Farm to Market Report: Weekend of June 16-17

Nearly anyone shopping farmers markets this weekend can prepare to be entertained. Chances are you won’t have to go far to find festivals, cooking classes and demonstrations, and foodie fun. Celebration Farmers Market: Joy Farm is back with some unique organic produce including Armenian cucumbers, sweet orange paruche and yellow currant cherry tomatoes, goldenrod, and […]

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Where to Treat Your Pops to a Nice Meal in Dallas on Father’s Day (June 17)

Poor dads all over the world get shafted on Father’s Day. In my family, it’s the same way. We make a big hullabaloo over Mother’s Day, and then Father’s Day comes around, and my dad gets a screwdriver as a present. Well, here’s my contribution to all the good fathers out there who, like mine, […]

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Monday Morning Rant: “Fake” Tomatoes in East Texas Broke My Heart

Buy local. Eat seasonal. Hug a farmer. Kiss a chef. When the economy gets tough, we love our neighbors, right? As mighty “Agent Orange” Monsanto poisons our bodies with abused cattle, chickens, and ugly carpet, we turn to each other and clasp hands in unity. WE SHALL FIGHT YOU WITH OUR ORGANIC GARDENS! THE CHICKEN […]

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Inwood Estates Vineyard & Winery Featured Tasting Saturday at Whole Foods Lakewood

Owner/Wine Maker Dan Gatlin of Inwood Estates Vineyards and Winery, located just outside of downtown Dallas, will be at the new Whole Foods in Lakewood tomorrow , June 20th, for a tasting and bottle signing event from Noon-3pm. Inwood Estates is known for making award winning Spanish style wine, including a white blend made with […]

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Raise a Glass to Dad

Dad’s are fantastic…right up there with Mom.  With Dad’s special day around the corner, how to you show  your appreciation for his wisdom, encouragement, discouragement, support and constant love? With cocktails….  Yes, Dad loved the tie, he cherished the paperweight, he still wears the cuff links….but for a wine and food lover like me and my Dad, fine wine […]

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