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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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Tastemaker Best Chefs

Tastemaker Best Chef nominees put national spotlight where it belongs: on Dallas

By Teresa Gubbins

In our first-ever CultureMap Dallas Tastemaker Awards, we're celebrating the prodigious talent in our food and drink community. For months, our editors sifted through nominees before narrowing down the ...

Irving Entertainment Update

Irving inches closer to longed-for entertainment complex called Music Factory

By Teresa Gubbins

The City of Irving is one step closer to an entertainment complex in Las Colinas. ARK Group, the North Carolina developer of what will be called the Music Factory, has ...

Fish Market on the Move

TJ's Seafood Market takes its lobster rolls south to Preston Royal

By Teresa Gubbins

Popular TJ's Seafood Market is headed south: It'll move from its Preston Forest location into the space at Preston Royal that was recently vacated by Purple Cow. Owners ...

Bolsa Spring Menu Peek

New Bolsa menu from chef Andrew Bell sings of spring

By Teresa Gubbins

Oak Cliff restaurant Bolsa has a new spring menu from chef Andrew Bell.

Uptown Mexican Update

New chef at Komali adds fine-dining finesse to authentic Mexican menu

By Teresa Gubbins

Abraham Salum's Mexican restaurant, Komali, has a new chef: Julio Peraza, a native of El Salvador with extensive experience on the West Coast, including stints in Hawaii and Las ...

Tastemaker Best Bars

Tastemaker Best Bar contenders give Dallas drinkers a reason to raise a glass

By Teresa Gubbins

We're excited about our first-ever CultureMap Dallas Tastemaker Awards, where we celebrate the talent in the local food and drink community. Our editors selected the nominees, and a panel ...

More Pizza for DFW

Blaze Pizza hopes to fire up Dallas casual dining scene with build-your-own pies

By Teresa Gubbins

Hope you like pizza. Blaze Fast Fire'd Pizza, a player in the booming, build-your-own pizza category, has signed a development agreement to launch in Dallas. The franchising group is ...

Tastemaker Tournament

Best new restaurants in Dallas-Fort Worth square off in Tastemaker challenge

By Teresa Gubbins

For our first-ever CultureMap Dallas Tastemaker Awards, we are celebrating the talent in the local food and drink community. Our editors selected the nominees, and a panel of experts chose ...

Fort Worth Goes Korean

Little Katana gets sibling in Sundance Square called Hoya Korean Kitchen

By Teresa Gubbins

Sundance Square in Fort Worth will be home to a new Korean-inspired fast-casual restaurant called Hoya Korean Kitchen, slated to open at the corner of Taylor and Third streets in ...

News You Can Eat

Fried chicken and fresh spring menus make a tasty edition of Dallas food news

By Teresa Gubbins

Arlington gets a new fried chicken concept, Frisco gets another steakhouse and everyone's introducing new menus for the spring. There's more than enough restaurant news to go around ...

Tastemaker Best Breweries

Tastemaker Best Brewery nominees give Dallas a craft beer scene to toast

By Teresa Gubbins

We've arrived at what is perhaps the most exciting category of the CultureMap Tastemaker Awards, our celebration of the talent in the Dallas food and drink community: Best Brewery ...

Welcome Table & Tavern

Sfuzzi in Las Colinas gets snazzy facelift complete with new name and menu

By Teresa Gubbins

Four months after the Uptown Sfuzzi closed, its swanky big brother in Las Colinas will disappear. In its place a new concept shall be borne, called Table & Tavern. The switchover ...

Rewarding Student Art

Budding photographers get into gallery groove at Design District awards party

By Teresa Gubbins

Budding photographers from high schools around Dallas got a valuable nod for their work in the Retail as Art photography contest hosted by United Commercial Realty (UCR). This annual competition ...

Dallas Philanthropist Passing

Margaret Crow, philanthropist and wife of Trammell Crow, dies at 94

By Teresa Gubbins

Margaret Crow, wife of Dallas-based real estate developer Trammell Crow, died April 11; she was 94. Margaret filled many roles: hostess, civic leader, wife and mother. One of her most ...

Tastemaker Pastry Chefs

Tastemaker Best Pastry Chef nominees craft sweet, edible art at Dallas restaurants

By Teresa Gubbins

Welcome to the second category reveal in the CultureMap Tastemaker Awards, our celebration of the talent in the Dallas food and drink community. We've already taken a look at ...

Say Hello To Glass Boot

Black Forest Biergarten opens on Henderson Avenue with changed name

By Teresa Gubbins

Henderson Avenue German-themed restaurant Black Forest Biergarten has changed its name, out of courtesy and respect for another local business with a similar name. Owners Blake and Di Ann Bogus ...

Houndstooth Starts Brewing

Houndstooth Coffee pops up around town prior to proper Dallas arrival

By Teresa Gubbins

The Dallas branch of Houndstooth Coffee isn't open for business yet, but you can get a taste of its java at a series of pop-ups around town. The first ...

Deep Ellum Pizza Party

Deep Ellum gets yet another pizza joint, this time American-style Stonedeck

By Teresa Gubbins

Deep Ellum is slowly becoming the place to go for two cuisines: barbecue and pizza. Here comes one more: Stonedeck Pizza Pub, slated to open in June on Elm Street ...

Tastemaker Rising Star Chefs

Tastemaker Rising Star Chef nominees add luster to Dallas dining scene

By Teresa Gubbins

Drum roll, please, for the inaugural CultureMap Dallas Tastemaker Awards, our annual celebration of the talent in the local food and drink community. Our mission: Shine a spotlight on the ...

The Anti Best Restaurant List

Where to eat right now: 10 most underrated restaurants in Dallas

By Teresa Gubbins

You're a champion of the underdog, a defender of the downtrodden. You see some restaurants getting all the attention, even if they don't deserve it. You know that ...

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