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East Hampton Sandwich Co. Opens in Snider Plaza on September 12

Hunter Pond, 25, grew up in Dallas a little sandwich-obsessed, but never found a place that served fine sandwiches just the way he liked it, so after a bit of time, he decided to open a shop of his own for handcrafted gourmet sandwiches. East Hampton Sandwich Co., named after the town in New York […]

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Cedars Food Park is a Food Truck Lover’s Heaven

I write to you today as a former food truck skeptic. I’d eat every doubtful word that ever crossed my lips if there were any room left in my stomach after my Saturday night chow-down at the grand opening of the Cedars Food Park at Dallas Heritage Village. Eighteen of the city’s most popular food […]

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Melted Chocolate and Umami Paste Make a Weird Combo, But it Works

Cheese and chocolate make my world go ’round, but the combination of cheese, chocolate, and Taste No. 5′s umami paste (a blend of tomato, garlic, anchovy paste, balsamic vinegar, etc.) inside a toasty little sandwich made my head spin yesterday. For lunch, the Web team ventured to Scardello’s for cheesy sandwiches. This Decadent Chèvre sandwich jumped out […]

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Happy Friday! Get a Free Spicy Chicken Sandwich at Cafe Brazil. Offer Lasts Until 3 P.M.

Bradford Pearson over at Oak Cliff People just alerted me to a good deal that ends before 3 p.m. today. If you follow these simple steps from Cafe Brazil’s website, you can earn yourself a free spicy chicken sandwich. Must purchase a drink – any drink You must print off this blog post and present […]

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It’s National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day

Robin Skinner from Ruthie’s Rolling Cafe alerted me to the fact that today is National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day.  According to a website called Punchbowl.com, it’s also National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Month. So technically, you have 18 days left to eat a grilled cheese sandwich in a celebratory fashion. Ruthie’s isn’t your only option.  In […]

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How I Helped Feed the Ego of a Sandwich Shop Named Capriotti’s

Remember how I wrote about Capriotti’s and its plans to take over DFW one sandwich at a time?  Then, recall how they sent 100 sandwiches to D headquarters for my co-workers to try, and most of them were pretty happy with their free sandwiches (minus the mayo). I thought that would be my last interaction with […]

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Restaurant Review: The Best Pastrami Sandwich in Dallas at Deli-News

As I opened the menu at Deli-News, the self-proclaimed “New York-style restaurant,” I casually asked my Brooklyn-born-and-raised Jewish friend what qualifies a delicatessen as New York style. Two hours later, I stumbled out of what could have been a long, neurotic Woody Allen movie. “It’s a Russian-Jewish thing,” he snapped. “You see this bagel. You […]

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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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Happy Valentine’s Day: Off-Site Kitchen in Dallas is Open for Business

Nick Badovinus and chef Dan Riley have been hunkered down for over a year developing the menu and creating all kinds of delicious roasted meats for Off-Site Kitchen. Today he is finally opening the doors! Now, hold your horses. The dining room is tiny. Off-Site Kitchen is basically a take-out restaurant with a few stools […]

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Gourmet Live Announces The Top 25 American Food Entrepreneurs. Dallas’ Jeff Sinelli Makes the Cut.

Gourmet Live just released their list of the top 25 food entrepreneurs who have emerged over the last 25 years. Right there on the list alongside Howard Schultz, Wolfgang Puck, Emeril Lagasse, and Martha Stewart is Dallas restaurateur Jeff Sinelli, founder of Which Wich? They refer to Which Wiches as “the funnest lunch in the […]

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Capital Grille Gets You In and Out of Lunch in 45 Minutes Flat

Capital Grille rolled out a new lunch option earlier this month – serve customers a high quality, multi-course, customizable meal in 45 minutes flat, allowing those of us who watch a lunch hour clock the ability to have a delicious meal and still meet time constraints.  A friend and I were invited guests of The […]

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Restaurant Update: Off-Site Kitchen by Nick Badovinus

Well folks, it has been a year since Nick Badovinus leased the former Danny’s Chicken spot at Wycliff and Irving Blvd. for Off-Site Kitchen, a mostly take-out spot featuring “light industrial food” inspired by “what line cooks eat.” Basically the menu is simple sandwiches, breakfast burritos, quality roasted meats by the pound. Badovinus went silent […]

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Review: Andria’s Cajun Offers New Choice in Plano

Seekers of authentic Cajun food should head to Andria’s Cajun Cuisine at the junction of Alma and Parker in Plano (SE corner). The unprepossessing strip mall establishment has been open since August and the restaurant offers a straightforward selection of Cajun favorites and off-site catering services. I was alerted to it by a friend who […]

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Uncle Uber’s Sammich Shop in Deep Ellum: Soft Opening on Thursday

Reporter Kristy Alpert gets an uber exclusive preview of Deep Ellum’s newest sammich shop. For months I’ve driven by the bold, black banner hanging high for all to see. Taunting me. Enticing me. Confusing me, even. “Coming Soon, Uncle Uber’s Sammich Shop.” Who’s this Uncle Uber guy? What does he have against the ‘sandwich’? What […]

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