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Eat This Now: Winter Salads

Perhaps you started the new year with a resolution to eat more salads. Perhaps, three weeks in, you’re now hating your kale, peering morosely at your arugula, wondering if there’s something more exciting to do with the beets you see everywhere. Winter salads don’t have the same appeal as summer salads bursting with bright produce. But they’ve got their own pleasures, and deft chefs know how to play up color and flavor to make them just as gorgeous and delicious.

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Taste Test Thursday: Chicken Salad

Last week, I ate lunch with a co-worker and spent most of the time imagining myself stealing her Whole Foods’ Sonoma chicken salad. If I just maneuvered my hand there, pointed to a faraway object, and ran away… my plan could actually work.

All hopes were dashed when I realized she was spooning out her last few bites.

Life sucks, sometimes.

The good news: I do a taste test every week. And this means I can eat as much chicken freakin’ salad as I want. For research, I used this list that you, readers, curated in 2012, when Nancy asked where to find the best chicken salad in Dallas. Y’all said Empire, Festive Kitchen, Zoes, Central Market, and Whole Foods. And there I went.

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Get Your Greens at Crisp Salad Today, It Opens on Greenville Avenue

For a city starved of good, build-your-own salads, there’s a new option in town. Crisp Salad, a fast-casual restaurant across the street from Greenville’s buzzing Trader Joe’s, opens today at 11 a.m.

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The Best Salads in Dallas

My salad days, When I was green in judgment, cold in blood, To say as I said then!—Cleopatra Our joyous and youthful days of summer, and my pretend affair with Julius Caesar,  are almost over. Before it’s gone, let’s feast on the bounties of late summer. Here is our list of our favorite salads along with […]

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