Botolino Gelato: AKA Italy on Greenville Avenue

Paciugo should be shaking in its knock-off Italian boots. Botolino Gelato just opened last week on Greenville Avenue, and since its owners won’t talk shit about the competition and the differences between them, I will. After all, that’s basically my job, right? It’s not really even talking shit. Because Paciugo is super tasty. They offer […]

#VIPeek: Q Tacos at Machos Cantina is a mouthful and I’m okay with it

Q Tacos at Machos Cantina Why limit your taco nights to Taco Tuesday? Around here, every day can be a taco kind of day, with the wealth of taco spots that grace our city streets. This one’s a good one (as well as a mouthful): Q Tacos at Machos Cantina. The restaurant formerly known as […]

SNOWBABY. Shaved Ice + Awesome is Coming to Lakewood

Image via Snowbaby’s Instagram page SNOWBABY IS NEITHER SNOW NOR A BABY, BUT IT’S AMAZING. And it’s coming soon to Lakewood. Perhaps you’ve had shaved ice, water ice, or even a sno cone with a house-made, organic flavors poured on top. But you probably haven’t had anything like Snowbaby. Let’s start with the inspiration behind […]

Out-of-this-world donuts, soft serve and more at Sweet Daze in Richardson 

Hey, at least it’s not a unicorn. (They have those too) Sweet Daze has Instagram culture on lock. I felt a little basic instagramming my donut up against the neon sign that says “sweet daze ahead” until I remembered that’s what every other person there was doing too. The actual donuts are just glazed and they […]

Super Chix has a New Menu and Here’s a #VIPeek

Super Chix is not just chicken, fries and custard anymore… A foodbitch favorite and permanent member in good standing on the kid-friendly, foodbitch-approved list, Super Chix keeps on improving and growing. A few months ago they expanded their already delicious and nearly perfect menu to include some great new chicken sandwiches, breakfast sandwiches, and even a unique […]

Lovers Seafood is for Lovers (of Seafood) #VIPeek

Do you love fish? I do. Last week, the team at Lovers Seafood & Market invited a group of media and influencers (including Yours Truly) to a #VIPeek at the newly renovated spot before it opened to the public. Reborn from a former seafood market (Rex’s), and with the feel of another seafood market (TJ’s), it’s not […]

Hey There Nikkei

Hey There Nikkei… The newest hot spot in Uptown had only been open a few nights when I snuck in for a peek and a few choice sips. Nikkei, which is named for the fusion of Peruvian and Japanese cuisine (yes, it’s a thing, lucky us), is a sexy little spot that will leave you […]

A #VIPeek at Water Grill, Now Open on McKinney Avenue 

WATER GRILL DALLAS, I see you wavin’ Here in Dallas, we have a lot of restaurants. Like, too many. Far too many. That’s why so many good ones fail, in fact. But despite the plethora of choices, the number of quality seafood restaurants is actually quite small. I can count on one hand the seafood […]

Blind Butcher Does Brunch 

Brunch at the Blind Butcher? Sold. The Blind Butcher is a bar and restaurant on Greenville Avenue that I’ve spent embarrassingly little time inside. Maybe it’s the fact that I don’t drink a lot or that I don’t eat pork, but every time I think of this place, I think to myself, “Man! I’ve got […]

Sneak VIPeek: Uptown Urban Market 

Food halls. They’re a new trend in the restaurant biz and one is finally poised to open in Dallas. The Uptown Urban Market, in the former Sfuzzi space (formerly the NAAN/weird-ass burger space), is almost ready. I happened to drive by at just the right moment to catch Jonathan Tobolosky, one of the partners and a friend of […]

Sneak #VIPeek: Toasted Coffee + Kitchen

Toasted Coffee + Kitchen is finally ready to open its doors on Lower Greenville, and it’s about to do just that on Monday. Coffee, wine on tap, beer, and of course toast on house-baked breads will be available to all who enter. The whole place is a custom job, design-wise, and it’s pretty cool. There […]

Peep the Menu at the NEW Kitchen LTO in Deep Ellum

Kitchen LTO in Deep Ellum (re)opens Tuesday, October 25. Kitchen LTO, Dallas’ permanent pop-up has restored its permanent status with a new location in Deep Ellum. Here’s what you need to know.   Chef: Josh Harmon Chef Harmon has a lovely resume, y’all. Good names on this thing. Here’s a little somethin-somethin’ about him, from […]

Shake Shack Shacktoberfest Starts Today. Here’s What’s On The Menu:

Here’s how Shake Shack does Oktoberfest: If you’re not Oktoberfesting, what the heck are you doing?   They’ve got a big, big Brooklyn Brewery Oktoberfest beer in a commemorative glass for $10. A cheddar-stuffed-brat-on-a-burger situation (Brat Burger), complete with beer-fried shallots and Shacksauce ($7.59), A Shackmeister Brat topped with cheese sauce (the adorable Shake Shack word […]

5 Reasons to Get Excited for #Dallas’ First @ShakeShack, Opening September 1

DALLAS’ FIRST @SHAKESHACK, OPENS TOMORROW, SEPTEMBER 1 AT THE CRESCENT IN UPTOWN! (above images by Joy Zhang) Dallas’ First Shake Shack is coming to the Crescent (and not to Frisco, as was first reported, thank sweet Cheeseburger Jesus). I got a little #VIPeek action this afternoon, so here’s what you should be most excited about… Our […]

Presenting… The 2016 Big Tex Choice Awards Finalists… in Emojis

It’s the 2016 Big Tex Choice Awards Finalists … In Emojis! It’s that time of year again. Big Tex himself and the rest of the folks from the State Fair of Texas just announced all the finalists for the most creative, best tasting and … is there a prize yet for who can get the […]

J is for Juice: Featuring I am the Juice Place in Downtown Dallas

J is for juice: featuring I Am The Juice Place Here’s a fun fact: dragonfruit makes for the most beautiful smoothies in the whole world! Another fun fact? I Am The Juice Place, the newest little adorable juice bar in downtown is also a gift shop and stellar place to hang out and grab a […]

Peep the Menu at Street’s Fine Chicken

      Street’s Fine Chicken is now open for lunch and dinner, in the space once occupied by the original Black Eyed Pea in Oaklawn. And before you lament what’s dead and gone, there’s good news: What’s come to roost in its place is owned by the same family that introduced Black Eyed Pea […]

It’s True: Zoli’s 2.0 is Coming (to Addison) …in November

News broke earlier today that I’d been waiting for for quite some time. Well, me and about a thousand other people. People who love good pizza, that is. People who’ve been missing Zoli’s NY Pizza (cheeky little brother to pizza deity Jay Jerrier’s Cane Rosso) since it shuttered on Valentine’s Day, breaking hearts around the Metroplex and […]

Five Things to Know About SusieCakes

  1. SUSIECAKES IS FROM CALIFORNIA. This is the very first location outside of California, in fact. Why do all these Denver, California and otherwise stated businesses keep coming to Dallas? Because we’re nice, welcoming and we like to eat. A lot. 2. SUSIECAKES IS ALL ABOUT BEING ALL NATURAL. As in butter, flour, eggs, […]

First Look: The Dream Café is OPEN in East Dallas

A while back, I came across some good news for people who hate shitty tacos. Fuzzy’s at the corner of Mockingbird and Abrams in East Dallas was closing and being replaced by Dream Café. Finally, this week, the newest addition to the family-friendly restaurant scene in East Dallas is (softly) open. Dream Café is planning […]

Sneak Peek // Go Go to Hash House a Go Go: It Opens This Friday in Plano

Ever been to a Hash House a Go Go? If you had, you’d remember. I’ve been to one in Las Vegas, and damn. Here are some things to know about HHGG (which is what I’ll be calling it): 1) Huge portions is pretty much the first two words that come to mind when trying to […]

NEW FOOD NEWS: UberEATS Launches New Standalone App with 10-10 Hours and 100 Restaurants

Things are getting hot and fast in the food-item delivery universe. There’s Caviar, Postmates, Favor, UberEATS and all the other ones… and now UberEATS isn’t just a tab within the Uber app that can get some people food really quickly during lunch during the week, it’s a standalone app with almost 100 Dallas restaurants, double […]