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Author Archives: Christopher Baccus

The Subtle Magnetism of Garden Harvest Farms

“I believe that there is a subtle magnetism in Nature, which, if we unconsciously yield to it, will direct us aright.” – Henry David Thoreau After a long stressful week at work, there is nothing like a drive out to the country. The sun shining down on the blades of grass and each small crackContinue Reading

It’s a Small, Small World…

It’s a small, small world. One of my old friends from Gresham High School (a suburb of Portland, Oregon) posted a link on Facebook this morning sharing that his father passed away.  Always, sad news. What was interesting though was learning something about my friend Jean-Luc LaFont that I had never known.  His father JeanContinue Reading

You Can Eat and Chat. Here’s How and Why

If your hunger for food chatter is enormous, like my love for eating gas station tacos, than you might be interested in joining a weekly #FoodieChat on Twitter every Monday evening at 7pm Dallas time. You can learn more and even ‘like’ the Foodie Chat Facebook fan page and if you have not liked DallasContinue Reading

Draping Yourself in Velvet

Perhaps I haven’t bought into the bigger is better Texas attitude or that I’ve just been reading too many Mark Bittman articles talking about “meat guzzelers.” Velvet Taco is a new place in the Knox/Henderson area where tacos are full of ingredients. At $3.50 a taco, they are surprisingly a good value. If tacos wereContinue Reading

San Antonio’s Dough Challenges Il Cane Rosso

Dallas is quickly getting an impressive reputation for pizza. It’s no New York, but we can proudly say there are a handful of respectable pizza options. The latest addition comes from San Antonio. The popular Dough Pizzeria opened a location at strip-mall in north Dallas at Preston Road and Forest Lane. Their San Antonio locationContinue Reading

Dadgum Lemon Pepper Grilled Chicken

I had the pleasure a couple weeks ago to meet the President/CEO of Masterbuilt, a company that makes fryers, smokers and grills. John McLemore was here in Dallas making a stop on his DADGUM, That’s Good! book tour. I remember seeing the email invitation thinking I’m not sure I even know how to pronounce “dadgum”Continue Reading

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