NOW SWIRLING: Cow Tipping Creamery in East Dallas #FirstLook #VIPeek

Welp, things are happening and they are sweet, delicious things that are very, very bad for my waistline. First, Hypnotic Emporium Ice Cream opened up next to Hypnotic Donuts. Emporium Pies is coming to Deep Ellum. And now this: Cow Tipping Creamery, a mecca of soft serve heaven, is open in East Dallas — right inside […]

Peep The Menu: Austin’s Royal Blue Grocery is Coming to Highland Park Village

It’s early, but my stomach is growling. I’m planning a party. No occasion, just looking at the catering menu at Royal Blue Grocery is making me want to plan a party. Because I want to eat this sandwich platter. And some bagels. Well, I’ll need to try the bagels first. See if they’re worth their […]

Uchi Dallas Opens Tonight. Here’s a Peek Inside, and a Q&A with the Chefs

Uchi Dallas opens tonight. FINALLY! This following is a post of a piece I wrote for The Dallas Observer’s Food & Drink blog. You can also read it there if you’d like.  Uchi means “naked” in Japanese, um Swahili. Makes sense, when you think about it. Not because every “foodie” (shudder) in town is all, […]

Read My Official 2015 Austin Food and Wine Festival Recap on the Official AFWFest Blog

As an official Austin Food & Wine Festival Blogger Ambassador, one of my official ambassadorial duties was to write about my experiences for the festival and present my findings to the powers that be so that my words might be published on the official blog of the festival. So. Damn. Official. This was indeed exciting. […]

This weekend: watch me eat and drink at The Austin Food & Wine Festival

Will you be in Austin this weekend? If not, feel free to live vicariously through my tweets, facebook posts and ‘grams as I share my foodventures, sips and bites at the delicious Austin Food & Wine Festival! Two years ago I was an official Ambassador and this year I have the chance to do it all […]

Peep the Uchi Dallas menu right here, right now!

There’s good sushi, there’s bad sushi, and there’s sushi that’s just okay. Then there’s Uchi. Uchi is something entirely different. It’s another category. It’s an experience. Uchi celebrates the product, the purity and quality and perfection of sushi, but it also is about creating dishes (see Kamo Nabe with duck, mushroom and chili, pictured left) that you haven’t seen […]

@CityofAte #CROSSPOST: Austin Food & Wine Festival to be a Buffet of Food, Wine, Music and Stars

If you want to see a bitch get excited, offer her a chance to be an “Official 2013 AFWF Lifestyle Ambassador.” That’s what I always say. Okay, so I don’t always say that, but I sure am saying it now. Turns out after watching the festival go by, listfully, longingly wanting to attend, this year […]