While she didn't get the chance to lick any football players at last night's Taste of the NFL at the new Omni Hotel, foodbitch was pleasantly surprised by all the energy inside. And that energy inspired her to get poetic. Because what's Monday without whimsy? Here we go.
We all have our favorite dish at Thanksgiving. Maybe it's sweet potato casserole, cheesy mashed potatoes, Jello salad or cornbread dressing. No matter that crazy great-aunt Melba came up with the recipe 47 years ago; if it's not on the table when the bird is served, then just call the whole thing of ... More >>
Ticket holders at Taste of the NFL, a hunger relief fundraiser timed to coincide with the Super Bowl, will have the chance to sample food from eight of the area's leading chefs at "Flavors of North Texas," billed as "a unique component" of the yearly event. But the announced line-up suggests ... More >>
Photo by Robert BostickDan LandsbergIn the beginning, there was Tillman's Corner. This was in the era B.C. -- before cool -- when roosters still roamed the ungentrified land of Oak Cliff without fear of city code inspectors or the heedless, speeding wheels of a yuppie's Trek. It was 1992, a ... More >>
Sarah Johnson Chef Kent Rathbun and the Taste of the NFL are partnering up again with a new event called Taste of the NFL Dinner series. This will be a string of culinary events leading up to next year's Super Bowl XLV and the annual Taste of the NFL's Party with a Purpose. The dinner series will ... More >>
Seven years ago today Dallas' grand old fine dining destination was in its death throes. The Riviera would close for good in February of 2003, leaving as its legacy some of the finest chefs, restaurateurs and managers in the city.David Holben (now at Del Frisco's) and Lori Finkelman served as the ... More >>
When we sat down and thought about this, so many names popped into mind that if they were diseases, we'd be riddled. There was a time when few people mentioned Joel Harloff (Dali Wine Bar) or Brian Luscher (The Grape), but those days are fading. Michael Zeve of Sevy's or Jeffery Hobbs at Suze are bo ... More >>
Landsberg (left) and the folks behind Tillman's Roadhouse.After graduating from the California Culinary Academy, Landsberg cooked at restaurants in Sacramento and San Francisco. However, he became a star after moving to Dallas in 1996. Working alongside David Holben and Gilbert Garza, he help ... More >>
She's worked in some of the city's most respected kitchens, including Cafe on the Green, Mediterraneo and The Riviera. As executive chef at Trader Vic's, she picked up a spot in the Dallas Morning News' list of top new restaurants in 2007.Crockett now serves as general manager for Cadillac Ranch, th ... More >>
He's come a long way since he first learned to cook, helping his mom both in the garden and kitchen.Hobbs (left) with Liza Garza and Gilbert GarzaHobbs' resume includes stints at Celebration, Hotel St. Germaine, Toscana, and the Riviera, where he worked alongside chef David Holben. In his first exec ... More >>
Bravo Abacus' Tré Wilcox was more than a little happy at winning the first Elimination Challenge on this season's Top Chef. Dang, dang, dang. I knew I should have acted quicker. But, turns out, tomorrow's cooking class at the Dallas Farmers Market is all sold out. Why, well, that's no surprise: Fr ... More >>
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