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English Food and Cooking

  • Calendar

    March 6, 2014
  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2013

    Ten Bells' Black Pudding Is Bloody Delicious

    I'm quite certain that an expat straight from England would scoff at this entire blog post, but it needs to be said. Ten Bells has a damn fine full breakfast on its weekend brunch menu. Let's clear up a few things quickly for the sake of discussion. Yes, the tomatoes actually look like real tomatoe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2013

    This St. Patrick's Day, Eat Some Traditional Irish Food

    You want to appear the most Irish out of all your friends, right? That's kind of the point. St Patrick's Day is a "who can tenuously claim the most Irish heritage" festival. Well, my friend, have I got the solution for you. Here is some entirely true traditional Irish food. To be honest I wish I had ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2013

    Three Pies You Don't Want to Eat, But Really, Get Over Yourself

    Editor's note: Finally, to wrap up National Pie Day, Englishman Gavin Cleaver takes a break from huffing oak smoke to tell us about some of his nation's favorite filled pastry treats. Read this and ask yourself how English cuisine ever got such a bad reputation. Custard Tart Wikipiedia (not a real ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 3, 2013
  • Blogs

    November 2, 2012

    British Beverage Co. Isn't Bad, but It Isn't British

    Let's get a few things out the way up front. If you're looking for a nice bar in Uptown, British Beverage Co. is perfectly good. The beer selection is gargantuan; it's relatively well-priced, with Velvet Hammer for $5 or so; the bar is very attractively laid out and decorated; the menu has a nice se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2012

    The Olympics of British Food: A User's Guide from a British Guy

    When the Observer emailed me with the offer to, and I quote, "continue our gross exploitation of your heritage" by somehow shoehorning together the two subjects of the Olympics and food, how could I possibly resist? I suppose this allows me to tackle that thorniest of subjects, British "cuisine". ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2012

    A Visual Guide to a Proper Irish Breakfast

    Mark Cuban has caused me to completely rediscover St. Patrick's Day. Gratuitous party-givers with no strings attached plays well into the whole theme of "friendliest day of the year." So I tracked down my favorite Irish lass, Theresa Magee, earlier this week to have her show me how to make a prope ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2011

    Turn Down the Triple-Pork Pizza? Only For Your Signature Pie, Miss Fireside

    The Triple 'Roni: a signature dish, but better that triple pork?​I was at Fireside Pies up north, trying to slow-play a pizza dinner to make it feel like an Actual Saturday Night. I'd perused the very attractive menu and settled on my pizza: the Pork Pie. I chose this because it is called the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2010

    Matt Reddick Named Head Chef At The Libertine Bar

    Matt Reddick​The Libertine Bar may have earned last year's Best Bar Food award with Rosanne Dileo heading the kitchen, but owner Simon McDonald is trying to look at her departure to LaGrange as an opportunity. Matt Reddick, formerly of Nonna, starts work tomorrow."The big thing is that he's traine ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 4, 2010
  • Blogs

    October 20, 2009

    If Memory Serves: Steak And Kidney Pie

    ​If Memory Serves chronicles moments from my dining past, perhaps explaining why I'm so damn strange.We lived just off Hampstead High Street in London. This was back in the days when Brits in search of a decent meal headed for French restaurants. On trains you could buy tomato and butter sandwi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2009

    Short Orders: Malarkey's Tavern

    The kitchen is partly green.​Malarkey's Tavern 4460 Trinity Mills 972-931-7300 I had only been in the place for about ten minutes before the inevitable happened. That's right, in a pub listing some 100 beers from all over the world a guy sits down and asks if they carry Bud Light on tap. Wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2009

    Food For Thought 6.2.09

    "While in many respects [Pringles] are different from potato crisps and so they are near the borderline, they are sufficiently similar to satisfy that test." (Britain's Value Added Tax and Duties Tribunal, presenting their case that Pringles are indeed potato chips. Procter & Gamble UK, makers o ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 20, 2008

    Have a Cuppa

    Pass the scone; hold the dick

  • Calendar

    October 19, 2006
  • Best of Dallas

    October 14, 2004

    Best Comeback

    Tipperary Inn

  • Best of Dallas

    October 14, 2004

    Best Shepherd's Pie

    Tipperary Inn

  • Dining

    August 7, 2003

    Euro-Hash

    Who has the worst cuisine in Europe?

  • Dining

    November 14, 2002

    Blah Blah Blah

    The patrons aren't the only stumblers at Sherlock's pub and grill

  • Best of Dallas

    September 20, 2001

    Best Noodle

    Potato Stilton agnolotti, City Café

  • Calendar

    June 4, 1998
  • Dining

    March 20, 1997

    Rule Britannia

    Forget the jokes: Barclay's offers British cuisine that's both creative and mouth-watering

  • Dining

    November 30, 1995

    British invasion

    Jennivine takes the joke out of Anglo food

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