This is the season of giving, and a city full of chefs and bakers are donating pies to benefit Meals of Wheels.
Pumpkin pies, pecan pies and pumpkin bread are donated by Dallas’ best bakers and are purchased by the community for $25 per pie and $12 per loaf. All proceeds benefit VNA’s programs and services. For those who don’t like pie or who will be out of town for the holiday, the website offers the option to purchase a “zero calorie pie” for $25; that’s a $25 donation, no pie. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
We all have some sort of memory with Julia Child, some from television and her program the French Chef, others from the many local book signings, and some from marvelous dining experiences right here in Dallas. Continue reading
by Danielle Leahy photos by Jacque Manaugh
Hi, I’m the new Dallas, have we met?
Often bemoaned as a big name city with only small town fun, Dallas has long been considered a cultural wasteland of chain restaurants and pg rated community theater. Lacking in large scale public transportation, arts projects, or community involvement, for many of Dallas young professionals and up coming adults, a night on the town was usually limited to the current bar rotation on the fickle five hundred’s short list. Families trying to arrange weekend visits of public attractions could find little supporting infrastructure or options to make a drive into the city worth it for a family of four. Continue reading