We are celebrating 4 years since the launch of DallasFoodNerd! DFN is a community project of a few (30+ now!) DFW-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.

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Looking for a non-traditional wedding cake? Think Val’s Cheesecakes.

Looking for a non-traditional wedding cake? Think Val’s Cheesecakes.

So, I don’t like to go too far off the beaten path, but in a time where pretty much everyone around me is tying the knot, I felt an extremely strong urge to do something that would make our wedding stand out. We’ve all heard of dessert bars, mimosa bars, taco bars, but I wantedContinue Reading

For Food Nerds Only!  Should you make homemade Pho?

For Food Nerds Only! Should you make homemade Pho?

Like a lot of foodies, I love to eat Pho.  I will leave you to argue amongst yourself as to how to pronounce it.  Fact is, that it depends on where you live as there are different dialects, tones and pronunciations in the Vietnamese language.  “Foe”, and “Fuh” are both equally correct, as well asContinue Reading

Cookbook Review: The Cook’s Essential Kitchen Dictionary

Cookbook Review: The Cook’s Essential Kitchen Dictionary

If you are reading this blog the odds are that you have at least a little food nerd in you. A food nerd doesn’t just like to eat, they like to immerse themselves into the entire culinary culture. That is why you will like this book. It contains over 5000 definitions of culinary terms andContinue Reading

Starbucks VIA® Ready Brew Presents “The Voice” Winner Cassadee Pope at Free Morning Concert

Starbucks VIA® Ready Brew Presents “The Voice” Winner Cassadee Pope at Free Morning Concert

On Tuesday, November 19 at 8 a.m., (yes, in the morning) Starbucks will treat Dallas to a free concert featuring country singer-songwriter Cassadee Pope (winner of “The Voice” season 3) and free samples of Starbucks VIA® Ready Brew coffee as a surprise start to their day. Everyone is invited to stop by AT&T Plaza atContinue Reading

Food Network Searching for Greatest Home Cooks in Dallas

Do you have what it takes to be the Greatest Home Cook in America? Then show off your skills when Food Network Comes to Plano this Saturday casting for their next show.   According to the online website:  You will be able to plate your dish at the interview location. You are responsible for bringing yourContinue Reading

Help Bart Simpson find his missing Butterfinger

Dallas, help Bart find his missing Butterfinger today! The #WhoStoleBartsBar van tour will stop in Dallas on Friday, Aug. 16 as part of a 10 city nationwide search for Bart’s missing BUTTERFINGER® bar – including four Springfield cities as an homage to Bart’s hometown.     The Instant Win Game will feature opportunities for fans toContinue Reading

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