David Gilbert

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2012

    Ten Things You Missed at Sunday's Chefs for Farmers Event. Plus, the Food. Oh, the Food.

    Chefs For Farmers is an event in which 30 area chefs compete for attendees' votes with a singular signature bite. The winning chef gets $2,500 toward his or her charity of choice. The event was created by Iris and Matt McCallister to support local farms, local ingredients and getting really full, d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2011

    Things Got a Little Too Cheesy and Too Private This Week in Dallas Food

    ​This week in food blogs, some special people ate special meals, Dallas placed ahead of Anchorage but behind everywhere else, and someone finally thought to stick corndogs in cocktails. Read on. City of Ate Scott Reitz decides Wild Salsa is decent for its hit-or-miss selection of tacos, passa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2009

    The Year/The Decade: Flops

    Patrick MichelsDrinks at Lazare.​No one relishes disaster.Take that back. No one relishes disaster in their own community. While wary of competition, restaurant owners also know that a popular venue opening nearby helps drive traffic, and traffic means potential profit.Yet sometimes man's reach ex ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2009

    Good Riddance Lazare And Other Annoyances From Yesterday

    ​OK, so we're a little steamed here.First off, our blog system was acting up: running like, well, me on a football field (which is to say slow), cutting off sentences when we pounded the keyboard in frustration, dropping comments. But it's all better now.Then the people at Lazare, who last week co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2009

    Davids On The Dole

    Does the city have something against chefs named David?​David McMillan, recently ousted from Consilient restaurants. His long career includes Nana and his own 62 Main.​David Gilbert, didn't fit in at Lazare. The rising star left and was replaced by his sous chef, Ryan Carbery.​David Uygur, wil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2009

    10 Questions: Ryan Carbery

    The sous chef for David Gilbert's new venture, Lazare, has a cooking history extending back four generations.How's that? Well, Carbery's family owns nine restaurants in the St. Louis area, his uncle is a chef in Beverly Hills--he essentially grew up in professional kitchens, hauling boxes at his fat ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 27, 2007

    Victory: That Gasoline Smell...

    2007 started with the scent of napalm in the morning

  • Dining

    October 25, 2007
  • Blogs

    October 12, 2007

    What's Eating Gilbert?

    Former Luqa chef David Gilbert has moved on to bigger and better things -- how many, he ain't sayin' just yet. Chef David Gilbert, the talented young chef who got ensnared in the Luqa debacle downtown, has landed with Jack Baum and his restaurant management firm Food, Friends and Company, which oper ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2007

    Is Luqa Licked?

    Chef David Gilbert, late of Luqa Chef David Gilbert is gone from Luqa. The 2007 Rising Star chef follows in the footsteps of Luqa executive sous chef Grant Morgan, who is now executive chef at Hotel ZaZa’s Dragonfly, filling the slot Marc Cassell opened. Word is that Luqa and its owner Obi Ibeto i ... More >>

  • Film

    July 12, 2007

    The Parent Trap

    Joshua gets it: Your kid is a monster

  • Dining

    March 15, 2007

    Of Pop Rocks and Kobe

    Luqa's a culinary force of elegant simplicity

  • Dining

    November 9, 2006

    Settling In

    Luqa restaurant meets its deadline

  • Dining

    February 16, 2006

    Rouge Ripple

    Tapas restaurant changes hands