2014 Year in Review : Top tables

Posted on 01 Jan 2015 at 12:00pm

These restaurants resonated the most for us in 2014 ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor Doing an end-of-year write-up about restaurants is always a challenge. With film, TV, books and music, the item reviewed is more fixed and unchanging; with theater, it was something planned and refined, which existed but lingers as a memory. But [...]

Blythe Beck doubles down at Kitchen LTO

Posted on 30 Dec 2014 at 10:45am

Chef Blythe Beck will continue on at Kitchen LTO in Trinity Groves

Beyond turkey

Posted on 21 Nov 2014 at 6:30am

Why make the usual Thanksgiving meal? We offer some alternative recipes for alternative families ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor Turkey is the unequivocal king of the Thanksgiving dinner table, but if you’re tired of bowing down to a Butterball every fourth Thursday in November, there are alternatives. From indulgent Southern-style cuisine to a succulent [...]

Tasting Notes

Posted on 31 Oct 2014 at 7:30am

With fall in full swing, lots of foodie events are taking place across the Metroplex. Among the biggies: The North Texas Beer Week launched Halloween and runs through Nov. 9 with restaurants and breweries across the area. One of the central events? HopChef is a national food and wine pariting competition, but it hasn’t made [...]


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 [...]