Most food holidays start with "National." National Tequila Day and National Rum Day have both been marked on City of Ate in recent months. Tomorrow is National Taco Day, and if you're inclined you can refer to this calendar, which demonstrates nearly every day of the year is devoted to a specific fo ... More >>
I've stumbled upon another book written by a Texas author and released recently. Kaleta Doolin's Fritos Pie came out late this summer, and I've just finished plowing through the copy that landed on my desk. The short paperback chronicles the genesis of the popular corn chip that subsequently ... More >>
Meddlesome Moth's Chad Kelley at work, pairing food with the restaurant's enormous beer collection.The problem with bars with food is bar food. But Chad Kelley, 34, executive chef at the Meddlesome Moth, has fixed that problem with choices like meat pies, mothballs, venison tartare, arctic ch ... More >>
The cows certainly are happy in California.Southern cheesemakers were shut out of the Good Food Awards, a new initiative to recognize the best-tasting artisan edibles made in accordance with sustainable principles. In a weekend ceremony hosted by Alice Waters, eight awards were given in the c ... More >>
In a less patriarchal and oppressive society, she'd be holding the pitchfork.Ms. Magazine took on food politics this month, arguing in a cover story that women aren't getting enough credit for their contributions to the changing culinary landscape.
Author Jennifer Cognard-Black fingers a "fa ... More >>
Photos by Robert BostickRichard ChambelainLuckily for steak-loving Dallas diners, chef Richard Chamberlain wasn't much interested in tilling the soil when he was a young man. Girls on the other hand -- well, them he liked.
That's not exactly surprising for a 14-year-old boy -- Chamberlain's ... More >>
It's not just students who feel rushed to finish their summer reading lists in the last few weeks of August: Adult readers who've lugged the same books back and forth from the pool are hurrying their way through the novels and memoirs they had every intention of reading this season.
But for ... More >>
The old progressives made us dump liquor. The new ones want us to heed their diet demands.Now, you all know I'm the kindhearted, gentle sort, right? That I would never write anything harsh about mindless poseurs ordering dirty martinis or suggest a certain rank dish should be dumped over the offe ... More >>
Veggie Girl finds vegan and vegetarian options at Dallas establishments of all kinds. The column appears Tuesdays and Thursdays.I love a good storm. So when I woke up last Thursday to howling winds and sheets of furious rain, I resisted the urge to crawl back into bed and instead opted for staring ... More >>