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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, Gayot.com 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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Non-Dairy News

New non-dairy treats like candy corn dessert bars offer cool alternatives

By Teresa Gubbins

Those who shun dairy are about to get some novelty treats that go beyond plain old vanilla soy ice cream into cool seasonal goodies. Meanwhile, big companies like Starbucks and ...


Dog Killer

Justice served? Texas man given a "groundbreaking" sentence for beating pit bull to death with a shovel

By Teresa Gubbins

A Mesquite man was sentenced to 6 1/2 years for beating his dog with a shovel and drowning her. A jury found Robert Prichard, 60, guilty of felony animal ...


Cane Rosso Caves

Restaurateur fills in patio fountain after kids run amok, leave too many diapers

By Teresa Gubbins

Can Dallas' Lakewood area not have nice things? After more than a year of struggle, the Cane Rosso White Rock restaurant has filled in the copper-lined fountain on its patio ...


Rick Perry News

Rick Perry decides to pay for defense with campaign funds, not taxpayer dollars

By Teresa Gubbins

Gov. Rick Perry, who was indicted last week for abuse of official capacity and coercion of a public servant, announced that he will not pay for his high-priced defense with ...


State Fair Fried Foods

Fried food finalists at State Fair of Texas are weird and wonderful: fried Sriracha balls, anyone?

By Teresa Gubbins

A little earlier than usual, the State Fair of Texas has announced the finalists for the 2014 Big Tex Choice Awards — or as we like to call them, the fried ...


Rick Perry's Illegal Trouble

What the Rick Perry indictment really means: Is 109-year sentence threat a sham — or a true danger?

By Teresa Gubbins

Texas Gov. Rick Perry has been indicted on two felony counts, for abuse of official capacity and coercion of a public servant. A grand jury ruled against Perry for his ...


Foodie News

The Dallas restaurant invasion heats up in Houston: Budding souffle empire picks a Bayou City locale

By Teresa Gubbins

It's lift-off time for Dallas restaurant Rise nº1, which intends to spread its souffles across the state — starting in Houston. Founder Hedda Dowd plans open in other Texas ...


Whale Rescue

Southwest Airlines and SeaWorld end long relationship amid animal activists' outcry

By Teresa Gubbins

Dallas-based Southwest Airlines and SeaWorld Entertainment are ending their 25-year-old marketing partnership, effective at the end of 2014. According to a release by the airline, Southwest and SeaWorld "have mutually ...


Airport Access

One big reason to envy Dallas: City's light rail line extended to DFW Airport

By Teresa Gubbins

Here's one reason for Houstonians to be envious of our friends in Dallas: Beginning Aug. 18, the city's DART rail line will extend all the way from downtown ...


Beef Country

Where's the beef? Famous Dallas family bets on Texas-raised Wagyu

By Teresa Gubbins

The family behind the Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek in Dallas is expanding its empire into beef: Rosewood Ranches, a subsidiary of the Caroline Hunt Trust Estate, has partnered with ...


Pix of the Day

Priceless photo of laughing Obama and pouty Perry spawns caption contest

By Teresa Gubbins

President Obama's visit to Dallas earlier this week produced a photo showing a scowling Gov. Rick Perry that has become a caption contest across Facebook. The photo from a ...


Brewed Up

Starbucks deems Houston part of its chosen land: Special new drinks debut here — with a fizz

By Teresa Gubbins

Starbucks is selling new housemade sodas in 16 states, and Texas made the cut. Three flavors — spiced root beer, ginger ale and lemon ale — went on sale this week. The ...


Comic Relief

Funny stuff planned at world's biggest comedy tour with Louis C.K. in The Woodlands

By Teresa Gubbins

The world's biggest comedy tour returns with a show featuring some of the hottest standup acts. The Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival 2014, presented by Live Nation and Funny or ...


Grocery Wars Heat Up

Grocery wars heat up: A new giant supermarket is opening in Houston area — and targeting Whole Foods

By Teresa Gubbins

King of affordable organic produce, Sprouts Farmers Market is expanding its Texas presence with four new stores scheduled to open in late summer. And one of the biggest Sprouts supermarkets ...


Texas Style Recipes

Houston "kitchen genius" helps top chef on Texas Food Bible cookbook

By Teresa Gubbins

Dallas chef Dean Fearing already has two cookbooks under his belt, but his new Texas Food Bible: From Legendary Dishes to New Classics ($30, Grand Central Life & Style) finds him ...


Oldies But Goodies

Yes they can: Progressive rock band plans to play classic albums in their entirety on summer tour

By Teresa Gubbins

Prog-rock band Yes is mounting a summer 2014 tour with a unique theme: The 35-date excursion will feature the band performing its groundbreaking 1971 album Fragile in its entirety for ...


Summer Concerts Rock

Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden team up for major summer tour

By Teresa Gubbins

In what will surely be one of the major rock events of the summer, Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden are teaming up for a North American tour that will see ...


World Changing Stuff

Fast food shocker: Chipotle is making a rare menu change for Texas

By Teresa Gubbins

In today's thrilling vegan news, Chipotle is adding a tofu option to its permanent national menu, to be available in its Texas restaurants later in 2014, possibly by the ...


Restaurant Ambitions

Houston restaurateur sexes up Arlington with new dining hotspot — in a hotel

By Teresa Gubbins

Houston restaurateur Lonnie Schiller is about to make Arlington cool with a new restaurant at the Hilton Arlington called R Bar & Grill. Schiller, of Schiller Del Grande Restaurant Group, has ...


Larry Hagman Sipper

Gone but not forgotten: J.R. Ewing Bourbon pays tribute to iconic Dallas star

By Teresa Gubbins

With season three of Dallas coming up, a bottling company is capitalizing on that momentous occasion with a kitschy namesake bourbon. Called J.R. Ewing Bourbon, it's named after ...


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