Dough Pizzeria in Dallas to be Certified by Verace Pizzeria Napoletana Americas on August 21

This just in: On Tuesday, August 21, from 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m., a representative of the Verace Pizzeria Napoletana Americas, will be in town to present Brad Liles and Keith Hall, of DOUGH Pizzeria Napoletana Dallas, with certification that DOUGH Dallas meets the strict guidelines of preparing traditional Pizza Napoletana as set forth by the Verace Pizza […]

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Rise No. 1 Celebrates Julia Child’s 100th Birthday

Intrepid intern Lesley Mann Lynch just returned from Rose No. 1 where owner Hedda Dowd threw a birthday party to celebrate Julia Child’s 100th birthday. Guests were encouraged to dress as Julia. Lesley had strict instructions to photograph Dowd however she was busy working the room the task proved impossible. “She busy running around greeting […]

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Hypnotic Donuts Hosts “Beat the Heat – World’s Spiciest Donut” Eating Contest

How long before extreme eating is an Olympic sport? Or synchronized slugging? Or…well I could go on and create a slew of categories for the Eating Olympics because I am on deadline, but instead, I will regurgitate a press release. Here goes: Hypnotic Donuts [ed note; gorgeous donut pics on that link] is putting on their […]

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Report From TexSom 2012: Photos From Closing Ceremonies

Monday night TexSom celebrated the success of this year’s international wine conference with a grand tasting and awards ceremony event at The Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas. Andrew Chalk was there and so was our eagle-eyed photographer Desiree Espada. Hayley Hamilton reports on the wine represented. Andrew has run out of […]

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