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Urban Orchard Market, a Downtown Dallas Grocery Store, is Opening on September 26

Get all your shopping carts ready, ’cause downtown Dallas is about to get a little more vegetable friendly. Starting next week, Urban Orchard Market (the grocery store that will carry mostly organic foods) is opening to the public at 1500 Jackson Street. At least, that’s what its Facebook page told me. There’s also going to be […]

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Free Stuff Alert! Sprouts Farmers Market Opens in McKinney on Sept. 18

Besides all our regular holidays, the best days of the year are definitely grocery store openings. You think I’m kidding, right? Nope. Sprouts is opening a new store in McKinney and I’m pretty sure if you live all the way out there, you’ll want to attend the 7 a.m. ribbon-cutting ceremony. Here’s why: WHEN: Wednesday, […]

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Eatzi’s Market and Bakery to Open Fourth Store in Plano

Phil Romano, the man who, among other ventures, founded Eatzi’s in 1996. The gourmet grocery store with “chef-crafted meals,” encompasses the old-world charm of a European market with modern-day cuisine crafted by master chefs. The bakery produces 200 varieties of artisan breads and pastries;  the kitchen creates at least 350 varieties of food (including sushi!), […]

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Trader Joe’s Opens on Greenville Avenue Today

Stop what you’re doing, because whatever you’re doing — saving lives, even — isn’t nearly as important as the fact that Trader Joe’s on Greenville Avenue is opening at 8 a.m. this morning. Yes, friends. Dallas has a Trader Joe’s now. We already have a TJ’s in Fort Worth and Plano, but this is the first one […]

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A Grocery Store in Deep Ellum? Postal and Grocer Opens Next Week

My cube mate, Krista Nightengale, is a downtown dweller. She bitches about the lack of amenities available in her neighborhood. The possibilities for food and drink are available by day, but most shut down by 6pm and are closed on the weekends. My colleague, Teresa “Gubbshoe” Gubbins is also an urban dweller. Like Krista, she likes […]

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Urban Acres is Building a Farmstead in Oak Cliff

Everybody and their mother is using Kickstarter these days to get their businesses up, but sometimes the cause is so worthy I have to put it up on SideDish. Like this one. Urban Acres, your source for local, organic food, is expanding on its “co-op style” produce program and trying to impact the Dallas community […]

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New Whole Foods Market Opens July 16 in Addison

Yesterday morning, I joined two other media members and a group of Whole Foods representatives on a media sneak peek of the new store in Addison. It’s not quite ready for opening day, but things are coming along. It’s smaller than the landmark store on Park Lane, clocking in at 40,000 square feet. Shoppers will […]

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Shortage of Speculoos Cookie Butter at Trader Joe’s

Oh. My. God. Teresa “Gubbshoe” Gubbins has uncovered the startling news. I will not steal her thunder because her story is deliciously funny. I supposed hoarders are selling on eBay.    

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Updates on Lower Greenville: Trader Joe’s, HG Sply Co., and Dallas Beer Kitchen

Lots of changes are underfoot in Lower Greenville. Yesterday I was walking along the street – just minding my own beeswax – when I noticed all these new places pop up. Lower Greenville is in the midst of a Restaurant Renaissance. Though I haven’t seen any movement on chef Jason Boso’s food truck park, I’m […]

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Artizone, the Online Grocery Store, is Giving SideDish Readers $25 Off

There’s nothing I love more than grocery shopping, but online grocery shopping… now that’s a game changer. Artizone, the Dallas-based online gourmet store featuring local products and goodies, is doing something special for SideDish readers only. Now through May 15 at 11:59 p.m., any new register to Artizone.com receives $25 in their Artizone wallet to spend. […]

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The Food Boutique to Open in Dallas Design District This Spring 2013

I’m about ready to pack my bags and sign a lease with 1400 Hi Line Tower, which is quickly becoming the epitome of luxury living. Desiree Espada just alerted me to this blog post on dallasdesigndistrict.com about a new grocery store that’ll be feeding the hungry residents of 1400 Hi Line with its coffee bar, […]

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Urban Acres is Moving to Beckley Avenue in Oak Cliff

Mr. Bradford Pearson alerted me to this happy news: Urban Acres is moo-oo-oo-ving. Whoever wrote this blog post is very excited (!) and so are we (!) Yup, IT’S OFFICIAL!  Our Urban Acres store is moving to the corner of Beckley & Greenbriar this spring, right by Methodist Hospital.  We’re taking over the old gas station building […]

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Trader Joe’s to Open Between Cole and Knox Someday in the Faraway Future

Steve Brown from the DMN reports that the 2-acre property on Cole between Knox and Armstrong will be redeveloped by Lincoln Property Co. and property owner Sarofim Realty Advisors. Trader Joe’s, he says, will be the lead retail tenant in this future mixed-use development. The first Trader Joe’s in Dallas (Lower Greenville) is supposed to […]

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What Do You Remember About the Corner of Lovers and Greenville?

Before Central Market was built on the corner of Lovers and Greenville ten years ago, that spot was occupied by LouAnn’s nightclub, the “hub of the Dallas dining scene.” Performers like Lawrence Welk and Jimmy Reed use to bang up the stage with their music. Plenty of you, I’m sure, have stories to tell about […]

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