Smallcakes, a Cupcake Shop, is Opening at Mockingbird Station on March 3

Mockingbird Station is welcoming a cupcakery, located between Rockfish and Urban Taco, on March 3. Smallcakes is a chain with more than 60 shops in 13 states, and it’s already planted a location in Southlake and Frisco, each. Pretty soon, it’ll have storefronts in Arlington, Carrollton, Denton, McKinney, and Plano.

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Sprinkles Ice Cream and Glazed Donut Works Both Open Today

I give up. I’m channeling my inner fat kid today and eating like there’s no tomorrow. Why? Oh, no biggie, just TWO dessert places are grand opening today. It’s sick, really, to do this to us. Ice cream and donuts in one day. My stomach doesn’t know how to handle it. Sprinkles Ice Cream  8413 […]

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Sprinkles Cupcake ATM is Now Open in Preston Center

It’s here, it’s here! After over a year of hype, the Sprinkles’ Plaza at Preston Center finally opened its Cupcake ATM. While I was the only customer at the ATM this morning, a Sprinkles employee told me they had sold over 200 cupcakes out of the bright pink machine after they officially opened at midnight. […]

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Taste of Dallas 2013: A Recap of All the Crazy Food We Ate

This weekend was my first time attending Taste of Dallas – actually my first time to attend a “Taste of Anywhere” – but it won’t be my last. Last Friday evening, I met up with Kellie Spano, the administrative assistant at D, and a couple of our friends at Fair Park to see what this festival […]

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Whiskey Cake’s Christina O’Donoghue Competes on Food Network’s Cupcake Wars

Christina O’Donoghue, culinary graduate of Le Cordon Bleu Austin, has succeeded in taking on the pastry and cupcake world. At 21, she has become the youngest competitor on Food Network’s Cupcake Wars. (The episode airs Sunday at 7 p.m. CST). O’Donoghue, a server at Whiskey Cake Bar & Kitchen and pastry chef at Velvet Bake Shop, […]

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Be Scared: Cupcakes ATMs are Coming to Dallas

It’s 1 a.m. and you have a massive cupcake craving that’s ruining your entire night. What do you do? Suck it up? Brave the night, albeit cupcakeless, as man was designed to do since the very beginning of time? No, because starting as early as fall, word has it that you can go to a […]

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Eat Cupcakes for Charity at Cupcake Camp Dallas 2012

Attention all sugar junkies, prepare yourselves for Dallas’ biggest bake sale of the year, Cupcake Camp Dallas is back and bigger than ever. This year’s event will see over 25 professional bakeries and 19 amateurs all donating more than 7,500 cupcakes for charity. The event benefits the LEAP foundation, a non-profit organization composed of volunteer […]

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Vegan Fresh: Mexican Chocolate Cupcakes with Cinnamon Frosting

D Magazine intern Michelle Saunders usually brings you healthy food recipes (like this quinoa salad), but she wants you to know that these cupcakes are an exception. She writes: “I believe that an occasional cupcake can do as much good for the body as a salad and certainly more good for the soul.” To celebrate […]

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Two New Restaurants: Torchy’s Taco and Southern Breeze Market Café

Allen is about to welcome two new restaurants: Torchy’s Taco and Southern Breeze Market Café. Torchy’s will open at 1008 W. McDermott Drive, Suite 600, next Wednesday (April 11). They will announce other Dallas-area locations they plan to open soon. Okay, sinus medication, let’s try this post again. Sorry for the confusion but head is […]

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It’s The Most Wonderful Time of the Year: Pumpkin Food in Dallas

Oh, how I love anything made with pumpkin. Yesterday, I bought a dozen pumpkin bagels at Einstein’s. Starting today, I’m searching for anything made with pumpkin–desserts, soup, pancakes, bread, pasta—anything. If you see it or make it, let us know below.

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My Sugar Box Can Beat Up Your Velvet Taco

In what feels like a dessert response to all of the overtly suggestive taco joint names we’ve seen in the last year, Sugar Box officially opens tomorrow night in Uptown at the Mondrian. The grand opening fete runs from 5 to 9 pm and features freebie selections from the new dessert bar’s palate of cupcakes, […]

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What Would Happen if Women Opened Restaurants With Male Body Parts as Themes

‘Scuse me while I saddle up my high horse. Am I the only woman who is concerned about the sudden surge in Breastaurants. I mean really 35 additional Twin Peaks? A bar opening in downtown called The Spread Eagle? Seriously boys? How would you like to take your daughter into one of the restaurant’s the […]

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Eat This Now:PB&J Cupcake from Trailercakes in Richardson

Ladies and gentlemen, a very excited Daniel Walker. I eat way too many cupcakes.  It’s almost embarrassing.  Luckily, there is no shortage of outstanding cupcakes in Dallas.  But as seriously as I take my cakes, today, I am proud to announce that I am crowning a new king. Perhaps you have seen them mentioned on […]

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Over It: Cute Food Trend Needs to Disappear

I hate rain-delayed baseball games. Especially those with 11:20PM starting times, torrential rain and hail, and tornado warnings. I like my sleep and I like the Rangers to win. With a crabby demeanor, I begin today by tossing a rock at what I call “cute food.” I’m talking sliders, $5 cupcakes, cupcakes in a jar, […]

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Special Report: Cupcake Camp Dallas Invades Royal Oaks Country Club

Our senior cupcake editor, Allison Hatfield, was on special assignment, so we sent the newest member of the SideDish staff, Daniel Walker, to cover the first Cupcake Camp Dallas. Little did I know he’s a cupcake freak as well. Sugar-rush copy to follow: Nowadays, it seems like every new sweet food trend is touted as […]

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