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Top Chef All Stars Viewing Party Tomorrow (Wednesday) Night at Plano’s Loft 610

Need we even mention that Top Chef All-Stars premiers tomorrow night? No doubt you’re already eyeballing that squishy spot in the couch and planning out your commercial-break allocation of crudités (or Cheez-Its) for weeks. But Loft 610 knows that reality-TV premiers are dish best shared. With that in mind they invite fans of Chef Tre (who’s […]

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Forget the 12 Days of Christmas; Urban Taco Gives Us 12 Days of Tamales

For the 12 days leading up to Christmas (December 13 to 24), the Uptown location of Urban Taco will be showcasing a different, rib-sticking tamale recipe each and every day. Keep your shopping energy high with pollo con mole on the 13th, rajas con queso on the 15th, and barbacoa con chorizo on the 20th. […]

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Chill Out From Holiday Shopping With Free Fro Yo on Dec. 10 at the New Snider Plaza Yumilicious

Dallas-based Yumilicious (an off-the-record fave among the D editorial crew) is gearing up to give away free fro yo in Snider Plaza from 5 to 9 pm on Dec. 10 to celebrate the grand opening of its 8th location. Show up for your share of the low-fat treats, as well as raffle drawings, and the […]

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Update From Tristan Simon: New Concept, Alma, to Open in January

Many of you have been curious to know about what is going on in the old Cuba Libre space on Henderson. Yesterday, I caught up with Consilient Restaurant’s head honcho Tristan Simon. Here’s what I found out. What you once knew as Cuba Libre has been demolished, completely remodeled, and renamed Alma (soul in Spanish). […]

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Chefs for Farmers Farm-to-Table Dinner This Sunday at Times Ten Cellars

In October, intern Meredith Stein did a great job covering (and photographing) the first Chefs For farmers farm-to-table dinner. Looks like the next one’s just around the corner. Take it away, Meredith… If you missed the first farm-to-table fundraising dinner in October, you’re going to want to snag tickets to the encore event on Sunday, […]

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Tortilleria Tuzantla in South Dallas Makes 3,000 Tortillas a Day

Recently on the 2010 Dallas Burger Tour, we slammed the kitchen at Wingfield’s on Beckley in South Dallas. While we waited for our burgers, a few of us spied Tortilleria Tuzantla across the street and we strolled over to take a look. Inside we found Eliza Martinez leading four generations of her family (herself, her mother, her […]

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Sake Tasting From Akita, aka the Empire of Beautiful Sake, at Bailey’s Prime Plus

Head to Bailey’s Prime Plus on Dec. 6 for the Japan-America Society’s Sake Soiree, “an evening of social and cultural exchange featuring fine sake from five breweries in the Empire of Beautiful Sake, the Akita prefecture in Japan.” Learn how sake is made, how to order, and how to drink from a certified advanced sake […]

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Bitter Much? Actual Psychological Tips For Manipulating Your Mother in Law’s Mood This Thanksgiving

Newsflash: food that tastes crappy makes you feel crappy. That’s right; in honor of tomorrow’s impending gluttony, I give you this press release, hot off the email from the APS journal Psychological Science, that explains why your diet of Brussels Sprouts and wheat grass inspires the type of bad mood known to psychologists worldwide as […]

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Are Big Changes Coming to Craft Dallas?

Max Rudberg, the general manager of Craft Dallas, has left the restaurant. Why? “I did not see eye to eye with the hotel’s upper management and their proposed changes,” says Rudberg. “They want to dumb down one of the city’s best restaurants.” Rudberg says Thomas Caramucci, general manager of W Dallas Victory Hotel, would prefer […]

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