by Nicholas Bostick
No one knows exactly where the pretzel came from. Some reports claim an Italian monk first baked the salty treats around 610 AD. They were called ‘pretiola’ or “little rewards” and given to good little boys and girls who learned their prayers; others say the pretzel originates from monks in southern France. One thing that is clear about pretzels
by Jerry Stewart
Happy Easter everyone. We have a special gift we saved for today and it is free for one lucky reader. We get all sorts of offers and some fit with what we do at craveDFW and others do not, but we put together several items that you might like to have in our special Easter basket just for you. Read on for details. Continue reading
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by Steven Doyle
As the Easter holiday approaches we are reminded about renewal of the planet, fresh Spring daisies and bluebonnets, little baby chicks and bouncy bunny rabbits. It is also a refreshing time for new restaurant menus as they roll out seasonal dishes to reflect the new found bounty. We are now seeing ramps, morels and even fiddlehead ferns grace our plates. This is a fantastic time of year.
We would love to make a list of some of our favorite bowls of carrot soup (Bijoux), or possibly deviled eggs, which are everywhere now. You will see a new version daily at Parigi on Oak Lawn. We also enjoy the deviled eggs at Nick and Sams where there are three versions on the same platter, but particularly enjoy the caviar topped eggs. Neighborhood Services also makes a mean egg as well. Continue reading