I'm an ideological sympathizer of the Slow Food movement (if I attach myself too closely, you'll all call me out on that dollar menu burger post from last week). Never-the-less, that's why we have Slow Food movement: to remind us (me) to tap my breaks (in the drive-thru), take a deep breath, think a ... More >>
The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, a specialty coffee and tea cafe, is set to open at 15250 Dallas North Tollway this Friday, September 28. On Thursday, however, from 4:00 to 7:00 they're hosting an open house and customers can sample the goods for free. The Coffee Bean is originally out of Southern Cali ... More >>
See Also: The Lobster Roll Smack Down The East Hampton Sandwich Company opened Wednesday in Snider Plaza (Lovers and Hillcrest). Owner Hunter Pond recently ditched law school to test his hand in the local restaurant business (he makes no bones about it - he emphatically hated law school). When Po ... More >>
As Alice mentioned earlier, Starbucks announced Tuesday that they are raising the cost on some of their products. A "tall" or 12-ounce coffee will increase by 10 cents to $1.85. But why drink Starbucks anyway? Here are five better local coffee shops, no matter the cost. 5. Mercantile Coffee House ... More >>
Supporting local farmers, ranchers, chef-driven restaurants or family-run anything is all good. But honestly? It's a beat down schlepping across all of North Texas collecting stuff from different spots. The farmer's market, Urban Acres, the cheese place, the wine place, the butcher, and what about m ... More >>
We've gobbled about birds and various local sides. But bread is a category all unto itself. Clothes make the man, you say? Well, bread can make or break the feast. We've covered the issue extensively here and there. Whether to cradle meat for a sandwich or wipe a plate clean of every last speck of g ... More >>
At restaurants all over town, elusive eats await under the radar. Menus are updated, new items are added, and sometimes the best things are not on the menu at all. Let Off the Menu guide you to some of Dallas' lesser-known culinary creations. Few things are more disappointing than sitting do ... More >>
'Tis the season of charitable giving and charitable drinking. Go to Hacienda on Henderson this Sunday for Tequila for Toys: A Care-aoke Christmas, benefiting Toys for Tots. Bring an unwrapped toy for the charity and receive a free shot of Tequila Avion. Margaritas and Avion shots are $3 all ... More >>
Photos By Daniel RodrigueUntil this weekend, Roasted had come to associate the Corner Market with two things: food and flowers. For whatever reason--despite the fact that we had ordered flowers, food and coffee on several occasions in the past and despite living in the Lower Greenville area--Roa ... More >>
A sandwich from Scardello."How does this place make money?" You know you've heard that question dozens of times--whether from a friend or in your own head--when looking at the small, boutique purveyors so popular in the food world these days. We encountered it just yesterday on a trip to Scarde ... More >>
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