Literally and figuratively, it seems to be the former. Eat Sleep Eat Rating: A slice of toasted bread and butter may sound like a gratuitously ironic choice of cuisine for a restaurant, but the dish – yes, we’re calling toast a “dish” now – has grown so in vogue among chefs that it’s reached official trend status, and… Read More Toasted Coffee + Kitchen – Toast or Triumph?
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
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
Eat Sleep Eat Rating: Dining options in Dallas are many and varied, from Tex-Mex to Southern to modern American. If you want tacos, there are at least 10 places I can think of immediately to get them (pro tip: definitely go to Mr. Mesero.) But Gemma carves its own niche in the city along Knox-Henderson… Read More Knox Henderson’s Hidden Gem(ma) – Dallas
The simple blue-and-white, Grecian-esque atmosphere at The Little Greek in Carrollton, Texas, is clean and inviting, and the staff attentive. A cheery server took a few minutes to tell us his story of childhood memories in Greece, where he ate gyros every day after school and skipped his mom’s dinner and his chores in the field on account of an… Read More Mezze for Days
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
You need a good breakfast place. You need a good cup of coffee, not a bad one. You need a little walk. You need Citizen. If Seattle is one big cozy sweater, Citizen cafe fits snugly in the Lower Queen Anne pocket, by the Space Needle. You know, between the beer garden and the reassuringly named Werner’s… Read More Citizen of Seattle