DFW Restaurant Week 2020 officially kicks off the week of Aug. 31–Sept 6 (we have the full list below), with most restaurants extending participation for additional weeks, through Sept. 27. Select restaurants will also offer a head start on dining with Preview Weekend, Aug. 28-30. The official list of participating restaurants will be revealed when reservations open on Reservation Day, Aug. 4. Continue reading
After a decade in the restaurant business, Carol Nguyen wanted to open her first Vietnamese restaurant on Lower Greenville serving the food from her upbringing in Ha Noi and food from her favorite street vendors that she loves to eat. She was inspired to open Ngon when she wasn’t able to find the same culinary experiences and tastes of home in the Dallas area. Full of greenery, the modern and bright restaurant officially opens in early September at 1907 Greenville Ave. Dallas, TX 75206 (the old Shiva space).
If you’re experiencing summer doldrums, need a break from the heat, or just want something to look forward to, we’ve got good news: There’s a holiday on the horizon. Best of all, it’s dedicated to everyone’s favorite food. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
The American government hordes cheese. It’s an odd deal you may want to investigate, but there are actual stores of processed american cheese, not too unlike Velveeta, in giant government warehouses on the ready to distribute to disaster victims, food banks and welfare recipients. Other governments have been offered this cheese and refused. Ronald Reagan loved the program, with piles equivalent to two pounds per person. But what can be done with this cheese? Why not make queso? Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
We must be amusing ourselves when we order Chinese cuisine at restaurants that we seriously know are not serving anything close to what the Chinese might actually eat. There are restaurants that serve Chinese food that the Chinese consider indigenous, and we report on those often, but let’s take a look at dishes that the Chinese possibly never even heard of in their country. Continue reading
With so much change in the world, sometimes it’s comforting to think inside the box, especially when that box is filled with chocolate! This year, DallasChocolate.org is delivering the Dallas Chocolate Festival to the comforts of home with “The World of Chocolate – In a Box,” Sept. 12 & 13, 11AM – 5PM. Continue reading