Somebody Help This Poor Girl: The Most ‘Dallas’ Dallas Restaurant

Here is an interesting request from a gal who has friends coming to town and would like to show them the food experiences that best represent Dallas. What’s the most “Dallas” Dallas restaurant?

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Should Monkey King Noodle Co. Switch From Hand-Pulled Noodles to a Machine?

Monkey King Noodle Co., the tiny food stand in Deep Ellum that boasts hand-pulled noodles, is experiencing a slight demand and supply problem these days. Demand has increased, but supply has stayed the same. Owners Michelle Midyette, Andrew Chen, and Michael Chen have toyed with the thought of buying a machine that will increase noodle production, but they’re not sure if this is the best way for the restaurant to grow. After all, it’s their first business together.

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On the Hunt for Greek Food in Dallas

I need help. I’ve been in Texas for five months, and I’ve yet to eat one piece of Greek food that hasn’t been cooked in my own kitchen or delivered to me on a metallic plate. I haven’t purchased good feta or kalamata olives. I haven’t sought out grape leaves or kefalotiri or melomakorana. I haven’t even had a bowl of avgolemeno. (I’ve been too busy eating Texas barbecue.)

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Somebody Help This Poor Girl: Restaurant in Dallas for a Standing Reception

She’s from out of town and looking for some help from those of you in the know. I’m looking for a restaurant venue that can hold 90-100 guests for a standing reception. Light hors d’oeuvres, alcohol, and cake will be served. In Dallas proper. Approximate guest count: 90 Tentative date: August 31, 2014 (open to […]

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Somebody Help This Poor Girl: Where to Take a Cocktail Snob in Dallas

Wine snobs are so 90s. Even hard core oenophiles don’t live and die by vintages as often as they did in the 80s and 90s. Now, drinkers are more likely to be cocktail snobs: the ice has to be clear (or round); the bitters must be housemade. I find the trend refreshing in every sense […]

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Somebody Help This Poor Girl: How to Make Firm Tofu

Alright, tofu-loving people. We need all your brains today. Anybody got answers for this poor gal? She needs the secret to making extra, extra firm tofu. Shoot your tips in the comments down below. You can even include recipes. How do I make firm tofu? I can’t get it right. I buy the extra firm […]

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