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 […]

A brunching of gays • State & Allen

Posted on 22 Apr 2016 at 7:35am

Back to Uptown at State & Allen Kitchen+Bar “They have the only bloody mary bar in Uptown!” Valentine exclaimed while scouring the web for online menus, looking for our next target restaurant for A Brunching of Gays. “Oh,” I said, “I didn’t realize you were such a fan of bloody marys.” “I’m not,” Valentine deadpanned. […]

I’ll be a mother clucker! Street’s Fine Chicken set to open next month

Posted on 21 Apr 2016 at 2:22pm

I’ll be a mother clucker! Street’s Fine Chicken set to open next month

Cocktail Friday: Spring flings

Posted on 15 Apr 2016 at 12:33pm

Cocktail Friday: Spring flings

Taco Libre returns to salute street food

Posted on 15 Apr 2016 at 7:35am

Last summer, Downtown Dallas sizzled on a warm summer afternoon with the first-ever Taco Libre, a celebration of the definitive Mexican street food with about a dozen taquerias from across North Texas showing off their skills with the simple flavor bomb of a taco. This year’s incarnation of Taco Libre — once again curated by […]

Drive-by tasting

Posted on 15 Apr 2016 at 7:30am

One visit. One meal. One shot to get it right: Trompo ARNOLD WAYNE JONES Executive Editor jones@dallasvoice.com Trompo Luis Olvera likes tacos. And he wants you to like tacos, too. In fact, the outside of his brand-new West Dallas taqueria Trompo still boasts the awning from the space’s previous owner, Mr. Phil’s Bar-B-Que; Trompo’s name […]

Taco love

Posted on 15 Apr 2016 at 6:15am

The Sylvan Thirty development scores another hit with Austin import Tacodeli ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor jones@dallasvoice.com With the exception of a cup of tea, the taco is perhaps the simplest of all prepared foods … which is precisely what makes it so difficult to get one right. Tortilla, protein, garnish. That’s all you […]

Home chef recipe suggestion: Cheesy squash

Posted on 12 Apr 2016 at 10:16am

Home chef recipe suggestion: Cheesy squash