The 2018 Big Tex Choice Awards Finalists in Emojis

It’s 2018 Big Tex Choice Awards time, y’all! Third year’s the charm. Or have we all completely run out of creative things to fry? Not yet! Not today, Satan! Oh emojis. So full of emotion. Let’s deep fry ’em like we do everything in Texas, shall we? Presenting: The 2018 Big Tex Choice Awards Finalists […]

10 Dallas Date Night Classics

#GREATEST DALLAS DATE NIGHT CLASSICS If you haven’t been here, then you don’t know Dallas. So, to be completely honest, this list is pulling some double duty right now. I wrote a longer list for the folks at Central Track, but this, more curated list is just for you darlings, so you can keep the […]

Updated to include 2017: The Foodbitch 100

  NEW AND IMPROVED TO INCLUDE ALL THE FOODS I ATE IN THE YEAR 2017 A.D.: THE FOODBITCH 100, AKA I’LL TELL YOU WHAT TO EAT AND YOU’LL LIKE IT: THE ULTIMATE DALLAS LIST. What are The foodbitch 100? Well I’m glad you asked, m’lady. Or sir. They’re my favorite things to eat in Dallas, […]

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 […]

Beats & Eats at the Granada Continues with Kirk Thurmond and Jon Alexis of TJ’s Seafood

Beats & Eats is coming! This Savor Dallas event takes place at The Granada Theater and puts together culinary and musical talent for an unforgettable evening. Get your tickets now. The first Beats & Eats featured Chef Oliver Sitrin of The Blind Butcher with music by Tomar and the FCs. Hopefully you didn’t miss it. […]

Date Me in Deep Ellum: Idle Rye

Date me in Deep Ellum: Idle Rye My series continues with yet another killer spot for food and cocktails in Deep Ellum: Idle Rye. Extremely knowledgeable servers, a subtle, not trying-too-hard atmosphere and excellent drinks set the stage for awesome food to shine. I’d describe it as a modern gastropub, but with some worldly flavors […]

Shhhhh… a Peek Inside Don’t Tell Supper Club

What did you do last Saturday night? Because unless you helped a magician swallow a sword, watched a hipster juggler juggle knives, drank badass cocktails with friends, ate apps, mains and zerts studded with gilded sculptures and was genuinely surprised by how much fun it all was, I had a better Saturday night than you […]

The 2017 Big Tex Choice Awards Finalists In Emojis!

I’m doing it again. Because it’s fun. Presenting… The 2017 Big Tex Choice Awards Finalists … IN EMOJIS! Sure, I could have woken up at 4 in the morning to go check out these ridiculous deep-fried monstrocities in person and taken photos for you to see, OR… you can go see those photos on other […]

Foodbitch Travel Playbook: Operation Staycation, Family Edition at the Hilton Anatole

Foodbitch Travel Playbook: Operation Staycation, Family Edition at the Hilton Anatole & JadeWaters Resort Last summer, I was lucky enough to be among the first to experience the lovely oasis that is the newly resort-ized Hilton Anatole & JadeWaters. Currently my fave spot to staycate, the Anatole has everything a family needs to have tons […]

Date Me in Deep Ellum: Niwa Japanese BBQ

Date me in Deep Ellum! Take me to Niwa Japanese BBQ. Puh-lease! This is going to be a new series. Because it needs to happen. Here’s why. It’s not news that Deep Ellum is like, a THING now. It’s full of awesome stuff. Places to eat and drink and walls to take photos in front […]

Lekka Means Good: a #VIPeek at the New Henderson Location

Lekka Means Good Last week my Food Bastard and I got to do drinks and dinner together thanks to a couple of really nice grandparents who were willing to take care of our crazy Food Babies while we hit the town. But where to go for dinner? It might be a humblebrag, but it’s also […]

Social School: The Cedars Social Introduces Social Hours

The Cedars Social: A good-looking bar with quality food and drinks. Perfect for when you’re wanting something a little bit different, but definitely classy. And the new happy hour makes it easy to try something new when everything is just $6 or less. Who needs $14 cocktails anyway?! Reality. Check. Please! The other night, we […]

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 […]

Going GREEN: Dallas’ 11 Best Salads Right Now

You pinch, I punch. That’s my motto on St. Patty’s Day, anyway. Even though green is my favorite color, I’m not so much into the holiday itself. We Jewish folk have plenty of our own drinking holidays; there’s no need to piggyback off others’. One of our biggest, Purim, was just a couple of days […]

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 […]

Like A Shake Shack Cowboy

Just wanted to drop a quick post to say that Shake Shack’s BBQ menu is damn tasty. And their seasonal shakes, including the Mint Cookies & Cream one pictured below, are definitely devilish. I’m not sure I can say I prefer the BBQ Chick’n Shack to the original, but it’s a tasty item to try if you’re […]

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 […]

Super Late Super Bowl List

Sources tell me there’s a “Big Game” coming up this Sunday. I don’t know, I’m not really into sports. It’s just so gosh darned American: exercising our right to watch America’s game on a big screen TV while drinking American beers and eating American food. In fact, of the teams playing is the Patriots, for goodness’ […]

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 […]

Foodbitch’s 2017 Bucket Lists

It all started when I had the worst enchiladas ever, in Huntsville, Texas. Why was I eating a plate of enchiladas in Huntsville? It’s a long story, but basically I used Foursquare (what?) to find a place to stop along the highway on the way home from Galveston after a family cruise. It was late […]

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 […]

Fall in Love with Abacus’ New Fall Menu and Happy Hour

First things first: Abacus is launching a fall happy hour with $12 appetizers and $6 cocktails. This is a stellar deal when you consider we’re talking about Abacus. A Dallas mainstay of high-end dining and the home of the infamous lobster shooters. So on Tuesdays through Fridays from 5:00 to 6:30, I suspect this would […]

A Park & Palate 2016 Recap with Pictures

In August we got a sneak preview of this year’s Park & Palate that tempted us with hamachi, sweet desserts by pastry chef Julie Vorce, and plenty of bubbles. Chefs and barmen gathered to let the media know about the annual fundraiser for the park and all it would entail this year. Fast forward to […]

Because Thanksgiving: Give The Power of Pie Through Sunday

Good news! This opportunity has been extended through Sunday! If you’re like me and you’ve been trying to find things to be thankful for lately, one thing you can be thankful for is your health. That you’re not hungry. And that there are organizations like VNA Texas and Meals on Wheels that take care of […]