Restaurant Review: Sundown at the Granada in Dallas

Every neighborhood should have a place like this, a groovy, laid-back joint to hang where you can choose a local beer and nibble on a flatbread, salad, or burger. My hood has nothing close to Sundown, and I make the trek to Greenville Avenue to bask in the late-afternoon glow that streams through the windows […]

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Bolsa Mercado Goes Vegetarian at ‘Meet and Eat’

Bolsa execuchef Jeff Harris shows what he can do when you put him in a box. He comes out fighting! The mandate: prepare a vegetarian meal for 20 to be served at Bolsa Mercado’s communal table as part of their ‘Meet and Eat’ series that takes place on Friday evenings. The result? A menu that […]

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Vote for Good Karma Kitchen as the 2012 Vegetarian/Vegan Truck of the Year

Team Lucy (Good Karma Kitchen‘s little truck) is fightin’ for the title of Mobile Cuisine’s 2012 Vegetarian/Vegan Food Truck of the Year. If you love their gluten-free options and chocolate dreams, then do these sistahs a favor and vote for them here. Snap your fingers, clap your hands, and go clickety click on the “Vote” […]

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Vegan Fresh: Pancakes with Homemade Blueberry Sauce

D Magazine intern Michelle Saunders is moving on to bigger and better opportunities, so this will be her last recipe… for now. Last week she brought you these (un)healthy Mexican chocolate cupcakes, and this week she conquers breakfast. I made this for Mother’s Day brunch, and my non-vegetarian mother enjoyed it immensely. Using bananas as […]

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Vegan Fresh: Mexican Chocolate Cupcakes with Cinnamon Frosting

D Magazine intern Michelle Saunders usually brings you healthy food recipes (like this quinoa salad), but she wants you to know that these cupcakes are an exception. She writes: “I believe that an occasional cupcake can do as much good for the body as a salad and certainly more good for the soul.” To celebrate […]

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Vegan Fresh: Refreshing Watermelon Salad and Open-faced Avocado Sandwich

D Magazine intern Michelle Saunders is a healthy eater who makes vegan/vegetarian-friendly concoctions. She brought you this chickpea-free hummus last week. Today I’m sharing one of my favorite simple dinners. As the weather gets warmer I tend to want lighter, less-cooked meals and this salad and sandwich combo is just that. With seasonal fruits like […]

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Vegan Fresh: Raw Chickpea-Free Hummus

D Magazine intern Michelle Saunders is a healthy eater who makes vegan/vegetarian-friendly concoctions. Since we tackled breakfast here last week, I figured I’d provide a lunch option this week. Hummus is often considered to be a vegetarian’s bread and butter, with good reason. Although I enjoy traditional hummus on occasion, I prefer this lighter, raw, […]

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Vegan Fresh: A Zesty Recipe for Juice Drinkers

D Magazine intern Michelle Saunders is a healthy eater who makes vegan/vegetarian-friendly concoctions. She fights crime and saves the world with her vegan powers. If you’re anything like me, then chances are pretty high you indulged in a little too much sugar over the holiday weekend. Here’s an easy way to get back on track […]

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Eric Nadel Reviews Sundown at the Granada

Most of you know Eric Nadel as the voice of the Texas Rangers. This year, Eric begins his 34th year as a Rangers broadcaster in 2012, his 18th as the lead radio voice. The other day, he picked up his seventh 2011 Texas Sportscaster of the Year Award from the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association. […]

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Texas State Veggie Fair Set for October 23

The 2nd Annual Texas State Veggie Fair will take place on Sunday, October 23, from 11AM-6PM at Winfrey Point at White Rock Lake. The host, Mercy for Animals, promises tons of vegan-friendly food, guest speakers, carnival games and prizes, music, and other entertainment. And it’s free. Get vegucated! Details here.

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Update on Trader Joe’s in Dallas

Leave it to Teresa “Gumshoe” Gubbins to find a snitch in Trader Joe’s camp. Since the grocery chain announced they were planning locations in Dallas last May, they have been quite secretive about their locations. According to TG, you can rule out the former location on Greenville Ave. Her Deep Throat coughs up three possible […]

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Forget the Shorts, The Only Madras I’m Interested in Today is the Pavilion

I’ve had more than my fair share of vegetarian entrees placed in front of me by chefs beaming with anticipation of converting me to a meatless lifestyle. It never took. Not one of the dishes offered that X-factor I need in order to feel satisfied, probably because in addition to being vegetarian, most of them […]

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