This Little Piggy Went Downtown

We’re suckers for any press release that contains the following sentences: Yes, this is really real. Don’t you judge us; we all knew it would end up here someday. And yeah, your right we probably did go too far this time. Sorry, Mom. It seems a couple well-intentioned entrepreneurs have teamed up with J&D’s Foods […]

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Hey Dallas, What Would You Ask Anthony Bourdain?

Anthony Bourdain will be at The Majestic tonight. Tickets are still available. I understand there will be a Q&A segment in the show. Can’t go? Send me your questions. I’ll try to get them answered. Oh, and Tony. Tonight is the sixth game of the World Series. Our Texas Rangers could be champions before your […]

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I Could Watch Andrew Lees Eat, Move, and Learn All Day Long

Three guys took 44 days, visited 11 countries, flew 38,000 miles via 18 flights, witnessed an exploding volcano, and used two cameras to capture almost a terabyte of footage. From that, they gleaned three short films—each with its own linear concept based on movement, learning and food. The three mini-documentaries, starring the edible Andrew Lees, […]

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Perrier-Jouët Champagne Celebrates 200th Anniversary at NOSH Euro Bistro

Last night, contributor Brooklynne Peters attended the Perrier-Jouët 200th anniversary celebration dinner at NOSH. Here’s her report: Last night, an eclectic mix of Dallasites crowded into NOSH euro bistro to escape the record-breaking heat and to celebrate the 200th anniversary of boutique champagne house Perrier-Jouët. jump for food porn and to read more…

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Hubba Hubba. Carrie Keep From NOSH Goes to Hell With Gordon Ramsay

Look for local hottie, NOSH line cook Carrie Keep, on the upcoming season of Hell’s Kitchen, premiering on July 18. Keep is the latest in a long series of Dallas restaurant pros to throw themseves into the reality gristmill and is rumored to have made it to the finals (although that’s just foodie buzz rumor […]

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First-Take: Tre Wilcox’s Marquee Bar & Grill in Highland Park

What to expect: Let me open by saying that the first time D Magazine’s administrative coordinator Loren Means went to Marquee for lunch, she didn’t leave until well after dinner. There’s a lot of evidence to suggest that the cocktails are as much to blame as the food, but all she knows is that she […]

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In-N-Out Opens in Dallas Tomorrow. Do Your Homework.

I’m sure there will be mass hysteria in Frisco and Allen when the first two branches of In-N-Out Burgers in Texas open their doors in the morning. One reader told me the Allen location was opening at 1:30AM. “That is false,” said Carl Van Fleet vice president of planning and development. “We may open a […]

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Guerrilla-Style Photography: Capturing Images of the Secret Menu at In-N-Out for D Magazine

D Magazine food photographer Kevin Marple traveled to LA to capture images we needed to compile “The Newbie’s Guide to In-N-Out.”  He returned with the pictures but he went through hamburger hell to get them. Here’s his story. I’ve had art directors send me into some wild scenarios. And when D Magazine’s Creative Director Todd […]

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D Magazine’s In-N-Out Burger Cover Story: Behind the Scenes With Photographer Kevin Marple

I mentioned in the previous post that pulling together the story on In-N-Out Burger’s journey to North Texas was an arduous task. The words came a lot easier than the photo graphs. Although the corporate offices sent us stock art, they would not allow us access to shoot pictures inside a “store.” So we sent […]

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Barbados Food & Wine and Rum Festival Wraps Up With Tim Love’s Grilled Pickles, Fergus Henderson’s Bone Marrow, and a Nearly Perfect Fish Sandwich

For a debutante, last weekend’s Barbados Food & Wine and Rum Festival (featuring, among others, local boy Tim Love of Lonesome Dove and Love Shack) was both a figurative and literal hottie. From searing grills to humidity that felt like getting a big wet one from Mother Nature, heat was both constant companion and inspiration […]

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Jammin’ on a Friday Afternoon with Jam Jar Sweets

Clever culinary student and 20-something entrepreneur Emily Skipper surprise-delivered these tasty treats to our offices this afternoon. (How did she know we’d need a 2 p.m. pick-me-up?) Her clever Jam Jar Sweets concept of jamming homey cobblers, s’mores, and cakes into Mason Jars may not be the first we’ve tried, but it might just be […]

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A Seam-Ripping Good Time at the Friends of the Dallas Farmers Market 16th Annual Hoedown

As hundreds of hungry (and eventually stuffed) guests can attest, it wasn’t all gingham and grilled meat at last nights Friends of the Dallas Farmers Market Hoedown where Dallas’ top chefs turned out to serve signature favorites and debut new experiments. Take a gander at the delish dishes that threatened to split the seams of […]

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