central Market […]

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The Art of Gastronomy

Every year, the McKinney Avenue Contemporary hosts its annual membership show where members are invited to submit art that speaks to them about a given topic. This year, the theme is gastronomia: erotica y estimulante. Members were asked what foods stimulate them and the submissions ranged from sexy citrus to seductive sweets. The exhibit runs through August, but if you’re on McKinney […]

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Mo on Mike Modano and Brett Hull’s New Hot Spot

My hockey days are behind me and I guess my hockey connections are too. I tried to reach Mr. MoDano yesterday and failed. However, Mike Fisher of Dallasbasetball.com got some Mo information on the restaurant/bar slated to open in September in the Quandrangle. Yo, Mo and Hully? Dude, Casey Thompson is available. Eddie Cervantes, are […]

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Celebrating with Cheesecake

I’m certain some Dishers will want to crucify me for thinking anyone would care to know this, but I’ll take my chances and report it anyway.  The Cheesecake Factory is celebrating it’s 30th anniversary and, for today only, all of their cheesecakes are $1.50 per slice for dine-in guests. So, if you fancy the factory, head over. If not, just ignore this. […]

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Mike Modano and Brett Hull Ready for the Restaurant Business?

I big birdie with “commercial real estate” printed below his name on his business cards says that Eddie Cervantes, former owner of Primos, is teaming up with Brett Hull and Mike Modano to open an establishment in the recently vacated Riccardi’s space at the Quadrangle. Word is the working name is “Brett and Mo’s”?

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The Next Food Network Star Finale Smashes Records For Food Network

Just when I get to point where nothing ceases to amaze me, something amazes me. Like the “breaking news” from the Food Network claiming the Next Food Network Star finale on Sunday was the highest-rated, most-watched telecast in Food Network history. Apparently 4 million viewers, a 27 percent increase over the season three finale, watched […]

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