First look: Stephan Pyles Flora Street Cafe

Posted on 17 Jun 2016 at 7:20am

Although Stephan Pyles hasn’t had a restaurant on The Strip since his game-changing Star Canyon, the superstar chef got his start in the gayborhood 40 years ago when he started working at the now-shuttered The Bronx. Since then, he’s become one of the acknowledged masters of high-end cuisine (the James Beard Foundation even created a […]

Hot new Strip-pers

Posted on 17 Jun 2016 at 6:00am

Peeks at the gayborhood’s 3 latest restaurants: Cedar Grove, Zephyr and Street’s Fine Chicken   ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor In February, the Zephyr blew in. Then last month it was a game of Chicken. And this week? This week has been all about getting our Grove on. In the past few months, Cedar […]

FIRST LOOK: ilume’s new Cedar Grove restaurant

Posted on 11 Jun 2016 at 10:05am

FIRST LOOK: ilume’s Cedar Grove restaurant

Drive-by tasting: Start

Posted on 10 Jun 2016 at 7:20am

This gayborhood restaurant could be the Start of something good (for you) ARNOLD WAYNE JONES Executive Editor jones@dallasvoice.com Here’s the dirty little secret about Americans: we want our fast food. We like our fast food. But deep down, we want to feel good about liking our fast food. And that’s where a place like Start […]

PHOTOS: Chefs for Farmers Mix-Off and tasting event in the Design District

Posted on 07 Jun 2016 at 11:10am

PHOTOS: Chefs for Farmers Mix-Off and tasting event in the Design District

Tasting notes

Posted on 03 Jun 2016 at 7:20am

Evaluating delivery culture: Gourmet food (Blue Apron) & cocktails (Sourced) delivered to your home; Taste of Dallas, Chefs for Farmers Mix-Off return Technology is awesome, but even those of us who live in Uber rides and book every happy hour with friends on OpenTable have to admit: The service-delivery culture has become mind-boggling. For one, […]

Am I Blue? My foray into the Blue Apron culinary cult

Posted on 02 Jun 2016 at 9:05am

Am I Blue? My foray into the Blue Apron culinary cult

Cuellar family to open new ‘Ranch-Mex’ concept, Fajita Ranch

Posted on 24 May 2016 at 8:41am

Cuellar family to open new ‘Ranch-Mex’ concept, Fajita Ranch

Top knotch

Posted on 20 May 2016 at 6:00am

A Brunching of Gays heads for Uptown’s hottest eatery: Top Knot   ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor When Uchi opened its Maple Avenue location last summer following months of fanfare, it was welcomed with orgasmic enthusiasm. Here was a sushi restaurant that was more than a “sushi restaurant;” a Japanese fine-dining establishment free of […]

Let them eat cake

Posted on 06 May 2016 at 6:15am

SusieCakes founder’s unabashedly feminist bakery wants everyone to celebrate the sweet life — including betrothed same-sex couples ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor jones@dallasvoice.com When Susan Sarich decided she wanted SusieCakes — her 10-year-old California-based bakery mini-chain — outside of its home state, she went about it methodically: She analyzed market data and demographics and […]