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Meso Maya

October 25, 2017 // 2 Comments

So, I’m late to the game — Meso Maya has been around for a while now. I’ve driven past and even called to ask a few questions about the menu. And, honestly, based on its early reviews and the lackluster love received over the years, I [read more...]

Get Your Whistle Britches On

October 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

Earlier this summer, one of Dallas’ brightest star chefs, Omar Flores, partnered up with Alec Marshi to open Whistle Britches, a Southern-inspired casual restaurant focused on killer fried chicken, biscuits that only grandma could make, cold beer, [read more...]

Lemme ‘Splain

May 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

So, this is awkward. Okay, I know! It's been forever! And, I won't make any excuses because I cooked plenty of times; I ate plenty of times, took plenty of pics, and I neglected to tell you any of it since September 2015. So, here's a quick catch up... since last we spoke: [read more...]

Ida Claire This a Winner

August 10, 2015 // 1 Comment

Holy mackerel, is this place good. Look, I will be the first to admit that I’m a sucker for anything fried, chocolatey, or bacony; so, Ida Claire already had a leg up on the “OMG! Love!” list with me, but I’m no sell-out. [read more...]

Table 93 – Mexican Sugar

February 3, 2014 // 0 Comments

There are a handful of places I’ve visited where when I walked in, I “knew” the place was special.  I didn’t have to wait for the drinks or engage with our server.  I just “knew” it, and Mexican Sugar has [read more...]

Tre Marquees the Spot

March 28, 2012 // 3 Comments

Twenty years ago, I unexpectedly encountered the best part of my past and the greatest treasure I take with me always, the friendship of five very special individuals who attended the University of North Texas with me, and this past weekend, we had [read more...]

That Chicken Never Had a Chance

January 18, 2012 // 3 Comments

Ahhhhhh ahhhhhh ahhhhhhh, ahhhhh ahhhhhhh ahhhhhhhh, ahhhhhhhhhh! (The angelic sounds of pure happiness – similar to  The Little Mermaid tune – usually sung when discovering something amazing and in this case, delicious.)  Brothers [read more...]