French Food and Cooking

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2012

    Café Des Artistes is Open in One Arts Plaza [Photos]

    The latest restaurant from restaurant mogul Alberto Lombardi, Café Des Artistes is a Cali-Euro brasserie inside the former Screen Door space in One Arts Plaza.

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2012

    Pop-up Dinner Hosted by Chef Ryan Barnett this Thursday at My Private Chef

    As you all very well know, pop-up dinners are so hot right now. Joining the pop-up scene is chef Ryan Barnett, formerly of Neighborhood Services, Bistro 31 and Ormsby Catering. The second in his series of four pop-ups is happening at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at My Private Chef in Deep Ellum. So why does B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2011

    Tracing the Origins of Rockwall's Bin 303

    Growing up in Amarillo, Mat Nugent's mom was, in today's lingo, a "foodie." She taught classes in French cooking, hosted parties to display her culinary skills and, of course, watched Julia Child. Her interest rubbed off on son Mat, who split his TV time between cartoons and cooking shows. So when ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2011

    What 19-century Texans Ate for Independence Day

    Celebrate Texas Independence Day by eating a native dish -- like tacos, say, or enchiladas.​The first observances of Texas Independence Day were relatively sedate affairs: The semi-centennial in 1886 was marked by readings of the Declaration and a sprucing-up of Sam Houston's grave. In Brenham ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 23, 2010
  • Blogs

    November 8, 2010

    Hash Over: Screw Your Quiz, Go to Artopia
    And Cook with Dean

    Though Thanksgiving is still weeks away, stores are already stocking the shelves with holiday lights and Christmas ornaments. You could be like our neighbors and put out the inflatable snowman right now, or you could enjoy what little time you have left before it's all turkey talk and last-minute sh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2010

    Looking for Roots of Jewish Cooking in France

    ​When eaters think of French cookery, they're generally more likely to focus on choucroute than kugel. But Jewish food historian Joan Nathan is working to restore France's reputation as the birthplace of Ashkenazi cuisine with her new cookbook Quiches, Kugels and Couscous: My Search for Jewis ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 19, 2009
  • Blogs

    September 3, 2009

    Poor Julia Child

    Great note on the Eats blog by Leslie Brenner. Thanks to a movie that turned them on to an old cookbook, some columnists have discovered classic French recipes are difficult. And reverence for her leaves out modern trendwriters like Michael Pollan. And she didn't share today's outlook on sexual orie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2009

    Child's Play: Julie Powell Talks About Having Her Life Made Into a Movie. Kind Of.

    Julie Powell​Word is the Dallas Museum of Art still has overflow-simulcast tickets left for tonight's appearance by Julie Powell, the former blogger-turned-book author whose moniker makes up one half of the movie title Julie & Julia, starring Meryl Streep as Julia Child and Amy Adams as the Au ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2009

    10 Questions: Scott Gottlich of Bijoux

    He and his wife, Gina, have raked in much deserved stars and awards and verbal fanfare since they opened Bijoux. The Dallas native began his career in California, however. Gottlich headed west after graduating from Johnson and Wales to work in a French restaurant. From there, it was off to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2007
  • Calendar

    July 10, 2003
  • Film

    November 28, 2002

    Dark Chocolat

    Chabrol's bonbon femme fatale

  • Dining

    June 15, 2000

    Eurotrash pickup

    Avanti Euro Bistro proves that a little smarminess isn't all bad

  • Dining

    January 6, 2000

    Hash Over

    Where's PoPoLos?; Dowdy McKinney; Lo lo Lola

  • Calendar

    October 7, 1999

    Totally baked

    Julia Child returns to Dallas

  • Dining

    March 25, 1999

    Who am I this time?

    The Bistro inches through incremental evolution

  • Dining

    September 17, 1998

    Food play

    Nana Grill's new chef toys with compelling flavors

  • Dining

    August 21, 1997

    More bang for the Lira

    La Dolce Vita steeps penny-pinching in romance and taste

  • Dining

    December 26, 1996
  • Dining

    October 10, 1996

    Tasting the rainbow

    Even if its service is Dallas monochrome--Lavendou offers a superb palette of Provencal