Sandwich Review: Capriotti’s Sandwiches Get High Fives

After my online musings over whether Capriotti’s would be a good 50-store fit for our beloved DFW, the big boys over at Capriotti’s delivered four ginormous plates of sandwich samples to me and the office mates. D employees gathered ’round the choices yesterday, carefully selecting between the Bobbie (turkey, cranberry sauce, stuffing, and mayo), Homemade Turkey, […]

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TX Delizioso Rolls into the Arts District

I stalked TX Delizioso on Twitter all weekend until they confirmed @carol_shih: “Come see us in the Arts District this Tuesday!” There was no way I was going to miss the debut of Dallas’ first pizza truck, so I quickly grabbed photo intern Micah Nunley to take some snaps of Sydney Brown and Lauren Noblett’s newest set […]

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First-Take Restaurant Review: Bridge Bistro

What to Expect: “For a long time, I wanted to have a fun, casual neighborhood destination,” says Kay Agnew. The long-time restaurateur closed down Margaux’s after 22 years and opened Bridge Bistro with her daughter. Loyal diners can rest assured that their favorite dishes are still on the menu, and new diners will be pleased […]

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Eat This Now: Bacon Tomato Grilled Cheese at Ruthie’s Rolling Cafe

We all know that making a decent grilled cheese doesn’t require a membership in Mensa.  I mean, I was making them at 7 years old…sure they were more often burnt to a black crisp than a nice golden brown, but I just called it “extra toasty.”  A number of joints around the country have popped […]

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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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My Sugar Box Can Beat Up Your Velvet Taco

In what feels like a dessert response to all of the overtly suggestive taco joint names we’ve seen in the last year, Sugar Box officially opens tomorrow night in Uptown at the Mondrian. The grand opening fete runs from 5 to 9 pm and features freebie selections from the new dessert bar’s palate of cupcakes, […]

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My Turn: Dough Pizzeria Napoletana in Dallas

The boys at the office wanted to try Dough’s (I am now officially shortening the name) pizza so, ever eager to please Zac and Tim, I headed over. I arrived a little before noon. No lines. The restaurant was about 80 percent occuPIED. There were five people at the host stand, one of which I […]

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Who Says There’s No Free Lunch? Not Cafe Brazil in Bishop Arts

In honor of the third anniversary of their Bishop Arts location, Cafe Brazil‘s filling bellies fo’ free. Just stop by this Wednesday (17th) between 6:30 am and 6:30 pm for a free order of chicken crepes, pasta de tigre (rowwwrrr), pumpkin pancakes, or the wine country salad. Save room for the free slice of red […]

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Anthony Bourdain Eats An Endangered Bird Under A Hooded Cloak To Hide His Gluttony From God

OK, so technically he just recounted doing so on The Colbert Report, but his description of biting into a fatted, endangered bird is one for the vault: The Colbert Report Mon – Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c Anthony Bourdain www.colbertnation.com Colbert Report Full Episodes Political Humor & Satire Blog Video Archive

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The Free Man Soft Opens With Some Semantics Issues

John Jay Myers has swung the doors wide on The Free Man, his new Cajun cafe & lounge in Deep Ellum. His mission:  combining a bit of Bourbon Street with a nightly live-music venue. Menu items: etouffee, jambalaya, gumbo, boudin, alligator, and more. Sounds great to us, but the Cajun vs. Creole distinction seems to […]

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Something’s Brewing: I’m Talking to You Stephan Pyles

I spent the whole weekend in front of my computer. That doesn’t mean I was working the whole time—I should have been—but a lot of the time I performed many other important tasks such as checking updates on TMZ, Facebook, and “the fightin’ SideDish followers” on Twitter. Anywhoo, two names kept popping up in my […]

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A Voyeur’s Journey Into the New Lunch Menu at Craft Dallas

Leadership changes at Craft Dallas have resulted in a rethinking of the menu and a more casual lunch service. Yesterday, I was part of a group that was invited to the restaurant to taste from the new menu and chat with chef de cuisine Tim Bevins. “The dinner format—the à la carte things—doesn’t really work […]

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