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  • Blogs

    April 25, 2014

    A Bill of Rights for Texas Diners

    First, some backstory: Earlier this week, Pete Wells, the food critic at The New York Times, got his man panties in a bunch over bread service at New York City restaurants. According to Wells, the practice of serving bread as a complimentary act of welcoming has been slowly receding into restaurant ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2014

    Five Ways to Celebrate National Cheese Lover's Day

    And while we suggest you avoid calling the day "cheesy," we've compiled a list of ways to celebrate the fake food holiday. Because this is a food blog.

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2013

    CBD Provisions' Cuban Sandwich Has Reaffirmed My Love for the Cuban Sandwich

    One of these days I'm going to find a way to create a sandwich ranking system that stacks the world's best sandwiches in order of deliciousness. I'd have already done it but I can't figure out how to take the provincial nature of sandwich love into account across an entire globe's worth of sandwiche ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 31, 2013

    A Welcome Truck Yard in a Food-truck Wasteland

    With his East Dallas Truck Yard, Jason Boso helps Dallas finally do food trucks right.

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2013

    Seven Cheese Things That Must Really Annoy Good Cheese

    If I were Actual Cheese, I'd be super annoyed by all the cheese poseurs in the grocery store these days. I bet Actual Cheese looks at Cheez Whiz in exactly the same way a 60 year-old dude from Austin looks at all the college kids who moved to Austin last year and constantly complain about the touris ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2013

    Texas Rangers Invested in a Plethora of Glorious Gut Bombs This Off Season. Our Top Ten.

    The Texas Rangers have been busy this off-season. No, not building a better bullpen. Who cares about that? Instead, they've been building amazing plates of glorious food. While trying to orchestrate the feeding of an estimated 25,000 hot dogs to baseball fans next Friday at Opening Day, Casey Rapp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2011

    Hey, There's Dairy In That Milkshake: Five Ways I Justify My Terrible Food Decisions

    If she can settle on the pasta by convincing herself she needs to carb load before her big night of drinking, we'd probably get along.​I had a milkshake with lunch the other day. I didn't feel too bad about it, even if I have been bitching about my build lately. I look sort of like a centaur t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2011

    Twisted Root's Special Off-Menu Fries Should Stay Off

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2011

    Listomania: 30 Songs That Make Us Hungry But Probably Shouldn't

    ​Ricky Martin will be performing at Verizon Theatre in Grand Prairie tomorrow night. And, yes, that kind of has our mouths watering. No, not because we have a thing for the recently outed Latin singer, but because, gluttons that we are, our stomachs have always growled when we hear his song "Shake ... More >>

  • News

    January 6, 2011
  • Blogs

    December 13, 2010

    Merry Xmas Cardiologists! First Bacon Cookies, Now Sausage Balls

    Brooke NottinghamBalls of cheesy pork goodness​Sausage balls are charming. I find something delightfully underdog-ish about a pan loaded with tasty snacks that bake up to smell so good but look like clumps of dirt. There's nothing particularly Christmas-y about these little nuggets, but I ass ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2010

    The Beef Enchilada Rumble: The Tale of Two Tortillas

    ​Since time immortal or, at least during my stint on this good planet, Wednesdays have been Enchilada Day. As a child in a Dallas public elementary school, we were offered a Wednesday lunch plate made up of corn tortillas, cheese and a simple sauce of chile con carne. Even as a young man I though ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2010

    Snuffer's and Scotty P's Go Head to Head in Our Coronary Cheese Fry Conflict

    Snuffer's Glorious Pile O'Fries​There are occasions when even the best of us have that animalistic craving for something basic, something wonderful, something loaded with cheese and bacon. After all, as City of Aters know, everything is better with bacon.I am waxing on about the perfect burger sta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2010

    Out of Order: The Asian Mint "Pad Thai Piña Collision"

    Patrick MichelsPad Thai Piña CollisionPad Thai Woon Sen (chicken, shrimp, clear noodles and tofu) with pineapple, cashews and squid.After I failed last week to get a rise out of the folks at Which Wich by ordering something terrible, it occurred to me that the problem might have where I was orderin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2010

    Out of Order: The Which Wich "Paddy Cristo"

    Patrick Michels​The Paddy CristoWhich Wich Monte Cristo sandwich with avocado, mayonnaise and Cheez WhizThe ordering system at Which Wich -- you build your sandwich one ingredient at a time on a multiple-choice form -- is clever and efficient. It's an impressive way to empower customers. It's also ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2009

    10 Questions: Rich Rogers

    The owner of Scardello Artisan Cheese on Oak Lawn used to be just your average film and video production person.In fact, he spent 15 years shooting and editing corporate video. But the Dalhart native always loved good food and--in particular--good cheese. In between projects he studied the history o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2009

    10 Questions: Paula Lambert

    She opened the Mozzarella Company way back in 1982, after returning from Italy frustrated--not at the city's lifestyle or our inability to gesture frantically while holding normal conversation, but at the shortage of good, fresh cheese. Back then Lambert's fledgling company produced no more than 100 ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 31, 2008

    Review: Go Philly

    Bring on the buffalo cheesesteak, bitches.

  • Calendar

    December 27, 2007

    Murdering 2007

    Spend New Year's Eve in black and white

  • Dining

    October 21, 2004

    Fast 'n Curryious

    At Cafe Roti, fast food speeds to a higher life form

  • Dining

    October 23, 2003

    Wheying the Options

    Why are there so many cheeses?

  • Dining

    August 2, 2001

    Peanuts, Popcorn and Mee Grob

    Do baseball fans eat peanuts and Cracker Jack anymore?

  • Music

    April 26, 2001

    Out & About

    Disco Biscuits

  • Dining

    January 11, 2001

    Bowling for Calories

    What are our favorite football foods?

  • Dining

    December 7, 2000

    Soft Sell

    An open-and-shut case

  • Film

    November 9, 2000

    Wasted Space

    Visit Red Planet, and you'll boldly go where everyone has gone before

  • Film

    December 9, 1999

    Party at ground zero

    And now, a wry comedy about the Last Night on earth

  • Dining

    April 1, 1999

    Jazzy dining

    Soho Food hits the right notes; Ocean Grill & Jazz blows cold

  • Dining

    July 31, 1997

    Bait yer hooks

    Matsu and Ichiban struggle with fish food

  • Dining

    January 23, 1997

    Home is on the range

    And, yes, you can travel on your stomach--if it's iron-plated