Gastrointestinal Disorders

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2014

    Six Stops to Make at the New and Improved Dallas Farmers Market

    After the City of Dallas sold the Dallas Farmers Market off to a private entity, market goers were promised big changes. When the market reopened on September 1, it was a little difficult to tell what exactly had changed. Shed 2, the former home of Pecan Lodge, is completely closed as the group reno ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2014

    Empire Bakery's Meaders Ozarow Has Been Doing Simple Since Before Simple Was Cool

    Ask any restaurateur and they'll tell you that it isn't easy to build a business that can withstand the test of time, especially in a market as notoriously fickle and fractured as Dallas. When someone can manage to overcome economic uncertainty, the whims of the public and bad luck to keep their est ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2013

    Flamin' Hot Cheetos Are Sending Kids to the Emergency Room

    It's been more than a year since schools in California, Illinois and New Mexico banned the sale of Flamin' Hot Cheetos on campus, but the pungent Plano-made snack food is still the source of trouble for kids. New evidence suggests that eating several bags of the stuff can cause, along with all the o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2012

    Mark Cuban Invests in "Find Me Gluten Free" App reported last week that Mark Cuban has invested in Find Me Gluten Free, a restaurant search and review app for iPhone and Android users. He stumbled upon this latest venture by way of Naked Pizza, a national chain that serves up healthy pizza on gluten-free crust, which Cuban is a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2012

    Belo: Against Ice Cream Trucks and Diarrhea. Is There a Pattern Here?

    Yesterday we talked about The Dallas Morning News and its editorial campaign against allowing children in poor neighborhoods to have ice cream -- more specifically, their call for tough law enforcement measures against ice cream trucks whose low-quality music systems apparently have been causing dis ... More >>

  • Dining

    April 12, 2012

    Company Cafe's Growing Pains

    A rapidly expanding restaurant learns good hands are hard to find.

  • Music

    January 12, 2012

    Neil Hamburger

    Saturday, January 14, at Texas Theatre

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2011

    Candy Corn: The Worst Halloween Candy in the History of Ever

    Candy corn is grosser than gross.‚ÄčCandy corn, I hate you. Mainly because -- and I'm going to be blunt here -- you fucking suck. You taste like pre-digested marshmallows and Sweet Vanilla Shit Meadow Febreze had a flavor baby. You're punishment candy. People who give out candy corn on Halloween wou ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 29, 2011
  • Blogs

    September 13, 2011

    Be Aware of Celiac Disease. Just Today Though.

    Gluten-free brownies. ​The U.S. Senate has officially declared today National Celiac Disease Awareness Day. So, we all need to stop at some point and think about our annoying friends who can't eat anything because ... OK. OK. You're not annoying. Your disease is annoying. And, honestly, we hat ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 16, 2011

    Company Cafe: Healthy Food Can Be Good. Who Knew?

    Try some local, organic, gluten-free food without a 'tude.

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2011

    Have You Seen the Muffin, Man?

    ​"Cupcakes will be out and muffins will be in," a Central Market spokeswoman promised me in a recent e-mail heralding the grocery store's newest line of baked goods. "You heard it here first!" I'm all for dethroning cupcakes, but haven't muffins already had their moment? Even if Central Marke ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2011

    Subway Tests a Gluten-Free Sandwich in Dallas

    ​Customers at Dallas area Subway restaurants will soon be able to ask their sandwich artists to hold the gluten. According to a release published on, billed as the "first site on the Internet dedicated solely to celiac disease," Subway plans to test a gluten-free roll and gluten-fr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2010

    Beers Of The Year

    Don't criticize it.‚ÄčOverall, it's been another great year for beer, at least from my perspective here in North Texas. If I didn't suspect reader list burnout, I could probably do another top 10 piece on the best developments of the past year, and even another on things I'm most looking forward to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2010

    Trendsetters: Five Foods and Drinks That Had (Mostly) a Good Year

    Man, we are so sick of eating all that kamut.​2010 was supposed to be kamut's year. Industry watchers in 2009 predicted the wheat-like grain associated with King Tut would ride a celiac wave to greatness this year, sharing American pantries with papadum and coconut-milk pancake mix. The big n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2009

    Fear The Cookie Dough

    Delfi's World [In Focus], via FlickrA couple of notable news items came across the desk this weekend while you were out grillin' with Dad. Time to play catch up:Last Friday, June 19th, Nestle USA announced a voluntary recall of nearly four dozen Toll House refrigerated dough products. The action ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2009

    Which End Is Up?

    A couple good things have come out of the recession, when you stop and think about it. Some of the high end restaurants trimmed their prices, for one thing. Prix Fixe menus have become the rage. Places like Blue Collar Bar and Kent Rathbun's new place celebrate the depression era 'blue plate specia ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2009

    Food For Thought 2.25.09

    "I don't know what lactose intolerance is, but this sure feels like it." (Pat Johnson--not a famous person, but my administrative assistant years ago at a PBS station, probably muttered while she was transcribing one of my interview tapes. Not a new quote, I know--nor a statement of great impor ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 17, 2006

    Prisoners of Funny

    Escape to the Pocket Sandwich Theatre

  • Dining

    December 26, 2002

    Knocking Noggin

    What is eggnog?

  • Best of Dallas

    September 26, 2002

    Best Place To Get Real Mozzarella

    The Mozzarella Company

  • News

    December 21, 2000

    Slaughterhouse Jive

    Dallas-based Supreme Beef fought what it believes are unfair regulations, only to wind up on the USDA's killing floor

  • Best of Dallas

    September 21, 2000

    Best muffaletta

    Crescent City Café,

  • News

    June 25, 1998

    Getting fat off non-fat

    A fat substitute with some unpleasant potential side effects pits junk food against junk science

  • Film

    May 29, 1997

    Magical mystery tour

    Peploe's potion mixes all the right ingredients