Lauren Drewes Daniels
1 day ago | Coronavirus
Well, here we all are, crushing this shelter-in-place thing, for better and worse. Honestly, we're super proud of you. Mom-level proud. For that, you should treat yourself! And help a local small business or baker at the same time. Air high-fives ...
3 days ago | Coronavirus
While all of us are adjusting to new norms, food banks have hit the trifecta of woes. First of all, more people are in need of assistance because of lost jobs. Tricia Cunningham, president and CEO of the North Texas Food Bank, said last week that ...
8 days ago | Coronavirus
Think about this: If a bakery in Dallas only supplies bread directly to restaurants, what option do they have when those restaurants close or drastically downsize to delivery only? Take Esmeralda's Bakery in Northwest Dallas; they don’t have the i...
10 days ago | Coronavirus
It might seem like there’s a bread situation, but there’s actually not. #FakeNews! Yes, big-box retailers are struggling to keep their shelves stocked, but the small, local, independent bakers — who need our help right now — have lots of fresh bak...
14 days ago | Beer
Most of the news sort of sucks right now. Except gas prices. Those are fun. So whaddaya say at 5 p.m. this Friday, we all crack one open and give a collective “cheers!” to a week that is certainly one for the books? Bid adieu in frothy fashion, wh...
15 days ago | Coronavirus
Jasper’s Uptown chef Yia Medina knows a thing or two about panic, disaster and recovery. She grew up in Puerto Rico, and every time a hurricane warning arose, stores would essentially be wiped out. “The shelves at Costco and Sam’s woul...