New Chef for Rathbun’s Blue Plate Kitchen: Jennifer Newbold

I love press releases. I live for them. I get maybe 60 a day. Sometimes more. Sometimes they piss me off. Other times they crack me up. In the spirit of fun, I bring you the opening line of : RATHBUN’S BLUE PLATE KITCHEN INTRODUCES CHEF JENNIFER NEWBOLD “Today Rathbun’s Blue Plate Kitchen introduced Chef […]

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Two Great Wine Dinners and A New Opportunity To Enjoy Dallas Artisanal Products in Frisco, Allen and McKinney

If you happen to miss the September “come as you are” wine dinner at The Grape which featured the highly rated Domaine Serene winery from Willamette Valley in Oregon you are in luck.  This Friday, December 1st, Bailey’s Prime Plus on Park Lane will host an exclusive wine dinner featuring some of the best made […]

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First Take: Bistro 31 in Highland Park Village

Loren Means gives us a snapshot of what to expect at Bistro 31, Alberto Lombardi’s newest creation in Highland Park Village. What to expect: Prolific restaurateur Alberto Lombardi’s newest creation is in the heart of Highland Park Village. The restaurant is named to honor the year the original structure was built in: 1931. On my trip […]

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Restaurant Review: MesoMaya in Dallas

I reviewed MesoMaya in the December issue of D Magazine. I ate there four times and ran out of friends and family willing to give it another try. And you? Have you been? Let’s talk. The tagline on the menu at MesoMaya promises “an adventure into the fresh, bold, and earthy flavors of authentic interior […]

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Smiling Moose Deli to Hit Dallas Like a Pack of Mules

I’ve seen a lot of moose and, guess what, they don’t smile. They’re ornery, awkward and introverted. Like most animals, the male gets the better outfit: bulls are adorned with spectacular racks (antlers) while the cows (females) look like ugly donkeys. But I’m off target. A Smiling Moose has been spotted in Carrollton. It is […]

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Company Café on the Trail in Dallas Opens December 6th

Company Café made it to our list of Best New Restaurants in 2011. The locavore philosophy behind the menu is important and so is the wide variety of gluten-free dishes. I like Company Café because the food tastes good.  I will go there as long as they can resource sweet potatoes. On December 6, the […]

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