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Pho Colonial Authentic Vietnamese Diner on Frankford is Closed

According to owner Phil Silva, Pho Colonial Authentic Vietnamese Diner on Frankford closed yesterday. “We just couldn’t get the traffic in there,” Silva said. “I don’t know if it was us or the location. The place is not very visible from Frankford.” Silva has operated in that space for over five years which  included the […]

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Why Icelandic Food Rocks My World

Georgia Fisher is a reporter for D’s sister publications Park Cities People, Preston Hollow People, and Oak Cliff People. In May, she tagged along on a group trip through Iceland’s capital and countryside. She rocked my world when she enlightened me about Quiznos’ Choose 2 menu. I figured a vacationing American couldn’t gain weight in Iceland, what with […]

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ACME F&B Opens Tomorrow at McKinney and Monticello

After the Good 2 Go girls brainstormed with Barcadia owners Brooke Humphries and Brianna Larson, a love restaurant was born. Their newest concept, ACME F&B, is a “come-as-you-are fine dining” joint where your old blue jeans might actually find a new home. Tomorrow, June 1, is the soft opening of this casual, but upscale restaurant-bar […]

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Interesting Read: The Truth Behind Food Labels

Every once in a while, usually in a doctor’s office, I come across a magazine article that compels me to tear it out and save for future reference. Thankfully, this piece titled “The Truth Behind Food Labels” is not only in print, you can read it online. In the May-June issue of Audubon magazine, Gretel […]

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Farm to Market Report: Weekend of June 2-3

Celebration Farmers Market will host one of my favorite vendors again this week. If you’ve never tried the infused oils and vinegars from Texas Olive Ranch, you’re missing out. I’m particularly partial to the Rattlesnake flavor. It combines infusions of chipotle and red peppers that pair well with balsamic vinegars to make a tasty, guilt–free […]

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TJ’s Seafood Market to Open a Second Location in the Shops at Highland Park

TJ’s Seafood Market, the fish-and-more-and-beyond shop in Preston Forest, is adding a second location next door to Julian Barsotti’s recently opened Carbone’s in the Shops at Highland Park. Jon Alexis, the king salmon of the family-run business says there will be no changes to the original market which has been open since 1989. The new […]

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Save the Date: Dallas Chocolate Conference and Festival 2012

Sander Wolf of DallasChocolate.org has booked the Addison Conference Centre on September 29 for the Third Annual DallasChocolate.org Chocolate Conference & Festival.  Wolf says he’s booked over a dozen chocolate makers and chocolatiers to participate in the day-long celebration of chocolate. So far they are: Tejas Chocolate (Houston), Rogue Chocolatier (Boston), and Dallas chocolatiers Chocolate […]

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Restaurant Review: Oak in the Dallas Design District

Jason Maddy is well on his way to becoming the next rock star chef in Dallas. Until now, he has cooked in the shadows of some big names, working as a sous chef under David Bouley at Danube, in Manhattan, and David Bull at the Driskill Hotel, in Austin. John Tesar tagged Maddy as his […]

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Copper River KING Salmon Arrive in Dallas Today

Many feel Copper River salmon is best wild salmon in the world. Others think it’s a fine fish with a fabulous marketing department.  Seafood snobs refer to it as Stupid River Salmon because they feel it is over-hyped and over-priced. Three years ago, SideDish conducted a blind tasting of salmon. Jammin With Wild Salmon took […]

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Happy Friday! Get a Free Spicy Chicken Sandwich at Cafe Brazil. Offer Lasts Until 3 P.M.

Bradford Pearson over at Oak Cliff People just alerted me to a good deal that ends before 3 p.m. today. If you follow these simple steps from Cafe Brazil’s website, you can earn yourself a free spicy chicken sandwich. Must purchase a drink – any drink You must print off this blog post and present […]

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