• Blogs

    August 5, 2013

    An Ode to Louie's Other Pie, From Scratch and Made by Mom Herself

    Been to Louie's lately? You know the place: bad parking, cash and AmEx only, expensive cans of beer, potentially surly waitresses and all that other fine stuff. Customers just either get the whole-in-the wall spot or they don't. Whether or not you like cracker-like pizza crust and flavors (both cul ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2013

    Dino Santonicola of Il Cane Rosso on Rolling Dough, Burning Pies and Staying Employed

    Dino Santonicola's official title is "Master Pizzaiolo," a degree of sorts that he started when he got his first job at a pizza restaurant down the street from his house in the Spanish Quarter of Naples, Italy. He's certified as a Verace Pizzaiolo Napoletano, which literally translates to true Napo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2013

    It's Been a Dangerous Week to be a Pizza Delivery Guy

    First of all, a salute to all the hard-working pizza men and women out there who show up to strangers' homes in sketchy neighborhoods carrying cash and delicious foodstuffs. It's thankless work, and dangerous. Take last night, for instance. At 10:30 p.m., a Pizza Hut driver was delivering some pies ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2012

    Alice Laussade Is the Guest Chef at Next Monday's Cane Rosso Pizza Party

    By now you've surely heard that the folks at Cane Rosso love to invite celebrity chefs and other local food personalities to sit in as guest pizzaiolos. The story was almost getting stale before Alice Laussade got in on the action. This Monday night she'll be joining the ranks of Jack Perkins, Brian ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2012

    Restaurants Come and Go: Openings and Closing in September

    September was another churning month for the Dallas restaurant community. Sisu opened in Uptown, Ser took over the 27th floor of the Hilton Anatole and Campo said goodbye. Read on for the full list of openings and closings and be sure to share tips about shifts in the scene in the comments section b ... More >>

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    September 6, 2012
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    September 5, 2012

    Can You Guess Which Four "America's 35 Best Pizzas" Call Texas Home?

    Does anybody else feel like pizza is diet food after all the deep-fried fair fare we've been geeking out about lately? In an effort to get people talking about their favorites on National Cheese Pizza Day, the Daily Meal just published a list of "America's 35 Best Pizzas," which is both a random nu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2012

    Embracing Gluttony with an Extra Large "Big Meat" at Serious Pizza

    In a city bulging at the seams with gluttonous plates of nachos, barbecue, hamburgers and fried chicken, it's hard to nail down the highlight reel. The options are bold and plentiful. Few, however, have the girth of an extra large "Big Meat" from Serious Pizza in Deep Ellum. It's a scene. Many stop ... 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.

  • Dining

    May 10, 2012

    The Fieri Effect

    Local restaurants try survive the crush of customers that follows a visit from Food Network's frosted-tip rainmaker.

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2012

    Fireside Pies Proves: There's More Than One Way to Throw a Pizza, Assuming There's Beer

    Pizza and beer go together like everything else and beer, so it's easy to deduce that pizza and pitchers of beer are even better mates. It's the American way, right? Fireside Pies sells a lot of both pizza and beer, and I finally ducked my head in the Henderson Avenue location to check the place ou ... More >>

  • Music

    May 3, 2012
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    May 2, 2012

    A Brief Conversation With Screaming Females' Marissa Paternoster

    The first time I saw Screaming Females was 2009 at The Parlor in Austin, a small, narrow pizza place that sends gusts of warm pizza dough wind into the venue every time the oven is opened. Within five minutes of their set, guitarist and singer Marissa Paternoster ripped into her first solo. Her fi ... More >>

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    April 5, 2012
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    March 12, 2012

    Four Food-Inspired Spring Break Road Trips

    Since we can't all load up for the beach this spring break, we've compiled a list of a foodie-inspired road trips. Maybe you have a day off and just want to get out of town for a bit, to drive aimlessly (or pointedly for ribs) on old back roads and discover great swaths of empty land and wonder how ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2011

    October's Openings and Closings from the Dallas Restaurant Scene

    As summer comes to an end, a number of restaurants have opened and closed their doors. In-N-Out Burger continued its Texas growth with an Arlington location late last month. Lover's Lane Olive Oil Company expanded from its flagship store, Grapevine Olive Oil Company, and set up shop on West Lovers L ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2011

    Mimi's Pizzeria, a "New York-Style" Pizza Shop, Coming to Preston Hollow

    ​Subs, Mexican, burgers, Slurpees -- the strip mall at Northwest Highway and Hillcrest has most of the major food groups covered. It will get that elusive fifth major food group, cheap pizza, in a couple of months. Mimi Ahmedi's family owns the Joe's Pizza and Pasta chain. He's branching out, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2011

    Coal Vines Off-Menu Pizza Strikes a Vein

    Catherine Downes​Sure, any pizzeria somebody walks into technically offers off-the-menu items; the chefs will sprinkle some cheese and random toppings on a pie and voila! This being said, we weren't on the hunt for elusive eats when we met some friends for pizza at Coal Vines in Uptown last week, ... More >>

  • Dining

    April 14, 2011
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    February 21, 2011

    Eno's Pizza Tavern: Take a Flight to a Great Date Spot

    ​Interested in trying a cozy pizza place with great date ambiance? Take a drive across the viaduct, or walk down to the Bishop Arts District if you live in Oak Cliff, and eat at Eno's Pizza Tavern.  My date and I went to Eno's on a Thursday night without a reservation. The hostess told us ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2010

    LA Gourmet Pizza: God Bless 'Em

    Take care kids: You drink too much, you can end up with pears on your pizza.​LA Gourmet Pizza 2709 McKinney Ave. 214-981-9337 Quoted time: 40-45 minutes Actual arrival time: 30 minutes Extensive menu: 20 Lots of cool toppings: 20 Out of certain toppings: -5 Very nice phone and delivery guys: ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2010

    How 'Bout Them Knockers: Carmine's Pizzeria

    ​Carmine's Pizzeria 2006 San Jacinto 214-220-9039Quote Time: 45 minutes Actual Time: An impressive 35 minutes Pricey: -20 Coupons: 10 Interesting Specialty Pizzas: 25 Health Conscious Low-Fat Mozzarella: 15 Crispy Bacon!: 15 Fresh Toppings Selection: 15 Basic Pasta and Appetizer Selecti ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 17, 2009
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    September 8, 2009

    Veggie Guy: Z Pizza

    ​Let's be honest folks--vegan cheese substitutes can be hit or miss. Some of those products you get at Whole Foods might taste alright, but once you nuke 'em they tend to fold instead of melt. Only a handful of vegan cheeses on the market actually do a decent job emulating real cheese. Follow You ... More >>

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    August 10, 2009

    How 'Bout Them Knockers: Piggie Pies Pizzas & Pasta

    ​Each week in 'Knockers' we order from a different delivery restaurant, assessing their efficiency and keeping a running score.Piggie Pies Pizzas & Pasta 5315 Greenville Suite 120 B 214-821-OINK Promised delivery time: 45 minutes Actual delivery time: 35 minutes Scoring Summary The promise ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2009

    How 'Bout Them Knockers: 2nd Quarter Review

    At the end of March it looked as if Quesa-D-Ya's and its 94 points would stay on top all year long. Then, two weeks into this quarter, a City of Ate staffer ordered from Izmir Market.Bye-bye, Quesa-D-Ya's. At least until the playoffs.For the most part, May-June proved to be strong months. Besides Iz ... More >>

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    October 2, 2008
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    June 26, 2008
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    October 26, 2006

    Pie Towns

    The Big Apple goes dough to dough the Windy City

  • Calendar

    December 29, 2005

    By the Slice

    Kids get served fun fractions

  • Dining

    August 11, 2005

    Pizza the Pie

    New Romano/Palladino venture slated for November