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 […]

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, […]

FEAST Portland 2017: The Wrap-up

  I came, I saw, I feasted: FEAST Portland 2017   FEAST Portland is a festival I look forward to all year. It has a spirit about it that’s just different from all the other food festivals I’ve visited. The air, the makers, the wine, the food. You’ve got to go experience it for yourself. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

A First Look at Lakewood Smokehouse #Comped

I’m just going to start by saying it would take a lot to make me forget about Ali Baba. That’s the Mediterranean-flavored deliciousness that used to reside at the end of my street in Lakewood. But I have to admit the folks who also own Three Stacks BBQ in Frisco have done a pretty sweet redecorating […]

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. […]

Introducing foodMoM!

I love my twin #foodbabies. I love them more than all the sushi and cocktails and foie gras and soft cheeses and chicken salad sandwiches and everything else I couldn’t eat while I was growing them inside me for 38 weeks while they took turns stomping on my bladder like they were trying to mash […]

The Top 12 Worst Foodie Sins

Yom Kippur is coming. 25-ish hours of consuming absolutely nothing while repenting for a year’s worth of sins. As I try to pass the time until precisely 7:44 p.m. on Saturday night (the end of the Yom Kippur fast), I’ll have plenty of time to think about all the food sins I’ve personally committed over […]