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 >>
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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 >>
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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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Brooke NottinghamBalls of cheesy pork goodnessSausage 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 >>
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 >>
Snuffer's Glorious Pile O'FriesThere 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 >>
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 >>
Patrick MichelsThe 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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