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  • Blogs

    March 21, 2013

    Ji Kang of Samar on What He Learned After Restaurant Ownership and Eating Live Octopus

    The first thing you probably should know about chef Ji Kang is that once he ate squiggling octopus tentacles in Korea. That's hard-core dedication to local cuisine, even though he swears he'll never try it again. Kang, who is the executive chef at Samar, began his culinary career before he even kn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2011

    Walk the Wok Goes Bicoastal for NYC and LA Food Trends

    Eataly's pastry shop​While everyone was enduring the Super Bowl pains here in Dallas, I was away in NYC and LA for work. Despite braving a blizzard and juggling time zones, I ate well. Both food scenes were predictably different. I ate rich, fatty foods in the NYC winter blast, while in LA, ... More >>

  • News

    June 14, 2007

    Kiss Me, Katie

    Fairy tales can come true. Why, they can even win you an award from Dallas' less-than-vigilant press club.

  • Dining

    May 3, 2007

    Deathless Tiki Tacky

    Kitsch is cool again at Trader Vic's

  • News

    April 6, 2006

    Who Is That Guy?

    He plays golf with George Clooney. He clowns around with Chris Tucker. He's best buddies with Peri Gilpin. He's a pasty white dude named Steve Stodghill.

  • Film

    December 15, 1994

    Joe Bob Briggs

    Drive-In Movie Critic of Grapevine, TX