Parigi's Janice Provost.This week, Three-Course Meal catches up with Janice Provost, chef/owner of Parigi Restaurant.
Who are you?
I'm 42. I grew up in a suburb of Houston on what my mom called Neal's Mini Farm. We had ducks, geese, chickens, rabbits, honey bees and a horse named Ginger.
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This week, forgo the tie and stop in for a cupcake. Don't feel bad about being too trendy -- or maybe too late on a trend -- it's all for charity. Read on.
The Event: No Tie Dinner and Dessert Party
The Cause: AIDS Services of Dallas
When you get home from the office Friday, hang your tie o ... More >>
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This week, we traveled to El Centro College in the heart of downtown Dallas to see how students felt about The Dandy Warhols, the popular post-punk band hailing from Portland.Although none of the participants were accustomed to this kind of music, all of ... More >>
Photos by Robert BostickRichard ChambelainLuckily for steak-loving Dallas diners, chef Richard Chamberlain wasn't much interested in tilling the soil when he was a young man. Girls on the other hand -- well, them he liked.
That's not exactly surprising for a 14-year-old boy -- Chamberlain's ... More >>
Photos by Patrick MichelsMayor Tom Leppert injected some pomp into the street sign changeover, along with city council members Steve Salazar, Delia Jasso and Tennell Atkins.Two years and a million misfires ago, local Latino groups began a push to rename a street in Dallas in honor of Cesar Chavez ... More >>
View Larger MapThose Landmark Commission meeting agendas are full of interesting hints -- like, oh, that green house the State Fair of Texas wants to build in Fair Park. Or, now, this vague note concerning the installation of 21 wind turbines on the rooftop of 801 Main Street. We should have more ab ... More >>
Come Friday, we'll know which of the three Re:Vision Dallas finalists, including Entangled Bank (seen here), is the out-and-out winner.John Greenan, executive director
of Central Dallas Community Development Corporation and one of the main men charged with growing that self-sustaining block behi ... More >>
Say what you will about Eliseo Garcia's sculpture in front of the Walnut Hill Lane firehouse, but he's the official state "three-dimensional artist" for 2009, so there.Last December, we directed your attention to the publicly funded sculptures dropped in front of Fire Station No. 35 near the Marsh-W ... More >>
Want to help a good thing get even better?We recently wrote about the phenomenal lunches and dinners provided by aspiring chefs of El Centro College's culinary arts program. Still, the school's kitchen could use a little help. And it's getting it from a few of its famous friends.From 4 to 7 p.m., M ... More >>
We all have to start somewhere, and the next Rathbun or Pyles may be just a saute away...at El Centro College's Food and Hospitality Institute. Their kitchen may not yet be in a rotating ball, but they're building their basics--and dishing out proof of their knowledge through the college's meal ser ... More >>