It’s Friday the 13th and for some superstitious types might considered this day unlucky. But we have sampled a few dishes this week that with even the smallest shred of luck you might want to sample and turn all that Bad Joss around. Continue reading
Category Archives: Cheese
Scardello’s Rich Rogers will be leading a cheese tour in Austin from Friday, May 18 – Sunday, May 20. Activities will include a cheese and wine reception at the Volstead Lounge, a bus tour to Pure Luck Dairy, Jester King Brewery, Argus Cidery and a farm-to-table dinner. What could be a better weekend for a true cheese lover? Space is limited, so visit Scardello’s website at to book your reservation today.
If you haven’t checked out the Grand Dame of Cheese Paula Lambert’s shop in Deep Ellum you have not experienced one of the city’s sweet slices of life. The Mozzarella Company cheese shop is tiny; very tiny. But somehow Lambert is able to crank out enough cheese to supply many area shops including Bolsa Mercado, Scardello, Whole Foods, Central Market, and even more regional and national restaurants. Continue reading
As most know there have been huge changes at Central 214 since hiring forward-thinking chef Graham Dodds, and soon there will be a fun remodel to reflect more what the chef and the hotel are really about. The Hotel Palomar is the sleek and modern hotel owned by Kimpton and touts to be a green hotel with a corporate philosophy of environmental conservation and consciousness. Soon there will be a remodel to reflect that style more and open up the room more to the hotel. Continue reading
We will sign off any reason to try a great burger, and this week Tillamook provided just such an occasion. We are already knee deep in Tillamook’s Dallas Burger Week and you can find their cheeses layered on some of the city’s finest patties March 17-24, 2012.
What makes this whole Tillamook cheese week so special is that you are guaranteed to have delicious slices of real cheese oozing down the side of your burger instead of some odd science experiment. Continue reading
I would recognize that bun anywhere. The soft but toasty brioche smacks of the flavorful Empire Bakery as any decent chef-driven burger should. I did a late night drop in to take a bite out of the new Chop House Burger which just opened but a few days ago. I was downtown most of yesterday afternoon, but a drive-by made me skittish with the hoards of people pouring out of the new burger joint. Continue reading