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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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State Fair Food Winners

Craft beer scores righteous win at State Fair of Texas 2014 Big Tex Choice Awards

By Teresa Gubbins

After a timely critique by a panel of first-time judges, the State Fair of Texas has announced the winners of the 2014 Big Tex Choice Awards, and its outcome will ...


Smoking BBQ

Deep Ellum BBQ joint Pecan Lodge suffers fire in the smokehouse

By Teresa Gubbins

Deep Ellum BBQ joint Pecan Lodge sustained a small fire on August 31 in the smokehouse, and it was not the good kind of fire. But phew, it wasn't ...


Craft Beer News

Rahr and Lakewood Brewing collaborate on beer but the name's a mouthful

By Teresa Gubbins

For the first time ever in the history of North Texas craft beer, two local breweries have come together to collaborate on a beer release. The brewers? Rahr & Sons of ...


Circus Under Attack

Ringling Bros. popularity plummets amid growing protests over animal cruelty

By Teresa Gubbins

It's opening night for the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus at American Airlines Center in Dallas, making its annual summer trek through Texas on this not-too-hot night on ...


News You Can Eat

Pizza redo, tequila-spiked watermelon and more bites of Dallas food news

By Teresa Gubbins

At one end of the Dallas restaurant news spectrum, we have caviar and a dapper new bar serving sophisticated cocktails. At the other end lie beer, burgers, barbecue and pizza ...


Cane Rosso Caves

Beaten by White Rock's entitled parents, Cane Rosso fills in patio fountain

By Teresa Gubbins

Can Lakewood not have nice things? After more than a year of struggle, Neapolitan pizzeria Cane Rosso White Rock has filled in the copper-lined fountain on its patio. Owner Jay ...


Chef News

The Grape's new chef de cuisine hopes to continue reign as pasta queen

By Teresa Gubbins

Greenville Avenue perennial favorite The Grape has a new chef de cuisine: Sarah Snow, who will work with chef-owner Brian Luscher. Snow fills the clogs left by Danyele McPherson, who ...


Really Farm To Table

Urban Acres blossoms into legit Dallas restaurant with chef hire

By Teresa Gubbins

Dallas' favorite farmstead, Urban Acres, has hired a head chef, David Rodriguez, who will transform the cafe into a more meaningful dining destination. Rodriguez, who was most recently at Oddfellows ...


Vegan Student Dining

University of Texas at Dallas reaches for top-tier status with bountiful new dining options

By Teresa Gubbins

University of Texas at Dallas has unveiled a new residence hall and accompanying dining center that brings a wealth of new food choices, including vegan, healthy foods and late-night fare ...


Deep Ellum Ingenuity

New Deep Ellum venture blends craft beer with Good Records vinyl

By Teresa Gubbins

Deep Ellum has a unique new hybrid spot that combines vinyl records, DJ sets and craft beer. Called Off the Record, it's a collaboration between Good Records and the ...


Greenville Gets Beachy

Greenville Avenue nets ceviche and tequila bar from seasoned Dallas chef

By Teresa Gubbins

Former Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek chef Randall Warder has doubled his commitment to Greenville Avenue, with a new beachy concept called C'Viche Tequila Bar, opening this fall next-door ...


Indie Coffee News

Houndstooth sibling Tweed Coffee snatches up headquarters in Dallas Design District

By Teresa Gubbins

Having successfully pulled off the opening of a Dallas outlet of Houndstooth Coffee, the highly rated Austin coffee shop, owner Sean Henry has settled on headquarters for Tweed Coffee, his ...


Novelty Beer

Local brewers collaborate on first beer-kombucha hybrid in Dallas

By Teresa Gubbins

There's a one-of-a-kind new beer in town that combines beer with kombucha, the fermented tea drink that's said to have health benefits. Called Holy Rooster Prickly Pear Kombucha ...


New Dining Frontier

Why Dallas is ready to give healthy restaurants a shot

By Teresa Gubbins

Out of nowhere, Dallas-Fort Worth has become America's new center of "healthy" dining, with a number of high-profile chains opening and more on the way. Seasons 52, True Food ...


Zoo Attack

Lion bites handler at Dallas Zoo's Giants of the Savanna exhibit

By Teresa Gubbins

An employee at the Dallas Zoo was bitten by a lion on August 23 during what zoo officials say was a "routine transfer" of lions from one area to another ...


Authentic Thai in Cowtown

Chef Eddy Thretipthuangsin gets back to native cuisine with new Fort Worth restaurant

By Teresa Gubbins

Chef Eddy Thretipthuangsin, owner at Bite City Grill in Fort Worth, will open a second restaurant in Tarrant County. This one will serve authentic Thai food. "Chef Eddy" says he ...


It's Not a Dump Site

Careless road crews trash Brad Oldham's 'Traveling Man' sculpture in Deep Ellum

By Teresa Gubbins

Art aficionados strolling past the corner of Good Latimer Expressway and Elm Street in Deep Ellum might be surprised to see some new additions on the Brad Oldham-Brandon Oldenburg sculpture ...


Rick Perry News

Rick Perry does about-face and won't fund defense with taxpayer money

By Teresa Gubbins

Gov. Rick Perry, who was indicted on August 15 for abuse of official capacity and coercion of a public servant, announced that he will not pay for his high-priced defense ...


Craft Beer News

3 Nations Brewery slides into space soon-to-be vacated by Grapevine

By Teresa Gubbins

Picking up where Grapevine Craft Brewery leaves off is 3 Nations Brewing, a coming-soon brewery from brothers Gavin and Gianni Secchi, whose family owns Ferrari's Italian Villa in Addison ...


A Beer Garden Too

Grapevine Craft Brewery secures permanent hometown location with a bonus

By Teresa Gubbins

Two years in the making, Grapevine Craft Brewery has a hometown location, slated to open in February 2015. But there's a twist: The brewery will open with an adjoining ...


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