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Category Archives: Casual Food

Snap Kitchen comes to Skillman & Mockingbird: You’ll like the food and what they stand for

Snap Kitchen comes to Skillman & Mockingbird: You’ll like the food and what they stand for

Tweet    Heard of Snap Kitchen? Chances are you have.  They’re the healthy looking convenience store at a corner near you, and now at 4115 Skillman, Dallas-the intersection of Mockingbird and Skillman. Soon, they’ll ambitiously grow beyond their six Dallas locations (20 across Texas), and land in Chicago, DC, and Philadelphia… amazingly projecting 50 stores inContinue Reading

Taqueria La Ventana opens in Addison

Taqueria La Ventana opens in Addison

TweetThe owners of Downtown Dallas’ Taqueria La Ventana recently opened a second location in Addison off Belt Line Road. This was my first time visiting either location, and I had a chance to learn about the authentic Mexican food and street tacos this fast-casual restaurant offers.   La Ventana has a casual atmosphere with lively colors andContinue Reading

Jump into Dive Coastal Cuisine’s new summer menu

Jump into Dive Coastal Cuisine’s new summer menu

TweetHello, summer! After weeks of never-ending rainfall, cloudy skies and countless flash flood alerts on my iPhone, I am so happy to see warmer temperatures and the sun. And there is nothing I like more this time of year, besides the pool and a summer beer, than watching restaurants add fun, fresh items to theirContinue Reading

New veggie tacos at Velvet Taco

New veggie tacos at Velvet Taco

Tweet   I love Velvet Taco for its creative menu, fresh cocktails, homemade tortillas and other made-from-sctrach ingredients. And not to forget, the fast-casual restaurant is open late every night, so you can get some tacos after an evening of bar hopping around Dallas.   From a variety of meats to choose from (chicken, pork,Continue Reading

Enjoy PeachFest at Fireside Pies – now through June 26

Enjoy PeachFest at Fireside Pies – now through June 26

TweetWhen it comes to gourmet pizza, Fireside Pies may come to mind. It definitely does for me! Fireside makes incredible hand-crafted pies (as they like to call it) in wood-fired ovens. The Dallas-based restaurant also offers market fresh salads, sharable appetizers, housemade desserts and a selection of fine wines, craft beers and scratch cocktails. WithContinue Reading

New summer menu at Max’s Wine Dive

New summer menu at Max’s Wine Dive

TweetWith an extensive wine list and a happy hour that will seriously save you some cash, Max’s Wine Dive in Dallas should be your new summer go-to spot! First off, the important stuff. Their happy hour features an extensive list of $5 wines by-the-glass as well as a special list for the more sophisticated paletteContinue Reading

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