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Bob Sambol Leaves Bob’s Steak & Chop House for MCrowd’s Mercury Grill in Dallas

Exclusive! Breaking! Must credit SideDish!! Minutes ago, Bob Sambol told his staff and investors that he is decamping the legendary Bob’s Steak & Chop House to take a job at MCrowd. Come Monday, diners at the Mercury Grill will find Sambol waiting to greet them at the front door. He’ll run that operation and will […]

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Rising Stars Chefs Awards Dinner Celebrates the Best Up and Coming Chefs in Dallas

Last night the 14th annual Rising Stars Chefs’ Awards Dinner celebrated exceptional food and flavors created by some of the cities best up and coming chefs.  The second event in the five day Dallas Wine and Food Festival,  this event has become one of the most anticipated for lovers of great food and supporters of our local […]

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Dude, Sweet Chocolate to Throw Cinco de Mayo Fiesta in Dallas

Katherine Clapner, the dudette behind Dude, Sweet Chocolate, is throwing a party to celebrate the first anniversary of her shop in Bishop Arts. She’s going all out—apparently she’s dressing up as Selena and her staffers will tote marshmallow guns and attend as The Three Amigos. The fun will take place in conjunction with Cinco de […]

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Dallas Wine and Food Festival Kicks Off at Sutra in Plano

There was a packed house at Sutra in Plano last night as attendees enjoyed the first event of the 2011 Dallas Wine and Food Festival. Sutra served a four-course meal and the Angelika Film Center, just steps away, conducted a special showing of the romantic comedy Today’s Special. Pretty pictures of people and food after […]

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D Home Launches Staggeringly Good Home Blog (aka Catnip For Everyone from Doers to Dreamers)

We are so excited. I mean really excited. So excited that we’re hardly getting anything else done this morning. Why? Because we’re spending all of our time clicking through the room guides, shopping resources, and crazy vs. cool chairs on the brand-spanking new D Home online. Check it out. You’re going to want to bookmark […]

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Patrick Colombo to Open Italian Restaurant in Preston Royal

The former Popolos space will soon become a modern Tuscan farmhouse-style restaurant. Veteran Dallas restaurateur Patrick (Cru, Ferre, Steel, Victory Tavern) is the force behind the deal. The man in the kitchen will be chef Kevin Ascolese, a long-time friend and co-worker of Colombo’s. You remember Ascolese. He cooked at Salve, Mi Piaci, and Ferre […]

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No Matter How Good It Smells, Don’t Eat the Meat Soap

Seems like our pal, “Best BBQ in Dallas” author (and creator of the Full Custom Gospel BBQ blog) Daniel Vaughn has been holding out on us. Turns out he’s been moonlighting as a savoneur. Ok, that may not be a real word, but the skinny is that the dude is part of a four-person team […]

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Here Is A Great Reason To Head To Austin

Not that we need a reason to head to one of the best places in our great state, but if you are looking for something to do over the first weekend in June an event notice came a across that would make me take the drive down I35 featuring our own Paula Lambert, sitting beside […]

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Eating Lebanon: The Adventures of Chef Chad Houser, Randy Potts, and Chef Kamal Mouzawak

Writer Randy Potts accompanied Parigi chef Chad Houser to Beruit to meet and eat with Kamal Mouzawak, who owns the restaurant Tawlet and  is referred to as the Alice Waters of the Middle East. For the past week, the threesome has been touring the area and scouting organic farms, artisan bakeries, and markets. You can […]

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