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First Take: Monkey King Noodle Co. in Deep Ellum

Back when my dad was growing up in Taiwan, noodle makers were considered blue collar workers. It was family tradition to pass down the trade from father to son, son to grandson. But this back-breaking work wasn’t an enviable job. Now, in today’s age of fancy technology, noodle makers are hard to find, especially when […]

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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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There’ll be Dog-Gone-Good Snow Cones at Central 214’s ‘Dog Days of Summer’ Wine Hour

So far, it’s starting to look like another dreary Monday. But this dog-friendly event on Tuesday, July 30, should perk your ears up. Hotel Palomar and Central 214 are teaming up for a “Dog Days of Summer” wine hour that benefits the SPCA of Texas. Bring your best four-legged friend and drink complimentary wine, cocktails, […]

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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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Shortage of Speculoos Cookie Butter at Trader Joe’s

Oh. My. God. Teresa “Gubbshoe” Gubbins has uncovered the startling news. I will not steal her thunder because her story is deliciously funny. I supposed hoarders are selling on eBay.    

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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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A Girl Walks Into a Bar: Whitehall Exchange in Bishop Arts

This month, Moira Muldoon walks into Whitehall Exchange in Bishop Arts. She files this report: Texans are not supposed to complain about the heat. Not in the spring, not in the summer, not in the fall. We acknowledge the heat, of course, but it’s more like the sky being blue or the ground being underneath […]

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Free, Yes Free, Pupcakes at Three Dog Bakery in Plano and Southlake

I’m going to file this one under “I Wish I’d Thought of That.” Am I the last person on the planet to learn about Three Dog Bakery in Plano and Southlake? Well I knew nada until this little puppy of a press release sat up and begged me to read it. It all happens Saturday, August […]

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Cedars Food Park At Dallas Heritage Village Begins Regular Thursday Night Service

FOOD.FUN.FIDO. begins Thursday, August 16 at Cedars Food Park at Dallas Heritage Village, Dallas’ first food truck venue in a park setting. The “ultra-pet friendly” setting will also include “chill tunes from EZ Eddie D.” Free admission. Free parking. Free love. Expensive details below.

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