Last night at Iron Fork, a bunch of hipster food people got together and ate food at each other while wearing fashion clothes at the Dallas Contemporary. It was fun.
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Last night, a metric shit ton of fancy Dallas people met at the Fashion Industry Gallery to stuff their faces full of awesome.
There was much bacon. Will Fleischman and his beard were slicing up a Lockhart Smokehouse meatfest for the masses. Mixologists were shaking up cocktails whilst wearing the ... More >>
Everybody knows that contest-based reality shows give out different roles to play and that level of casting certainly extends to the judges. After all, American Idol all but invented the boosterish judge (paging Paula Abdul), the urban cool-cat judge -- as in Randy Jackson, and, of course, ev ... More >>
Scott Romano's finished--and winning--dish: a play on steak and eggs. See more photos of the food and people at Iron Fork 2011.Eat your heart out, Bobby Flay.The pressure cooker was hissing, and sweat was dripping down Scott Romano's forehead as he cupped fresh California avocado around a soft bo ... More >>
Chef Aaron Sanchez.The latest round of the surprisingly engaging and even moving Chopped All-Stars contest couldn't have come fast enough for me, for it involved the table finally turning on four of the series' normally imperious judges. For once, Maneet Chauhan, Geoffrey Zakarian, Amanda Fre ... More >>
Anne BurrellI never noticed much about Anne Burrell other than how quietly reliable she was as the culinary Sancho Panza to Mario Batali every time he was summoned to another Iron Chef gustatory battle. She was just obscure, white smocked Anne, relegated to the anonymous, though vital, drudge ... More >>
Courtesy of Tre Wilcox and Loft 610Tre WilcoxI was worried when I first arrived at Loft 610. Chef Tre Wilcox, 37, was running late for our interview, and when he arrived he was distracted, looking toward the open kitchen with each question, which he would think about carefully before answerin ... More >>
Photo by Robert BostickScott RomanoSince the Observer recently named Charlie Palmer at The Joule the city's Best Fancy Restaurant in this year's Best of Dallas issue, we thought now would be a good time to get a look at the man behind the kitchen, executive chef Scott Romano.
Like many of th ... More >>
Photo by Steven DoyleA child shall bake them: our winner, the lemon bar at Rathbun's Blue Plate KitchenThe lemon bar, that tasty pastry made up of a shortbread crust and lemon-curd filling, is easily found on tables across the Midwest, especially on Sundays at potlucks among Jell-O salads, me ... More >>
After 14 years on the Food Network and a small shelf full of cookbooks bearing his name, Florence is a true celebrity chef.
But now he makes baby food. Yes, the man People called the "sexiest chef alive," host of Food 911, How to Boil Water and now Tyler's Ultimate recently started a line of or ... More >>
Earlier today, Unfair Park learned that chef Kent Rathbun would be opening a new restaurant in Preston Center, next door to Shannon Wynne's Flying Fish in the space formerly occupied by Carrabba's, among others. I called Rathbun's publicist Ariana Hajibashi-Martin to confirm, and she was very noncom ... More >>
Earlier this fall, chef Nobu Matsuhisa passed through for a
well publicized book signing...and rare visit to his restaurant. Sometime in the
next few weeks, Wolfgang Puck's people--not the great man himself--holds a meet
and greet session for the real chef at his soon to open Dallas
venue.&nbs ... More >>