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Michael Costa Starts a Spin on His Eviction From The Office Grill

As I was writing the post about Michael Costa getting evicted from The Office Grill, Teresa Gubbins at PegasusNews received a press release from Costa. The Spin Doctor begins with: “In case you didn’t get the memo…” Oh my…jump. UPDATE: I received a voice mail from Richard Chamberlain. “Michael Costa worked for us briefly 16 […]

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Yu Darvish Eats Steak and Seafood. Pie? Not So Much.

I’ve heard the new pitcher for the Rangers, Yu “Tall Drink of Water” Darvish, has dined at Del Frisco’s in Fort Worth and Truluck’s in Dallas (McKinney Ave.). I’ve tried to get through to the Rangers front office to find out what kind of pie Yu would like us to deliver to him on National […]

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Chalk Talk: Is 90+Cellars A 90+Wine? Check Out This Extensive Taste Test.

Calling your wine brand “90+ Cellars” is a bit like a guy wearing a T-shirt that says “I have the biggest…”. It’s asking for trouble. When Kevin Mehra founded the brand he knew that he was bound to get called on such an audacious move. Recall that most major wine scoring systems in the world […]

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First Look: New Chef Graham Dodds Brings His Farm-to-Table Philosophy to Central 214 in Dallas

If anyone tells you that Kimpton hotels decrees a corporate style to the food in its restaurants, tell them to compare the styles at Central 214 under former execuchef, Blythe Beck and the recently appointed execuchef Graham Dodds. They couldn’t be more different. And not just in the amount of pink they wear. Dodds’ new […]

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