Chefs for Farmers Knocks it Out of Lee Park, Year After Year

A muscular cadre of superhero chefs assembled on Sunday to bring the most awesome food event the palates of Dallas’ hungriest have ever seen. Wine, cheese, charcuterie, puréed pumpkin with pancetta and foie gras? I mean, c’mon. The Chefs For Farmers event launched with sophisticated charm all over Lee Park. A band kept spirits up […]

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Farm to Market Report: Weekend of November 1

It’s getting a little scarce out there, guys. As the markets are wrapping up, think back to your favorite buys of 2013. What was the biggest surprise? Hopefully you’ve made some pleasant discoveries while supporting local produce. Check out what’s coming up. Coppell Farmers Market: 793 S. Coppell Rd. Saturday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. […]

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Farm to Market Report: Weekend of October 12

I’ve been pretty impressed with our Texas weather this season. My favorite summertime fruits are slowly becoming a relic of the past, unfortunately. (Miss you already, watermelon!). But autumn produce will slowly begin to fill the pumpkin-spiced hole in my heart. Check out all the happenings this weekend. St. Michaels Farmers Market: 8011 Douglas 8:00 […]

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Farm to Market Report: Weekend of September 21

The era of transition between summer and fall has finally descended upon us. Jalapeños aren’t known for their fall blossoms, but pumpkins definitely have these next couple of months covered. This weekend features lots of fun and learning—and of course, a ton of great produce. Don’t miss out! Rockwall Farmers Market: 325 South Goliad Saturday, […]

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Farm to Market Report: Weekend of August 30—September 1

It’s that beautiful time of the year when we’re straddling between summer and fall. You can walk outside without feeling scorched. Amazing. But before we know it, the markets will be closed for winter. That’s why you should go to your local farmers market this weekend. Excellent logic, I know. Coppell Farmers Market: Even though it’s […]

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Farm to Market Report: Weekend of August 24

Coppell Farmers Market: Market organizer, Amanda Vanhoozier writes in to say, “The CFM Market to Kitchen series highlights local chefs demonstrating how to prepare meals using locally produced, seasonal ingredients from the Coppell Farmers Market’s farmers and producers. It has become a market favorite to be able to enjoy more time at the market, learn from […]

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Bits & Bites: Things to Do and Chew in Dallas This Weekend, August 9

Writing this final post has made it sink in that this really is my last day as an intern at D Magazine. I am so sad that I won’t be contributing to SideDish on a regular basis anymore (look out for my comments), but I am especially sad that I have to leave Carol. Many […]

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Bits & Bites: Things to Do and Chew in Dallas This Weekend, August 2-4

I don’t know about you, but I really enjoy petting zoos. You’ll have a better understanding why I do as you continue reading. Point is, I’m going to Grand Prairie tomorrow because of a petting zoo. Have I already talked about these before? Sorry, I love animals. Enough about that, continue reading to find out […]

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