We are celebrating 3 years since the launch of DallasFoodNerd! DFN is a community project of a few (20+ now!) Dallas based nerds who happen to like food, probably a little too much! Do you have a restaurant that you would like to have featured? Reach out to the DFN founders @Elysa or @RoryEllis or email Foodie@dallasfoodnerd.com.

Urban Crust Celebrates 5th Anniversary

Urban Crust Celebrates 5th Anniversary

TweetUrban Crust in downtown Plano recently celebrated its fifth anniversary, and we were there to join the festivities! The restaurant opened its doors early for media and VIP guests, so we got first dibs on delicious wood-fired pizza and an array of cocktails. We also met the owners Nathan and Bonnie Shea and rubbed elbows with World MasterContinue Reading

An Evening at John Tesar’s Knife

An Evening at John Tesar’s Knife

TweetMy wife, the Dutchess, recently got a promotion, so it was my job to create a celebration. The last time we celebrated something wonderful was at Spoon, Chef John Tesar’s seafood joint. It was one of the best meals we ever had. You can read about it at FatherFeedsFlock. I decided that I wanted to checkContinue Reading

Book Review: 300 Best Homemade Candy Recipes

Book Review: 300 Best Homemade Candy Recipes

TweetIf you love candy and chocolate, or have wanted to try recipes for these goodies at home, you will enjoy reading the new book, 300 Best Homemade Candy Recipes by Jane Sharrock. The book offers 300 recipes for tasty candies, chocolates, pralines, crèmes, fudges, toffee, holiday treats and no-bake cookies. If you are newbie when it comesContinue Reading

Celebrate National Tequila Day with Blue Nectar

Celebrate National Tequila Day with Blue Nectar

TweetHappy National Tequila Day! There are a small number of National Fill-in-the-Blank Days I notice, but Tequila Day is one worth toasting to. Last night I celebrated with Blue Nectar Tequila at Meso Maya in Dallas. I had the opportunity to enjoy a couple tequila cocktails, experience my first guided tequila tasting and meet Nikhil Bahadur, co-founderContinue Reading

Free Advanced Screening: “The Hundred-Foot Journey” (July 30)

Free Advanced Screening: “The Hundred-Foot Journey” (July 30)

TweetDallas Food Nerd will host a FREE advanced screening of the new movie “The Hundred-Foot Journey.” Join us at the Angelika Theatre at Mockingbird Station on Wednesday, July 30. The movie will begin at 7:30 p.m. Please register in advance here, and feel free to invite your friends! The movie releases to the general publicContinue Reading

New and Old Italian Favorites at Olivella’s

New and Old Italian Favorites at Olivella’s

TweetI work in the West End, and to be honest, there just aren’t many food choices around. You’ve got Chipotle, Corner Bakery, a handful of overpriced steakhouses…and, of course, Hooters and Dick’s. At first glance it looks pretty bleak. But toward the AAC and around the corner you’ll find Olivella’s Neo Pizza Napoletana, which is arguably theContinue Reading

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