While Dave kills time at a booze-free bar (place hadn't lined up its liquor license yet), we take a culinary expedition with some of the luminaries of the printed page, and other folks whose job it is to make everything a little prettier. Or at least more edible.
The Week in Review(s):
- Your own Dallas Observer: Dave finds "down-home" cooking at Cava, a Colombian-Spanish fusion joint with a hint of other Latin and Greek influences.
Dallas Morning News: Leslie Brenner says the food's just as good, even if the name is slightly different, at The Place At Perry's.
Highlights from City of Ate:
10 Questions: Jim Schutze
Q: "What do curmudgeons eat for lunch?" A: "Christian children." It goes on. It gets better.
How 'Bout Them Knockers: Izmir
Merritt bids adieu to the best little Mediterrenean Delivery house on Greenville, and the legendary voice that answers their phone.
Veggie Girl: Green Papaya
Alexa's takes a trip to Vietnam through food, by way of an Uptown Dallas eatery, by way of New York.
Handle the Proof: Fundador
Whether it was Hemingway or Reick Reilly who first got you into the drink, Dave says this one is a good, easy-to-find way to get your Cognac fix.
Chewing the Fat: The Dirty Secret Behind Food Porn
Surprise -- that Big Mac in the wrapper looks nothing like the one on the poster. A few tricks of the trade from the the food re-imaging masters behind the ads.