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Eat Me: Quail “Wings” at Bowl and Barrel

quailby Steven Doyle

Chicken wings will always be all the rage in bars because they are so easy to make as they are to eat. Flavor delivered on its own natural stick, if you will. Somewhere there are a ton of quail scurrying about without the use of their legs, and we are all the better for it. These are very meaty and spicy specimens found at Bowl and BarrelContinue reading

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Happy Pi Day, Ya’ll

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On March 12, 2009 your lawmakers  passed a non-binding resolution (HRES 224) recognizing March 14, 2009 as National Pi Day. It is one of the more legit holidays we discuss here, and it is actually an homage to geeks everywhere who see the date as a reason to celebrate due to its mathematical implications. We say any reason to celebrate anything is just fine by us.

Since we are predominately about food we will suggest a few places to actually enjoy a pi(e) in Dallas.   Continue reading

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Donna’s Pie House Closed

pie bitesby Steven Doyle

Sad news in the pie world today. Donna’s Pie House has closed. Donna’s was located at 5600 Lover’s Lane and served up breakfast, delicious from scratch sandwiches and, of course, pie. Delicious, lovely pie. They were also noted for their pie bites, a two-bite handheld pie that came in dozens of flavors. For the holidays Donna’s would sell hundreds of pies and often had to cap off the amount they could make due to the shear volume.    Continue reading

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Celebrate With Great Joy National Pie Day In Dallas

DSC05160by Steven Doyle

I have these lovely country loving Amish friends who when you see them will regale you with pie.  These are by far the best pie bakers in the pie loving universe, and they do their magic without the means of a modern kitchen. It is a loving relationship that began with a slice of raisin cream pie. This is how all relationships should begin.

Today is National Pie Day, and I believe this springs up several times each year. No matter, it is a wonderful time to grab a slice or two around town, and of course, we have a list.

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A Bolsa Mercado Pie Moment

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We just wanted to make sure you had a chance at one of these pies at Bolsa Mercado. White Chocolate Banana Cream.

 

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Empire Baking Company Now Offering Pastries

DSC05649by Steven Doyle

One of our very favorite bakeries in Dallas is Empire Baking Company owned by the very talented Meaders Ozarow. The bakery does the majority of its business wholesale to local restaurants, but they also have a store front located in Inwood Village just off Lovers Lane.  Continue reading

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