While spring's seasonal vegetables sprout up timidly from cold dirt, summer's bounty arrives like a freight train. Go to your local farmers market in April and May and new vegetables and fruits slowly arrive one by one. In June though, the floodgates open, and squash, legumes, tomatoes and other pro ... More >>
I'm quite certain that an expat straight from England would scoff at this entire blog post, but it needs to be said. Ten Bells has a damn fine full breakfast on its weekend brunch menu. Let's clear up a few things quickly for the sake of discussion. Yes, the tomatoes actually look like real tomatoe ... More >>
Raymundo Sanchez's roast lamb embraces authenticity without even trying.
This past Sunday I was in Waxahachie on account of a little baseball tournament. There was a big break between games, so we went in search of a something local and, hopefully, interesting to eat. But, that's hard to do in small towns on Sundays because most mom-and-pops are closed. I understand mo ... More >>
A North Dallas Indian restaurant captures the spirit of home.
McKinney Avenue's newest restaurant is turning heads - and eating them.
No doubt many of us are probably suffering from a slight meat hangover after all those holiday weekend grill-fests. Now that Tuesday's here, it's back to work and time to detox from all that poolside barbecue gorging. May I suggest you embrace the glorious chickpea? Everyone knows and loves hummu ... More >>
Weary of soy protein and veggie burgers from Meatless Mondays gone by, I had set my sights this go around on exotic flavors and spices. My search for bargain vegetarian nirvana took me to Mumtaz, an Indian restaurant located in a generic Richardson strip mall at Campbell and Central. I'm typically ... More >>
Jalapeno cilantro cole slaw with local cabbage over pulled pork with a side of roasted local rutabagas and sweet'taters.As previously mentioned, last Wednesday evening I received my first box of local, organic veggies and fruits from Greenling. Problem was, I was a little skeptic at being abl ... More >>
From the guys who brought you Medina, a new menu and a new neighborhood show a different side of Morocco.
Lauren Drewes DanielsTigers getting warmed up for their first game of the season. LSU tailgaters were out in full force on Saturday, hitting Lot 14 on the south side of Cowboys Stadium before the Tigers' first game of the season against the Oregon Ducks. This particular lot, designated for RVs, ... More >>
I recently had occasion to look up a menu from a town where I used to live, and was startled by how ostentatiously it flaunted the region's culinary biases. The menu was so obviously issued by a restaurant in this particular town that I'm pretty sure I could pick it out of a line-up of 100 me ... More >>
Behind a beaded curtain at one of Kereje's secluded booths this Sunday, my dinner companion for this week's culinary adventure equated our situation--my situation, really, since he's Taiwanese--to entry #71 on the blog Stuff White People Like: "Being the only white person around." In other words, e ... More >>
DaZa offers a dash of Creole poetry
Laissez les bon temps rouler at two new restaurants
Tasty Greek is disheveled, but the food cleans up
Yoshi's brings Japanese sensibilities to an American dining habit