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Just Back From: Waterfall Resort, a top-notch fishing lodge along Alaska’s Inside Passage

I’m just back from Waterfall Resort in northeast Alaska, where I plucked some nice king salmon, halibut, cod and black bass from the ocean this week. Waterfall’s owners repurposed an old salmon cannery to create  a top-notch fishing lodge along Alaska’s Inside Passage. You reach Waterfall by seaplane, a 45-minute flight from Ketchikan. The fishing season there is Continue reading →


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This famous Dallas chef will be serving SPAM corny dogs from a food truck

Dean Fearing is one of the founding father’s of Southwestern food. Now he’s embracing Spam, the Hawaiian treat. Or maybe just the fame that comes with embracing Spam. Fearing is the Dallas spokeschef for the SPAMERICAN Tour, “a coast-to-coast culinary journey” at which, Spam says in an email to the Hatch, “attendees will be treated to one-of-a-kind complimentary recipe Continue reading →


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Pizza Hut expects to sell 1,200 tons of pizza during the Super Bowl. Guess how many Zoli’s and Cane Rosso expect to sell

Pizza Hut sends word today that they expect to sell two million pizzas and five million wings during the Super Bowl, with the largest share of orders phoning in around 4 p.m. In case you’re wondering, that’s 1,200 tons of pizza and Pizza Hut’s busiest day of the year. Jay Jerrier, the owner of Zoli’s and Continue reading →



Napa author, sommelier Kelli White to join Gemma owners at December 14 wine dinner

Gemma owners Allison Yoder and Stephen Rogers send word that they will be welcoming an old friend from Napa Valley’s Press restaurant (where Yoder and Rogers formerly served as GM/somm and chef, respectively) when author and sommelier Kelli White rolls into Gemma on Monday, December 14, for dinner and the launch of her book, Napa Valley Then & Now. Continue reading →



Texas Monthly BBQ Festival brought Texas’ best pitmasters to Austin for one big BBQ party

Want more pics? Here’s a photo essay: A sold-out crowd of several thousand gathered by the shores of Lady Bird Lake in Austin last Sunday for Texas Monthly’s annual TMBBQ Festival, a celebration of all things BBQ. Twenty-three of the states top 50 BBQ joints were on hand, serving plates of their ribs, brisket, sausages, Continue reading →


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Steak Town: Nick & Sam’s opening a marquee steakhouse at NYC’s Rockefeller Center

Watch out, Del Frisco’s, another beefy Texan wants to knock you off your NYC steakhouse perch. Coming off another year of record sales, Nick and Sam’s Steakhouse has a inked a big deal to open a Nick and Sam’s in Manhattan’s Rockefeller Center late next year. “We have so many customers from New York who Continue reading →


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