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Foursquare Thinks the Best BBQ Restaurant in Dallas is Smoke, Which Isn’t Even a BBQ Restaurant

Those kooky wonks at Foursquare sent me their Best of Dallas rankings, imploring me to publicize their guide. “Good news,” their people wrote, “finally, there is a ‘best of’ Dallas guide based on where people actually go! Foursquare has crunched more than 3 billion check-ins and tens of millions of tips to create ‘best of’ guides for Continue reading → ...

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Hot Date: “Raiser Grazer” Fundraiser for Les Dames d’Escoffier Set for March 3

The grande dames of culinary DFW — Les Dames d’Escoffier — will hold the Dallas chapter’s annual fundraiser, called the Raiser Grazer, on March 3. It’s a fancy-shmancy dine around at Union Station, in downtown Dallas, where you “donate” $65 for a ticket, show up, grab a wine glass, then snack, snack, snack. There’s a Continue reading → ...

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Don’t Read This If You Are Hungry: Tim Byres New “Smoke” Cookbook is a Stunner

Wow. What a stunner Tim Byres’ new Smoke cookbook is. I just flipped through an advance copy, and my stomach is growling over nearly every smokey, crispy, crunchy bit in there. In this 250-page book, Byres spills all the Barbecue Pit beans (page 181),  including the secrets to Smoke’s smoked brisket and cornbread hash (page Continue reading → ...