Food Movie Review: Forks Over Knives

Last week there were several pre-release screenings of Forks Over Knives, the newest foodumentary to create a stir. Like Inconvenient Truth and Food Inc., these “movies” make you think about what happens to food before you put in your mouth. I have not seen it, but our arts editor, Peter Simek, slices and dices the […]

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Taco Cabana Introduces Hickory Smoked Brisket Tacos in Dallas

Taco Cabana’s smoked brisket tacos are a seasonal item and now ’tis the season. “Our brisket tacos were overwhelmingly popular last year, and we’re delighted to bring brisket back,”  said Todd Coerver, chief marketing officer at Taco Cabana. “If guest feedback remains positive, we are considering adding our brisket offering to the permanent menu. Fans […]

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Brews News: Holy Grail Pub in Plano Celebrates American Craft Beer Week

The Holy Grail Pub invites you to head north to Plano for a week of craft beer celebration. Monday, May 16: From DFW’s own Franconia Brewery, all Franconia beers are $3 ALL DAY Tuesday, May 17: Franconia releases their Cask-Conditioned Dunkelweisse at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 18: Release of Cask-Conditioned IPA from Austin’s own (512) […]

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Storybook Beginning: Beloved Restaurant La Palapa Veracruzana Gets a New Life as Mesa

Teresa Gubbins has been all over this story like hot on fries (where did I just read that?). She reported Friday that the former owners of foodie favorite La Palapa Veracruzana that closed nearly two years ago, Raul and Olga Reyes, have been given a second chance to showcase their talents at Mesa. Their savior? […]

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