Ruth Reichl Book Signing at Williams Sonoma Northpark in Dallas

Hey Ruth, I’ll come to your Gourmet Today book signing at Williams Sonoma in Northpark on Wednesday, September 23 at 3:00 p.m. if you will come to SideDish’s Celebration of Texas Wine and Cheese from 5:00 to 7:00pm the same day. You will get to meet fellow author Paula Lambert of the award-winning Mozzarella Company […]

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Bailey’s Prime Plus Opened Last Night. Leslie Brenner is First Customer in the Door.

Continuing her search for world-class dining in Dallas, DMN dining critic Leslie “Catch a Falling Star” Brenner (finally) found a baked potato at a local steak restaurant. After visiting the Cedar Hill location of Bailey’s Prime, La Brenner was more than disappointed to find only baked sweet potatoes on the menu. Owner Ed Bailey obviously […]

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Save the Date: 26th Annual Beaujolais Wine Festival in Dallas

Kristen Blair, Miss Texas (America). This event is always crowded and full of overly hyped wine, but lots of people love to toast the release of  Beaujolais Nouveau. This year’s fete is November 20th at the InterContinental Dallas. The theme? Bordeaux Meets Texas. Translation: Texas wines will also be served. AND, as the press release […]

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Federal Government Wants You to Lose Weight and They Want to Control Your Calorie Intake

How many of you are aware of Bill 2726, a federal act aimed at chain restaurants with “at least 20” outlets to post calorie facts in plain view on their menus? If they don’t they get fined up to $1,000 per offense. The bill has already passed in California and Oregon and is currently before […]

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Howard Schultz is Headed to Starbucks in Highland Park Village

An over-caffeinated Disher just called from her iPhone to report that all of the baristas and employees of Starbucks in HPV are readying for their close up with Starbuck’s chairman and CEO, Howard Schultz. “Oh my god,” she exclaimed. “The place is buzzing. They have the back area roped off and tables are set with […]

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