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Former Dallas Chef Calvin Harris Debuts The Biggest Loser/Simply Sensible Healthy Meals

Last week former Dallas chef Calvin Harris stopped into his hometown to talk about his new line of products, The Biggest Loser/Simply Sensible. Harris visited the D Magazine offices where he spent time with intern Kelsy McCraw. Chef Calvin Harris was born and raised in Dallas, but he now lives in Miami. Since we are […]

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A Voyeur’s Journey Into the New Lunch Menu at Craft Dallas

Leadership changes at Craft Dallas have resulted in a rethinking of the menu and a more casual lunch service. Yesterday, I was part of a group that was invited to the restaurant to taste from the new menu and chat with chef de cuisine Tim Bevins. “The dinner format—the à la carte things—doesn’t really work […]

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Eat This Now: Lomo Saltado at El Tesoro del Inca in Irving

Ladies and gentlemen, Daniel Walker. There is certainly no shortage of ethnic food in the city of Irving.  The city’s streets are packed with restaurants offering nearly every cultural experience one could ask for.  However, the sheer number of tiny, home-grown, authentic ethnic restaurants makes weeding out the good from the bad a rather daunting […]

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Restaurant Review: BEE in Dallas

Scratch another notch into the win column for Monica Greene (Monica’s Aca y Alla, Ciudad). After a two-year hiatus in Aspen, Colorado, she’s back on terra familiares and marking her homecoming by opening BEE (Best Enchiladas Ever), a casual enchiladeria with DIY sensibility. Guests build their own enchiladas—simply or elaborately—by filling out and handing over […]

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Exclusive Video Interview with Anastacia “AQ” Quiñones, New Executive Chef at Alma on Henderson Ave.

She may be young by chefs’ standards (30), but Tristan Simon feels confident that Anastacia “AQ” Quiñones is ready to helm the ship at Henderson Avenue’s favorite regional Mexican watering hole. Today, Alma rolls out a totally tweaked menu, with AQ’s touches on nearly every dish, from the watermelon in the street corn snacks to […]

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