In one quick year, Il Cane Rosso has become the most esteemed pizza joint in Dallas. Owner Jay Jerrier discovered this style of Neapolitan pizza while on a trip in Naples with his wife in 1995 and has worked diligently to bring the same pizza experience to Dallas. Recently Guy Fieri and the Diners, ... More >>
Photos by @foodbitch"Mooooooose!"Saturday night's third annual Food for Thought charity event at the Tower Club brought out a slew of celebrity chefs, a few local celebrities and me, in my fancy pants.
Put on by the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, Food for Thought centered around small ... More >>
Food NetworkYou go, Guy.There may be no other Food Network personality worthy of not just one but, count 'em, two Screen Bites reviews than Guy Fieri. Already the raucous center of a previous appreciation of his kitchen-bound program, Guy's Big Bite, which single-handedly proved that Fieri p ... More >>
Do you think your lasagna could beat Bobby Flay's version in a throw-down? Do you firmly believe that your pot roast is better than everyone else's recipe, including your grandma's? Are you the self-proclaimed Top Chef of your household? If your cooking is so good that your kids even eat ... More >>
Nate Appleman gets busy.Kudos and garlands of gratitude should be scattered around to all responsible for the surprisingly dramatic and heart-tugging bit of programming improbably known as the Chopped All-Stars series. Begun several weeks ago with individual competitions featuring representat ... More >>
Aaron McCargo Jr.Everything about Aaron McCargo Jr. -- a.k.a. Big Daddy of Big Daddy's House -- is larger-than-life, from those dueling, glimmering earrings to the ingratiating grin as wide as the Rio Grande to that infectious laugh that serves as constant exclamation point to every brashly f ... More >>
Matthew McConaughey (left) and Guy FieriEverything about Guy Fieri is big and boisterous, and has been that way ever since he walked off a winner in the Food Network's second season of the Next Food Network Star. His voice's volume and rasp call to mind an overworked cattle-auctioneer. His sh ... More >>
Photo by Robert BostickBut if it tastes good, we can still like it, right?It's probably a few months too soon to name the most clichéd dish of 2010, but I'm early voting for watermelon with feta salad.
The colorful salad showed up at restaurants across town this summer, gracing the salad pa ... More >>
Megan Wants A Millionaire's David CohenIn gearing up for Project Runway, we've been checking out Louise Black's fashions. We've also been gut-checking to see if we can handle watching Dallas' David Cohen on, um, Megan Wants a Millionaire (because Beauty & the Geek, Rock of Love and I Love Mon ... More >>
Zorilla, via FlickrSix months (plus a couple) into City of Ate and I'm still trying to figure out blogging. In the past couple of months, we've also added twitter--fortunately handed to someone else, since my response to the first mention of it was along the lines of 'I've read about it in the paper ... More >>
People may poke fun at her striking bob, but none disparage Lisa Garza's skill in the kitchen. This year the sometime singer and sort of restaurateur gained fame nationally as a contestant on The Next Food Network Star and locally through tons of media buzz.Whether she makes it big time or--dare we ... More >>