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    December 14, 2011

    Rathbun Chef Jennifer Newbold on the Rules of the Kitchen, Her Mussels and the Dallas Palate

    ​Jennifer Newbold has been the chef at Rathbun's Blue Plate Kitchen for about six months now. Originally from the Pacific Northwest, she grew up eating food from her family farm and would like to see an easier way to bring the farm to the table here. She came to Dallas via St. Loius and San Di ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2011

    My Search For The Perfect Omelet Came Up Short At The Mansion

    "I'll have the omelet please, and black coffee," I told my waiter. I was researching Dallas' best breakfasts and hoped a luxury hotel version from the Mansion on Turtle Creek would make the cut. My waiter asked what kind of filling I wanted with my eggs, and I responded that the omelet would be fine ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2011

    Nana's Anthony C. Bombaci on Life in Spain,
    TV Unreality and Family Life in the Kitchen

    Anthony C. Bombaci​Anthony C. Bombaci, executive chef at Nana, was quiet at the beginning of our conversation, perhaps even a little guarded. That's not entirely uncommon when a chef speaks to the press, but once the conversation moved to the many years he spent living and cooking in Spain and ... More >>

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    April 22, 2010
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    June 16, 2009

    Chocolate Confidential

    When one of the top pastry chefs in town hands you a chocolate bar and says she's in love, you listen. In fact, I believe Rhonda Ruckman's exact words about the Patric bar she gave to me yesterday were, "As far as Madagascar chocolate goes, this kicks Valrhona's ass."Rhonda RuckmanComing from thi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2009

    Food For Thought 2.20.09

    "There were no vegetarian restaurants in Akron. Plus I wanted to do something to help destroy the mall culture of downtown." (Chrissie Hynde, who some of us--well, at least one--consider the most beautiful woman in the world, on the opening of her first restaurant. The VegiTerranean is, as you guess ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2009

    10 Questions: Chris Ward

    Chefs seem to come and go, but Ward endures...although he almost left when, several years ago, the former President's staff considered him for the White House chef position. Indeed, he was one of three finalists selected from more than 15,000 applicants. Oh, and he did take a three year hiatus to ru ... More >>

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    July 7, 2005
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    July 8, 2004

    Miss Independent

    Annie Leibovitz makes a permanent mark