I’ve grown up visiting family just outside of Knoxville, but spent very little time actually exploring the city, and even less time dining out there. (Because, really, why would I when we had Granny’s southern homecooking?!) So when we traveled to Knoxville recently for a family wedding, we stayed the night in town and explored the area, including a fantastic meal at J.C. Holdway. Joseph Lenn established himself as a legendary chef during the decade […]
Happy Mardi Gras! It only seems appropriate that I choose Mardi Gras to share my most recent trip to New Orleans, even if it was a little more than a month ago now. Most of my trips back to the Crescent City these days focus on weddings, and this trip was no different, for Lauren and Will’s nuptials. Dinner was covered with wedding activities each night, but we took the chance to try some newer […]
Dallas’ restaurant scene may constantly be evolving, but we love our staples and knowing that one place will always hit the mark. Tonight one of those staples, Steel Restaurant and Lounge, is celebrating 15 years with a throwback tradition of free sushi from 5 to 7:30 p.m.
Known for more than just wine, Forth Worth’s Winslow’s Wine Café has opened its second location, now in Dallas.
The Kentucky Derby may be the quintessence of southern events and style, and I’ve always held a special fondness for it since attending in 2009. So when my friend Erin invited us to a celebration at Del Frisco’s Grille, you can bet I was off to the races.
Named 2014 New Restaurant of the Year by The Dallas Morning News, Gemma continues to receive praise for its savory dishes and spectacular wine list.
I’ve been craving crawfish so badly that I can barely stand it and this past weekend I was ready to do something about it. I haven’t been back to Louisiana lately and I know better than to trust just any place in Dallas. The Big D does a lot of food really well, but Cajun food is hit or miss and a lot of crawfish boils consist of seasoning poured on top of the boiled crawfish […]
Last Thursday a few friends helped me celebrate my birthday at Casa Rubia in Trinity Groves and I was delighted by the Spanish tapas and delicious wine, let alone the good company!