Bizarre Foods America Eats Dallas Tonight on Travel Channel

Check out tonight’s episode of Bizarre Foods America at 8PM on the Travel Channel and you’ll see some familiar faces. Host Andrew Zimmern, the man who once consumed fried piglet testicles, eats some weird food in Dallas and and Fort Worth.

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7 Reasons Why You Should Attend Flavor! Napa Valley Next Year

Let’s be real, now. There’s no better place for a serious getaway trip than Wine Country. Napa may be a small, touristy town, but it’s one of those rare parts of the world where time stops and people start aging backwards. I’m quite serious. The trees and leaves turn orange-yellow-red when it’s fall, there’s a […]

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Dallas Restaurateurs Produce a Local CBS Show Called Local Fare

Restaurateurs Kyle Noonan and Josh Sepkowitz of FreeRange Concepts are at it again. But this time it’s not a bowling alley/restaurant, canine-friendly cantina, or lounge restoration. Instead, they want us to watch amateur critics (i.e. viewers like you) discuss favorite neighborhood eateries on the new series Local Fare. Alas, self-acclaimed foodies are no longer restricted […]

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Francesco Farris of Zio Cecio Calls Mystery Diners to Bust Employees Selling Secret Tex-Mex Menu

Did anyone catch Friday night’s episode of Mystery Diners on Food Network? The star of the show was Zio Cecio owner/chef Francesco Farris. He suspected his chef and one of his employees were serving a secret, cash-only Tex-Mex menu on Monday evenings when Farris wasn’t in the restaurant. Apparently the duo was planning to open a […]

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Brian McCullough of The Standard Pour Mixes a Delicious Cocktail on D: The Broadcast

The Standard Pour co-founder and barman Brian McCullough was on D: The Broadcast’s  mixology segment last Friday. He demonstrates The Standard Pour, a house specialty made with rye, Benedictine, and sweet vermouth. Stop by The Standard Pour and mention D: The Broadcast. You’ll get a deal. Wednesday is Ladies Night and I think I heard […]

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Keller Resident, MiMi Johnson, to Compete on Bobby Flay’s Dinner Battle on Food Network

Another day, another new food show, another Dallas-area resident on TV. I don’t watch enough food shows to know but it seems like the producers pick plenty of contestants from North Texas. This morning comes word: Keller resident, MiMi Johnson, is competing on Bobby Flay’s new show, Dinner Battle on the Food Network. The show […]

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Keller Resident, MiMi Johnson, to Compete on Bobby Flay’s Dinner Battle on Food Network

Another day, another new food show, another Dallas-area resident on TV. I don’t watch enough food shows to know but it seems like the producers pick plenty of contestants from North Texas. This morning comes word: Keller resident, MiMi Johnson, is competing on Bobby Flay’s new show, Dinner Battle on the Food Network. The show […]

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The Refrigerator Challenge: Top Chef Season 10 Contestant Joshua Valentine

The premiere of Top Chef’s tenth season airs TONIGHT on Bravo at 9PM. Dallas has three (out of 21) contestants on the show: Danyele McPherson (The Grape), John Tesar (Spoon), and Joshua Valentine (FT 33). I asked all three chefs to send me photos of their refrigerators and answer a questionnaire about their food-storing habits. […]

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Food TV Review: No Reservations With BBQ Snob, Daniel Vaughn, and Anthony Bourdain

Any of you watch our local barbecue expert Daniel Vaughn of Full Custom Gospel Barbecue fame on the season premier of No Reservations last night? I did and I have about five minutes to give you my five cents worth: I’ve watched a zillion episodes of No Reservations and I’ve learned a lot about food and […]

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Top Chef Star Carla Hall in Dallas for a Celebrity Chef Dinner at Private Social

Intrepid intern Lesley Mann Lynch files this report: When I showed up 15 minutes early (on time for anyone who has a Southern grandmother) for my meeting with Carla Hall, she was in Top Chef All-Star Tiffany Derry’s Private Social kitchen rolling out dough for tonight’s peach and blueberry pot pie, the last course in the celebrity […]

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Nothing To Do With Dining Unless You Were Eating While You Were Watching “Dallas: The Next Generation” Last Night

I’m sure the web editors will take this post down as soon as I turn my back, but I can’t help myself. While we have the space, let’s talk. Last night I chomped on one of Papa Murphy’s pizzas as I attempted to watch “Dallas: The Next Generation“ on TNT. I lasted 20 minutes. I’ve […]

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Jay Jerrier of Cane Rosso Is a Great Host, and Great on Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives

Jay Jerrier invited me (and about 400 other people) via Facebook to his restaurant, Cane Rosso, to watch his debut on Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives. Yesterday morning, I got a text message from Cane Rosso’s automated database system that Jerrier was going to host a watch party at 9PM.  I also noticed several tweets about […]

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Set Your DVRs: Cane Rosso Announces Air Date for Diners, Drive Ins, and Dives Episode

What a road-tripping coincidence. Nancy and Carol are traveling, so I’m posting. Word comes from Jay Jerrier that the episode of Diners, Drive Ins, and Dives featuring Cane Rosso will air on the Food Network on April 30. Take it away, Jay: Hey All – just got our air date from the Food Network…we’ll be […]

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Top Chef: Texas, Episode 14 Recap

Part 1: Quickfire/Asian Domination Last week, the chefs realized that one of the losing contestants (either Bev or Grayson) would be returning through Last Chance Kitchen, which would increase their numero to cinco. Sarah (who looks like Austin Eater editor Andrea Grimes, don’t you think?) is noticeably disappointed when Bev walks through the doors to […]

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