Pecan Lodge BBQ

My ideal Sunday –church service followed by great BBQ:  a good ol’ cup of Jesus in the morning and a sloppy plate of TX BBQ in the afternoon. God bless Texas and God bless Pecan Lodge’s BBQ.  Burnt ends: They’re a staple with Kansas City BBQ and quite a rare find on your TX BBQ menu but Pecan … Continue reading

The Cedars Social (Brunch)

 The Cedars Social opened about a month ago and thanks to a little social media birdy, I was alerted that the swanky 1970s cocktail den would debut its brunch last Saturday. Here’s a little foodporn to excite your breakfast sausage:      Marmalade Collins (pictured left)      The fluffy ephemeral Red Tomato Omelette will bring out your inner Wylie Dufresne egg fetish.     … Continue reading

The Grape Restaurant

The Grape opened in 1972 and was the first restaurant in Dallas to offer a blackboard menu as well as one of the first to offer wines by the glass. In 2007, the Greenville Avenue institution was acquired by returning chef, Brian Luscher and his wife and General Manager Courtney. Over the years The Grape’s employee list that reads … Continue reading

Neighborhood Services (The Original – Lovers)

If Neighborhood Services (NHS) were a person it’d be… The boy next door that everyone has a crush on. Have your parents and grandparents meet him, they’ll fall in love too. He’s down to earth and talented. He’s popular – not the cocky popular guy but the effortless cool guy. He’s the kid everyone wants … Continue reading

Krispy Kreme (Greenville Avenue)

After my donut stint at Gourdough’s , I realized I hadn’t had a Krispy Kreme donut in awhile. Honestly, I never saw what the whole hoopla was behind it, but that’s probably because I was blessed with the Texas-born Shipley Do-Nuts. Now let’s be honest– the last time I had Krispy Kreme was when I thought Spaghetti O’s® meatballs were a real … Continue reading