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  • Blogs

    November 25, 2013

    Thanksgiving Cooking Tips from 18 of Dallas' Best Chefs

    My excitement runneth over. With the best holiday of the year just a few days away, it's about time to start getting prepped. But it's hard to know where to start. That in mind we asked some of Dallas' best chefs for some Thanksgiving cooking tips. Omar Flores, Driftwood "Thanksgiving for me is ... More >>

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    October 22, 2013

    New Oak Chef Richard Gras Loves the Moth, Hates Burned Fish Sauce and Needs Your Advice

    Richard Gras is the sort of newish chef at Oak in the Design District. Gras grew up in Troy, New York, then earned his culinary arts degree from Johnson and Wales University in Rhode Island, where he also cut his teeth in some high-profile kitchens like Empire, which received one of Conde Nast Trave ... More >>

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    December 1, 2011
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    November 15, 2011

    Abacus, the Mansion and Other Old Standbys on Forbes' List of Four-Star Dallas Restaurants

    FlickrThe four-start kitchen at Stephan Pyles.​In its continuing effort to transition from a respected financial magazine to a full-time generator of mostly half-assed lists, Forbes released yet another list today, this time of America's four- and five-star restaurants, hotels and spas. The F ... More >>

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    September 23, 2011

    Mike Modano's Tear-Stained Farewell

    Photos by Mike Mezeul​Mike Modano, the highest-scoring American-born player in the history of the National Hockey League and the face of the Dallas Stars even after he signed to Detroit for a final season, stifled a sob as he bade farewell to those who shaped his legendary career, which included 1 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2011

    Asador's Dean James Max: What a Lucky Man

    Asador's Dean James Max​Some people just end up doing the things they are meant to do, and the lucky ones end up being successful at it. Dean James Max, concept chef at the new Asador Restaurant in the Renaissance Dallas Hotel, is one of the lucky ones. What he's dreamed up for Asador is what ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2011

    Going for Broke: Blow Your H&R Block Loan on These Valentine Dinners

    Just tell your girlfriend you're going to the bank.​It's hard not to be envious of kids on Valentine's Day when all they have to do is pass out store-bought cards and chalky candy hearts to classmates. You, however, are not going to win any points with your Valentine with gifts like stale candy o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2011

    Five Things the Ritz-Carlton is Doing for the Super Bowl That Scare Us

    ​The Ritz-Carlton and Fearing's restaurant are going all out for the Super Bowl. They're gonna have "football concierges" who are currently "undergoing extensive football information and statistics training." They're gonna have "special gridiron-themed cocktails." There will even be a "super-s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2010

    Pastry Chef Morgan Wilson's Chocolate Treat Too Bittersweet for Lovers?

    BravoRitz Carlton executive pastry chef Morgan Wilson​Fellas, you may want to think hard before you nab a box of Godiva Chocolate Top Chef Just Desserts Collection for your wife this holiday season. One of the four chocolates in the set designed by the Ritz Carlton's executive pastry chef Mor ... More >>

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    September 27, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Tortilla Soup at Fearing's

    ​To celebrate Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, available this week, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be ... More >>

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    September 16, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Shrimp Cocktail
    At TJ's Seafood Market

    Photo by Steven Doyle​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, other ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2010

    Chef Tell: Savory's Finale a Little Sick, Sweet's Premiere a Little Sour

    ​First of all, let's get something out of the way. We all need closure. After our lovely Tiffany Derry packed her knives and came home to Dallas to get hitched, I didn't recap the finales. Partly because I was heartbroken they sent Kelly home over Kevin or Angelo on Part 1 and partly because, well ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Open-Faced Roast Beef Sandwich at Ye Shire Tavern

    Sarah Johnson​ As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be ea ... More >>

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    September 14, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Emapanadas
    At La Carreta Argentina

    Photo by Steven Doyle​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, other ... More >>

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    September 13, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Cheese Board
    At The Libertine Bar

    Jesse Hughey​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be eate ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2010

    Time Swallows Dean Fearing

    ​Josh Ozersky, not so long ago the subject of this open rant from a sister paper, has a new crush: Dean Fearing. The author of The Hambuger: The History visited Fearing's Ritz-Carlton namesake for Time and decided it's the bestest restaurant in all the land when it comes to haute-cuisine -- perfec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Cheese and Charcuterie Plate at The Grape

    Photo by Jenny Block​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others ... More >>

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    September 7, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Brisket Tacos at Mia's

    ​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be eaten on the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Root Beer Creme Brulee
    At the Green Room

    Photo by Andrea Grimes​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, othe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2010

    Sweet Deal from Bravo's Top Chef Just Desserts

    Ritz-Carlton executive pastry chef Morgan Wilson​Reality TV just got a little sweeter. To celebrate the September 15 debut of Bravo's Top Chef spinoff, Top Chef Just Desserts, OpenTable.com is offering free dessert with meals purchased at more than 30 restaurants in Dallas and Fort Worth. Make you ... More >>

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    August 31, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Black Bean Dip At Gloria's

    Jesse Hughey​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be eat ... More >>

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    August 30, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Cachapa
    At Zaguan Latin Cafe & Bakery

    ​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be eaten on the ... More >>

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    August 27, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Coconut Soup at Mi Tierra

    ​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be eaten on the ... More >>

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    August 26, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: The Stodg Burger
    At The Porch

    ​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be eaten on the ... More >>

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    August 25, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Chopped Brisket Sliders
    At The Porch

    ​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be eaten on th ... More >>

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    August 24, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Salads
    At eatZi's Market & Bakery

    ​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be eaten on the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Lomo Norteño
    At Veracruz Cafe

    Photo by Jesse HugheySomwhere in here is a dish Jesse swears is really good. (We think he's just angling for an iPhone.) Luckily, his sense of taste is better than his vision.​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we ... More >>

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    August 20, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Sliced Brisket
    At Pecan Lodge

    ​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be eaten on the ... More >>

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    August 19, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Black Bean Enchiladas
    At Avila's Restaurant

    ​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be eaten on the ... More >>

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    August 18, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Cioppino
    At Fresh Point Cafe

    ​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be eaten on the ... More >>

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    August 17, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Lengua Taco at Taco King

    ​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be eaten on the ... More >>

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    August 16, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Chicken-Fried Steak
    At AllGood Cafe

    Photo by Steven Doyle​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, other ... More >>

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    August 12, 2010

    100 Favorite Dishes: Quail Salad at Fearing's
    At the Ritz Carlton

    ​As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be eaten on the ... More >>

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    April 8, 2010
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    June 15, 2009

    Always Look on the Bright Side of Life

    A sneak peek at the new-and-improved Dallas skyline, if you look close enoughI'll leave it to Sam to interpret the convention center hotel documents that went online Sunday in advance of the city council's Economic Development Committee's jam-packed meeting this morning. (Takeaway: Open by Jan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2009

    10 Questions: Jason Weaver

    The French Room's executive chef is one of those 'results-oriented' types. Perhaps his habit of accomplishment stems from the four years he spent in the U.S. Marine Corps. Or maybe the 35 year-old Michigan native can just flat out cook.Although he came to Dallas from the Mandarin Oriental in New Yor ... More >>

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    November 19, 2008

    Zagat's Great News for Fearing

    Dean Fearing, who clearly needs to work on his knife skills Dean Fearing's eatery in the Ritz-Carlton has been the recipient of myriad kudos from the likes of Frank Bruni in The New York Times (who called it "overwhelming," but in a good way) to Esquire, which, couple years back, hailed it as its Be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2008
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    May 1, 2008

    Welcome To Orientation

    Pissed for years at my ramblings in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram? Constantly annoyed by my weekly columns in the Dallas Observer? Despise my bloggy rants over at Unfair Park? Well then, congratulations and welcome to your worst nightmare – my own sports blog. As long as you’re here, grab a s ... More >>

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    April 17, 2008

    Volleyball in a Parking Lot or Bowling in a Bar? Pick 'Em.

    AVP.com No, this is not the photo that was supposed to run with today's Bible Girl column. It's Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh, competing this weekend in Arlington's volleyball throwdown. For those who despise mainstream sports and aren’t the least bit titillated by playoff drama, this is for ... More >>

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    February 26, 2008

    Newsweek Asks: Dean Fearing, How'd You Get to Be So Awesome?

    Dean Fearing, already tapped as the greatest thing since toasted bread in Esquire a few months back, gets a nice, lengthy shout-out in the new Newsweek: He's "A Chicken-Fried Gourmet," haw-haw. Writes Julia Reed of the Ritz-Carlton eatery: "Fearing's is unpretentious, not crazy expensive and lots of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2007

    One Ritzy Art Gallery: A Hotel Room

    Local artist Robin Ann Walker's painting -- which, I believe, is titled Skyscape -- will hang in a Ritz-Carlton suite. I am officially fascinated (right on the arm, said Groucho Marx). I've always wondered about folks who paint hotel-room art, and this morning I've discovered one -- who lives right ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2007

    The Only Thing to Fear is Fearing Himself

    As we mentioned a couple days back, Hannah's stormed AT&T Plaza for CBS' The Early Show, and, man, does WFAA-Channel 8's HQ ever look good on KTVT-Channel 11. (I can almost hear Justin Farmer now, shouting through the glass, "Kelly Rowland! Say my name!") Among the guests this a.m. was chef Dean Fea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2007

    The Lions Sleep Tonight at the Stoneleigh Hotel

    We hadn't been to the Stoneleigh Hotel blog in a while, but we stopped by this morning only to find the just-posted answer to a question we never really had: Just where did those lions guarding the front door come from? Long story short, courtesy the mysterious "Dave W": They were done by an Austria ... More >>

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    July 12, 2007
  • Dining

    July 5, 2007

    Missing Joules

    Downtown resort shifts gears

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    June 22, 2007

    A Ritzy Job Fair

    Maybe you can't live at the Ritz, but you or someone you know might be able to work there. A few days back we mentioned the swanky residential digs over at the Ritz-Carlton -- wishful thinking or somesuch. But if you can't afford the $700,000-min list price condos in the Tower but still wanna spend ... More >>

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    June 20, 2007

    Puttin' on the Ritz

    If you've been at all curious about the fancy digs nestled in the Ritz-Carlton that's been high-rising between McKinney, Pearl, Olive and Cedar Springs, and you've got some time to kill this a.m., perhaps you'll want to scan the for-sale Residences at The Ritz-Carlton. Turns out, according to today' ... More >>

  • Dining

    March 10, 2005

    Eclectic Boogaloo

    At Tutto Eclectic Italian, the menu doesn't fail to seduce, but the food falls flat on delivery

  • Dining

    November 29, 2001

    Chef Joe

    Voltaire's search for a head cook finally comes to a close

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