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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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Airport Access

City life improves with imminent opening of DART rail line to DFW Airport

By Teresa Gubbins

Life in Dallas is poised for improvement, with the August 18 opening of a DART rail stop at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. The service is part of the Orange Line ...

Savor Dallas Sold

Dallas Morning News events arm CrowdSource scoops up Savor Dallas

By Teresa Gubbins

CrowdSource, the events company of the Dallas Morning News, has purchased Savor Dallas, the food and wine festival founded by former radio announcer Jim White and his wife, Vicki Briley-White ...

SPCA to the Rescue

SPCA of Texas rescues more than 200 animals cruelly neglected at shelter

By Teresa Gubbins

On July 23, under the authority of the Hunt County constable, the SPCA of Texas seized 222 animals from Frank Barchard Memorial Shelter that were alleged to be cruelly neglected ...

Tex-Mex on the Move

Manny's Uptown Tex-Mex shuts down Addison location to head east

By Teresa Gubbins

Brisket tacos are on the move, and Addison is about to be minus one old-school Tex-Mex. The Manny's Uptown Tex-Mex on Midway Road is shutting down, and it will ...

Tesar on TV

Dallas chef John Tesar signs on for Gordon Ramsay-style TV show — with less yelling

By Teresa Gubbins

Endlessly entertaining Dallas chef and former Top Chef contestant John Tesar has signed on to develop a new restaurant-themed reality show with a production company in Los Angeles. The show ...

Ta Ta Tupy's

Tupinamba Tex-Mex departs Inwood for new digs at hot Dallas intersection

By Teresa Gubbins

After 18 years at its current address, veteran Tex-Mex restaurant Tupinamba is moving to a new location. Owner Eddie Dominguez confirms that the restaurant will be moving east, from Inwood ...

Bye Bye Bonchon

Bonchon Chicken Dallas gives Greenville Avenue the bird

By Teresa Gubbins

Time to go get you some chicken. The Dallas branch of international chicken chain Bonchon Chicken is closing, possibly as soon as July 26 but definitely "within two weeks," confirmed ...

Dallas' Foodie Neighborhood

Boulevardier sibling Rapscallion to bring Southern food to bustling Greenville Avenue

By Teresa Gubbins

Dallas' Greenville Avenue continues to assert itself as the most surprising foodie neighborhood in Dallas, as another new restaurant from well-respected operators joins the parade: Rapscallion will be a new ...

Healthy Invasion

Dallas cements status as healthy restaurant nexus with arrival of Modmarket

By Teresa Gubbins

Yet another new healthy-ish restaurant chain called Modmarket is coming to Dallas, with four branches scheduled to open in the next eight months, including one at the new Preston Hollow ...

Tear in Your Beer

Plano's Shops at Legacy gives Sigel's liquor store the old heave-ho

By Teresa Gubbins

First, the good news: Sigel's at the Shops at Legacy in Plano is having a big sale, with 25 percent off everything, including wine, spirits, beer and glassware. The ...

Italian Explosion

Italian restaurant newcomers go deep into Dallas 'burbs for second acts

By Teresa Gubbins

Two unique new Italian restaurants in Dallas are both doing well enough to merit expansion, and both are headed to the 'burbs for their second acts. Roman Cucina, the California-bred ...

Dallas Convention Woes

Mary Kay convention pumps millions into Dallas economy but little into waiters' pockets

By Teresa Gubbins

If it's July in Dallas, that means the annual Mary Kay convention hits downtown, where more than 30,000 attendees are anticipated at this year's seminar, taking place ...

News You Can Eat

New menus rule this roundup of Dallas restaurant news

By Teresa Gubbins

This spoonful of restaurant news in Dallas-Fort Worth is all about what is on the menu. This isn't to say that we lack for restaurant openings, but they're ...

Cheapskate Alert

DFW Restaurant Week 2014 reveals lengthy list of participants

By Teresa Gubbins

The list of participating restaurants has been released for the annual DFW Restaurant Week. The grand total is 131, if you count all the branches of the chains involved. (If ...

Night Sky Display

Meteor splits in two over moonstruck Dallas sky

By Teresa Gubbins

A meteor crossed the sky over North Texas on July 12 at 9 pm, enthralling many around Dallas who watched as it split into two before its inevitable fade. From ...

Animal Welfare

SPCA issues $5,000 reward to apprehend perpetrator of horrific cat cruelty

By Teresa Gubbins

The SPCA of Texas is offering a $5,000 reward on a horrific cruelty case involving two cats. On June 27, two cats were found impaled by their hind legs ...

Sam's Club Hubbub

Dallas neighborhood group scores small victory in battle against Sam's Club

By Teresa Gubbins

A group striving to prevent a Sam's Club from being built in their East Dallas neighborhood scored a small but encouraging victory on July 11 when a Dallas County ...

Uptown Taco

Blue Mesa sibling TNT Tacos gives Uptown Dallas a tequila shot

By Teresa Gubbins

The brunch scene in Uptown Dallas will be forever changed with the arrival of TNT Tacos and Tequila, set to open in the Quadrangle this fall. It's the second ...

Obama's Dallas Escapades

President Obama doesn't let pouty Gov. Rick Perry ruin his Dallas fun

By Teresa Gubbins

President Barack Obama's visit to Dallas on July 8, part of a three-city fundraiser tour, included parties, meetings with local politicians and a speech about the economy. But the ...

West Village Nosh

LA gastropub Public School heads for newly hot Uptown Dallas spot

By Teresa Gubbins

Uptown Dallas will soon be home to a Los Angeles-born gastropub with a cute grammar school theme. It's going into the all-of-a-sudden ultra-hot 3700M building in the West Village ...

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