Last evening I stopped in the 40 Under 40 Awards Presentation and Battle of the Bakers that benefited the Dallas Furniture Bank. There were several recipients of the award that pop up on craveDFW from time to time like Iris McCallister, CEO of Oh* Brownie, Sander Wolf from DallasChocolate.org, Catharine Flagg who is a partner at Jackson & Flagg Public Relations, and local food and style writer Jennifer Buxton. Continue reading
Category Archives: Bake Sale
This week we spent an afternoon mulling over food trucks in the Arts District of Dallas. The many trucks lined up to sell their tacos, sliders and baked potatoes, and with the unseasonably beautiful weather hoards of people crept from the towers of downtown to enjoy a leisurely stroll and a fond repast.
We were joined by Natalie Roffino of US Food Trucks who has played a great role in the Dallas culinary scene for some time now. She has been the junior director for the Texas Chef’s Association for the past three years. Continue reading
Something pretty fascinating is going on each weekend in Dallas. A busload of food enthusiasts load up and discover Dallas by Chocolate, a fun recreational peek into all things culinary. The main thrust of the tours has been chocolate but there will be a concerted focus in coming months to branch out into other food related arenas and going into unusual local markets, farms, cheese makers, restaurants and shops. Continue reading
I had a chance to stop into the Polk-A-Dot Bakery this weekend and found some pretty marvelous goods being offered at this one year old business. The very quaint bakery is located in Addison Circle served breakfast and lunch, but is open most nights until 9pm, offering their guests spectacular coffees and free wifi on into the night.
Owner Narcy Gonzalez can be found bussing about tending to details and a certain happiness quotient as her patrons snapped up all the fresh cookies, brownies and cupcakes she has to offer. Continue reading
It was a pretty decent culinary weekend for me. Most every Saturday and Sunday I am working the Dallas by Chocolate tours where I am acting tour guide. This is a pretty good way to glide through four or five food destinations in just a few hours, grabbing samples and ideas along the way. For the most part this has been just chocolate and pastry destinations, but look for more savory destinations soon. I will be assembling some mystery tours and hitting some of my favorite hidden gems through out the city. How fun is that?
With this in mind, I wanted to share a few of my favorite bites from the past few days. Continue reading
I can’t imagine anyone not liking Girl Scout cookies. For a limited time Liberty Burger is offering Girl Scout Cookie shakes that are infused with Thin Mints, Tagalongs, or Samoas.
For every box of cookies Liberty Burger uses, Bicycles Plus is donating $1.00 to troop 2504.
Last year we told you about Great One Cookie Company and the owner, Pam Denesuk. Since opening she has been selling ton of cookies, and has been shipping all over the country. The tiny bakery on Monticello can really pump out some really good cookies.
Now Pam has really made the big time and caught the eye of some Hollywood types. As a result her now famous chocolate chip cookie will be offered as swag at the upcoming Academy Awards. Continue reading