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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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HP Village Gets a Grocer

Highland Park Village coaxes Austin boutique grocer into old Tom Thumb

By Teresa Gubbins

Highland Park Village is getting a new grocery store to replace the space previously occupied by Tom Thumb, and it's definitely not one of the usual suspects. Called Royal ...

Animal Shelter News

Dallas animal shelter employee gets fired in aftermath of euthanasia incident

By Teresa Gubbins

One employee at Dallas' animal shelter was fired and another suspended following an investigation by the city after four dogs were euthanized in January 2015. According to a statement from ...

Farmers Market Eats

Dallas Farmers Market recruits just about every restaurant in town

By Teresa Gubbins

It’s kolaches and crawfish, popcorn and macarons: In its ongoing revitalization efforts, the Dallas Farmers Market has signed on more than 20 new and returning vendors and merchants for ...

Park For Sale

Dallas sells off one-of-a-kind lakeside asset to Rowlett

By Teresa Gubbins

Is there a category on Craigslist for "Parks for sale"? Because Dallas just sold one to Rowlett, for a sweet $31.8 million. The Dallas City Council approved the sale ...

North Dallas Crime

Woman found dead in gruesome incident at Far North Dallas apartment

By Teresa Gubbins

A 22-year-old man was arrested for capital murder in the death of Robin Bavousett, 50, who was found on the bathroom floor of her North Dallas apartment. The suspect, Ezekiel ...

2 Restaurants In 1

Oak Lawn's Scotch & Sausage spawns in-house taqueria and tequila bar

By Teresa Gubbins

Having locked down the pairing of Scotch and sausage, the owners of Scotch & Sausage on Oak Lawn Avenue are now setting their sights on a companion taqueria. It'll open ...

Crawfish Are Boiling

Tasty Cajun spot grows into full-fledged restaurant in prime Richardson location

By Teresa Gubbins

Crawfish is on the move: Tasty Tails, a former food court staple, is striking out on its own and moving to a hot location near the Alamo Drafthouse in Richardson ...

American Sniper Trial Verdict

Jury reaches verdict in murder trial of American Sniper Chris Kyle

By Teresa Gubbins

After little more than two hours' of deliberation, a jury found Eddie Ray Routh, 27, guilty of capital murder in the fatal shootings of "American Sniper" Chris Kyle and his ...

Greenville Gets Burgers and Beer

Barcadia owner turns Greenville Avenue tire shop into Pints & Quarts burger stand

By Teresa Gubbins

As if she didn't have enough irons in the fire, bar owner and restaurateur Brooke Humphries is opening a new concept at the corner of Ross and Greenville avenues ...

Chad Houser Rules

Dallas chef receives prestigious honor once bestowed on Elvis Presley and JFK

By Teresa Gubbins

Chef Chad Houser, executive director and founder of Cafe Momentum, the inspirational restaurant in downtown Dallas that employs juvenile offenders, has been named one of the 2015 Ten Outstanding Young ...

CityLine Eats

Richardson's shiny new CityLine complex signs on more restaurants

By Teresa Gubbins

Five more restaurants have been announced for CityLine, the mixed-use complex being developed in Richardson at the corner of 75 and George Bush, including a branch of Taco Diner, the ...

See Ya Einstein

Bagel chain shuts down Dallas-Fort Worth shops due to half-baked performance

By Teresa Gubbins

As part of a national downsizing, five branches of Einstein Bros. Bagels are closing in Texas, including two in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Both are in Tarrant County: one in ...

City News Roundup

Dallas Breakfast Club gets crashed and toll road saga stretches on in city news

By Teresa Gubbins

Trinity toll road action dominated news in Dallas this week, from the city council member who got bounced from a meeting of mucky-mucks to a second report from the toll ...

Give Them Liberty

Richardson restaurant scene gets juicy new addition of local burger chain

By Teresa Gubbins

Locally grown mini-chain Liberty Burger is sprouting another branch, in a corner of Dallas-Fort Worth that is currently on fire: Richardson. Owner Mariel Street confirmed that she's opening her ...

It's Artisanal, You Know

California restaurateur tosses pizza joint at Fort Worth Tower and prays it sticks

By Teresa Gubbins

A new Italian restaurant called Vivo 53 is bringing "proprietary artisanal pizzas" and pastas to downtown Fort Worth. It opened on February 16 at 525 Taylor St., on the ground ...

Pop Goes the Diner

Experimental diner bails out of West Village for offer that couldn't be refused

By Teresa Gubbins

Quirky West Village spot Pop Diner has lost its pop. It has pulled the plug. It has shut the doors. It's closed. According to owner Nik Gjonaj, the concept ...

Culinary Awards

Meet the Dallas semifinalists for the Oscars of the restaurant industry

By Teresa Gubbins

The New York-based James Beard Foundation has announced the semifinalists for the 2015 James Beard Awards for restaurants and chefs, with six food and beverage professionals from Dallas making the ...

Hummus Among Us

How Dallas does hummus: 8 alternative ways to scoop up this popular dip

By Teresa Gubbins

Diners don’t have to look hard for hummus in Dallas-Fort Worth. Our fondness for this puréed chickpea dip, and our wealth of Middle Eastern and Mediterranean restaurants, make ...

Ciao Baby

Preston Center Italian restaurant suffers the Mi Piaci curse

By Teresa Gubbins

A Preston Center restaurant's brief but tortured existence has come to an end: Cucina Neighborhood Italian has closed, never again to serve another Italian-esque flatbread or 50-percent-off bottle of ...

New Dallas Dining Destination

New Dallas dining district puts Italian and barbecue along Maple Avenue

By Teresa Gubbins

Maple Avenue is getting a trio of restaurants that includes Kansas City-style barbecue and an Italian restaurant from Nonna owner Julian Barsotti. It's part of a $3.5 million ...

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