Dairy and Eggs

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2014

    Scardello Cheese Wiz Rich Rogers on Building the Perfect At-Home Cheese Board

    There is little better about life than cheese, especially the good stuff that you get at places like Scardello Artisan Cheese in Oak Lawn. Fancy cheese plates are expensive at restaurants, but it's easy to do a good DIY job at home -- if you know what to get. Cheesemonger Rich Rogers is easily the ... More >>

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    January 17, 2014

    Five Ways to Celebrate National Cheese Lover's Day

    And while we suggest you avoid calling the day "cheesy," we've compiled a list of ways to celebrate the fake food holiday. Because this is a food blog.

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    January 7, 2014

    Fork in the Road, a New Sandwich Shop from a Veteran Local Chef, Is Open in Arlington

    Because there can simply never be enough sandwich shops -- and because DFW, in fact, has a dearth of them -- Fork in the Road has opened in Central Arlington (1821 S. Fielder Road). Chef-owner Josh Hopkins has worked in many kitchens around the area. He started as a busboy at 14, and after dabblin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2013

    Cook Hall Has a New Chef and a New Menu, and They Want to Make You Fat (and Happy)

    When the W Dallas reopened its restaurant as Cook Hall, there wasn't much reason to get excited. Dry charcuterie, bland sliders, soggy shrimp and other dishes that seemed less than inspired made the closure of the hotel's old restaurant Craft, where even something as simple as roast chicken once see ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2013

    Cheese-maker Dave Eagle: It Takes Passion to Make it in the Cheese World

    Dave Eagle of Eagle Mountain Farmhouse Cheese in Granbury speaks with a strong Texas swagger and often in a very direct, to-the-point manner. Before becoming a cheese maker, he practiced law. And I suspect that if you were involved in some type of litigation, you'd want him on your side of the table ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2013

    Come And Get It! Well, Almost. Raw Milk Bill Goes to House Floor.

    Late yesterday afternoon House Bill 46, which allows for expanded raw milk sales, was voted out of the Texas House Public Health Committee by a vote of 9-2. While it's not time to pop open a box of cereal just yet because the bill still has to pass through the full House and Senate, then get the sig ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2013

    Latte Da Dairy in Flower Mound on Award Winning Goat Cheese And Raising 31 Kids

    Anne and Johnny Jones started Latte Da Dairy in 2005 with five acres of land and a wild cheese-making dream. Anne, a veterinarian by trade, bought just two goats to get started and named them Serenity and Rosemary. But, no kidding, things have really changed in eight years. On April Fool's Day this ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2013

    Full Circle Tavern Opens on Lamar, Offering a Shady Spot for Local Beer and Badass Burgers

    Full Circle Tavern (1319 S. Lamar St.) is a new restaurant and bar now open on South Lamar, brought to you by Jennifer Bonner and Lara Whittington of EdiblEnvy Catering. This spot offers a tree shaded wrap around deck, plenty of local beer and a badass burger made with two half-pound patties, french ... More >>

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    April 18, 2013

    A Guide to British Cheese That Isn't Cheddar

    Continuing our celebration of cheese week, we asked resident British person Gavin Cleaver to tell us about cheese in the U.K., because we are fascinated by a people who have no concept of smoked brisket. Plus, his answers are usually pretty strange entertaining. We have no idea how much of what he t ... More >>

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    April 17, 2013

    Cheese Rinds: When To Eat Them and When To Leave Them On The Board

    Surely you've asked the question while eating funky cheeses with friends. "Are we supposed to eat the rind or not?" Unless you're surrounded by a bunch of cheese nerds, the answers that come back likely have as many holes as a cartoonish slice of Swiss. Even with the mild rind of a brie cheese you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2013

    Washed-Rind Cheeses: Perusing Scardello's Most Challenging Flavors

    As Lance Lynn and wrapped up our cheese tasting at Scardello, I asked him to show me one more product. "Give me something that's a little scary," I asked. I was looking for a cheese that was as far away from the mass-produced slices we all grew up on as possible. A real Frankencheese. See also: How ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2013

    Cheese Week: An Interview with Paula Lambert about Bringing Fresh Mozzarella to Dallas

    Cheese week in Dallas just wouldn't be a real cheese week if it didn't include the mozzarella queen-bee Paula Lambert. Several decades ago while studying Italian in Perugia, Italy, Lambert, who is originally from Fort Worth, fell in love with fresh mozzarella. While in Italy, she came up with the cr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2013

    How to Find Your New Favorite Cheese at Your Local Cheese Shop

    Are you afraid of cheese? My editor posed the question in light his experiences at Scardello, the gourmet cheese shop in Oak Lawn. Certainly to an enthusiast, a veritable treasure trove of flavors wait to be discovered inside the cheese counter. But to the uninitiated, a cheese case can look like an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2013

    Raw Milk Bill Hung Up By Fuddy Duddies at the Texas Medical Association

    Dig raw milk? Right now to indulge unpasteurized, unhomogenized milk from cows and goats that are raised on pasture-based farms (you know, the way we all used to do it) individuals have to drive out to the farm and purchase it directly. That may be a fun weekend drive if you've got a convertible and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2013

    Raw Milk Bill Would Allow for Expanded Sales, Plus Other Farmers' Markets Matters before the Texas Legislature

    We've been so busy chatting about beer legislation, we've failed to recognize a few other important food and drink bills working their way through the Texas Legislature right now. There are a few worth watching, particularly if you like farm-fresh goods. House Bill 46, filled by Representative Dan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2013

    Magnolia Cheese Company in Fort Worth Looks Amazing

    Recently I had the opportunity to check out the new Magnolia Cheese Co. at 1251 W. Magnolia Ave. in Fort Worth. The local-focused artisan cheese shop has received some great reviews and I was in the area, so decided to swing by. The Magnolia Cheese Co. is true to its name and does, in fact, offer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2012

    11 Gooey Sandwiches that Will Warm Your Soul with the Pictures to Prove it

    Eleven is a skinny list. There are actually about 20 great hot sandwiches in Dallas ... well, maybe 100. Thing is, you can't really screw up rich butter smeared over fresh bread, then grilled with gooey cheese. Here are some to use as inspiration on this chilly day. Grilled Cheese with Roasted Por ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2012

    Snuffer's Cheddar Fries: Examining a Dallas Institution

    I knew it wasn't a good idea. Passionate decisions almost always bear a cost. I'd just watched scores of tweets extol the virtues of Snuffer's cheddar fries with such enthusiasm I was incensed. Surely, there is no way something worthy of such praise can come from a dingy Greenville Avenue restaurant ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2012

    Solving the Mystery of Melting Cheeses

    My recent investigation into the endless cycle of queso enjoyment promoted a question in the comments. After I described a bubbling plate of molten cheese primi timpano asked: A little surprised at the bubbling cheese as I thought cheese heated to these temperatures would result in broken proteins. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2012

    This Week's Best Food Deals, Starring Cheap Mooyah, Mucho Queso and THE CLAW!

    Our inboxes fill each day with a metric shit-ton of offers, flash sales and discounts. Here are some of this week's foodfull best. KGB Deals: $7 or $10, for $15 or $20, respectively at Mooyah There are the fast-food burgers, like Whataburger and In-n-Out; there are high-level, restaurant-served bu ... More >>

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    February 23, 2012

    Uncle Uber's Has a Terrible Name but a Pretty Good, and Pretty Cheap, Sandwich

    This week, the Cheap Bastard heads into Deep Ellum for yupster-approved Uncle Uber's Sammich Shop. Other people in front of me in line count: 5 Minutes from walking in door to putting really delicious food in my face: 4 So many things bothered me about the name of Uncle Uber's Sammich Shop that I ... More >>

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    February 22, 2012

    Ben & Jerry's Now Has Greek Frozen Yogurt

    ​Today Ben or Jerry, not sure which one, updated their Facebook page that they have a new line of Greek Frozen Yogurts. I called the Plano scoop store to get the low down and it appears the Greek yogurts are replacing their old frozen yogurts (in scoops only, not pre-packs) but they can't orde ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2012

    Stackhouse: A Burger Makes a Great Platform for a Fried Egg. So Does Everything Else.

    Each week, the Cheap Bastard goes looking for a new place to eat a meal for less than nine million dollars. This week, we accidentally sent her and Scott Reitz to try the burgers at Stackhouse, 2917 Gaston Ave., 214-828-1330. They both liked the joint. They both also, we suspect, have arteries like ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2011

    Clear Your Schedule Saturday for Chocolate, Cheese, Wine and Hoopla at Sigel's in Addison

    Lauren Drewes Daniels​There's going to be a cornucopia of happiness at the Sigel's in Addison this Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. Not only will there be the usual United Nations gathering of comedians that make up the staff at Sigel's, but they're also throwing Dude, Sweet Chocolate's Katherine Cla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2011

    At Central Market, Everything You Need to Know About Cheese, And Then Some

    ​Since October is National Cheese Month, it's fine time to "Meet the Cheeses" at Central Market, where, in addition to their standard vast collection, they're hosting a few classes. For the industrious cheese devotee, Allison Hooper is in town to host a class this Thursday, October 13, from ... More >>

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    October 3, 2011

    Here's How Dallas is Celebrating American Cheese Month

    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 >>

  • Dining

    August 18, 2011

    SSahm BBQ: We're Deep Into the Kimchee Now

    This is why we love food trucks.

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2011

    Cheese, Wine and an Education: What More Could You Want from a Date?

    ​Molto Formaggio The Cheese Shop provides the perfect set up for a date with its class on paring cheese and wine flights. For $75 per couple (classes are limited to 10 couples) you get to try three wine flights, three cheese flights, other food accompaniments to mix and match with the various ... More >>

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    June 30, 2011
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    May 24, 2011

    All Aboard the Cheese Bus!

    ​In 1964, Ken Kesey and his band of Merry Pranksters hopped into a brightly painted bus and traveled eastward in a hallucinogen-inspired stupor with the hopes of expanding their perceptions of reality. This Saturday, in a slightly less psychedelic but far more delicious bus trip, Dallas' Scar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2011

    Twisted Root's Special Off-Menu Fries Should Stay Off

    There's a good reason some items aren't listed on menus, like Twisted Roots "fancy" fries.​With all the excitement surrounding the grand opening of In-N-Out Burger last Wednesday, it's only natural that competitors are looking to capitalize on the hype. That's exactly what local burger joint T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2011

    Scardello Reinvents Lunch With New Chocolate And Goat Cheese Sandwich

    Elizabeth Bair​ If your lunch usually consists of a turkey sandwich or a microwaved meal, then maybe it's time to branch out a little and try new things, or in this case branch out into unconquered lunch territory. Scardello (3511 Oak Lawn Ave.) sent word yesterday that the Empire Baking Co. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2011

    Bitchin' Cook Nadia Giosia Sexes Up the Kitchen

    ​It only took me seven seconds to fall for Nadia Giosia -- a.k.a.Nadia G., the fully-functional nutso charmer on her grunge-named Cooking Channel show, Bitchin' Kitchen. In those vital 7 seconds of Nadia G.'s promotional sound-bites, I was hooked: "If you were to ask me whether I'd rather make ... More >>

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    February 17, 2011
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    January 28, 2011

    Cheese Industry Steers Packer Fans to Scardello

    ​While local restaurants are rushing to acquaint Dallas area eaters with the finer points of Primanti Bros.-style sandwiches, Green Bay cuisine is getting considerably less attention from Super Bowl-minded eateries. Sherlock's Baker St. Pub in Arlington is the latest restaurant to Pittsburgh- ... More >>

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    January 18, 2011

    Southern Cheeses Snubbed at Good Food Awards

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2010

    Pop Quiz: Can You Tell One City from Another By Menus?

    ​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 >>

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    November 2, 2010

    Austin's Tacodeli: A Taco Worthy of a Roadtrip

    ​A trip to Austin isn't complete without a trip to Tacodeli, the quintessential nouveau taquería with a culinary base firmly rooted in tradition and a stalwart dedication to the local -- as is true of all foodways. The most apt comparison here is to Tex-Mex, but it also works for Italian Amer ... More >>

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    October 26, 2010

    Cheesemaker Leaves No Leaf Unturned

    If you have any of these growing in your garden, give Paula Lambert a call.​Paula Lambert's on the hunt for hoja santa leaves. Lambert's Mozzarella Company has nearly run out of the leaves it uses to wrap its hoja santa goat cheese, a perennial award winner that took a second place prize in t ... More >>

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    March 2, 2009

    Happy Independence Day, Buckaroos

    Earlier this year, Cowboy Chow rolled out its recession menu. Today, prices plummet even lower in honor of Texas Independence Day. Yup, it has been 173 years since the Lone Star state broke from Mexico and declared itself a republic. So Cowboy Chow is offering tacos for $1.73 each. Chef Jason Bos ... More >>

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    February 19, 2009

    Curd Appeal

    With the proliferation of high-end cheese shops, not to mention the thriving local cheese and dairy scene, it's pretty safe to say that Dallas has a taste for Stilton, cheddar, burrata--or any other variety, for that matter. Proof of that comes in the form of Scardello Artisan Cheese. When it opene ... More >>

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    January 27, 2009

    Update: Beer And Cheese Pairing Canceled

    The Mozzarella Company's beer and cheese pairing mentioned in yesterday's Hash Over post and scheduled for this evening has been canceled in anticipation of tonight's Chicago-like weather forecast.

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    February 20, 2007

    Wherein Mark Stuertz Asks Paula Lambert: "What's Your Stinkiest Cheese?"

    Hard to believe that 25 years ago insalata Caprese (mozzarella, tomato, basil, olive oil) was virtually unheard of in Dallas. That's why God granted Dallas' Paula Lambert, who, in 1982, opened a cheese factory in Deep Ellum to satisfy a fetish for fresh mozzarella -- the kind oozing with milk, like ... More >>

  • Dining

    March 1, 2001

    On the Rack

    Racks Restaurant and Bar

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    February 3, 2000

    Zzzz ...

    This Café needs to perk up the coffee

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    February 25, 1999

    Mexican light

    Taco Diner tries to marry subtlety with Tex-Mex -- somehow, it works

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