Chad Kelley

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2013

    Ten of Dallas' Best Chefs Will Serve Up Signature Soups for Charity Next Month

    For the last 35 years the Stewpot has been serving meals to homeless and at-risk people in Dallas, along with providing medical assistance, child enrichment and job training. And for the past six years its support group, the Stewpot Alliance, has hosted the annual fund-raising Soups On! luncheon and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2013

    Handsy Waiters, Bad Fish and Taco Nerds: This Week In Dallas Dining

    Are you ready for BrewFest? Of course you are. But first we have some food news to wrap up. The more I think about it, the pending arrival of BonChon is probably the biggest food news of the week. Their chicken is addictive, and it's the sort of place you can hang out and have a beer or three, whic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2012

    Meddlesome Moth Chef Moves To Cafe Pacific; Chef Dave McMillan Steps in at the Moth

    When Chad Kelley left The Oceanaire Seafood Room in 2009 to open the Meddlesome Moth he was quickly met by a stiff review from Hanna Raskin here at The Observer. I've dined at the restaurant a bit more than I should (the beer list is very seductive) and felt about the same. And over the past year, I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2011

    Moth Chef Chad Kelley Exits Stage Left and Chef Jennifer Otsuki Saunters In

    The Meddlesome Moth​ Shannon Wynne, owner of the Meddlesome Moth just issued a statement, per D Magazine: "We are excited that Jennifer Otsuki has been promoted to Chef at the Meddlesome Moth where she has been working as sous chef under Chad Kelley for nearly two years. She is the one with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2011

    Meddlesome Moth's Chad Kelley: Mistakes are OK and Thyme is Great

    Chad Kelley​In parts one and two of this week's Three Course Meal, we gave you a look at Chad Kelley, executive chef at Meddlesome Moth, and his thoughts on the national food scene and the Dallas dining scene. Today we give you the five rules you have to follow if you want to spend any time in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2011

    Meddlesome Moth's Chad Kelley on Risk-Taking and Too Much Steak

    Chad Kelley, executive chef at Meddlesome Moth.​In part one of this week's Three Course Meal, we gave you a look at Chad Kelley, executive chef at the Meddlesome Moth, who shared his thoughts on the national food scene. In today's second installment, the chef tells us what the Dallas dining sc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2011

    Meddlesome Moth's Chad Kelley: It's a Joy to Be Simple

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2011

    Greg Koch Preaches To The Choir To Kick Off Ale Week

    Jesse HugheyStone Brewing Co. founder Greg Koch, in a typically reflective and subdued moment.​Playing up his audience's Lone Star state of mind, Stone Brewing Co. founder Greg Koch conjured a fire-and-brimstone Baptist evangelizer while doing what can only be described as preaching to the choir a ... More >>

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    September 23, 2010
  • Blogs

    July 15, 2010

    David Uygur Flexes His Mussels To Win Bastille On Bishop Cook-Off

    Photo by Kristy YangA beret and an accordion -- can't get more French than that, right?​As you can see in our slideshow, Go Oak Cliff and Alliance Francaise De Dallas celebrated Bastille Day yesterday with a Francophile street festival featuring crepes, wine, a mussel cook-off, French maid obstacl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2010

    Local Restaurants Help the Gulf Coast; Mextopia Holds Its Grand Opening This Weekend; Scardello Hosts Top Flight Wines; And More.

    Blythe Beck​A few Dallas restaurants are gearing up to help out with Gulf oil spill. Executive chef Blythe Beck at Central 214 starts a new fundraiser today called "We Cook While They Clean." The restaurant will donate $1 from every purchase of the chicken-fried Kobe steak dish to the Gulf R ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2009

    Something's Brewing

    Beer and bratwurst. Beer and pizza. Beer and more beer. None of these "pairings" bring to mind white-linen service or cheese factory tours. But if tough economic times are causing some connoisseurs to reconsider more expensive options (re: wine), no matter. Beer pairings fit right in with non-tradi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2009

    Hophead: Forget Wine. Try Beer With Your Next Meal.

    Good pies and strong beer. --Poor Robin's Almanack, 1695 (but don't leave out good beef and strong beer, good fish and strong beer, good cheese and strong beer, good ... well, you get the picture.)Maybe I'm just projecting, but it seems that beer is getting a bit more respect these days. With all du ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 26, 2006

    Eat Your Spoon

    It's good for you

  • Dining

    September 14, 2006


    Consolidated Restaurants falls for a stone cold Fox