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Rich Vana is Done With Entree Dallas

After almost four good years being the editor, Rich posted a letter last Friday, February 28, announcing his departure from the food blogging world. He is putting his publication to the side and focusing his energies elsewhere, on a project That-Will-Not-Be-Named-Yet. “It was a fun venture, but it was really, really time consuming,” says the one-man writing show. “It could’ve been a sustainable living, but the amount of work that it required and the potential instability was always in the back of mind.”

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Eat This Now: Pork Guisado from La Nueva Fresh and Hot in Dallas

I’ve done a decent amount of travel around Dallas as part of my own personal taco crusade.  But unfortunately, my taco radar is pretty much dark across the taco dense region just east of Harry Hines and north of Northwest Highway.  A few establishments have crossed my path in this area, but one experience in […]

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Dave Faries Shuts Down Critic’s Guide

As one of my favorite comics Martin Mull used to say, “Let’s not say au revoir, let’s just say hors d’oeuvres.” This morning Dave Faries, creator of Critic’s Guide, writes: We’re still tweaking the information and accounting for the ebb and flow of restaurant life—closures, openings, new chefs and so on. But the arrival of […]

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New Foodie Website: Crave by Steven Doyle

According to Teresa “Dallas Dudette” Gubbins, Steven Doyle,the man formerly known as Dallas Dude,  has launched a new foodie website. Crave is a “life-sized Etch-A-Sketch that we’ll shake up for you on occasion.” Doyle has a big staff of reporters and vows to cover “food and cocktails we will also explore the art scene which […]

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El Smokeador y Smokehopper Blog: Chicken Fried Smoked Brisket

Chicken fried smoked brisket by El Smokeador. A couple of weeks ago a commenter, who goes by El Smokeador and operates a meaty blog called El Smokeador y Smokehopper, left a comment with a link to his recipe for brisket cooked with Butterfinger candy bars. I printed it out and plan to try it soon. […]

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New Dining Critics in Town: Kid Kritics

Katie, Jamie, Hannah, and Mia love food. Over the weekend, I was privileged to be at the family lake house in East Texas in the company of four of my five perfect nieces and one nephew. We did a lot of cooking (thank you Richard Chamberlain for the brisket recipe) and we made ice cream. […]

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Glazer’s Loses Melissa Rycroft as an Employee

“Young Fashionista” Laura Kostelny is our staff expert on The Bachelor. She blogs her hilarious reality TV thoughts quite regularly over on ShopTalk. Anywhoo, I bring up Laura and The Bachelor because Melissa Rycroft, the former Dallas-Cowboys-Cheerleader-turned-Glazer’s-Distributors-employee-turned-The Bachelor- bachelorette-turned-Dancing-with-the-Stars contestant was in Dallas yesterday to clean out her office at Glazer’s. She was accompanied by […]

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Bill “Freckle Face” Addison is a Weiner

Whoopsie-doodle, I mean winner. (What would I do without Spell Check?) Anywhoo, I just intercepted a secret DMN company memo announcing: “Bill Addison will receive a national Association of Food Journalists award for restaurant criticism. The other finalists are: Will Ferrell for Talladega Dinner Nights and M.F.K. Fisher’s Recipes from the Grave. The ranking of […]

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More Virutal Food

My husband and I had lunch recently with some friends (at The Counter. It was decent. Get the sweet potato fries.), and the wife mentioned in passing that she had started a food blog. She has always been interested in cooking and baking, and her collection of cookbooks dwarfs my entire library. But, even knowing […]

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