VonGeertsem Butcher Shoppe in Dallas Adds North Texas Grass Fed Beef

It’s hard to believe VonGeertsem Butcher Shoppe in Uptown has been open three years. Greg and Kathy Geerts must be doing more than just a little something right, they are adding to their inventory. Besides excellent cuts of corn fed beef, they now offer high quality North Texas Black Angus grass fed beef. 3527 Oak […]

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Why George and Laura Bush Should Eat at the Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek. Plus: Updates From the Kitchen

I caught up with nice man and Managing Director of the Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek, Duncan Graham. He’s a patient and philosophical British guy. I asked him what was going on over at “Crippled Creek.” When are they going to name a new chef? He responded: “I have always been fond of the childhood tale of The Turtle […]

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Another SideDish Tasting Opportunity: Zinsky’s Delicatessen

Now that Salmon-gate has settled  to a simmer, I’m happy to announce a unique one-of-a-kind (for now) event: a behind-the-scenes look at how some restaurants use family and friends to test their recipes. The other day when I was talking with Liz Baron about Zinsky’s Delicatessen, she mentioned they were planning a huge tasting. I […]

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Urbano Opens in East Dallas

Kristen and Mitch Kauffman closed their Urbano Paninoteca last December. Today they announced their new restaurant, Urbano is now open for lunch and dinner. The website isn’t up yet, but the doors to the 100-year old building they’re housed in is open. Urbano is sandwiched between Jimmy’s Food Store and Tom Spicer’s FM 1410. Jump […]

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