The state health department just released a warning for Texan seafood lovers. Fish examined from the northwestern Gulf of Mexico contained mercury at concentrations that exceed health guidelines. That means if you're pregnant (or even thinking about it) or under the age of 12 -- no more wahoo for yo ... More >>
Recently we sat down with Jon Alexis, owner of TJ's Seafood Market at 11661 Preston Road, to discuss the seafood business, which turns out is pretty easy -- he's passionate about his business and doesn't need much prodding when it comes to chatting about it. He recently singed a 10-year lease for a ... More >>
It's been a long time coming for Driftwood (642 W. Davis). The seafood spot in Oak Cliff was supposed to open months ago, but electrical and plumbing issues kept setting them back.
Finally, last week, Chef Omar Flores and owner/operator John Baudoin planned a soft opening for family and friends -- ... More >>
Shama lama ding dong! It's Passover time again. North Texas Jewish families who are preparing for the holiday, which begins Monday at sundown, will sit down for a ceremonial Seder dinner that is full of symbolism. Unfortunately for many, that means jarred gefilte. These spam-like fish balls a ... More >>
I grew up in East Texas in a predominantly Cajun family, so crawfish season always makes me nostalgic for the days of sitting in the back seat of my dad's truck with a wiggling 20 pound burlap sack of mudbugs. At first, I was horrified for being responsible for sending countless crawdads to t ... More >>
Each week, Happy Eating highlights a different restaurant happy hour food menu. This week we are in the Knox-Henderson neighborhood to check out a Dallas sushi hot spot.
Where: Sushi Axiom, 2323 North Henderson Ave.
When: 4:30-7 p.m. Monday-Friday.
The Scene: Happy hour time is quiet and ... More >>
The perfect outfit for dinner at Cadot.If you don't have dinner plans for New Year's Eve yet, you better make reservations soon or risk cuddling a pizza box on the couch come Friday. Some restaurants are completely booked, but we've compiled a list of places with interesting menu options that ... More >>
Dolphin won't be on the menu, though they look mighty tasty.The one-named Wyland, whose renderings of marine life have graced postage stamps and 737 jets, is diving into the culinary world with a sustainable seafood restaurant in Fairview.
Wyland's Ocean Blue, an eatery-slash-gallery, is ope ... More >>
If Memory Serves chronicles moments from my dining past, perhaps explaining why I'm so damn twisted.I can say this without flinching: my dad made the best fried catfish and--especially--the best hush puppies ever.Every Sunday without fail he'd stand over the stove dredging and splattering. It was ... More >>
1916 Greenville Ave.
If you could travel back in time to, say, New England, Baltimore, or
even the bayous of Louisiana in the 1950s, you'd expect to find dozens
of places like this. The now venerable seafood shanty on lower
Greenville has it all: doo-wop bopping from the, ... More >>
Jaxx Steakhouse14925 Midway, Addison972-458-7888The venerable steakhouse or cafe or Mickey Mantle hangout is showing its age. Splotches from once-incessant cigarette smoke lends 'character' to the pressed tin ceiling, the warped tiles supporting eight weathered fans. If you squint, the place resembl ... More >>
Although his title reads 'vice president,' Alexis also serves as janitor, accounts receivable and pretty much everything else at his family's market.TJ's Seafood Market has been a haven for fresh fish lovers over the past two decades--not bad in a city otherwise known for fickle shopping behavio ... More >>