Jenny Block

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2011

    Bath House Picnic: Some Things Are Worth Braving the Heat

    Photos by Jenny Block​More than 300 people came together at the Bath House Cultural Center on Sunday to support White Rock Lake and the Red Cross, as well as to take part in the Chef's Picnic (part of the Beach Party of the Century). Red-checkered tablecloths covered the tables and Deep Eddy ... More >>

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    May 25, 2011

    Five Diets Just as Bad as The Heart Attack Grill

    Tic Tacs and copious amounts of coke are all you need to have a body like a super model. And beriberi.​I have spent about 17 minutes of my entire life dieting. I did it to teach myself healthy eating habits so my body doesn't explode on my 25th birthday, when my metabolism is supposed to scree ... More >>

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    May 20, 2011

    In-N-Out's Here. What's Left to Talk About?

    ​This week, presumably, Dallas has moved past waiting three hours for and crying over hamburgers. We're on to more sophisticated things, like hamburgers with 8,000 calories, ballpark grub and how much we all hate the word "gooey." Read on. City of Ate Jenny Block couldn't find much wrong with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2011

    The Heart Attack Grill is Open, and It's Even More Terrible Than We Imagined

    All photos by Jenny Block The 1 pound Double Bypass burger...for $9.24. For $1.85: 8 more bacon slices!‚ÄčA neon sign hangs in the window of a new Dallas burger shop. "Taste worth dying for," it reads. The neon in the window confirms your suspicion that some less-than-subtle gimmickry is at play: "O ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2010

    Bloggers to Your Computers: Let the Festivities Begin

    The future of Ketchup is upon us.​Now that we're through with Thanksgiving, Dallas food blogs and food writers are warmed up and ready to get going with some serious holiday eating. The party started this week with Chanukah, and we expect it to keep gaining momentum right through New Years. P ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Cheese and Charcuterie Plate at The Grape

    Photo by Jenny Block​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2010

    Dish Extra: Cedars

    Sara Kerens‚ÄčThis week's Dish Extra covers Cedars Mediterranean Mezza. The baklava seemed inviting to writer Jenny Block...see for yourself in Sara Kerens slideshow.

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    January 28, 2010
  • Blogs

    May 8, 2008

    Jenny on the Block

    From the looks of her credits, Dallas author Jenny Block has written for danged near every publication in town -- though, surely, nothing she's done thus far will attract the attention sure to accompany the June publication of her book Open: Love, Sex, and Life in an Open Marriage. It began as this ... More >>