Category Archives: Dallas

Lucia, Dallas TX

Lucia Warm Olives Crusty Bread with Salted Butter Salumi Misti – Speck, Fennel-Orange Salame, Coppa, Boar Ventricina, Duck Salame Cotto, Chicken Liver Crostini, Lardo Crostini, 3 Foie Gras Stuffed Prunes Smoked Sweetbread Mezzalune with Hedgehog Mushroom and Green Garlic Pasta … Continue reading

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Dude, Sweet, Dallas TX

Dude, Sweet Holiday in Cambodia – 100% Damari Chocolate, Black Sesame, Balsamic, Palm Sugar Loco for Coco – 65% Damari Chocolate, Coconut, Coconut Milk, Honey Chocolate Salami Close to both Emporium Pies and dinner at Lucia the cleverly named “Dude, … Continue reading

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Emporium Pies, Dallas TX

Emporium Pies Lord of the Pies – Deep Dish Apple Drunken Nut – Bourbon Pecan   Cultivar Coffee Some of my zeal sapped by Zoli’s it was in a different type of pie that I sought solace, the young ladies … Continue reading

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Zoli’s NY Pizza, Dallas TX

Zoli’s Sicilian Slice NY Slice with Pepperoni Happy with every aspect of my visit to Cane Rosso from food to service to setting and music it was with a spring in my step that I approached Zoli’s, a New York … Continue reading

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Pecan Lodge, Dallas TX

Pecan Lodge Brisket, Pork Ribs Pulled Pork Banana Pudding Bacon Mac n’ Cheese    Inconspicuously located in Dallas Farmer’s Market- Shed 2 I’d heard rumor of a culinary diamond in the rough – Pitmaster Justin Fourton’s Pecan Lodge, a former … Continue reading

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Smoke, Dallas TX

Smoke Heavy Handed Blueberry Pancakes with Vanilla Poached Apricots and Cream Baked Cheddar Cheese Grits-Hominy Casserole, Thick Cut Pork Belly Bacon – smoked and fried, Poached Eggs Buttermilk Biscuit with House Cranberry Compote Coffee Said by some to feature barbeque … Continue reading

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Glazed Donut Works, Dallas TX

Glazed Donut Works Sour Cream Old Fashioned   Pineapple Rum Fritter Cinnamon Roll Glazed Cold Brew Coffee Cake A late start after a long outdoor run and bad traffic, Wednesday morning finally found Deep Ellum’s purveyor of fried pastry open … Continue reading

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Fearing’s, Dallas TX

Fearing’s Butter, Jalapeno Cornbread, Lavash, Baguette Salmon Mousse Spoon with Plantain, Peppers, Onions Dean’s Tortilla Soup with South of the Border Flavorings Flash Seared Hudson Valley Foie Gras on Pistachio Butter with Quince Jam and Nantucket Bay Scallops with Shaved … Continue reading

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FT33, Dallas TX

  FT33 Sourdough and Rosemary Focaccia Coppa di Testa and Snail Tortelloni, Leeks, Fine Herbs, Mangalitza Pancetta Heirloom Polenta, Mushrooms, Farm Egg, Radish, Chervil Lac Brome Duck, Black Pudding, Apple, Parsnip, Puffed Grain Valrhona Dulcey, Pear, Gingersnap, Bourbon Caramel Cabot … Continue reading

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Cane Rosso, Dallas TX

Cane Rosso Margherita – half prosciutto cotto Bag of Zeppole – Chocolate and Caramel Sauces Iced Espresso Separated from breakfast by a long visit to the Lady Bird Johnson Botanical Garden, Mardi Gras lunch was the first in a highly … Continue reading

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Bread Winners Cafe, Dallas TX

Bread Winners Cafe Peach Muffins and Orange Marmalade Coffee Cake Carrot Cake Banana Bread French Toast   Part of a small local chain of ‘quick casual’ restaurants, Bread Winner’s Café was chosen for Mardi Gras breakfast based on the false … Continue reading

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Hypnotic Donuts, Dallas TX

Hypnotic Donuts Olivia – Honey Biscuit with Fried Chicken Jenny’s Evil Elvis – Yeast Raised Donut, Peanut Butter, Bacon, Banana, Honey Breaking Bad – Chocolate Cake, Salted Caramel Icing, Sea Salt Peace’statio – Vanilla Cake, Brown Butter Glaze, Crushed Pistachios … Continue reading

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Stephan Pyles, Dallas TX

Stephan Pyles 2012 Sauternes Blue corn muffin, Buttermilk biscuit, Cheddar Focacia, Butter Roll, Salted Butter Cauliflower Soup with Chili Oil Nova Scotia Halibut, Tamale Tart, Roast Garlic Custard, Crab, Tomato Sauce Agave Seared Foie Gras, Foie Gras “Clementine,” Mascarpone Polenta … Continue reading

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Village Baking Co, Dallas TX

Village Baking Company Kouign Amann Chocolate Canele Canele Almond Croissant Traditional in technique but rife with imagination, Clint Cooper’s “The Village Baking Company” is one of those places I imagine tourists rarely see, the small building on University Boulevard tucked … Continue reading

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Society Bakery, Dallas TX

Society Bakery Banana Cream Tart, Elvis Tart, Maple Scone, Oatmeal Raisin Cookie, Spinach Quiche Samples Banana Pudding Cupcake Pecan Praline Cupcake Red Velvet Cupcake Carrot Cake Cupcake Iced Espresso If I walk in the door and you greet me with … Continue reading

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Ellen’s Southern Kitchen, Dallas TX

Ellen’s Southern Kitchen Chicken Fried Chicken, French Toast with Poached Figs, Biscuit Cheesy Grits Located on Market Street and featuring a ‘breakfast all day’ menu with a “Grits Rule” mantra Ellen’s Southern Kitchen was chosen for Monday lunch largely due … Continue reading

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Oddfellows, Dallas TX

Oddfellows Cider Braised French Toast with Vanilla Cream and Berries Honey Waffle and Chicken, Country Gravy, Clotted Cream, Pure Maple Syrup Bottomless Coffee   Located in the trendy Bishop Arts district and open at 7am seven days a week my … Continue reading

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Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek, Dallas TX

Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek Seasonal Sour – Zaya 12yr Gran Reserva Rum, Pear, Lemon, Maple, Egg White, Nutmeg Coconut and Squash Bisque with Nori Crouton Baguette, Bacon Onion, Sesame Parker House Roll, Lavash Chicken and Foie Gras Terrine – … Continue reading

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