Delicious Side Dishes: Potatoes au Gratin & Fried Plantains

Finding the perfect sides for your meals can sometimes be the most difficult part about cooking. Potatoes au gratin is a classic French dish that pair perfectly with most proteins. The name derives from the “au gratin” cooking technique, which involves cooking a dish with breadcrumbs, cheese, or butter to create a deliciously crunchy top layer….

Dinner Party Hit: Oven Chicken

What you serve at a dinner party can make or break the event, so if you’re unsure about what to serve at your next function, try this oven chicken recipe for guaranteed success. Man has been eating chicken for centuries, bringing many creative dishes across cuisines. It is one of the best dishes to serve at dinner parties,…

Munch On This: New York Cheesecake

Making your own food at home can sometimes yield better results than even some of the best restaurants in town. This week, Dallas Munchies is taking a bite out of a classic recipe: New York cheesecake. Described by many as the most addicting dessert, cheesecake combines just the right amount of sweet and salty flavor….

Map It: Top Yelp-Rated Spots in Dallas

A good Yelp review can go a long way, which is why many Dallas restaurants do not disappoint with their reviews. If you look in Yelp’s top rated restaurants in Dallas, you’ll see many familiar dining options, many of which have been featured on this blog. In a recent Harvard University study by Michael Luca, “a one-star…

Your Basic Guide to Brunching in Dallas

Brunching in Dallas is no joke, which is why many restaurants are constantly stepping up their menu options. But if you’re new to Dallas or are looking to join the brunch crowd, the city’s vibrant brunch scene can definitely come off as intimidating. Here are some basic tips to help you get through the Dallas brunch…

Map It: Hotspots on Katy Trail

Sandwiched between the populated tracks of the Katy Trail are many restaurants waiting to get munched on. The trail is a popular route running from Victory Park to Highland Park, hitting many foodie hotspots along the way. Here are a few noteworthy spots to get your munch on after, or before a Katy Trail adventure: Katy…

I’ll Have A Beer, Please

This week, I’m teaming up with Dallas Beer Babe to bring you the ultimate guide to food and beer. Even if you’re not a beer person (like myself), it can be fun to give your palette a kick with any meal. That being said, here are some great places where you can have a great beer with your meal: 1….

Top Spots To Munch On: Deep Ellum Edition

As Deep Ellum continues to open its doors to new restaurants, more and more people are visiting the once music-oriented neighborhood. But if you’re trying to stay on a budget, going out to eat can definitely pose a threat to your wallet. With that in mind, here are the top five best, and wallet-friendly spots to munch…