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 […]

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 […]

Foodbitch Travel Playbook: Feast Portland in pictures

I came, I saw, I FEASTED. If you’ve been following along (THANKS Y’ALL!), you know was out at FEAST Portland a couple weeks ago. I’m still full. I wanted to take a bit of time to go back and show you all the delicious beauty I encountered, or at least a pretty good sampling of it. Things you’ll […]

Now Open: A First Look at Texas Scratch Kitchen

Texas Scratch Kitchen is Now Open There’s a new kitchen in town, and yes I’m talking about a renovation, but not the home renovation kind, though the before/after is quite shocking. In a space that used to house Coconuts Island Grill in Pavilion Center near Inwood Village, full of fun, colorful, fishy flavor, stands the wooded, […]

Black, White and Red All Over: Saint Rocco’s New York Italian is Open in Trinity Groves

Funny story: legendary restauranteur and Dallassite Phil Romano (no relation to Ray) gave me his biscotti yesterday. Not a euphemism. Anyway, here are the  photos I took of his new flagship restaurant in his passion project: Trinity Groves. Check out the full story by Yours Truly over on the Dallas Observer food blog later this […]

Mo drinky? No problem: LASH alcohol delivery app responds to @Drizly Q&A

The folks at LASH (makers of yet another alcohol delivery app in town), caught wind of the Q&A I posted with the Drizly guys. So naturally they wanted to tell you all what makes their app better and/or special. I have a couple of quick points on that: 1) In-n-Out Burgers 2) chicken nuggets. Yeah […]

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 […]

Savor Dallas Food and Wine festival plans to kick ass and take names in 2015 #Sponsored

You know that saying about leaving well enough alone? Yeah, Dallas has been throwing that saying right out the window lately when it comes to food. Suddenly, the status quo isn’t cutting it, and that’s a very good thing for all of our collective stomachs. First, the Town of Addison’s Taste Addison cluster became Fork […]

A Meaty Adventure at Pappas Steakhouse in Dallas

Sometimes I think to myself, “I should be a vegetarian. Think of how healthy and skinny I’d be!” Then I slap my own damn face. “But sushi!” I exclaim. “Okay, okay. I could be a pescetarian!” Yeah, okay. For like a week. Because STEAK.   I fucking love a good steak. And you know what else? I […]

@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 […]

Brunch Me, Baby: A #VIPeek at Brunch at MAX’s Wine Dive

I’ve said this on the Twitters before, but just in case you didn’t catch it, it’s very important that you understand that MAX’s Wine Dive serves BRUNCH ON FRIDAY, SATURDAY AND SUNDAY. I said Friday. That means you can have brunch, and go back to work with a smile on your face and a mimosa […]

A #VIPeek at Matt McCallister’s FT33

One part art gallery. One part industrial complex. One part restaurant. That’s FT33. Today I was treated to lunch at one of the most anticipated openings this year: Chef McCallister’s FT 33.  This special meal, laid out for the media, was a spectacular sampling of the type of work McCallister lives for: artistic, creative, molecular, […]

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 […]

13 Things I Loved About Last Week’s Jacob’s Creek Wine Dinner @Bistro31 #BLTN

That hashtag up there (#BLTN) is for Better Late Than Never. I’m a busy bitch. I sometimes take a little too long to get my shit together and tell you all about the deliciousness I experience. Sorry about that. But the expiration date isn’t quite upon us, so it’s still good. ;) The folks at […]