Category Archives: Cakeballs

Beer Salmagundi

by Steven Doyle

I ran into the new Deep Ellum Brewing Company sales guru and occasional contributor to craveDFW, Tait Lifto, last evening while hoisting a pint at Common Table. Lifto shared this photo of what appears to be a Dallas beer summit meeting with local heads of state. This is Drew Huerter (DEBC), Charlie Papazian (beer guru), Dennis Wehrmann (Franconia), Wim Bens (Lakewood Brewing Company) and Michael Peticolas (Peticolas) all from left to right.        Continue reading

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Treats of Christmas at NorthPark

by Crave Staff

The Texas Chefs Association is look for professional bakers to donate their goods to this wonderful cause that benefits several local charities in North Texas.  They are also looking for professional pastry eaters to come buy the goods!  Check out the information below to learn how you may help.

NorthPark Center and the Texas Chefs Association’s 25th Annual “Treats of Christmas” will be held Saturday, December 17th at NorthPark Center.

The best chefs, bakers and culinary students in Dallas will sell sumptuous cakes, cookies, pies and candies to raise much needed funds for the North Texas Food Bank and the Union Gospel MissionContinue reading

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Artizone Expands Further North in Dallas

by Steven Doyle

Have a need for organic milk, beef or artisan baked goods but not wanting to leave the house or office? We reported on Artizone many months ago and thought nit was time to check in on the unique delivery service.

When we first ran a story on Artizone they had just started out in the artisan delivery business. And in the past few months we have been hearing more positive feedback from readers on Artizone. Since that time so many months ago Artizone has expanded to add a variety of goods including beer and wine.  Continue reading

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Stalking Julie Powell Part Deux

by Steven Doyle

On slower days such as this we like to turn to Facebook for amusement. Nothing charms us more than a look-see through Julie Powell’s Facebook wall where she offers daily quips and anarchy. You may recall Powell from the book Julie and Julia, with the subsequent film of the same title.

She describes herself on Facebook as such: “I may be a narcissistic whore, a libidinous shrew, and a defiler of the institution of marriage, but other than that I’m really a very nice person.”

Stalk on with us as we filter through some of her updates.  Continue reading

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Toni Rivard – Fashionably Fabulous Cakeballs at NorthPark

By Cheryl Ng Collett of IttyBittyFoodies

The name, “Toni Rivard” of Crème de la Cookie is synonymous with cakeballs in Dallas. Naturally when Rivard developed her new upscale bakery concept located just outside of Neiman Marcus at NorthPark Center, she used her namesake. The tiny outpost is as fashionable as the department store it sits in front of.   Continue reading


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