Pizza Cucina among ‘Best Pizza’ in Rockwall County

Pizza Cucina among ‘Best Pizza’ in Rockwall County

(Rockwall) October 12, 2012 – In the mood for Italian? Apparently a lot of people in Rockwall are, and they have named Pizza Cucina among the “Best Pizza” in the county. The Rockwall Herald-Banner’s 2012 Readers Choice Awards ranked the family-owned pizza kitchen within the top three local favorites for Italian fare. “When my customers told me [about the award], I […]

Cadillac Pizza Pub voted Best Bar

McKinney Magazine readers recognize neighborhood pub renowned for great pizza, beer and live music (McKinney) October 10, 2012 – Cadillac Pizza Pub was voted the Best Bar/Pub/Nightlife in McKinney by readers of McKinney Magazine. More than 7,000 votes were cast in the 2012 “Best of McKinney” competition, which recognizes local residents’ favorite businesses, from small, […]

Hilton Garden Inn Dallas/Allen welcomes new executive chef

(Allen) August 1, 2012 – Jesse S. Alvarez has been appointed Executive Chef of the Hilton Garden Inn Dallas/Allen. Chef Jesse most recently served as Operations Manager / Executive Chef at Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano. A multi-year hospitality veteran with extensive experience in banquets, Chef Jesse began his career in Tulsa OK, after studying […]

‘Taste of Opportunity’ Chocolate Tour helps at-risk youth

‘Taste of Opportunity’ Chocolate Tour helps at-risk youth

(Dallas) July 31, 2012 – Dallas By Chocolate presents the “Taste of Opportunity” Chocolate Tour from 1 to 4:15 p.m. Saturday, August 11, 2012.  It’s a chance to taste the best of Dallas’ chocolate and help out at-risk youth at the same time. A portion of each ticket will benefit Café Momentum, the Dallas-based restaurant and culinary […]

Reservations underway for KRLD Restaurant Week, August 13-19

Reservations underway for KRLD Restaurant Week, August 13-19

Dine out at regional hot spots, help others and enjoy tasty Prix Fixe menus, only $35 for dinner and $25 for new lunch experience at select spots   2012 Restaurant Participant List available at CBSDFW.com (Dallas) July 17, 2012 – The eagerly anticipated “Reservation Day” kick-off for the 15th Anniversary of KRLD Restaurant Week presented by Central […]

Dodie’s: New ownership, New Orleans experience

Dodie’s: New ownership, New Orleans experience

CLICK HERE FOR DISCOUNT COUPON (Rockwall) July 2, 2012 – With summer sunsets and hot bands playing Concerts by the Lake at The Harbor, it’s the perfect time to stop by Dodie’s Cajun Diner and say hello to new owners Mike McRae and Gabe Nicolella. The restaurant’s outdoor patio not only delivers a spectacular view of sailboats […]

Review: The Coffee Company in Old East Dallas

The storefront blends in with the surrounding buildings, modeled in the brick and mortar style of an earlier day. Perhaps the table and chairs visible through the front window beckons the passerby to enter. Maybe the fragrance of roasting coffee beans paints an aura of welcome. The Coffee Company, 6038 La Vista at Skillman Avenue in […]

Restaurant Review: World Famous Islamorada Fish Company

Restaurant Review: World Famous Islamorada Fish Company

I would venture a guess that when you think of premium places to enjoy delicious seafood, you typically conjure up an image of a restaurant that is attached to a retail store, or even a mall for that matter. Your thoughts probably instantly go to high end (and hence, highly priced) food, right? Well, the […]

Taste of Wylie draws hearty appetites, generous hearts

Taste of Wylie draws hearty appetites, generous hearts

(Wylie) April 23, 2012 – An overflow crowd lined up outside the First Baptist Church Event Center Monday to enjoy the 18th Annual Taste of Wylie, benefiting the Wylie Christian Care Center. Young and old made their way through two seemingly endless buffet-style lines that showcased cuisine from more than 25 local restaurants and supermarkets. An […]

Taste of Rockwall, Business Expo coming April 19

Taste of Rockwall, Business Expo coming April 19

The 19th Annual Taste of Rockwall and Business Expo gets underway at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 19 at Rockwall High School, 901 Yellow Jacket Lane. More than 30 local restaurants and dining establishments will showcase their cuisine – from South and Central American favorites to Asain, Italian and American. Visitors can also satisfy their sweet tooth with […]