Category Archives: chefs

Dressing Up Your Fish

by Jon Alexis

We eat with all 5 of our senses. Here are some easy ways to dress up your fish meals at home that appeal to all our senses. Tips we’ve learned over the years from restaurant chefs to our own customers.     Continue reading

Leave a comment

Filed under chefs, Cooking Classes, Dallas, Jon Alexis, Party!, Seafood, TJ's Fresh Seafood Market, Wine

Dallas Enchilada All Star Line Up

by Steven Doyle

Growing up in Dallas it would be difficult to avoid the enchilada. The Tex-Mex beauties delicately filled, rolled and sauced for your dining pleasure. And what great memories most Texans have as children growing up noshing on the humble enchilada each Wednesday in our public schools, the same day that El Fenix  offers their inexpensive deal on enchiladas. Perhaps some lay in puddles of grease, but we know how to sop that up with a tortillas for an extra side-car treat.

This past week we craved enchiladas and sought them out with vengeance. This began as our five favorites, but as we started in on them the list grew. Enjoy these enchiladas are in no particular order because Cinco de Mayo and all.

By the way, the list does not include marvelous Mexican restaurants such as Jose. We certainly do not consider them in the same category as Tex Mex.

Continue reading

1 Comment

Filed under beer, Cheese, chefs, Dallas, Food Photos, Food Porn Alert, fun with food, Hatch Chiles, Mexican Food, Party!, Steven Doyle

Sunday Brunch: Mignon

by Joy Jangles

Chef James Sleeth from Mignon  joins us for Sunday Brunch this week. Originally from Ohio, Chef Sleeth found his love for cooking through his mother. His interest for food and service started at a young age, working at restaurants as a dishwasher and server. He eventually went on to attend the American Culinary Federation where he completed two 3-year apprenticeships.                   Continue reading

Leave a comment

Filed under Brunch, chefs, Crave, Joy Jangles, Plano, Sunday Brunch

Hey Grandpa, What’s for Supper?

by Steven Doyle

We invite our readers to send in photos and descriptions of their latest dinner conquest.  We put out this on occasion for everyone to see.

Here are a few favorites you might enjoy.    Continue reading

Leave a comment

Filed under Bacon, beer, Burgers, Cheese, chefs, Crave, Dallas, Downtown, Plano, restaurant news, Stephan Pyles, Steven Doyle, What's for Supper

Malai Kitchen, a Bruncher’s Paradise

by Steven Doyle

Patio season is officially full on after the devastatingly hot and dry summer. The pooches are leading their sexy owners by the string past the cabanas that are playing soothing street music as cars bustle by to find a spot of their very own.

This is high season for brunch and none is sexier than the digs at Malai Kitchen, the fresh-faced Thai-Vietnamese  kitchen in the West Village compound off McKinney.

There you will find the restaurant prodigies and husband and wife team of Yasmin and Braden Wages busily running about tending to details. Details that we found amazing during our happy brunch time at Malai this past weekend.     Continue reading

Leave a comment

Filed under Bacon, Brunch, chefs, Cocktails, Food Porn Alert, Steven Doyle

How To Get The Most Out Of Your Crawfish: A Primer

by Jon Alexis

Crawfish boils rock. What’s more fun than bugs, beer and buddies?

We have some useful tips on how to throw your first crawfish boil… without everyone knowing you’re a rookie.  Follow along.  Continue reading

1 Comment

Filed under beer, chefs, Crave, Crawfish, Crawfish Boil, Dallas, Jon Alexis, Seafood, therapy