With the weather still questionable, the food trucks are sometimes out, and sometimes, they are still hunkering down. At 30 degrees, there is not much need for Enticed Shaved Ice to be out. When they are out more regularly, you’ll know Spring is permanently here.Full Story
After a slow start and a recent fire that destroyed Teiichi Sakurai’s planned ramen restaurant space, Sylvan|Thirty is finally coming alive. The grand opening of Cox Farms Market kicks off at 10AM on Thursday, April 24. And Sakurai’s restaurant is not far behind.Full Story
Sunday, after a morning of rain, the sun and crowds showed up at Chicken Scratch for the First Annual King Creole Crawfish Boil. The Zydeco Stingrays provided the music. Chef Tim Byres and Jim Gossen, the CEO of Louisiana Foods, showcased the glories of an authentic crawfish boil.Full Story
Check out tonight’s episode of Bizarre Foods America at 8PM on the Travel Channel and you’ll see some familiar faces. Host Andrew Zimmern, the man who once consumed fried piglet testicles, eats some weird food in Dallas and and Fort Worth.Full Story
Tina Wasserman is an author, kosher cooking instructor, speaker, corporate team builder, and hostess of Passover Boot Camp. Today she teaches us how to make a fine linzer tart.Full Story
That February flash of Alpine weather in Dallas brought upon a desire to consume the regional fare. The first dish that came to mind was raclette with all the traditional fixings. Raclette, when capitalized, is the name of a semi-firm, slightly pungent cow’s milk cheese from Switzerland. Otherwise, raclette is a traditional dish of its melted former self piled on a plate and enjoyed with various accoutrements.Full Story
Whether or not you believe fluffy, giant bunnies dole out chocolate candies or not, your mother (or mother-in-law) probably wants you to take her to Easter brunch. Rise above and beyond the call of expectation, and take her to a nice sit-down meal. We have a list of 32+ restaurants where someone will be happy to receive your call.Full Story
The cleanup and rebuilding of Rehoboth Ranch, the 287-acre farm north of Greenville severely damaged by a tornado on April 4, is in full swing. What is the Dallas food community doing to help?Full Story
What’s gooey, cheesy, and dips perfectly in ketchup? Grilled cheese, of course. Tomorrow, April 12, is National Grilled Cheese Day, which is by far one of the best holidays ever invented. Whether it’s a plain Jane grilled cheese or a fancy prosciutto-and-tomato, there’s always room for one more.Full Story
Guys, we’re reaching that final homestretch. Only three days left to vote for all your favorite places to eat in Dallas.
Remember: You can vote every 24 hours up until Sunday, April 13. Give all your restaurants and bars a little internet love.Full Story
Dallas is busy with family friendly activities this weekend. Grab the kids and plan a weekend of crawfish, hot dogs, and a fun run.Full Story
Today’s Passover Bootcamp video features Tina Wasserman demonstrating the art of making matzah balls.Full Story
What a glorious Friday. Please tell us where you ate this week and where you plan to feast this weekend.Full Story
After 20 years of being Flower Mound/Highland Village’s restaurant for special celebrations, The Grotto has been rebranded into a completely new restaurant.Full Story
Tina Wasserman is an author, cooking instructor, speaker, corporate team builder, and all-around nice Dallas lady. On today’s Passover Boot Camp, she teaches us how to make perfect chicken soup.Full Story
It’s time to pick up your aprons and knives and head over to one of the many farmers markets this weekend. Stop by the Grand Prairie Farmers Market for a cooking demonstration and to experiment with a new recipe, made with only the freshest produce and goods.Full Story
My friend and co-worker Raya has been bugging me about a sparkling wine taste test for ages.
This week, after battling my desire to do bubble tea, I finally caved in.
Unfortunately, the only Texas winery I know that makes sparkling wine is completely out of stock. Maybe next year, McPherson Cellars. Maybe next year.
Cristina Daglas, our editor, hates hot sandwiches with deli meat in them. (Nancy wrote about this last week in her post, “Let’s Talk about Bizarre Food Aversions!”)
I think she’s cuckoo.Full Story
Do yourself a favor and make reservations today for these three wine dinners that will keep you up on your wine game.
You’ll be a much happier person for it.
Kelsey Timmerman, the author of Where Am I Eating? An Adventure Through the Global Food Economy, will be at Chocolate Secrets at 7:00 pm on Friday, April 18 to talk on origins of chocolate.Full Story