Chris Meesey

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  • 4 years ago | Eat This

    Some of you may remember the day when hush puppies were featured at many of the seafood places such as Zuider Zee, H Salt Fish and Chips, Arthur Treachers and Captain D's. Perhaps you shed a tear when they were taken off the menu at Red Lobster (t...

  • 5 years ago | Eat This

    An expectant hush falls over the table as the waiter finally reappears, platter in hand. He ceremoniously and deftly dips and drops your meal, wishes you bon appetit and silently glides away. You admire the pretty midnight purple package before yo...

  • 5 years ago

    Many of the beloved restaurants that introduced the concept of casual dining in the '70s and '80s have not kept pace with the times, relying on nostalgia and brand recognition to keep their bottom lines alive. One chain that has tried to remain cu...

  • 5 years ago | Eat This

    Let's face it, you've been good to yourself. You've resisted the urge to patronize multi-caloric palaces of pleasure and instead have chosen to dine at Seasons 52, where every item on the menu is less than 475 calories. Well, now that you've polis...

  • 5 years ago

    Sometimes you will hear tequila aficionados style themselves as "connoisseurs of the cactus." This is a misnomer because tequila is derived from the blue agave plant, which is part of the lily family. But did you know that the blue agave (and othe...

  • 5 years ago | Eat This

    Just last week on the The Dallas Morning News' Eats Blog, Leslie Brenner lamented the fact that "Tex-Mex is not Dallas' strong suit," and invited readers to submit an acceptable list of establishments. She listed El Ranchito, Cuquitas, Mias, and M...

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