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Buy Tickets to the Brunch of the Sugar Plum Fairy on Saturday, December 1

The Nutcracker has landed at the Ritz-Carlton. Dallas’ 2nd annual Brunch of the Sugar Plum Fairy, scheduled for 10 a.m. on December 1, will feature a buffet with gifts for all children and a performance by dancers from the Texas Ballet Theater School. Cookie-decorating stations with candles, sprinkles and tubes of icing will probably put […]

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Haven’t Made Easter Brunch Reservations Yet? It’s Not Too Late…

That headline is meant to assuage my fear of eating at In-N-Out after Sunday service since I haven’t made my reservation yet. Have you? I have a feeling I won’t be eating a dainty Easter brunch like the rest of the non-procrastinators. Well, don’t let my sad life prevent you from changing the course of […]

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Where to Take Your Mother-in-Law for Easter Brunch in Dallas

My favorite memory of Easter is not actually mine. It’s David Sedaris’. Way back when Sedaris was in France, he enrolled in an university to study French. The instructor once asked the class, “And what does one do on Easter? Would anyone like to tell us?” This is when Sedaris attempted to explain to a […]

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Cane Rosso Now Open for Brunch Both Saturdays and Sundays

Just received this Facebook message from Cane Rosso owner Jay Jerrier: “Todd – alert the community. Cane Rosso is now open for Brunch on Saturdays AND Sundays…beginning this week. 11am – 3pm! Bring the dogs!!” And as you should know from our current cover story, Jerrier serves one of the best brunches in town. So, […]

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Who Has the Best Brunch in Dallas?

We know. Well, we know 24 of the most egg-tastic spots in DFW. Our band of diners munched and brunched across the city, looking for the top eggs benedict, chicken and waffles, brunch cocktails, and biscuits and gravy. (For that last one, I’m looking at you Restaurant Ava.) So, check out our list and feel […]

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Garreth Dickey is Chef du Cuisine at Dish in Dallas

When Park Restaurant closed last month, veteran chef Garreth Dickey found himself without a job. Starting Monday, he will start his  new gig as chef du cuisine at Dish. Dickey moved to Dallas to work for Stephan Pyles at Star Canyon. He also worked at the original Green Room, Jeroboam, The Porch, and Hibiscus before […]

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Who Says There’s No Free Lunch? Not Cafe Brazil in Bishop Arts

In honor of the third anniversary of their Bishop Arts location, Cafe Brazil‘s filling bellies fo’ free. Just stop by this Wednesday (17th) between 6:30 am and 6:30 pm for a free order of chicken crepes, pasta de tigre (rowwwrrr), pumpkin pancakes, or the wine country salad. Save room for the free slice of red […]

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Eat This Now: Looking beyond the pizza at Cane Rosso in Dallas

I’m starting to think that Jay Jerrier is basically the culinary King Midas.  Everything the man touches is nothing less than gastronomic gold.  It’s not good enough that, essentially, the entire city of Dallas is certifiably psychotic over his pizza. (Personally, I have had at least three auditory hallucinations while eating his pizza, in which […]

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These Are a Few of My Favorite Restaurants: The Grape in Dallas

If you ever decide to become a restaurant critic be prepared for the inevitable question: “What is your favorite restaurant in Dallas?” It’s a hard question for me to answer. Not because I’m evasive, it’s because I feel like I have to quantify my choice by answering “well, if I’m in the mood for Mexican […]

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Hector’s on Henderson is Closing

A loyal Disher sends this sad news: I’m a regular reader of the Side Dish blog, and I wanted to let you know that I got word today that Hector’s on Henderson is closed. My wife’s birthday is next weekend, and we had a party scheduled for approximately 18 people, but I got a call from […]

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