Paula Lambert

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2014

    The Green Room's Blacktooth Burger Has a Crown Royal and Coke Sauce, and It's Delicious

    There's a good chance you'll be roving Deep Ellum soon, hunting for food. If you're a City of Ate regular, it's a safe bet you'll be on the brain-eating-zombie-like hunt for a cheeseburger that doesn't suck. So here's some great news: The Green Room, which shed its fancy skeleton last year and updat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2013

    Ten Things to Know about This Week's 27th Annual GrapeFest in Grapevine

    Who's already thinking about a glass of wine this fine Monday morning? Well, there's much to look forward to this week. The 27th Annual GrapeFest in historic downtown Grapevine runs this Thursday through Sunday, September 12 through 15. In addition to wine, there's also live music, cooking demos, wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2013

    Nine Artisan Foods in Dallas That You Should Be Eating (or Chugging) Right Now

    The term "artisan" is hot in food marketing, joining its precursors "natural" and "gourmet" as a way to make consumer-grade food products sound like authentic works of culinary art. Tostito's Artisan Recipe chips? Wendy's Artisan Flatbread Sandwiches? Domino's Artisan Pizzas? That creepy Sargento co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2013

    Cheese: This Week In Dallas Dining

    So cheese week happened. We've filled City of Ate with so much cheese news we looked like a full -on cheese blog. Even ol' Lee Harvey up in the header there is eating cheese. This week we ran a porny slide show devoted to some of the better cheese boards in Dallas instead of running a traditional r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2013

    Cheese Rinds: When To Eat Them and When To Leave Them On The Board

    Surely you've asked the question while eating funky cheeses with friends. "Are we supposed to eat the rind or not?" Unless you're surrounded by a bunch of cheese nerds, the answers that come back likely have as many holes as a cartoonish slice of Swiss. Even with the mild rind of a brie cheese you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2013

    Cheese Week: An Interview with Paula Lambert about Bringing Fresh Mozzarella to Dallas

    Cheese week in Dallas just wouldn't be a real cheese week if it didn't include the mozzarella queen-bee Paula Lambert. Several decades ago while studying Italian in Perugia, Italy, Lambert, who is originally from Fort Worth, fell in love with fresh mozzarella. While in Italy, she came up with the cr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2013

    We Declare This Cheese Week! (That Means We're Going to Write a Bunch About Cheese. Stay Tuned.)

    You remember burger week, right? The five-day-long tribute to bliss on a bun featured more burger bloggage than we've ever seen here on City of Ate -- and that's saying a lot considering how burger obsessed we are on a regular week. Life can't always be about burgers, though. So this week we're dev ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2012

    Eat This: Burrata with Garlic Bread at Carbone's

    See also: *Carbone's: Jimmy's for the 1 Percent Burrata. Say it again. Roll the "Rs" this time. Giada-style. Ooh yeah, that's the stuff. Burrata is kind of like mozzarella, in the same way Andre is kind of like Moët & Chandon. Burrata is like mozzarella except that instead of being made by an an ... More >>

  • News

    May 24, 2012

    How Jimmy's Conquered Dallas

    How did a humble neighborhood bodega become the city's sausage king? With a recipe restaurants couldn't resist.

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2011

    Savor Dallas Rolls Into Town This Weekend

    Sara KerensSavor Dallas 2010​If you've had the kids home this week during spring break, it's time to reward yourself with a little adult time, and by that we mean a few glasses of wine -- or more. You'll have all weekend to get your drink on at Savor Dallas, and here's a taste of what you'll ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2010

    Cheesemaker Leaves No Leaf Unturned

    If you have any of these growing in your garden, give Paula Lambert a call.​Paula Lambert's on the hunt for hoja santa leaves. Lambert's Mozzarella Company has nearly run out of the leaves it uses to wrap its hoja santa goat cheese, a perennial award winner that took a second place prize in t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2010

    Military Appreciation Cook-Off Needs More Participants, Natsumi Kitchen Opens at Farmers Market, Wine and Cheese Pairing Class, and More

    ​Just because summer is over doesn't mean barbecues and cookouts are no more until next summer. We mean, come on, this is Texas, any time is barbecue time. On October 2, The Dave Kenoly Show on CNN Radio 1190 AM, will be host its First Annual Military Appreciation Cook-Off to -- obviously -- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2010

    Mozzarella Company Slices
    Through Cheese Competition

    A chile-filled winner from Mozzarella Company​Paula Lambert's Mozzarella Company had another strong showing at this year's American Cheese Society competition, the artisanal cheese industry's version of the Academy Awards. Nearly 1,500 cheeses were entered in the annual competition, which inc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2010

    Burger Battle Round Two: Farnatchi vs. Square Burger

    Square Burger​Earlier this year Toque brought you the throw-down between up-and-coming chain Five Guys Burger and the Oak Cliff standard, Wingfield's Breakfast and Burger. It was a messy proposition that actually took us to many burger fronts all in one day. We visited Smashburger and Mooyah, as t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2010

    Five Menu Words You Can't Resist

    Doesn't get much simpler, better than In-N-Out's menu​Restaurants can list their offerings as "chicken," "steak" and "pasta," or they can add a few descriptive adjectives to their menus and up their sales by 27 percent. Cornell University's Brian Wansink's findings were a hot topic when the New Y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2010

    Neighbood Farmers Markets Still Unhappy With One Key Aspect of City's Latest Proposal

    The Celebration Farmer's Market​The city has spent the better part of six months trying to come up with a proposal that'll allow neighborhood farmers markets to keep operating without cutting into the city-owned downtown market's business. The latest proposition goes in front of the city council's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2010

    In Case You Missed It, Dallas Was the "City" in Last Night's Chefs vs. City on Food Network

    ​Dunno why Food Network never sent out a heads-up that last night's episode of Chefs vs. City -- a sorta-kinda culinary Amazing Race pitting Aaron Sanchez and Chris Cosentino against two comers -- took place in Dallas. Good thing the 6-year-old who lives in my house likes to wrap up his Sundays wi ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 29, 2010
  • Blogs

    April 12, 2010

    A Sneak Peek at Today's Neighborhood Farmers Market Council Briefing

    ​Schutze, who loves this subject, is out of town. Otherwise he'd be at Dallas City Hall at 2 today for the meeting of the council's Transpiration and Environment Committee, during which they'll discuss how to regulate neighborhood farmers markets. (Also on the agenda, landscaping N. Central Expres ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2009

    Something's Brewing

    Beer and bratwurst. Beer and pizza. Beer and more beer. None of these "pairings" bring to mind white-linen service or cheese factory tours. But if tough economic times are causing some connoisseurs to reconsider more expensive options (re: wine), no matter. Beer pairings fit right in with non-tradi ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 11, 2008

    Cultured Bites

    Prep for Puccini with Paula

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2007

    Tom Leppert's Gettin' Down in the Southern Sector

    Dr. Frederick D. Haynes III has put his church's muscle behind Tom Leppert in a radio spot that busts, by our count, two and a half moves. So, we know the mayoral candidates are no good at making TV and Interwebs spots -- well, except for Tom Leppert. (And, I guess, Gary Griffith, who said "cheese" ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 1, 2007
  • Blogs

    February 20, 2007

    Wherein Mark Stuertz Asks Paula Lambert: "What's Your Stinkiest Cheese?"

    Hard to believe that 25 years ago insalata Caprese (mozzarella, tomato, basil, olive oil) was virtually unheard of in Dallas. That's why God granted Dallas' Paula Lambert, who, in 1982, opened a cheese factory in Deep Ellum to satisfy a fetish for fresh mozzarella -- the kind oozing with milk, like ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 8, 2005
  • Dining

    June 16, 2005

    Some Good

    AllGood Cafe lives up to its name only sometimes

  • Calendar

    January 6, 2005

    Wining and Dining

    Celebrate being eligible with the Single Gourmet

  • Dining

    November 11, 2004
  • Best of Dallas

    October 14, 2004

    Best Urban Cheesemaker

    The Mozzarella Co.

  • Calendar

    September 9, 2004

    Grape Escape

    Go ahead and stomp

  • Calendar

    October 16, 2003

    Venetian Finds

    Lazarus returns home with more than postcards

  • Dining

    November 23, 2000

    Her Whey

    Paula Lambert parlays a love of cheese into fame and life among the jet set

  • Dining

    March 26, 1998
  • News

    October 31, 1996

    Bread and Circuses

    When food legend Julia Child came to Texas spreading her gospel of good eating, no one was spared. Not even Big Tex

  • Dining

    September 12, 1996