Battuto is showing some signs of trouble, but they're making some changes to keep afloat. When Gene and Julie Gates' radio show on KVIL-FM 103.7 was canceled, their plans to open up an Italian restaurant in Plano caused a bit of a stir. But after the restaurant opened this spring and the first looks ... More >>
It was touch-and-go for a while, but it seems like In-N-Out Burger may finally be sprouting in North Texas. While we continue to wait patiently, Dallas is whipping itself into a Super Bowl frenzy. Read on. City of Ate Even in the middle of winter, Brownstone still turns out stunningly tasty ... More >>
There's no shortage of good food in Deep Ellum, but does The Green Room's extended vacation mean fine-dining restaurants can't make it there? The Green Room hasn't gone out of business yet, although circumstances surrounding its unannounced closure were sufficiently suspicious to excite the ... More >>
Diners who've spent their meals at the new Green Room lamenting the old Green Room may have a chance this month to indulge their nostalgia. Park's Marc Cassel -- who served as The Green Room's chef during its storied heyday -- is getting the band back together for a dinner benefiting former ... More >>
In case you missed the newly resurrected Green Room's slow-opening, reservation-only summer, tonight's your chance to sample the Deep Ellum eatery's highly touted cuisine--for free. The neighborhood's "Monthly Taste" event starts at 6 p.m. tonight, brought to you by all the abbreviated-associatio ... More >>
The Green Room, the Deep Ellum legend that's back in business as of this afternoon, has put quail eggs and halibut cheeks on its elegant opening menu. According to a press release, executive chef Joel Harloff's menu features "modern American cuisine with European influences that will change ... More >>
Joel Harloff, who headed the kitchen at Dali until the popular One Arts Plaza wine bar closed last week, has been named executive chef of The Green Room in Deep Ellum. "Joel was on our wish list, but not necessarily our short list," managing partner Taylor Allday says in a release announcing ... More >>
Best is a matter of degrees, whether you're talking about the top chefs over the course of months or years.Certainly this city's kitchens are staffed with more than competent sorts: Brian Luscher, Jean-Marie Cadot, Marc Cassel, Joel Harloff, Graham Dodds...we could go on and on. So in defining ou ... More >>
Almost a decade ago, I wrote this: "Every time this country ends up with a Bush in the White House, several things most assuredly occur: The government inflicts some regrettable incident on Japan, the nation tumbles into a recession, a presidential pet writes a book, and everyone worries about th ... More >>
When we sat down and thought about this, so many names popped into mind that if they were diseases, we'd be riddled. There was a time when few people mentioned Joel Harloff (Dali Wine Bar) or Brian Luscher (The Grape), but those days are fading. Michael Zeve of Sevy's or Jeffery Hobbs at Suze are bo ... More >>
We began the 10 Questions series early in the new year, so it seems like a good time to pause and look back.Over the past few months, we've interviewed some interesting characters, including chefs, waiters, managers, bartenders, food critics and outright celebrities. While we never intended the 10 Q ... More >>
Scene, 62 Main, The Club, Nove Italiano, Metro Grill, Sushi on McKinney, Martini Park, Brothers..The roll call of restaurant closings throughout this embattled year makes 2008 sound like a culinary Iwo Jima. We can almost picture John Wayne poised on the black volcanic sands, reading off the names: ... More >>
Yeah, yeah—we heard the rumors. The Burning Question crew played one too many pranks involving Nair on our editor and found ourselves on a one-way flight to Central Europe and involuntary exile. But while we can neither confirm nor deny our, shall we say occasional, digs at management, stories su ... More >>
2007 started with the scent of napalm in the morning
Tangerine finds new digs
Is there more to Spanish cuisine than tapas?
How do chefs deal with kitchen catastrophes?
Are chefs very superstitious?
We're going to Europe. What should we drink?
Some menu items seem out of place. What's going on?
We love the nightlife
Visit the Landmark and give credit where it's due
Can you really learn to cook at a cooking class?
Roasted pheasant broth at Landmark Restaurant
Do chefs ever eat out?
Which is more revolting: haggis, scrapple or head cheese?
Mi Piaci is a still-fresh classic
Just what Dallas needs, more food and drink
Romano closes Lobster Ranch
What are the most difficult dishes to prepare?