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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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Best Margaritas in Dallas

The 10 best margaritas in Dallas for discriminating cocktail drinkers

By Teresa Gubbins

There are margaritas to sip with your Tex-Mex, and margaritas to get you buzzed. There are margaritas made from tequila and lime, and not much else. And then there are ...


Uptown News

Uptown Dallas dwellers get a new grocery store option at prime location

By Teresa Gubbins

The supermarket crawl keeps creeping ever closer to downtown Dallas, with the latest news being that a Tom Thumb will open in a new mixed-use project coming in 2017. According ...


Pink Magnolia

Trinity Groves incubator hatches permanent Oak Cliff restaurant with naughty chef

By Teresa Gubbins

After an extended eight-month stint at Kitchen LTO, chef Blythe Beck will open a Southern cuisine restaurant in partnership with LTO owner Casie Caldwell. Called Pink Magnolia, it's slated ...


Not Exactly Tapas

Deep Ellum sprouts little tapas restaurant next door to sibling Prophet Bar

By Teresa Gubbins

A Deep Ellum music venue has sprouted a little-buddy tapas restaurant called Texas Tapas, serving burgers, hot dogs and other late-night snacks. The restaurant address is 2511 Elm St., but ...


Mesero to the North

Mico's Mexican marvel Mesero migrates to northern Dallas restaurant hub

By Teresa Gubbins

The comeback of Mico Rodriguez continues with the opening of a fourth branch of his successful neo-Mexican chain Mesero. This one will open in a town just north of Dallas ...


Preston Hollow Eats

New restaurant takes over Balls Hamburgers to serve chichi Preston Hollow

By Teresa Gubbins

Six months after Balls Hamburgers closed, the location has a new tenant in the wings: Preston Hollow Grill, from an established team whose credentials include Neighborhood Services and Nick & Sam ...


Weed Deed

'Flawed' marijuana bill goes from Texas House approval to governor's desk

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 ...


It's a Barbershop Bar

New Deep Ellum bar High & Tight takes speakeasy idea to hairy new place

By Teresa Gubbins

A new bar coming to Deep Ellum this summer is in a class by itself. Called High & Tight, it's a combination barbershop and speakeasy, a concept not yet seen ...


Downtown Dining News

Accomplished new chef makes waves at downtown Dallas seafood restaurant

By Teresa Gubbins

Downtown Dallas seafood restaurant Dallas Fish Market has a new executive chef: Richard Triptow. Mike Hoque, president of parent company DRG Concepts, confirms that Triptow began in early 2015. "We ...


News You Can Eat

Modern Mexican heads to Trinity Groves and more Dallas restaurant news bites

By Teresa Gubbins

It's the time of the year for spring menus and new brunches. There are also name changes and lots of limited-edition items. Don't waste a second: Read all ...


Noah's Ark

Storm rips through North Texas sanctuary but animals see happy ending

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 ...


City News Roundup

Heavy rains beget black humor over the Trinity toll road and other Dallas news

By Teresa Gubbins

Election day may have come and gone in Dallas, but some voters are not off the hook yet. Some contests ended inconclusively, requiring a run-off election on June 13. So ...


Craft Beer News

New Wild Acre brewery moves into famous location near downtown Fort Worth

By Teresa Gubbins

Fort Worth scores a craft beer coup with the addition of a new brewery: Called Wild Acre Brewing Company, it'll open in the late fall at 1734 E. El ...


Lucky McKinney Diners

Dallas restaurant team concocts feel-good Sugarbacon in sweet suburban spot

By Teresa Gubbins

After more than 30 years in the restaurant industry, hospitality veteran Johnny Carros is breaking out on his own with a new restaurant in McKinney called Sugarbacon Proper Kitchen. He ...


A Mother Hen for Mudhen

Dallas Farmers Market's most anticipated new restaurant now has a chef

By Teresa Gubbins

In exciting Dallas Farmers Market restaurant news, the vegetable-centric Mudhen, opening this summer, now has a chef: Jennifer "Suki" Otsuki, currently in residence at sibling restaurant Lark on the Park ...


Lunch Is Served

Veteran chef whips up wholesome lunches for North Dallas office workers

By Teresa Gubbins

If you like to seek out chef-driven gourmet food in offbeat places, head to Carver 150, an office building canteen from two well-known names in Dallas' dining scene. Carver 150 ...


Guy Fieri at Gexa

Guy Fieri burger stand cranks up food concessions at Dallas amphitheater

By Teresa Gubbins

Dallas' Gexa Pavilion has new celebrity grub on the concourse with the opening of a burger stand by Food Network star and restaurateur Guy Fieri. Called Guy's Burger Joint ...


Top Restaurants in Dallas Right Now

10 Dallas Restaurant of the Year nominees compete for culinary supremacy

By Teresa Gubbins

We've come to the final chapter in our Tastemaker Awards: Restaurant of the Year. These are the places that have stood out in the last year, with noteworthy food ...


More BBQ for Richardson

Bone Daddy's sibling will smoke classic barbecue at Richardson's CityLine

By Teresa Gubbins

Richardson is set to get smoky with a new restaurant, Good Union Urban Barbeque, coming to the CityLine complex. Slated to open in fall 2015, it'll be the first ...


BrainDead Beer Release

BrainDead Brewing in Deep Ellum finally releases trio of house beers

By Teresa Gubbins

Deep Ellum's BrainDead Brewing opened in March, but the brewpub celebrates its true mission on May 11 with the release of its inaugural batch of house-brewed beer. Brewer Andrew ...


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