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Battle of the Pies May 20th

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Good Local Markets brings their “Battle of the Pies” to the Tyler Street Farmers Market in Oak Cliff on Saturday, May 20th from 10:30am – 12:30pm (909 West 9th Street at N. Polk).  For 8 years White Rock Market has hosted the blockbuster pie extravaganzas and now the fun continues at Good Local Markets newest locale, Tyler Street Market.

The Tyler Street Pie Contest is for amateur bakers of all ages bakers with a special award for best youth bakers under 16.  All pies are available for tasting by the public, who vote “Best of” in the categories of Fruit, Nut, Chocolate, Cream/Custard and Best Overall.  Entry fee is $5 per pie and tasting tickets will be available day of for $5.  Continue reading

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Oak Cliff’s Bouchon 1314 Closed

bouchon1by Steven Doyle

The Oak Cliff wine bar Bouchon closed its doors last week after a missive from owner Jean-Michel Sakouhi announced his retirement and ankles from the industry.

Sakouhi has been a mainstay in the industry for nearly 25 years dating back to his service days at the Mansion on Turtle Creek, and restaurants such as  Tramontana, Paris Bistrot, The Vault and S07 Bistro in Fort Worth. Bouchon opened in Oak Cliff almost exactly two years ago.   Continue reading

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Veracruz Cafe Rescues You From The Dull Enchilada Lunch

by Steven Doyle

Tex Mex be gone.  Dallas has a love affair with oil-puddled enchiladas but there are more than a few truly wonderful restaurants serving hot interior Mexican cuisine. We need to embrace these beautiful restaurants when we find them, and one such restaurant is located in the Bishop Arts District called Veracruz Cafe.     Continue reading

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Dallas Chefs Step Up To Aid Detainees And Attorneys At DFW Airport This Weekend

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What started as a call of concern between Alice Laussade and Andrea Grimes, both of whom worked for the Dallas Observer, took a spin for the gallant as the message of concern of this weekend’s detainees and the nearly 30 attorneys at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. These people needed to be fed.

An eventual call to Amy Cowan, owner of Oddfellows in Oak Cliff and to her chef Anastacia Quinones started the wheels in motion for an operation that lasted a good part of a Sunday afternoon during an extremely busy brunch service at their restaurant.  Continue reading

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Blues, Bandits & BBQ November 13th

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It is time once again for the 7th annual Blues, Bandits, & BBQ benefiting KNON Community Radio and Mardi Gras Oak Cliff. The 2-day festival will be held Friday, November 11th and Saturday, November 12th in Oak Cliff, Texas.   Continue reading

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Chef AQ On Her Favorite Sandwich

aqby Steven Doyle

Today is National Sandwich Day, and we will be exploring the breaded wonder all day. We begin with a chat with one of our favorite chefs, Anastacia Quinones (Chef AQ) who is currently running the kitchen at Oddfellows in Oak Cliff’s Bishop Arts District.

Chef AQ was quick to answer our call as to which sandwich was her favorite to celebrate this auspicious day:  Continue reading

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Eat Me: Ten Bells Elotes

ten-bellsby Steven Doyle

What has been an odd week for elotes in Dallas comes a beautiful dish from the good people at Ten Bells Tavern in the Bishop Arts District of Oak Cliff. This sumptuous dish screams for attention, and certainly to be eaten paired with good beer and greater friends. Continue reading

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