Restaurant Review: The Company Cafe in Dallas

Dining out was once so simple. You sat down in a restaurant, ordered whatever sounded good, ate it, and went on with your life. Now you need an advanced degree in epidemiology before you’re qualified to choose an entrée. Every day, we get bombarded with health warnings about food: too much added sugar will kill […]

Full Story

Cruisin’ Vietnamese Fusion: (Two starving architects+love of food) x empty wallets + 1 beat down truck = Nammi Truck

Yes, the food truck issue has gotten plenty of press, but come on, how cute are these kids behind the wheel of the Nammi banh mi food truck? Driving around, making sandwiches, being all smart & adorable. (NOTE: we can’t vouch for the food because we haven’t hooked up with them yet. but we’ll let […]

Full Story

Seafood Shack: Surefire Cure for the Monday-Night Blues

There’s about to be an angry mob with torches and pitchforks outside my cubicle, ready to string me up for disclosing their favorite hole-in-the-wall: Seafood Shack. Blame D’s director of online media, Julie Blacklidge Kinzie, for grabbing me at our Monday morning meeting to rave about the ceviche and margaritas. jump for more..

Full Story

First-Take Review: Rohst Opens Quietly Yet Flavorfully on Greenville Avenue

The set-up: Raise the flag on the rebirth of the corner of Greenville and Goodwin as Rohst (phonetic for roast) opens in the spot next to Dodie’s (and across from The Grape and Blue Goose). Although this new eatery is still in the soft-opening phase, we paid a visit (undercover, of course) to find out […]

Full Story

Yelp Versus the Restaurateur—Read and Discuss

In an article on TheFoodChannel.com, Kay Logsdon updated us on the Yelp vs. the restaurateur debate—specifically whether online reviews via Yelp (and, eh-hem, other sources) are a good or a bad thing? The following is the opening excerpt from her article: It was the food fight of the year. The tall, wavy-haired young marketing genius […]

Full Story

National Hot Fudge Sundae Day is Way More Fun Than Administrative Assistants’ Day

Love to grouse about Hallmark holidays? Well, strap in and get ready to either love or hate the following. Apparently there are a lot more interesting faux holidays out there than National Epitaph Day or Sweetest Day (how this differs from Valentine’s Day is beyond me). And they focus on food. (National Watermelon Eating Day, […]

Full Story

Is Casey Thompson Leaving Dallas Permanently for Napa?

Last Friday, Brownstone’s Casey Thompson tweeted: Putting an offer in on a space in Napa and a house all at the same time! Does this mean that this former Top Chef contender from Fort Worth is permanently leaving the prairie for the vine-covered hillsides of Northern California? That she won’t be guest-mixing margaritas behind the […]

Full Story

Cavalli Pizza Napoletana Claims First Napoli Certified Pizza In Texas Honors

For Paolo Cavalli, making pizza is just continuing the work started by his great grandparents. For the rest of his family running Cavalli Pizzeria Napoletana it is also the continuation of the family work. The family is now large enough to support two locations: the original spot in Irving the more recent McKinney incarnation. They […]

Full Story

Learn How to be a Winemaker, or at Least Play One

Wines of Chile, an organization dedicated to promoting Chilean wine throughout the world and made up of 93 Chilean wineries, just announced the creation of their first virtual game for Facebook – Terroir Hunter.  Through their Facebook page participants can virtually run their own winery, including harvesting grapes, bottling, selling, exporting and eventually have their […]

Full Story

Brews News: Belgian Beer Week Wraps Up at the Moth with Red Velvet Waffles

As a tribute to Belgian Independence Week, Matt Quenette over at Meddlesome Moth has spent the week banging the drum of Belgian Beer, with the kitchen turning out some pretty memorable pairings to go along with each night’s featured ale. Tonight (Friday) and tomorrow night are the last of it. Tonight’s beer (Ommegang Chocolate Indulgence) […]

Full Story