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  • Blogs

    April 14, 2014

    Turn On Bizarre Foods Tonight For a Unique View on Dallas Eats

    Late last year Andrew Zimmern got a food tour through DFW with local barbecue editor Daniel Vaughn. Vaughn told us the show should run some time in April, and it turned out to be true, Dallas: Red Meat & Rattlesnakes airs tonight at 8 p.m. on the Travel Chanel. Vaughn accompanied Zimmern to Chicken ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2014

    Five Things to Know about Seattle's Famous Top Pot Doughnuts, Which Are Dallas-Bound

    News broke recently that world-famous, Seattle-based doughnut maker Top Pot is expanding to Dallas this spring. This adds another notch in the city's budding doughnut fascination, which includes a handful of classic spots and newer, sleeker models like Hypnotic and Glazed Donut Works. Top Pot will ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 8, 2012
  • Blogs

    November 6, 2012

    Talking Food Critics, Ethnic Influence and Chef Instability in Dallas with Eric Ripert

    This Friday at Bass Hall in Fort Worth, Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert will deliver an interactive performance discussing the industry that has granted them stardom. Most of the press coverage about the show has focused on Bourdain, but while Ripert takes a quieter approach to life his story is no ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2012

    Snuffer's Cheddar Fries, the Institution, to be Featured on Travel Channel Show

    See also: *Snuffer's Cheddar Fries: Examining a Dallas Institution Pat Snuffer of Snuffer's, who eats endless amounts of those amazing cheddar fries every day (wouldn't you?), told me that the show Food Paradise of the Travel Channel is coming out to his restaurant on lower Greenville Avenue soon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2012

    Failed Food Truck Ideas

    It's tough work starting a food truck. There's the prep work, the broken knee after Jimmy "The Bag" hobbles you for falling behind on the Meat Tax, and managing Twitter. When the concept works, it can be an exciting food adventure that becomes part of the city's culinary lexicon. An organic art form ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2012

    Bolsa Chef Jeff Harris on the Food Network Effect, Go-To Spots and the Mercado's Future

    Chef Jeff Harris​Recently we sat down Bolsa chef Jeff Harris at the new sister-store Bolsa Mercado, which is a neighborhood market with unique items, Texas fare, good booze and a bevy of fresh from-scratch breakfast, lunch and dinner options. Harris grew up in east Texas surrounded by farmland ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 10, 2011
  • Calendar

    October 20, 2011
  • Blogs

    August 15, 2011

    Man vs. Food Takes On Dallas on Wednesday

    Travel ChannelAdam Richman with the guys from Kuby's Sausage House.​ Adam Richman, the Travel Channel's Food Coma Correspondent, spent some time in Dallas recently, stuffing his face at Kuby's Sausage House (which we profiled a while back), Sonny Bryan's Smokehouse and Sprouts SpringRoll & Pho. I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2011

    Anthony Bourdain's Coming to the Majestic

    ​This just in: Chef, novelist (and Bone in the Throat is highly recommended) and TV-show host Anthony Bourdain's booked a gig at the city-run Majestic Theater in October, with tickets going on sale this Friday. The full release follows, but long story short: "Bourdain will spend the evening sharin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2011

    Andrew Zimmern vs. Bear Grylls: Genitalia, Sheep Bits and Imminent Death

    Travel ChannelAndrew Zimmern enjoys cobra penis at a penis restaurant in Beijing. ​All jokes aside, no one eats more penis on television than Andrew Zimmern. From cobra to yak penis, Zimmern is the all-time animal wang-devouring king of modern television (using the "find" tool to search "penis" on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2011

    In Grand Prairie This Year, Pickled Quail Egg Eating Contest Could Be A Tucker Family Affair

    Daniel DaughertyLester Tucker works his magic back in 2009.​Every eating contest is brutal in the end, but some sound harmless enough right up until you're in the thick of the competition. How bad, for instance, could a few sandwiches hurt? Turns out, plenty. But sometimes there's a contest -- an ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 7, 2010
  • Blogs

    September 10, 2010

    Man v. Food Feels the Thrill of Grilled Cheese

    The Monster​Could you eat a 5-pound grilled cheese sandwich? Should you? If there's anyone who can and will, it's Adam Richman, star of Travel Channel's cross-country chow challenge series Man v. Food. On Monday's episode (7 p.m., September 13, on the cable station), Richman attempts to conq ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2010

    Whitt's End: 1.15.10

    ​Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Haven't gotten a chance to ask him about it yet, but did I miss something or is Babe Laufenberg leaving CBS 11? Maybe he was buying CBS 11. Did I get that wrong? UPDATE: Says Laufenberg in a text ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 26, 2009
  • Blogs

    July 28, 2009

    The Food Shows You Should Be Watching

    The Paulas and the Bobbys and the (ugh) Rachaels better watch their beaters. A new crop of food stars are shaking up the old "if you cook it, they will watch" formula with new concepts, insider tips and sheer, unadulterated gluttony. Oh, and one of these up-and-comers is even giving that blond guy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2009

    Wanna Co-Star With The O's In A Travel Show Pilot? Be At The Libertine At 4 P.M. Today

    The O's, rehearsing for a television scene to be shot at The Libertine today at 4 p.m.The O's are helping a friend shoot a pilot for a potential travel show in which bands show host Vydra around town, and will be filming and hanging out at The Libertine Bar (2101 Greenville Ave.) today at 4 p.m. And ... More >>

  • Film

    July 26, 2007

    Light Dining

    No Reservations is sweet and savory fare. Without the foam.

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2006

    Yeah, People Still Play Poker--When SWAT Isn't Arresting Them

    Friday night was not a good time to get dealt in at an underground poker game. According to Friend of Unfair Park Dan Michalski--and a bunch of eyewitnesses posting their accounts to Dan's Web site, SWAT busted three cardrooms on Friday: Jackie's, JB's and Ace-High (the latter o ... More >>

  • Film

    September 29, 2005

    Sinking Feeling

    At the bottom of the ocean lies a worthless Blue movie.

  • Calendar

    September 8, 2005

    Full House

    Michael Kaplan and Brad Reagan show poker's Aces and Kings

  • News

    April 1, 2004

    Poker Face

    Clonie Gowen is good for poker. So, how good is Clonie Gowen?

  • Calendar

    October 30, 2003

    Good Muck

    You gotta know when to hold em

  • Film

    October 16, 2003

    All the Rage

    Eastwood takes a guilt trip down the mighty Mystic River

  • News

    July 24, 2003


    More square than Rounders, our columnist finds new friends who'll take his poker money

  • Culture

    May 15, 2003

    All In

    We've become a poker nation, so deal me in

  • Dining

    March 13, 2003

    Cam Bam

    Do chefs watch cooking shows?