Mickie Crockett

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2010

    The Week in Food: Things to be Thankful For -- And Others Not

    ​You might be stressed about cooking dinner next Thursday, but that's the kind of anxiety Dallas chefs breathe, sleep and eat for breakfast (slow-roasted and lavender-infused, naturally.) Some Dallas restaurants are closing for good, some are revamping their previously underwhelming menus, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2010

    Days Gone Bite: The Riviera

    ​Seven years ago today Dallas' grand old fine dining destination was in its death throes. The Riviera would close for good in February of 2003, leaving as its legacy some of the finest chefs, restaurateurs and managers in the city.David Holben (now at Del Frisco's) and Lori Finkelman served as the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2009

    Top 10 Sexiest Female Chefs In Dallas

    Yeah, yeah--pretty damn juvenile of us...not to mention downright sexist.But, damn it, if Danica Patrick can embrace beauty as well as hard nose racing skill, then we're allowed the occasional foray into 'babe-licious' territory.​Now, it wasn't an easy process. After much hemming and hawing, we ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2007

    TV Tré's a Sell-Out

    Bravo Abacus' Tré Wilcox was more than a little happy at winning the first Elimination Challenge on this season's Top Chef. Dang, dang, dang. I knew I should have acted quicker. But, turns out, tomorrow's cooking class at the Dallas Farmers Market is all sold out. Why, well, that's no surprise: Fr ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 3, 2007

    Deathless Tiki Tacky

    Kitsch is cool again at Trader Vic's

  • Dining

    March 1, 2007

    Rusty's Tiki Dare

    Trader Vic's returns in nostalgic glory