Last Tuesday, Dallas County District Judge Emily Tobolowsky temporary halted Heritage Auctions' planned sale of the 1959 Masters green jacket. Augusta National, the famed Georgia golf club that hosts the tournament, had sued Heritage to have the auction stopped, claiming that the jacket had been sto ... More >>
It started off as a simple idea. Go to a restaurant after 10 p.m. or so, order some food, consume it, and if it's good publish a Late Night Eats post about the place. The first three were actually just that simple. Then it got hard to find additional places. Really hard.
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If you've ever tried to snap a photo of your dinner plate in a dark dining room you know it can be difficult to make things look as delicious as they taste. For full reviews I have a professional photographer, but when I'm out and about on my own time, all I have is my iPhone.
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While everyone prepares to take in another season of Top Chef this month, a different sort of battle will unfold in Dallas' dining season this fall. Three high-profile openings are scheduled in the coming weeks and each will compete for Dallas' discretionary dining dollars.
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Alison V. SmithTei An Chef Teiichi SakuraiThe James Beard Foundation just released this year's semifinalists, and to be honest they're a total snooze -- at least as far as Dallas is considered.
Stephen Pyles is a finalist for Outstanding Chef for his work at his eponymous restaurant; Bruno ... More >>
Hungry burger fans mob the opening of Dallas proper's first In-N-Out. No, wait. They don't.Even though a new In-N-Out opened, the only things hot this week were Trinidad Scorpion "Butch T" peppers and the puzzling chains on Michael Costa's The Office Grill. Read on.
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Patton RobertsonIn part one of this week's Three Course Meal, we gave you a look at Patton Robertson, executive chef at Five-Sixty and his thoughts on the national food scene. In today's second installment, the chef shares his views on what the Dallas dining scene looks like from 560 feet in ... More >>
More changes afoot at MCrowd. Three months after Chief Executive Officer Greg Good's replacement with Michael Cox, Matthew Dunn -- former Stephen Pyles and Central Market chef and famously one of the few Dallas chefs to cook at the James Beard House -- joins MCrowd as director of culinary ope ... More >>
Come to think of it, maybe we should have marked up the picture here instead.Dallas chefs and restaurants, which collected an impressive five semi-finalist spots in this year's James Beard Foundation awards competition, today were shut out of the contest's final round.
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Restaurant bent on doing good could just donate food to local non-profits. But what's the fun in that? Various Dallas eateries have dreamed up more creative ways to help their community: Read on for details of this week's charitable happenings.
Hookah buzz has filled local food blogs since Stephen Pyles brought Samar to Dallas, cementing a trend already adopted by eateries including Al Amir, Kush Mediterranean Grill & bar and Urban Café & Bar. Yet most restaurant reviewers have kept their focus on the food, perhaps pausing to note how nic ... More >>
The vast majority of fine dining dishes are fraught with ingredients that give vegans the willies. High-end chefs instinctively saturate their food with butter and cream, costuming even the most innocuous vegetables in animal products.
No animals were harmed in the making of this dish.But for on ... More >>
Gold Class CinemasThis week's Dallas food blog coverage saw lots of action over at Stephen Pyles and a musical chairs of restaurant openings and closings all over the metroplex. Bargain priced wine and seafood may be in short supply at some venues, and a couple of bloggers gave the bene ... More >>
Doesn't get much simpler, better than In-N-Out's menuRestaurants 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 >>
Photo by Robert BostickWith the crush of talented wizards working magic in Dallas kitchens, it pays to know just who is behind the saute pan at your favorite eatery. To help you keep track, City of Ate brings you Three-Course Meal, a three-part chat with some of the best, most inventive chefs ... More >>
Hey, grandpa, what's for supper?As a remarkable number of press releases this month have pointed out, molecular gastronomy has made its way to Dallas. Stephen Pyles, who "detests the words" molecular gastronomy, is planning to trot out a few mad science techniques for a new tasting menu debut ... More >>
Danny FulgencioThe crew at Smoke: Chris Zielke, Tim Byres, Christopher and Jessica JeffersCelebrated local chef Tim Byres is en route to New York City as we speak with a hell of a carry-on: dinner for 80, plus booze. Executive chef of the Belmont Hotel's posh barbecue outfit Smoke, Byres will coo ... More >>