Food is all about bringing people together, building community, sharing stories and traditions, and enjoying delicious home-cooked recipes around the table. Scotty Scott, Fort Worth resident and the founder of the popular food account Cook Drank Eat, imbues that philosophy in everything he does and he’s bringing his unique perspective on soul food to the masses with his debut book, Fix Me a Plate, which is filled with 60 authentic, unique, and indulgent recipes paying homage to Scotty’s roots.

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With recipes like Buttermilk Drop Biscuits with Sausage Cream Gravy, Catfish and Gritz, Southern Fried Cornish Hens, Salmon Croquettes, and a Black Garlic Skillet T-Bone, every get-together is sure to be legendary. From outstanding appetizers to tempting desserts, Fix Me a Plate will have home cooks of all levels creating crowd-pleasing dishes and their own unforgettable memories. Scotty has captured the very essence of comfort, family, and hearty goodness and in no time at all, home cooks everywhere will be recreating these elevated classics and spreading tasty goodness of their own.

We asked Scotty for his favorite food spots in DFW:

  • Soul Food – Drew’s Place

  • Barbecue – Smokeaholics BBQ and Brix BBQ

  • Taco – Taco Heads, Taqueria El Paisano (Dallas)

  • Sushi – Hatsuyuki Handroll

  • Burger – Gustos at Hotel Dryce

  • Coffee – Black Coffee


Grab a copy of his book here!


Photo Credit: Scotty Scott and Rambo Elliot