Hopefully you made it to Iron Fork last night. Hopefully you dressed lightly. While massive blowers at the front of the venue did their best, the back of the Dallas Contemporary was quite warm. I'm half convinced that Matt McCallister's sweat was the magical ingredient that propelled the young chef ... More >>
Another Friday is here and the coming cold front promises a chilly weekend ahead. If you don't have any food plans you should check out Lauren's list of things to do, but please, avoid pumpkin vodka at all cost. There are better ways to warm yourself with spirits.
This week I reviewed Mughlai Fine ... More >>
I can't figure out why Indian food isn't more popular. Of all the cuisines to enjoy, it has the most character, most complexity and most diversity. A southern Indian curry flavored with coconut and heat is nothing like the rich meat stews from North India, and dishes from East India incorporate uniq ... More >>
No doubt many of us are probably suffering from a slight meat hangover after all those holiday weekend grill-fests. Now that Tuesday's here, it's back to work and time to detox from all that poolside barbecue gorging. May I suggest you embrace the glorious chickpea?
Everyone knows and loves hummu ... More >>
The first time I encountered the small, triangular-shaped parcel I was in New York. Some friends of mine were stupid enough to take my recommendation that we arrive by train at 6 a.m., order chaat and chai at Lahori Kabab, and continue a 24-hour curry crawl through multiple boroughs before h ... More >>
Native Texan Lisa Fain is living the quintessential food blogger dream. After five years of compiling recipes in CSS and HTML, her writings will appear on paper in hardback, available on Amazon and at other booksellers this September 13th.
Fain has been a salve for displaced Texans, working ... More >>
Eat Street host James Cunningham lets food serve as the real star of his show.Eat Street leads with one of its many trump cards when it starts out each episode with chrome-domed host, James Cunningham, just taking up some space on a city sidewalk, shooting the breeze. Cunningham may have been ... More >>
The typical Cheap Bastard response when confronted by purveyors of healthy food.My Fit Foods is what would happen if Eatzi's ate Jenny Craig. It's a wall of refrigerators filled with premade, preportioned, ready-to-wave, better-for-you-than-horking-down-a-stuffed-crust-pizza meals. The goal o ... More >>
Secret Recipe's Hainanese-style roasted chickenMalaysia is a country of vast and diverse cultures, all marrying to create one united cuisine. The nation's food borrows and combines elements of Chinese, Indonesian, Thai, Filipino, and Indian menus, creating a robust flavor profile. The use of ... More >>
May seem bizarre to some that I would compare a South Indian dinner to my Mexican grandmother's breakfast taquitos, but that's exactly what came to mind while chowing down on my potato-filled dosa at Madras Pavilion.
Growing up, my brother Michael and I hated eggs. Still do, in fact. Whenever ... More >>
View Larger Map If Frank and I had ever dated, our first date would have been the time he invited me to eat real, honest-to-goodness Taiwanese food in Richardson. I've been a Chinese-and-related food hater for most of my life, with the exception of this one vegetarian place in L.A. where I haven't ... More >>
Nick & Sam's celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. Ten years of prime beef, pan-seared foie gras and such, all cooked under the direction of an Indian chef.Dhurandhar has been cooking pretty much all his life. He graduated from the Culinary Institute of America and apprenticed in New York b ... More >>