Chefs for Farmers 2016 Wrapup

I came. I ate (SO MUCH!). I judged. That’s my Chefs For Farmers 2016 experience in a nutshell. But it’s so much more than that!! I don’t need to retell the story of CFF; you can read that over on their site. But I will show you the main event in pictures, and make sure […]

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 […]

I’ve got the sickness, and Remedy is the cure.

Remedy, the hot new spot from former Top Chef contestant Danyele McPherson (who worked with chefs Brian Luscher of The Grape and Stephan Pyles of Stephan Pyles, Stampede 66 and San Salvaje), tosses out plate after plate of southern-style greatness you wish your mama made, from hushpuppies with spicy butter to deliciously killer chicken liver […]

Peep the new menu at Goodfriend! #EatingEastDallas

Matt Tobin and Josh Yingling of Goodfriend (and Blind Butcher) have unleashed a new menu upon us. These guys are smart. Know how I know? Because they opened up an awesome bar/restaurant in East Dallas before anyone else was doing something that awesome. And they’ve been rewarded. Full house, waits, and great times every time […]

Great Burger, Bad Design: Hopdoddy Burger Bar

OKAY, HOPDODDY. I’m only gonna say this once. Just because people will wait in line for an hour in the blistering Texas heat for your delicious burgers and shakes, doesn’t mean they should. It doesn’t mean you’ve got it right, as far as your model for business. Linedness is not necessarily the measure of success. […]

*UPDATED* New Food News: More to Love at Goodfriend

Oh happy day! Just when you thought Goodfriend couldn’t get any gooder, here comes chefs Jeana Johnson and Colleen O’Hare with some new drool-worthy menu items to try. And they sound really, really good. And just in time for Valentine’s Day. Goodfriend, let’s be more than friends. New & Notable:  Fez Mezze: hummus with escalavida, goat […]

@CityofAte #CROSSPOST: Celebrating Burgers & Beer with Goodfriend

There are awesome things happening in East Dallas. Lots to celebrate. And a lot those things are due to the hard work of the two guys who own Goodfriend Beer Garden and Burger House off Garland and Peavy Road, Matt Tobin and Josh Yingling. What makes this neighborhood bar different from most is the strong […]

Celebrity Chefs Announced for 10/19 DIFFA Burgers & Burgundy Event!

Now that I’ve got your attention, here’s some info from the Burgers & Burgundy camp: They’ve announced their celebrity burger makers! They are: John Tesar – Spoon Bar & Kitchen Tiffany Derry – Private Social Michael Sindoni – Charlie Palmer Scott Romano – Private Chef Patton Robertson – Five Sixty by Wolfgang Puck Ross Demers […]