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Holiday Inn Expresss mobile food truck printing free “Pancake Selfies” in downtown Dallas today

Today is quite the pancake day. First, Original Pancake House says they’re expanding and bringing back pumpkin pancakes. Then Holiday Inn Express rolls into town with a mobile version of their “Stack Station,” a five push-button pancake machine that produces a one-minute “selfie” pancake from images you capture on your mobile phone camera. A laser etches the image  directly Continue reading →



Original Pancake House expanding to Las Colinas and Fort Worth just as pumpkin pancakes return for fall

Original Pancake House is on a growth spurt, branching out to Las Colinas next month (510 LBJ Freeway, in the former Carrino’s space) followed by Hulen Mall in Fort Worth and a OPH in San Antonio or El Paso next year, DFW franchisor Mark Bailey told the Hatch at a hosted brunch at the 27-year-old Original Pancake Continue reading →



Steak Town: A new chef is resurrecting The Palm steakhouse in Dallas and making it relevant again

Don’t make the mistake of thinking you’ve been to the Dallas Palm steakhouse before. Yes, the name’s the same, the restaurant’s dated decor and cheesy caricature graffiti is frozen in a 1980s time warp, and the West End location isn’t ideal. But scrape away the Dallas Palm’s sepia veneer and you’ll find good things surfacing at this classic downtown Continue reading →



Horseshoe Hill, new Fort Worth restaurant from chef Grady Spears, is an instant classic

Last weekend, a good friend and I found ourselves two knuckles deep into a jar of cheesy, beefy Bob Armstrong dip at Horseshoe Hill, the new Fort Worth Stockyards restaurant from chef Grady Spears. Grady’s an old friend, so I knew to expect cowboy cooking — chicken fried steak, buttermilk biscuits, locally sourced steaks seared over an open fire. Continue reading →



Here’s how to snag discount tickets to 6th Annual Dallas Chocolate Festival on September 12

There is a reason why the movie wasn’t titled Willy Wonka and the Taffy Factory—no sweet treat is more seductive, alluring, and mysterious than chocolate, especially in the hands of an artisanal chocolate maker or master pastry chef. This allure was in full evidence at the media preview event for the Dallas Chocolate Festival, coming up September Continue reading →


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CBD Provisions hosting veggie-centric guest chef dinner with Andrew Wiseheart of Austin’s Contigo on August 25

On Tuesday, August 25 at 7 p.m., CBD Provisions’ chef, Richard Blankenship, is teaming up with chef Andrew Wiseheart of Austin’s Contigo and Gardner for a special vegetable dinner celebrating the best of Texas’ summer produce. Wiseheart, a 2015 Food & Wine “People’s Best Chef: Southwest” nominee, brings to CBD Provisions an innovative approach to vegetable preparations as demonstrated at the acclaimed vegetable-centric Continue reading →