By now you've surely ready about the English horse meat scandal. Scientists first found horse DNA in the meatballs at IKEA in England, prompting the disposable furniture seller to pull tons of frozen boxes from their inventory. Now horse meat is popping up in all sorts of ground meat blends causing ... More >>
Chef and founder of Twisted Root Burger Co., Jason Boso, has concocted a new craft cocktail for his restaurants that taps into a slowly emerging trend around the country.
Boso worked with bar man Jason Kosmas to develop a drink called the Twisted Mule, which is a combo-play on an Arnold Palmer and ... More >>
In late January, Aramis, a brilliant African lion at In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue in Wylie, stopped eating. Even when Vicky Keahey, one of his caretakers, gave him special food he typically likes, he would soon get sick and vomit. For seven days, the lion didn't eat at all.
"He was probably sev ... More >>
At last, August has left us, bringing us that much closer to the promise of cooler weather. Someday soon, we hope. In the meantime, the month brought Dallas several new restaurants and wilted a few others. Read on for the full list of openings and closings and be sure to share tips about shifts in t ... More >>
Jason Boso, the owner of the growing Twisted Root burger chain just announced he's taking the taco business for a test drive. Boso is closing his Cowboy Kitchen location in Roanoke for a few weeks to renovate and re-brand the space. When he's done Tacos and Avocados (101 South Oak Street) will open ... More >>
We all have our favorite dish at Thanksgiving. Maybe it's sweet potato casserole, cheesy mashed potatoes, Jello salad or cornbread dressing. No matter that crazy great-aunt Melba came up with the recipe 47 years ago; if it's not on the table when the bird is served, then just call the whole thing of ... More >>
The month of May has proven to be an eventful one. The Californian mega-chain In-N-Out Burger made its Texas debut in Frisco and Allen, The Cedars Social finally celebrated its grand opening, and plenty more new culinary establishments have popped up along the way. Not to mention, a few have clos ... More >>
There's a good reason some items aren't listed on menus, like Twisted Roots "fancy" fries.With all the excitement surrounding the grand opening of In-N-Out Burger last Wednesday, it's only natural that competitors are looking to capitalize on the hype. That's exactly what local burger joint T ... More >>
Jenny BlockIn part one of this week's Three Course Meal, we gave you a look at Jason Boso, owner and executive chef of Cowboy Chow and Twisted Root Hamburger Company. In part two, we asked Boso to complete our thoughts for us. In today's final installment he shares a recipe for Brisket Sloppy ... More >>
Jason Boso, owner and chef at Twisted Root Burger Company and Cowboy ChowOn Wednesday, we gave you the goods on Jason Boso, owner and chef at Twisted Root Burger Company and Cowboy Chow. Today, we ask Boso to finish a few sentences for us. Tomorrow, he shares one of his recipes. (Note Boso's ... More >>
Jason Boso is wearing jeans, a battered SMU hat, and a mechanic's shirt with the name "Easy" on the name patch. He's cute. Really cute and he's at the bar having a beer when I get to Cowboy Chow. The hostess introduces us and he gives me the "hey" head nod. I have to remind myself for a minute that ... More >>
The burger industry publication, Burger Business, has named Twisted Root Burger Co. as one of 11 "burger chains to watch in 2011," a designation the Dallas-based chain's owner doesn't dispute.
Reached by phone this morning, Jason Boso said he was out late last night celebrating the hiring of his fr ... More >>
Taking a cue from pickle-happy high-end chefs, a few fast food chains are reassessing the role of the once-humble dill.
The obligatory pickles slapped on burgers by the nation's leading chains have long been thin, watery afterthoughts. But Wendy's this week announced its planned line of prem ... More >>
Mmm, gluey.Hop on the Green Line train tonight and hop off when you see every restaurateur in Dallas -- it'll be the Fair Park stop, where the 24th annual Taste of Dallas kicks off this evening and continues throughout the weekend. Some of the Big Dizzle's best-known chefs will be in attendance c ... More >>
Since the tall tale of Johnny Appleseed was planted in the American vernacular, apples have been a symbol of the nation. This is most apparent in the old adage, "As American as apple pie." The chefs at Twisted Root Burger Co., have taken this to heart and will be premiering two apple desserts ... More >>
This March kept true to the saying "in like a lion, out like a lamb," kicking off with a four-alarm fire on Lower Greenville on March 2. The fire started in Terrilli's and soon destroyed Hurricane Grill, Mick's and Greenville Bar & Grill only a few weeks before one of Greenville's biggest ... More >>