Last week Top Chef contestant and chef John Tesar hired an executive pastry chef for his high-end seafood restaurant in Preston Center, Spoon Bar & Kitchen. For the job, Tesar tapped David Collier, who previously worked with him at The Mansion.
Collier is moving back to Texas this month after work ... More >>
We're still waiting to see whether a judge thinks we're entitled to more details on how the producers of Top Chef will spend the estimated $400,000-plus the state paid to see its brand integrated into the show, which the show has thus far accomplished with lots of boots, Texas flags, and dish ... More >>
A couple of weeks ago, when a visit to Ba Le in Garland proved disappointing, I teased that I would be trying out the much more highly recommended outpost in Arlington.
The two restaurants couldn't be more opposite. While the Garland location is a small deli take-home type of establishmen ... More >>
Photos by Andrea Grimes and Man O' The HourHattie's Bloody Mary, homemade.Sprawling mega-churches dot our fair, smooth-plained Dallas landscape, so you'd think you'd see more of the blessed and baptized while out to Sunday brunch, this clearly being Our Lord and Savior's municipality of choice an ... More >>
Not Hanna RaskinIt's no easy thing, hiring a food critic.
There's the slogging through countless resumes and writing samples, the wining and dining of potential candidates, the follow-up phone calls and e-mails to find that one voice among the many whose writing pops off the page and knows what ... More >>
Jesse HugheyOf all the fast-food chicken places in my neighborhood, Popeyes is by far my favorite. Williams Chicken is OK. I used to work at a KFC and have pretty much had my fill for this lifetime while Church's makes me question the existence of God. Problem is, my daughter isn't a fan, and my wif ... More >>