SideDish By The Numbers: The Greatest Hits of 2013

Here are the most-popular posts on SideDish in 2013. It’s a surprising list.

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Nature Break: Fine Food and Feathered Friends at TRAC on Saturday

Disclaimer: I am a birder and a member of the Trinity River Audubon Center. Today, I shamelessly plug an event at TRAC and post some of my bird photography below the jump. (Can you tell I am on deadline?) The Gay and Lesbian Fund for Dallas (GLFD), a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting equality and […]

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Join Us: 100 Best Restaurants in Dallas Party at 3015 at Trinity Groves

T-minus 57 hours and counting. At 6PM on Wednesday, May 22, the pre-release date editions of the June issue of D Magazine will be delivered to Sharon Van Meter’s 3015 at Trinity Groves. And we are throwing a party from 6-8PM to celebrate the cover story: 100 Best Restaurants in Dallas. At 7PM, we will […]

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Eat, Drink, Bird: Bolsa Mercado Teams Up With Trinity River Audubon Center

Have you visited the Trinity River Audubon Center? If not, please make an attempt to visit this special facility. I’m biased because I’m an avid birder and I support the center in as many ways as possible. Today, Bolsa/Bolsa Mercado Owner, Chris “Pileated Woodpecker” Zielke announced their exclusive catering program with TRAC. The facility is […]

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PizzaMania: “Like” Cane Rosso in Dallas on Facebook, Get $1 Pizza Tonight

Jay Jerrier is either the smartest restaurateur when it comes to using social media effectively or a total social media whore. The distinction doesn’t matter. He has 5,000 “likes” on his Facebook page and, to celebrate, he “doing $1 pizzas tonight at Cane Rosso from 6pm – 9pm.” His goal is to real 10,000 “likes” […]

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Open Letter to Mark Cuban: Shark Tank for Dallas Restaurateurs? I’d Watch it!

Dear Mark, I am addicted to Shark Tank. And because I am too lazy to jump through the hoops to get on the show and present my idea, I’m using the power of my pudgy fingers to reach you. Let’s pick and roll: I walk on the set of Shark Tank. “Daymond John, you are […]

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Want to Write For SideDish and Work at D Magazine World Headquarters? Here’s How.

We’re looking for a new online assistant dining editor. Interested? Here are the details: D Magazine.com seeks an editor to keep our online food and dining content the best in Dallas. Responsibilities include continual management and enhancement of the thousands of listings in our restaurant directory, keeping up with the latest openings and closings, and […]

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World Series Dining: Ranger Fan Needs Tips on St. Louis Restaurants

That little boy in the picture is my nephew James. He is almost three. He loves the Texas Rangers and tells anyone who will listen that Michael Young is his best friend. (He kinda is!) James is psyched for tomorrow night’s World Series game in St. Louis between the Texas Rangers and the St. Louis […]

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Voting Opens for the CBS Most Valuable Blogger Awards 2011

We can’t promise you world peace or affordable health care, but we can promise to continue doing what we do best: reporting on the food, fun, facts, fantasies, and frolics taking place in the Dallas food scene. All you have to do is go to the Dining/Entertainment tab on this site, scroll to SideDish, and […]

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CBS to Host Most Valuable Blogger Competition

I bet Steven Doyle doesn’t even know about this!! I just happened to stumble across it on the CBS site.  Looks like they are going to have a Most Valuable Blogger competition. I would never suggest who you should nominate but The Scott at Dallasfood.org has already made his sentiments known. This is going to be […]

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Somebody Help This Poor Boy: Peach Cobbler in Dallas

Have you been eating Texas peaches? This guy has and he has a question for you. Just finished some peaches I picked up at Dallas Farmers Market last week, and they were spectacular. Which brings to mind the question: which restaurants in town serve a great cobbler? I’m a Southern boy and really enjoy these  […]

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Watch the MLB All-Star Game with Evan Grant at Gordon Biersch, Shops at Park Lane in Dallas

Tweeter up, Dishers! Tomorrow is the MLB All-Star Game. Don’t give a twit about the game? Me either! But Evan Grant, the Dallas Morning News Rangers beat writer and The Ticket contributor, and I are going to auction a special dinner for two to raise money for the family of Shannon Stone, the Ranger fan […]

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Let’s Go To Spain!

Last night I stopped by Central Market on Lovers to check out the food samplings at Passport Espana! The store is very festive and there are goodies galore. It really made me want to get on a plane and eat my way across Spain. Hark! This morning, an email with the subject line: Check out […]

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John Tesar Previews The Table in Dallas

Chef John Tesar is on fire. The guy has been working non-stop since last winter. First, he kick-started the menu at The Cedars Social, where he still oversees the kitchen. Then he signed a lease on the Dali Wine Bar space and divided it into two restaurants: The Commissary and The Table. Early returns from […]

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Savor Dallas 2011: Let’s Get This Party Started

Good morning Dallas, Savor Dallas 2011 is underway. Our SideDish reporters are armed with pens, wine glasses, and cameras and ready to file observations of the craziness expected this weekend. Stay tuned to SideDish or Twitter (DSideDish) for up-to-the-Nano-second reports. Be sure and visit us on Saturday. That’s right, SideDish will have our own space […]

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