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Into Shelley’s Belly: The T Room in Uptown

I’ve only ever visited the T Room with a group of assertive women. They talk chic, and I occasionally interject with a mildly obscene joke to remind them of my presence. While I sit quietly, they gossip and complain about mundane details and dish on fashion, dating, and office drama. If the forks have spots, […]

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First-Take Bar Review: Sundown at Granada

The Concept: Sundown at Granada is the Granada Theater‘s neighboring restaurant and bar with a long list of draft beers and hand-crafted cocktails. Although I’m sure you can grab a bite pre-show, I would be filled with panic watching a line get longer next door while shoveling down the last forkfulls of food and chugging […]

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Tea Talk: Eden Café

At first glance you might mistake Eden Café for a cozy residence on East West Lovers Lane. The sweet house is nestled between a few homey businesses (Junkadoodle’s one of them) but it’s in fact a delicious café you shouldn’t miss. Afternoon tea here is more about the bites than the sips, but that’s just fine […]

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Tea Talk: The Adolphus

Ah, tea at The Adolphus. A blissful experience to say the least. The atmosphere, the service and the food all represent the best of what afternoon tea has to offer. Don’t get me wrong, there are a number of tea services in the area that are lovely, delicious and relaxing as well. (In fact, see […]

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What Are You Drinking Now: Janice Provost

Janice Provost, one of our favorite Dallas restaurateurs, chef/partner of Parigi, and lover of using local, local ingredients to create her exceptional specialities, is shaping up her mind: I am drinking Natura Sparkling Water with tons of lime, and GET SMART from Republic of Tea…a tea that is supposed to help you focus, improve memory, and other […]

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SideDish Supper Club On Sale Now: Samar by Stephan Pyles in Dallas

Yow. Zah. I must say we have pulled together one fabulous evening. Thanks to Stephan Pyles, execuchef Vijay Sadhu, and managing partner George Majdalani, the next SideDish Supper Club at Samar by Stephan Pyles is going to be over-the-top. Not only are they opening the restaurant just for us, but they also designed a one-of-a-kind […]

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Bill “Freckle Face” Addison is a Weiner

Whoopsie-doodle, I mean winner. (What would I do without Spell Check?) Anywhoo, I just intercepted a secret DMN company memo announcing: “Bill Addison will receive a national Association of Food Journalists award for restaurant criticism. The other finalists are: Will Ferrell for Talladega Dinner Nights and M.F.K. Fisher’s Recipes from the Grave. The ranking of […]

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Drink Green

Austin-based Sweet Leaf Tea (you know, the drinks with the Snapple-like bottles sporting a pic of a grandma on the label that you can buy at Central Market and Whole Foods) has introduced a new flavor—Pomegranate Green Tea—to its lineup. But that’s not the point of this post. In honor of today, aka Earth Day, […]

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