New Capital Grille Opens in Time To Enjoy a Generous Pour

Bob’s Steak and Chop House and Jasper’s have  a new neighbor opening this weekend at The Shops at Legacy as Capital Grille opens the doors of their new 300 seat restaurant. If you can’t get up to The Shops at Legacy in Plano to enjoy a glass or bottle off their award winning wine list, visit […]

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I Could Watch Andrew Lees Eat, Move, and Learn All Day Long

Three guys took 44 days, visited 11 countries, flew 38,000 miles via 18 flights, witnessed an exploding volcano, and used two cameras to capture almost a terabyte of footage. From that, they gleaned three short films—each with its own linear concept based on movement, learning and food. The three mini-documentaries, starring the edible Andrew Lees, […]

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Wondering What Happened at Pho Colonial Downtown Yesterday? A Chronlogical Account (and UPDATE from the Owner).

Let me open  by saying that I love Pho Colonial‘s pho. I love it so much that I was willing to walk six blocks downtown in 104-degree heat yesterday to get some on opening day. But, at the risk of sounding … oh screw it, I don’t care…the opening day their Downtown location yesterday felt […]

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John Tesar on Extreme Chef Tonight

The Tesar is on The TV tonight. He will appear on The Food Network’s EXtreme Chef at 9PM. I believe The Tesar is hosting The Watching Party with specials on wine. Tonight’s episode “Survive The Farm” sounds exciting. Listen: Three chefs travel to a farm to dig for their own ingredients, but a powerful dust […]

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Ate it for $8: Gilley’s Jack Daniel’s Saloon in Dallas

This week Kristy Alpert gets down with some cowgirl grub at the Jack Daniel’s Saloon in Gilley’s. Overview: Owner John Gilbert opened his new saloon concept in January 2011 inside Gilley’s 91,000 square-foot entertainment venue, and, like the venue itself, the restaurant definitely draws a diverse crowd. Exposed brick walls and autographed guitars (Sheryl Crow, […]

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Cavalli Pizzeria Commemorates National S’mores Day the Only Way They Know How

I don’t usually start stories this way but… When some friends and I rented a villa in Tuscany last spring, the rental package included a traditional, wood-fired pizza dinner—cooked from scratch by the caretaker’s wife and sister—and capped off by a dessert pizza at the end. Imagine hand-thrown dough with Nutella, nuts, and granulated sugars—gooey […]

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