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Michael Costa, Owner of The Office Grill in Dallas, Arrested

I have been chronicling the career of Michael Costa for a couple of years. Costa has been a restaurant consultant in Dallas since the early ‘90s. In spring of 2009, I wrote several posts about his misbehavior and his penchant for writing hot checks at Las Colinas Prime . In October of 2010, I reported […]

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The Place at Perry’s Gets Ready to Move to a New Location

I’ll say one thing about The Place at Perry’s: they aren’t afraid of making changes. Several years ago, they had to change their name and now they are changing their address. The Place at Perry’s is moving one block north of the corner of Routh Street and Cedar Springs to the Gables Villa Rosa building […]

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Patrick Colombo Opens Princi Italia in Preston Royal Village Tomorrow

Patrick Colombo has been in the restaurant business for nearly three decades. He spent nine years as senior vice president and co-founder of the 21-store national Italian restaurant, Sfuzzi, Inc.; he was executive director of food & beverage operations at Mansion on Turtle Creek Hotel; and he co-founded Nick & Sam’s, and is currently president […]

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Learning How to Manage Blog Content the Hard Way, or What Happened to the ‘Nine of the Best Milkshakes in Dallas’ Post

Two days ago, I approved the post “Nine Best Milkshakes in Dallas” written by Danielle Glick (DallasFoodie). Sarah Reiss and I met with Danielle before she was asked to write one post a month. I knew Danielle was a social media marketer and that she had some clients in the food business. I asked her […]

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The Mercury, Execu-Chef Chris Ward, and GALT Host The Dog Days of Summer

This Saturday, The Mercury’s executive chef Chris Ward will fundraise for our furry friends with a Dog Days of Summer event. From 2 to 5 pm, The Mercury will transform into a venue for cooking demos, tastings, and a silent auction at benefiting The Greyhound Adoption League of Texas (GALT). The ticket price of $65 […]

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