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Treat Your Dog to a Gourmet Pupsicle at Klyde Warren Park

In 2013 Ricardo and Karen De La Torre’s black lab pointer, Neo, fell ill. His hair was falling out and he had scratched himself raw. Turns out it was an allergic reaction to his food. The couple took to their kitchen and whipped up a batch of all natural, gluten-free food for him and his sister Boo (a black lab spaniel). They started baking for family and friends’ dogs, and everything was a hit, so they launched Boo & Neo’s Gourmet Bakery.

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People We Love: Chef David Anthony Temple

You’ve heard of Chef DAT. He’s the mysterious fella who sends out equally mysterious emails every Tuesday about underground dinners in weird, secretive places. Sometimes they rhyme, sometimes they make absolutely no sense at all. But more often than not, they’re entertaining, and people always have a ball-of-a-good-time at his dinners. This good ‘ole Southern […]

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Opening Day Fiasco: Dog Owners Complain About Breed Ban at Mutt’s Cantina

Before Mutt’s Canine Cantina opened this Wednesday, dog owners were panting with excitement. Owners Josh Sepkowitz and Kyle Noonan of Bowl & Barrel are both dog lovers who wanted an open-air restaurant where the people could bring their best four-legged friends. Naturally, since Dallas doesn’t have a restaurant with a dog park attached it, people […]

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Details on Mutt’s Canine Cantina in Dallas. Opening Date is June 19

The opening of Mutt’s Canine Cantina has changed from June 12 to June 19. The open-air restaurant with a two-acre dog park be open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The menu will feature Hypnotic Donuts (vegan options on Mondays and Tuesdays), Nathan’s Famous hot dogs, beer from local breweries, and a custom frozen custard from […]

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Mutt’s Canine Cantina in Dallas Set to Open on June 12

Kyle Noonan and Josh Sepkowitz, the duo behind Bowl & Barrel, are almost ready to unlock the gates at Mutts Canine Cuisine, a restaurant attached to a sanctioned dog park. Noonan says he is pointing towards June 13. The menu features breakfast tacos, burgers, Nathan’s Famous hot dogs, salads, and treats for your dog(s). The restaurant will […]

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Military Veterans Cooked Up Tasty Dishes for Support Our Troops and Patriot PAWS

Summer was in full swing Friday at the 2nd Annual Grand Hall Grill Out benefit for Support Our Troops and Patriot PAWS. Grand Hall USA, parent company of Eternal hybrid water heaters and Barbeques Galore, sponsored the event by furnishing grills for competing teams of culinary students to cook on, as well as offering grills […]

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Bits & Bites: Things to Do and Chew in Dallas This Weekend, April 5-7

Yeah, don’t come crawling to me with nothing to do. There are plenty of events, activities, and tummy rubs available this weekend. I say this with love: get off your lazy bum and hop to it. Shoo, fly, shoo! Friday, April 5 Eh, nothing really going on (that I can find). Get some beauty rest […]

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Marc Cassel’s Fish Story: Why it Took Him 25 Years to Open 20 Feet Seafood Joint

Tim “Pied Piper of Peavy” Rogers lives in East Dallas. He loves East Dallas. He is a frequent customer at Goodfriend. In this month’s D Magazine, Timmy writes a nice piece on Marc Cassel and the special camaraderie that exists between the chefs, cooks, beer folks, and restaurateurs of East Dallas. Some of the history goes way […]

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Cane Rosso to Open in East Dallas. Begs the Question: Is East Dallas More Hip Than Oak Cliff

If I ever want to get a good sleep I have to turn my computer off. If I don’t, I run the risk of passing it in the middle of the night and noticing the little green light next to Teresa “Gubbshoe” Gubbins’ name on gTalk. For while I am making a middle-of-the-night bathroom run, […]

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Klyde Warren Park Announces Two New Restaurants, Savor and Relish, and Executive Chef John Coleman

In July, when we announced restaurateur Shannon Wynne’s plans to open Lark on the Park, we also uncovered the name of the investor behind the “official” restaurant to operate at the park which will officially open October 27 with a Polyphonic Spree concert. John Muse, partner and chairman of HM Capital Partners and a member of […]

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