Rumors Behind the Restaurant News: Is Rosa Mexicano Coming to Dallas?

I heard it from a friend who heard it from a friend: Rosa Mexicano is coming to town. I know talk is cheap but I know the neighborhood and I think the story is good. Take it on the run, baby: Rosa Mexicano, the small Midtown (Manhattan) restaurant that opened in 1984 is moving into […]

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Episode Recap: Rest in Peace, Jennie From Dallas

This season’s MasterChef, airing Monday nights on Fox, features (or featured) two local heroes: Jennie Kelley, a singer with Polyphonic Spree, and travel writer Ben Starr. Intrepid intern Harrison Smith has been spending his evenings watching the show and then recapping. Each week he will file his take on the show. Last week is here. […]

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John Tesar Closes The Table at One Arts Plaza in Dallas

John Tesar has decided to close The Table, the 12-seat tasting room inside The Commissary.The Table will close on August 1 but is scheduled to reopen around September 15 with a new concept. The press release says Tesar will retool The Table menu and  “spend the necessary time focusing on The Commissary and getting the […]

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Ate it For $8: Hong Kong Royal Restaurant in Carrollton

This week Kristy Alpert uncovers a semi-secret restaurant in Carrollton, Hong Kong Royal Restaurant. Overview: For the past four years Hong Kong Royal Restaurant has captured the palates Carrollton diners with its oversized entrees and delicious dim sum. But my theory is that the true appeal of this place has nothing to do with their […]

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Taco Cabana Introduces Grilled Ajo Chicken Street Tacos

Taco Cabana recently upped their “line” of tacos to include grilled Ajo Chicken Street Tacos. They include all white-meat chicken marinated with roasted garlic, onions and rich red peppers, served with shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes, and topped with a creamy chipotle sauce. The inspiration for the traditional-style street tacos – small tacos, served three to […]

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