Corned beef is made from brisket, a relatively inexpensive cut of beef. The meat goes through a long curing process using large grains of rock salt, or “corns” of salt, and a brine. It’s then slowly cooked, turning a tough cut of beef into one that’s super tender and flavorful.
Ireland was a major producer of salted meat, going back all the way to the Middle Ages and lasting through the 19th century. It wasn’t always called corned beef, though. That didn’t come until the 17th century when the English coined the term. Continue reading →
There is nothing more satisfying in the morning than a few slabs of terrific pancakes and a perfect cup of steaming hot black coffee to set your day in motion. Go for an entire stack and a pot of coffee for a more extreme perpetual motion. We have been scoping out some of the top spots in the Dallas area for pancakes, and hope you enjoy them as much as we have. We know there are many more that we enjoy, but we had to limit this list to ten. What are your favorites?
Crossroads Diner will open its new location at the intersection of Preston and Campbell Roads in Dallas.
The newly revitalized shopping center provides excellent exposure for Crossroads Diner, and serves an important demographic as diverse as its menu of refined American comfort food. Crossroads welcomes guests for both breakfast and lunch.
The successful diner will continue to serve the same great menu, with the excellent quality and service its loyal fan base has come to expect. The restaurant is slated to open in January 2016.
It is National Sticky Bun Day (I don’t make this stuff up) and there is virtually no better place on the planet to enjoy this gooey delight than at Dallas’ own Crossroads Diner. Here you will find an assortment of fantastic breakfast and luncheon items. Certainly the frittatas are also queued up as the best the city has to offer, as are the burgers. But the unmitigated star of the program are the sticky buns. Continue reading →
With a big break in the middle, this week flew by at break-neck speeds. This didn’t stop us from missing a meal, in fact it probably helped us a long a bit. With fireworks we ate some dogs this week, some fantastic roasted corn and plowed through more than a few orders of wings while studying the mating habits in the local bar scene for a future story.
This week we wish to bring you five of our very favorite dishes of the week that were not otherwise already highlighted on craveDFW. Dine along with us as we nosh on some really nice dishes. Continue reading →