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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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City News Roundup

Trinity River fantasies and early voting fuel this round of Dallas city news

By Teresa Gubbins

Now that Ebola has hit New York, it no longer has to be Dallas' fault. But we do have Ebola updates as well as a bunch of transportation-related news that ...


Restaurant Recovery

Downtown steakhouse Dallas Chop House reopens after kitchen fire

By Teresa Gubbins

After suffering a fire in the kitchen in August, downtown Dallas steakhouse Dallas Chop House has a date for its official reopening: Monday, November 3. The restaurant has undergone an ...


Downtown Revival

Art deco building in downtown Dallas gets encore with newly planned art complex

By Teresa Gubbins

While other buildings in downtown Dallas have been razed, prospects are bright for a historic building a little farther east. A three-story art deco structure at 508 Park that sat ...


DART News

DART halts downtown Dallas rail service for weekends this fall

By Teresa Gubbins

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) is doing some replacement work along Pacific Avenue and Bryan Street that will shut down the trains going through downtown starting Saturday, October 25. Rail ...


More Beer!

World of Beer untaps two more locations around Dallas

By Teresa Gubbins

More beer is good news, and we're getting a double dose, with two new World of Beer locations scheduled to open in major North Texas towns: Fort Worth and ...


Lucky Dog

Bentley the Dallas Ebola dog doesn't have Ebola

By Teresa Gubbins

In great news for animal kind, Bentley the "Ebola dog" does not have Ebola. The rock star Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, who belongs to Dallas Ebola victim and Texas Health ...


Pretzel Mania

Twisted Doh puts out unparalleled gourmet pretzel creations in Plano

By Teresa Gubbins

Pretzels have come a long way since their days as a foil for beer, and we have the proof: Twisted Doh, a new shop in Plano making gourmet pretzels, for ...


Bar Switcheroo

Bar Louie seizes newly vacated Park Tavern space at Shops at Park Lane

By Teresa Gubbins

Park Tavern, the corporate gastropub at the Shops at Park Lane, closed only a month ago, but there's already a replacement: Bar Louie, the rather similar bar-restaurant concept that ...


Kebabs for Uptown

Pera Kebab gives Uptown Dallas new Turkish twist

By Teresa Gubbins

The Pera Turkish restaurant empire expands again with a new outlet called Pera Kebab, set to open in Uptown Dallas this month. This would be the newest addition in a ...


Guy Was Here

Guy Fieri tailgates with Rascal Flatts at Cowboys game

By Teresa Gubbins

Restaurateur and TV personality Guy Fieri was in town on October 19, to officiate at a tailgate event at the Dallas Cowboys game sponsored by Carnival Cruise Lines. The series ...


Big Cat Lair

Rescued tigers get new lease on life at premier big cat sanctuary in North Texas

By Teresa Gubbins

Four tigers rescued from horribly inhumane conditions have been given a new lease on life at a spacious new habitat at Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch, a sanctuary in Murchison ...


City News Roundup

Richard Branson battles Bentley the Ebola dog for Dallas superstardom this week

By Teresa Gubbins

This was a historic week in Dallas, as the Wright Amendment was finally lifted, allowing passengers to fly nonstop out of Love Field beyond Oklahoma to wherever their whims take ...


News You Can Eat

Autumn hits Dallas restaurants with special burgers, shakes and lots of roots

By Teresa Gubbins

Fall is in the air, and it's hitting local restaurants too, with new fall menus offering the kinds of fare you might expect, such as root vegetables. There are ...


Farmers Market Eats

Southern restaurant puts biscuits on menu at Dallas Farmers Market

By Teresa Gubbins

Another restaurant is coming to the Dallas Farmers Market, this one with a Southern theme. Called Jack's Modern Southern Kitchen, it's the latest venture from veteran restaurateur Scott ...


Ebola Crisis Update

Ebola moves into crisis mode with revelations from nurses about hospital procedures

By Teresa Gubbins

With the Ebola virus moving into crisis mode, a nurses' union has cataloged a list of failures at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, and President Barack Obama has convened a meeting ...


Pizza On Tap

Mooyah team enters Dallas pizza fray with new concept on Henderson Avenue

By Teresa Gubbins

With the "better burger" trend starting to fade, the owners of Mooyah are exploring the hottest new restaurant craze: pizza. They will open a new restaurant concept called Pie Tap ...


Dallas Foodie Planner

The go-to list of every hot Dallas restaurant opening for fall 2014 and beyond

By Teresa Gubbins

Two Dallas foodies are sitting around talking. Of course they're feasting on a giant pile of bacon, because that's what foodies do, and they're chasing that with ...


Tex-Mex Closure

Cafe Herrera serves its last enchilada at Mockingbird Station

By Teresa Gubbins

Tex-Mex restaurant Cafe Herrera has taken the last train out of Mockingbird Station. It has served its last enchilada. It has thrown in the towel. A spokesperson for the property ...


Chipotle-Style Sushi

Austin-based How Do You Roll? answers need for fast, cheap sushi in Plano

By Teresa Gubbins

Fast casual Asian chain How Do You Roll? will open its first branch in the Dallas area in Plano, at Preston Road and Park Boulevard the last week of October ...


Ebola Update

Nurse at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas tests positive for Ebola

By Teresa Gubbins

According to a statement released by the Texas Department of State Health Services, a nurse at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas has tested positive for the Ebola virus. The nurse ...


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