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Restaurant Review: New Herrera’s Café on Maple Avenue

In 1971, I spent most of my Sunday mornings in a line around the original Herrera’s on Maple Avenue. My friends and I would sit under a dripping window AC unit for hours, waiting for our turn at one of the nine tables inside the tiny, lard-based Tex-Mex restaurant. Once seated, you popped open the […]

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Rathbuns’ 8th Annual Art Party Is This Sunday

Kent and Tracy Rathbun, between them the owners of Abacus, Jasper’s, Rathbun’s Blue Plate Kitchen, Zea Woodfire Grill, Shinsei and Duo, throw open their house this Sunday to bring collectors together with local artists for their eighth annual art party. One hundred percent of ticket proceeds go to the march of Dimes.   “We’re honored to […]

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Great Italian Wine Bargains and Burrata Cheese at Jimmy’s Food Store in Dallas

Aldi prices at Jimmy’s? Yes, and these babies won’t rot your teeth. Hurry, they are closing out Campodesole Wines from Emilia Romagna: Selva Albana Secca, San Pascasio Pagadebit, and Durano Sangiovese are only $4.99. It’s also pre-order Italian cheese time at our favorite little grocers: Burrata ($8.99 each), Crescenza Stracchino ($6.99 each), Robiola ($4.99 each) Caprino […]

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