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Teresa Gubbins

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New England native Teresa Gubbins began her career in Dallas as a pastry chef for the Buffalo Club, Cafe Society and the Mansion on Turtle Creek. In 1992, she joined the Dallas Morning News as a reporter, and she’s been covering the food and dining scene here ever since, for publications such as D Magazine, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, and Pegasus News. She co-authored the first Zagat Survey of Texas Restaurants and has written for Edible Dallas/Fort Worth, American Way Custom Publishing and Nation's Restaurant News.

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State Fair Fried Food Wins

Carrot cake twist beats chicken-fried lobster for top Big Tex food award

By Teresa Gubbins

Dessert won big at the 2015 Texas Big Tex Choice Awards, the annual fried-food contest hosted by the State Fair of Texas. Winner for "Best Taste" went to Fernie's ...

Veggie Dog

Hot dog kingpin adds the unthinkable to State Fair lineup: Could Houston Rodeo be next?

By Teresa Gubbins

Fletcher's, the original food vendor at the State Fair of Texas, will debut an exciting new product for the 2015 fair that heeds a major trend in dining: a ...

Big Tex Fried Foods

Chicken-fried lobster poshes up State Fair of Texas food contest, with smoky bacon margarita, too

By Teresa Gubbins

Gators and lobsters and buffalos, oh my! State Fair of Texas concessionaires have outdone themselves yet again with a slew of concoctions that are as creative as they are delicious ...

Whole Foods Targets Houston

Whole Foods targets location near Heights for its first low-price supermarket in Texas

By Teresa Gubbins

Houston is one of the first five cities to get a branch of 365 by Whole Foods Market, the "streamlined, value-oriented" grocery chain aimed at millennials. The Houston store will ...

Best Burger in America

Texas favorite wins best burger in America in national contest and we're not surprised

By Teresa Gubbins

In what is surely no surprise to Texans, a burger from Texas won a national contest pitting 32 burgers from around the country. Fast Company magazine did a week-long bracket ...

Train Ride

High-speed train from Houston to Dallas in 90 minutes gets new boss and chunk of cash

By Teresa Gubbins

The high-speed passenger railway between Dallas/Fort Worth and Houston has a new boss and an infusion of funding. The Board of Directors of Texas Central Partners (Texas Central) has ...

Food and Football

Dallas Cowboys fans get their own restaurant with Texas-inspired menu at DFW Airport

By Teresa Gubbins

If you dream of asking Tony Romo to pass you some wings, then you're the right diner for the Dallas Cowboys Club, a new restaurant opening at Dallas-Fort Worth ...

Mexico Eats

Ex-Texan explores authentic Mexico City street food in new cookbook and cooking class

By Teresa Gubbins

If you're going to talk about a cuisine with authority, there's one surefire way to get it: Go to the source and eat it there. Author and former ...

Feel the Bern

Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders targets Houston for town meeting

By Teresa Gubbins

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will hit two major cities in Texas, part of a series of town meetings he's conducting in various cities across the South. On Sunday, July ...

Ice Cream Hero

Ice cream hero: Texas billionaire steps in to save Blue Bell homemade vanilla

By Teresa Gubbins

A billionaire from Fort Worth has stepped in to aid the besieged Blue Bell Creameries. According to an announcement from the Brenham-based ice cream company, Texas businessman Sid Bass has ...

BBQ at Starbucks

Starbucks messes with Texas by introducing new barbecue brisket sandwich

By Teresa Gubbins

It's a good thing Texas doesn't get all cuckoo and territorial about little things like barbecue; otherwise there might be grounds for outrage over a new menu item ...

Dallas Virgin

A new Dallas Virgin: Swanky chain plans first Texas hotel in major expansion

By Teresa Gubbins

Virgin Hotels, the lifestyle hotel brand by Virgin Group founder Richard Branson, has confirmed it will open a hotel in Dallas, in one of the city's hottest neighborhoods: the ...

Nondairy Goes Mainstream

New kind of ice cream in four flavors gets a taste test in Houston as summer alternative

By Teresa Gubbins

Blue Bunny, one of the nation's biggest ice cream makers, is testing a line of nondairy vegan ice cream in five cities, and Dallas and Houston are on the ...

Burger Cult

Shake Shack snubs Houston again — New York cult burger chain picks corporate complex for second Texas location

By Teresa Gubbins

A first Dallas-area location for Shake Shack has officially emerged, but it's a hike north: A branch will go into the Legacy West development in Plano. Since the project ...

It's Hip and Cool

Cheaper Whole Foods spinoff chain aimed at millennials finally has a name — and a promise

By Teresa Gubbins

In May, Whole Foods Market announced it would be launching a new, separate chain tailored to a younger millennial audience. Now that chain has a name: 365 by Whole Foods ...

Starbucks News

Starbucks gets a little nutty with new Frappuccino drinks in sticky sweet flavors

By Teresa Gubbins

After a longtime policy of being very measured with its flavors, Starbucks is going a little crazy by introducing six new Frappuccino beverages, available today (June 8). They will become ...

Weed Deed

"Flawed" bill approving medical marijuana in Texas awaits Gov. Abbott's decision

By Teresa Gubbins

Texas is just a Greg Abbott signature away from approving a medical marijuana bill that will be hard to fulfill but is viewed as a positive step toward marijuana legislation ...

Noah's Ark

Animals are saved after storm rips through noted Texas wildlife sanctuary; rebuilding begins

By Teresa Gubbins

The epic storm that blew through North Texas on May 11 hit an animal sanctuary in Murchison, 70 miles southeast of Dallas, which suffered damage from high winds and flooding ...

Whole Foods Junior

Whole Foods Market targets millennials with separate supermarkets featuring lower prices

By Teresa Gubbins

Millennials, look out: Whole Foods has its eyes on you. The Austin-based supermarket giant is launching a new, separate chain specifically tailored to meet the needs of that younger audience ...

Stoner News

Bill to reduce penalties for marijuana possession inches forward in Texas legislature

By Teresa Gubbins

A bill that would reduce the penalties for marijuana possession in Texas got a nudge forward after an approval on May 4 by a committee in the state House of ...

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