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Turn Your TVs On: Watch Curtis Stone Charm the Ladies of D: The Broadcast

BRAVOlebrity Curtis Stone (Aussie hunk and chef/author) is hanging out on the set of D: The Broadcast this morning, so be sure to tune in from 9 to 11 a.m. Not gonna lie, I’m kind of in love with Stone’s Backstreet Boy hair, and I can’t decide which looks more yummy: the spinach and arugula salad […]

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Five Reasons Why You Should Attend “A Community Cooks” at Paul Quinn College on April 11

Every year, the football field-turned-We Over Me Farm at Paul Quinn College puts on a fundraiser that I mark into my calendar with a bright pink highlighter. Not even two free tickets to the Dallas Symphony’s April 11 concert (featuring Liszt’s Piano Concerto No. 2, by the way) can sway me from my commitment to […]

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Dean Fearing’s Celebrity Chef Dinner Features Louisiana Chefs John Folse and Rick Tramonto

Never, ever, ever underestimate the celebrity power of Dean Fearing. Our Dallas homeboy knows, like, everyone. And he’s bringing his buddies, John Folse and James Beard Award-winning Rick Tramonto to Dallas for a little Louisiana creole night on Thursday, March 28, at Fearing’s restaurant. (Reception at 6:30 p.m. Dinner at 7 p.m.) So the price […]

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Interview with Bobby Deen: From Mama’s Table to Mine

If the novelty of your gym membership has worn off, you’ll be looking for new ways to keep up with your get-fit New Year’s resolution—as many of us are. Luckily for you, there’s plenty of small things you can do with your diet to make a difference without giving up the good stuff altogether. Son-of-a-superstar-chef […]

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SideDish Exclusive: D Magazine Owner Wick Allison Exposed as a Closet Foodie!

I’ve known Wick Allison, the editor in chief and owner of D Magazine, since 1974AD. He’s an intelligent man in so many ways. However he doesn’t know bupkis about bagels, baba ganoush, or Bordeaux. He is a culinary ignoramus. Wick’s idea of a perfect meal is a tuna sandwich with extra mayonnaise on toast, served with fries. […]

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George Clooney and Rande Gerber Spotted at the Iron Cactus Last Night

Yes, it’s true. George Clooney was floating around downtown’s Iron Cactus yesterday evening, promoting a new tequila brand called Casamigos with his buddy, Rande Gerber, a former model. Iron Cactus, why didn’t you tell Nancy that Clooney was there? You know how much she love, love, loves him. Were you afraid she’d steal him and all […]

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Q&A With Tyler Florence, Host of the Food Network’s Great Food Truck Race

Tyler Florence, in all his culinary glory, will be at NorthPark’s Williams-Sonoma at noon on December 10 to sign copies of his new book, Fresh, which he says reflects where he is as a person right now. I’m predicting one heck of a line. You probably know him from his 16 years on the Food […]

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A Casting Call for MasterChef is Happening Tomorrow in Dallas. Bring Your A-Game.

Tomorrow, master restaurateur, Joe Bastianich will be holding a casting call to see if anyone in Dallas has what it takes to be a master chef. Co-host of Fox’s hit series, MasterChef, Bastianich has been dubbed the “Simon Cowell of the Food Industry” so aspiring master chefs might want to bring their A-game and some thick […]

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Anthony Bourdain Admits He’s Shamefully Ignorant of Dallas’ Dining Scene

Nancy and I were on a national conference call with Anthony Bourdain yesterday set up by the Travel Channel. Other major media outlets (hey, Eater Dallas!) were there taking turns, asking him goodness knows how many questions. The poor man. But I guess he gets paid big bucks for this, so my pity is short-lasting. […]

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Adam Richman From Man Vs. Food Discovers the Tastiest Mess at the State Fair of Texas

The State Fair of Texas may be over, but that doesn’t mean we’ve seen the last of it. Even though he’s said that he’s “quite done with food challenges,” Adam Richman can’t seem to separate himself from food. The host of the cult classic, Man vs. Food on the Travel Channel, was at the State […]

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Five Things I Bet You Didn’t Know About Bobby Flay

In case you’ve been living in a cave, I just wanted to reiterate that Bobby Flay and Paula Deen were in Dallas over the weekend for the Metropolitan Cooking and Entertaining Show. Bflay – the Food Network star of countless TV shows (some hot, some not) – rocked my Saturday morning in the Celebrity Theater […]

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The Metropolitan Cooking & Entertaining Show in Dallas Features Bobby Flay and Paula Deen, Sept 22-23

Oh my, my, my. Food Network stars Bobby Flay and Paula Deen will be in town on the weekend of September 22-23. It doesn’t matter if you love them or hate ‘em to shreds, these two will be doing cooking demonstrations, signing cookbooks, and walking around the Dallas Convention Center at the inaugural Metropolitan Cooking […]

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Interview with Chef Angelo Sosa, Top Chef Heartthrob

Angelo Sosa – quite possibly the best-looking contestant on Top Chef, ever – spent two days in Dallas last week touring for his book, Flavor Exposed: 100 Global Recipes from Sweet to Salty, Earthy to Spicy. Also, he cooked at Private | Social with fellow Top Chef contestant and friend Tiffany Derry. Before Top Chef, Sosa […]

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No Reservations: Anthony Bourdain and BBQ Snob Daniel Vaughn Filming In Austin

Daniel Vaughn, known to most of you as BBQ Snob and the man behind the blog “Full Custom Gospel BBQ”, is sitting at a table at Franklin Barbecue in Austin with Anthony Bourdain. Vaughn is filming a No Reservations episode on barbecue. Doubtless Vaughn has introduced Bourdain to the delicate terms–snot, smoke rings, sugar cookies–he […]

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Will Ferrell Hits Sundown at Granada in Dallas

Will Ferrell was hanging out at Sundown at Granada this afternoon. Ferrell is in town on a press junket to promote his new movie “Casa de Mi Padre.” The film opens on March 16.

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