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How to Throw an Awesome Vegetarian Super Bowl Party

I’m not a vegetarian, but wings aren’t exactly my thing. Plus, it’s a debbie downer to think about all the chickens it takes to feed the massive population of football-watching wing-eaters in our country. This year, we’re doing something different on SideDish. We’re helping you incorporate more veggies into your Super Bowl Sunday, so when Monday comes, you won’t feel so clogged up. See? We’re looking out for you. And you toilet. Fiber is necesito, my friends.

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Over 600 Million Chickens Die so You Can Eat Them During The Super Bowl

I have never understood the popularity of chicken wings. The majority of the ones I have tried are just masses of fried dough swimming in a hot or sweet sauce. Sometimes there is even a wad of what looks like chicken meat on the inside. This Sunday, Super Bowl watchers will consume 1.25 BILLION chicken […]

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What To Drink Now: Super Bowl Super Cocktails

As another season of football draws to a close, yet again without the Cowboy’s in the prime spot. This Super Bowl Sunday celebrate the tradition of the day along with the teams with a frosty beverages and tasty snacks that will make any party a hit.  Need a little inspiration?  Shake up one of these […]

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Frito Pie Pizza for Super Bowl Sunday: Pure Genius, or an Unholy Abomination?

I posted a piece over on FrontBurner earlier today about the contribution of Frito Pie, and its forbears, to the history of Western civilization. So, of course, a reader decided to share with me the above photo of her brother’s Frito Pie Pizza. She writes: I know it’s a Boboli crust and then I assume […]

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Macallan-Fueled Fritters From Tim Love’s Spaghetti Western

On Friday night, Celebrity Chefs Mario Batali, Emiril Lagasse, Guy Fiore, and Tim Love—along with MLB pitcher Jamie Moyer—hosted Spaghetti Western—a celebrity-packed dinner fueled by the chefs’ shared love of Texas fare (and Macallan 18). Missed the event? Try the evening’s dizzying dessert, Macallan Apple Fritters, using this recipe straight from the chefs’ secret stash: […]

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Green Bay’s Charles Woodson Signing Bottles at Central Market?

Yes, you did read correctly.  Heisman winner and Green Bay Packer cornerback Charles Woodson is also a wine maker.  When Woodson played for the Oakland Raiders he developed a love for wine and wine country and after partnering with Rick Ruiz, formerly with Mondavi, he created Twentyfour by Charles Woodson.  24 was his number when he played […]

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Super Bowl XLV Party Report: Don Julio Tequila Event

Steven Doyle is a party animal. He files the following report on last night’s soiree: As the week progresses the XLV parties are kicking it in high gear and last night was no exception.  One invitation led me to join a group at “Joule Lot” which is basically the parking lot behind the Joule in […]

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Restaurant Rant: Leslie Brenner Falls Off Her Rocker Again

I know Leslie Brenner works hard and I swore to myself that I would quit pointing to things she writes that I consider odd or wrong. However, my brain snapped into a million fragments as I read her column on where Super Bowl fans can dine without a reservation. After touting Tei-An and steakhouses she […]

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Chef Richard Chamberlain Braves Icy Streets to Feed Super Bowl Media

Every day this week visiting media staying at the Sheraton in downtown Dallas is being treated to free food from different areas of Dallas. Today it is Addison’s turn to wow the palates of hungry sportswriters (is that redundant?) Anywhoo, the ice didn’t stop Richard Chamberlain from transporting 800 pounds of grub from his Chamberlain’s […]

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Super Bowl: Green Bay Reporter Wants Good Food in North Texas

Hark! Football writers will be descending on North Texas. Apparently some of them like more than steak and strip joints. This request comes from Tom Rozwadowski, a reporter for Green Bay Press-Gazette/Green Bay Hub. I’m trying to consume as much dining information as possible from your site, but I thought it might be more useful to go […]

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Cedars Social Pre-Opens on Jan. 31 With Five “Supper Bowl” Chef Dinners

On Monday Jan. 31, the new Cedars Social cocktail den and kitchen will kick off its Supper Bowl, a pre-opening dinner series with menus prepared by Tim Byres (Jan. 31st), Bradley Ogden (Feb. 1), Matt McCallister (Feb. 2), John Tesar (Feb. 3), and Tiffany Derry (Feb. 4). Notable mixologist Michael Martensen will be on hand […]

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