Penne Pomodoro

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2014

    Five Awesome Food Events in Dallas This Weekend, October 16-19

    Every Thursday, the Dallas Farmers Market -- newly renovated and bustling with vendors -- stays open late. For vegetable lovers, these extended hours represent a rare opportunity to get their late-night-produce-groove on, while others see the combination of food trucks, an open-air market and beer a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2014

    Ten of Dallas' Best Places to Eat with Your Kids

    Newsflash: Kids are annoying (not your precious little angels, though). And yet, parents like to eat at restaurants with them. Sometimes this works out and sometimes it doesn't, for a number of reasons. Perhaps the kids are hungry, sleepy, they peed themselves, or are just tiny baby assholes. Or ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2011

    Chef Nico Sanchez Interview, Part 2: On Getting Back to Basics with Authentic Mexican Food

    Chef Nico Sanchez of Meso Maya​Yesterday Chef Nico Sanchez of Meso Maya told City of Ate a bit about his background. In part two of our interview, we learn his thoughts on the Dallas food scene, particularly Tex-Mex, and the simple art of actually Mexican Mexican food. What are your three fa ... More >>

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    May 5, 2011
  • Blogs

    February 14, 2011

    Toulouse Brunch, C'est Bon!

    Photos by Andrea Grimes and Man O' The HourToulouse's Bloody Marys came rimmed with a sweetly sour lime salt.​It is getting harder and harder not to eat brunch at a Lombardi family restaurant in this town. First, there was Penne Pomodoro. Then there was Cibus. Now, there is Toulouse, the French ca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2011

    Cibus Brings Brunch To The Mall

    Photos by Andrea Grimes and Man O' The HourThe Cibus Benedict features creamy Parmesan sauce and, supposedly, crab.​Sunday morning, as downtown restaurants were brimming with Super Bowl brunchers, the Man O' The Hour and I headed north into the sweet, consumerist bosom of North Park Center. There, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2010

    Come Young, Come Old, Leave Drunk
    At Penne Pomodoro's Brunch

    Photos by Andrea Grimes and Man O' The HourPenne Pomodoro's fruity brunch beverages.​To be honest with you, if I'd known before we sat down at the Lakewood Penne Pomodoro on Sunday morning that they're a beer- and wine-only joint, I'd never have gone. No liquor means no Bloody Mary, and no Bloody ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2010

    Top 10 Patios to Chill Out with Your Pooch

    State and MainAllen has staunch pooch rules.​With the heat index regularly topping 100 degrees these days, we've been on the lookout for relief from the oppressive sun. We're always game for brunch or cocktails on a patio, especially if we can bring Fido along. And since Fido loves the shade as ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2010

    Top 10 Jinxed Restaurant Locations in Dallas

    Sara KerensSure, they're having a good time in the new digs for now. But so was Craig T. Nelson when he moved into the Poltergeist house.​Like the sirens of Greek mythology, certain locations call out to passing restaurateurs, luring them in. Sometimes the space pays off for a year or so--but it's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2009

    Revolving Doors: The (Sometimes) Merry Month Of May

    The Dallas area has been hitting better than even in the openings and closings department. But when one closes...This month the new, well-reviewed "gastro-pub" on lower Greenville, Zymology, shut down. Suddenly and quietly. From all accounts, the venue proved too good for its neighborhood. The break ... More >>

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    May 7, 2009
  • Best of Dallas

    September 25, 2003
  • Dining

    August 15, 2002

    Penne Earned

    Alberto Lombardi's latest eatery is everything a neighborhood could hope for

  • Dining

    July 11, 2002

    Salve! Succumbs

    McKinney Avenue Italian restaurant calls it quits

  • Dining

    June 6, 2002

    Bistro Kaput

    Avner Samuel's attempt at a kosher eatery falls flat