Recipes

Summer Cocktails

June 21, 2017

Fros√© is the “it” drink of the summer. Sangria is a staple. But what if you want to try something new? I’ve put together some recipes of summer cocktails you can make at home. Some of these are offered at bars and restaurants around town as well. I’m going to start with the easiest to […]

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Authentic Korean Food is Outside the Bubble

June 19, 2017

If you’re wanting authentic Korean food or BBQ, you’ll have to venture out of Dallas proper. As I mentioned in my post about Churro Alley, Koreatown in Carrolton is growing. It also has the most authentic Korean food I’ve come across to date. If want to make your own Korean food, H Mart will have […]

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Mad Batter Baker

June 16, 2017

A good pun with even better cupcakes at Mad Batter Baker. Located in Addison Circle, Mad Batter Baker is right off of the roundabout. The punny name is matched with whimsical interior and “Eat Me” menu signs. There are options from breakfast to customized cakes. But if you want to hop in for a chocolate […]

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Churros in Koreatown

June 14, 2017

You’ve seen Churro Alley’s churro and ice cream masterpiece on Instagram. Now it’s time to venture out and try it. Carrolton is booming in Koreatown. From authentic Korean barbecue to revolving sushi bars and, of course, Korean supermarket H-Mart, the neighborhood has grown and continues to do so. One of the newest additions is Churro […]

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Kate Weiser Chocolate

June 12, 2017

Kate Weiser Chocolate isn’t just made; it’s designed. Chocolate is a powerful food. Through its various forms and flavors, it can transform your day, your outlook, and even your health. Making chocolate is a skill much like baking but Kate Weiser has also made it an art. Kate Weiser boldly opened a chocolate shop in […]

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Babb Brothers BBQ & Blues

June 7, 2017

They brought the backyard BBQ inside. Texas BBQ should be simple, slow roasted or smoke, and tastes great with or without BBQ sauce. Brisket is king and always will be in Texas (as it should be.) If you grew up in Texas, you’ve at least attended, if not hosted, a backyard BBQ. Birthday? BBQ. Family […]

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Bars | Food | Review

Idle Rye

June 2, 2017

Idle Rye is the new prohibition style restaurant and bar in Deep Ellum worth visiting. Prohibition theme is on trend and generally overused. Luckily, Idle Rye found a way to incorporate this theme without sacrificing food or service. The prohibition era really shows in the interior design with rustic lights, a large mural, and wood […]

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Emporium Pies Revisited

May 31, 2017

Emporium Pies is not a new name in Dallas but with new locations, it was time to visit again. I love pie. Let me rephrase that, I REALLY love pie. My favorites generally include chocolate or are light and airy. But I’ll eat fruit pies as well because: pie. Emporium Pies has all the options […]

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Great Coffee with a Hint of Pretension

May 30, 2017

Originally from Austin, Houndstooth Coffee has become a staple in the Knox/Henderson location since opening 3 years ago. The stereotype that local coffee shops are filled with hipsters and uptight baristas isn’t always true. But when a coffee shops culture is that a “barista is a title that is earned” the stereotype is generally present. […]

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Dream Cafe

May 17, 2017

Though only open until 3 each day, Dream Cafe in Addison maintains a steady stream of customers for breakfast and lunch. Health-conscious restaurants with “hippy” vibes aren’t new but they are on trend. Dream Cafe has been open for more than 20 years. Now that people are seeking healthier restaurant options, Dream Cafe has two […]

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