The Eater’s Holiday Gift Guide

It’s that time of year – you know, the time we all scramble to figure out what the heck to give each other. But there’s a better way: give food gifts for people who eat. I’ve compiled a list of my 10 favorite holiday gift ideas plus one bonus stocking stuffer, with ideas to fit everyone’s taste,… Read More The Eater’s Holiday Gift Guide

Best Meal of 2016: Blue Hill at Stone Barns

It’s a humid, sweaty day at the Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture. I’m The Public, here to learn about sustainable agriculture, and to pet a few baby goats. There I am, on my knees and digging my hands into the dirt searching for weeds, sporting my Kale university t-shirt and bright green muck boots. I’m joined by a young chef who… Read More Best Meal of 2016: Blue Hill at Stone Barns

Mesero is Dallas’ Taco Restaurant on Every Corner

When people ask me if I want to go out for tacos, I always hesitate. Not because I don’t want tacos – because I’m having a moment of silence for the tacos at Mr. Mesero. Dallas restauranteur Mico Rodriguez is locally known for his hugely successful family of Tex-Mex restaurants, and once again Rodriguez is dominating Dallas’ sit-down taco… Read More Mesero is Dallas’ Taco Restaurant on Every Corner

What’s : Downtown McKinney, TX

Chestnut Square Farmers Market Probably the cutest farmer’s market ever, period. Set among original civil war-era buildings preserved and reconstructed as McKinney’s historic Chestnut Square, the village is a haven for children’s summer camps and hokey ghost tours. A few farmers’ stands were filled with late summer and fall produce, while meat sellers peddled free-range meats and… Read More What’s : Downtown McKinney, TX