Took 50 Years, But, Finally, Dallas Officially Recognizes Helen Corbitt
inquired earlier this year whether the city had ever officially bestowed any honors upon Dallas's first celebrity chef -- who was "to American cuisine what Julia Child is to French" and Texas's "Tastemaker of the Century" -- and, hot dog, before year's end comes the Mayor Tom-signed seal of approval. For which Severson deserves an extra bottle of Champagne, at least. And have yourself some poppy-seed dressing, while you're at it. --Robert Wilonsky
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