On the confectionary scale of life, the lowly chocolate bar that is available at grocers, gas stations and convenience stores everywhere scores fairly low on the grand scale of treats. In Dallas we have some fine chocolate makers including Dude, Sweet Chocolate, CocoAndre Chocolatier and opening August 19th, Kate Weiser whose shop will be located in Trinity Groves. But the actual largest seller worldwide still stands the mighty Nestle’s, regardless of the quality.
As an impulse buy for someone needing a pick-me-up in the afternoon, or a chocolate hoarding fiend that doesn’t require much on taste or quality will find the average bar satisfying. Continue reading →
Our friends at Nespresso want to give away a Nespresso Umilk to one lucky craveDFW reader. This is a fantastic gift for you or a friend. The suggested retail price of the Nespresso Umilk is $229. The Umilk embodies a new generation of Nespresso machines. With its pure and elegant lines, flexible design, and its tactile interface, U is the new accomplice of our daily life. Continue reading →
There is a famous poem by William Carlos William that discusses purloined plums that sat in an ice box eaten at their prime by a remorseful significant other. It has been said that not much thought went into this very brief poem admittedly by William, but you can sense the remorse in the words that the plums were so delicious that he no doubt wished he had shared the experience.
Following is the original 1936 poem, followed by an imagined chef’s rendition. What we want you to do as an amazing contest is to think of a chef or a restaurant in Dallas or Fort Worth and write what they might say in this poem. Anyone can enter, including said chefs. Write your poem in comments. Continue reading →
Our friends at Nespresso want to give away a Nespresso Umilk to one lucky craveDFW reader for the holidays. This is a fantastic gift for you or a friend. The suggested retail price of the Nespresso Umilk is $229.
U embodies a new generation of Nespresso machines. With its pure and elegant lines, flexible design its tactile interface, U is the new accomplice of our daily life. Continue reading →
Stop manhandling those heavy backyard beasts and show off faster as grill master with the Coleman RoadTrip LX propane grill. It’s easy to tote around and set up. When you’re ready to grill, the Perfectflow Pressure Control System will keep the heat steady, even when it’s cold outside. Cook with authentic grilling flavor for more than an hour on one propane cylinder with 20,000 BTUs of combined power on 285 sq. in. (1838.07 sq. cm) of cooking surface. It’s perfect for tailgating, camping or a night on the patio.Stove grates for boiling brats and corn and griddles for cooking up tasty breakfasts are available separately. Continue reading →
Just in time for your summer tailgate, campout or poolside part, this convenient roll portable gas grill from Cuisinart could be yours this weekend. The Cuisinart CGG-240 All Foods Roll-Away Gas Grill has a 240-square-inch cast-iron grill surface with 15,000 BTU stainless-steel loop burner, and features an easy-to-use TwistStart electric ignition; signature temperature gauge. The grill is also equipped with a pair of stainless-steel folding side tables, and large wheels for easy transport. The retail price is $249. Continue reading →