Neighborhood Services: where the lighting is just a tad too dim, the waiters wear sweater vests with embroidered crests and I dream of splurging on sparkling water and pasta and French fries. I thought I was just there to eat, drink, and maybe use the mouthwash and little hand towels in the bathroom. But no.… Read More My Favorite Restaurant, and Restroom in Dallas and the World
Downtown McKinney, Texas. Idyllic Southern small town square, with antique furniture stores on every corner and one-way streets. The other side is home to a haunted jailhouse and lacey boutiques. It’s the perfect blend of charming and curious. And pie. The space inside Emporium Pies is cozy, chic and inviting. Grey walls, a gold-framed mirror with the menu… Read More My Dreams are About Pie, and my Daydreams are About Pie
Sometimes all you need is a beer, but you don’t know you also need cured meat. Enter the Blind Butcher on Lower Greenville. The first thing I notice when I walk into the dimly lit urban-grunge tavern is the black-and-white hexagon tile floor. The bar has a marble countertop, and the tap handles are all a smooth… Read More Me, the Blind Butcher and the baguette
Tucked along Greenville Avenue in Dallas is a humble abode with colorful facade of faded blue, white and red paint and curlicue-lettered windows. There’s a sign towering above it that reads, in all capital letters, “Kostas Cafe.” Inside, the dining room is cozy and warmly lit. The walls are covered in memorabilia and artwork from Greece. The… Read More At the Chef’s Table at Kostas Cafe
Walk up to the door of True Food Kitchen in Dallas and you’ll notice that the entire front of the restaurant is an observation window, including the kitchen. Cooks can be seen washing and prepping huge cases of kale, tomatoes and other fresh veggies in the airy white-tiled kitchen that opens into the bar and dining… Read More See everything, eat everything at healthy True Food Kitchen, Dallas
While the raw vegan diet has recently experienced a significant growth in popularity, dieticians are quick to point out what can be missing from a diet that excludes meat, dairy, eggs and cooked food altogether. What are your thoughts on the raw vegan diet?
There’s no better way to welcome the first serious cold snap of the season than by enjoying a hot cup of tea with sandwiches and desserts at a fancy, old-fashioned hotel in downtown Dallas, which is exactly my best friend and I did last weekend. After stepping through the carousel door into The Adolphus Hotel lobby,… Read More Afternoon tea and treats at The Adolphus Hotel
There’s a little place in my neighborhood where the people go to eat grass-fed steak with olive-oil fried french fries and giant slices of gluten-free cake. It’s called the Company Cafe. I ate breakfast, lunch and dinner at this place so I could write a well-rounded review. It’s a hard life.
No matter what side of the Paleo diet controversy you’re on, you can’t argue with a delicious healthy dinner enjoyed sitting in a cozy booth at H.G Sply Co. While the Paleo diet is a current hot topic in the food world, most experts agree that everyone could benefit from more vegetables and higher-quality meats.… Read More Paleo-themed Dallas restaurant review
I had a life changing experience today. I had dinner at HG Sply Co. – and then I had dessert. That, my friends, is a flourless chocolate cake. But here’s where it gets interesting: it’s made from coconut flour. And see that ice cream? It’s made from almond milk. The menu at HG Sply Co.… Read More Chocolate hunter