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The Cheap Bastard Put Up A Good Meat Fight

by Robyn Folmar            photos by Nicholas McWhirter

Peoples of the world…! Hear me when I tell you that Meat Fight was one giant pile of awesome. The music was loud, the chefs cut loose and the attendees knew they were lucky as hell to be there. Tickets sold out in about an hour when they went on sale a few months ago and I’m not ashamed to admit that I sat at my computer like a dipstick refreshing the page until I got my tickets.

The Sons of Hermann Hall was the perfect venue for such a ridiculously fun celebration of all things animal meat. Local celeb-o-chefs including Tiffany Derry (recently stranded in NYC for a few days due to Hurricane Sandy), Brian Luscher, Matt McCallister, Jeff Bekavac, Jack Perkins and Omar Flores competed to win some super sophisticated gold pig and beer can trophies and Burger King crowns.            Continue reading


Filed under Dallas, Robyn Folmar

Interview With Meat Fight Temptress Alice Laussade

by Steven Doyle

Prepare for a meaty overload of the barbecue kind, Dallas. Vegans, run for cover, this isn’t going to be pretty. Alice Laussade, The Dallas Observer’s James Beard nominated  “The Cheap Bastard” food columnist is bringing her private meat challenge public and has lined up plenty of beefy chefs to participate. Meat Fight 2012 takes place Sunday, November 4, 2012 at the Sons of Hermann Hall in Deep Ellum and should prove to be one of the more spectacular events of the year.                Continue reading


Filed under Food Challenge, fun with food, fundraiser, Steven Doyle

Alice Laussade Nominated For JBF Award

photo lifted from Alice's facebook

by Steven Doyle

Moments ago it was announced that local food humorist Alice Laussade, known best for her outrageous Cheap Bastard column at the Dallas Observer was nominated for the most prestigious  James Beard Foundation Book, Broadcast & Journalism Award in the category of humor. The particular story that won Continue reading


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