TASTING NOTES

Posted on 17 Oct 2014 at 7:20am

October is National Seafood Month, and Dish is celebrating with a selection that includes bay scallops, halibut, gulf shrimp, day boar rockfish, west coast oysters and wild striped bass, served with seasonable vegetables. Visit Dish-Dallas.com for make a reservation. The Dallas Farmers Market has announced that four restaurants and a coffee shop will be anchors [...]

They’re ba-a-a-ck!

Posted on 03 Oct 2014 at 6:15am

2 popular chefs — Monica Greene and Blythe Beck — return to the kitchen If there’s anything Texans are more loyal to than their sports teams, it may be their favorite chefs. Restaurants come and go, but if you find a cook who speaks to your palate, you’ll follow her anywhere. So it is with [...]

A foodie weekend (with pictures!)

Posted on 29 Sep 2014 at 2:24pm

Dallas’ social season gets underway with foodie events like James Beard, Abacus turning 15 and Les Dames d’Escoffier

Chefs for Farmers’ Big Oyster Bash tickets on sale

Posted on 26 Sep 2014 at 10:17am

Chefs for Farmers’ Big Oyster Bash tickets on sale

Tasting notes

Posted on 19 Sep 2014 at 5:35am

New flavors at Malai; Knife begins brunch Malai Kitchen has been a fixture in the Uptown dining scene for four years, but the West Village restaurant known for its fusion of Thai and Vietnamese flavor profiles hasn’t stopped evolving. With craft brewing all the rage, Malai has added its own beers to the menu. The [...]

Sous-lebrity chef

Posted on 19 Sep 2014 at 5:30am

Jeweler Joe Pacetti puts bling in the kitchen as sous to a culinary star for the James Beard Foundation’s Taste America Dinner ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor _______________________ TASTE AMERICA DINNER Hilton Anatole Tower, 2201 N. Stemmons Freeway. Sept. 26. 7 p.m. JBFTasteAmerica.org. _______________________ Most people pay for meals at restaurants to have someone [...]

Blythe Beck runs away with the spoon at Kitchen LTO

Posted on 15 Sep 2014 at 1:00pm

Blythe Beck runs away with the spoon at Kitchen LTO

Drive-by tasting

Posted on 05 Sep 2014 at 7:50am

One visit. One meal. One chance to get it right ARNOLD WAYNE JONES   Executive Editor Pecan Lodge I don’t feel compelled to review Pecan Lodge. I have eaten there, and eating there’s enough. In fact, I had the first morsel from the first brisket ever sliced from the board of the Main Street location [...]

Amazing graze

Posted on 22 Aug 2014 at 7:20am

Why can’t a steakhouse be a fine-dining experience? Knife proves it can ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor When John Tesar first came to Dallas, to take over the kitchen of The Mansion on Turtle Creek where Dean Fearing had ruled for two decades, he was jumping into a shark tank. How do you replace [...]

Knife imitates art

Posted on 22 Aug 2014 at 6:30am

The recent kerfuffle between volatile chef John Tesar and a food critic played out like a movie plot, drawing national attention to Dallas’ foodie scene. We go inside the controversy and examine how a local steakhouse is redefining a lot more than just social media, it’s also reinventing a sacrosanct Texas institution ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  [...]