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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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Biggest Thai Buffet in Texas

Best Thai experiments with new spin-off restaurant in Dallas

By Teresa Gubbins

The well-named Best Thai welcomes a new member to the family in Best Thai Diner, a unique concept from this small, individualistic family-run chain. Taking over the former Ole Whiskers ...

Rating the Star System

Dallas restaurant critic kerfuffle raises questions about star ratings

By Teresa Gubbins

In the ongoing controversy surrounding the credibility of restaurant reviews at the Dallas Morning News, one of the chief complaints is the newspaper's (mis)application of stars. The topic ...

New Design District Landlords

Tim Headington and investor group snatch up big chunk of Dallas Design District

By Teresa Gubbins

Meddlesome Moth, meet your new landlord: A group of investors that includes the owner of the Joule Dallas hotel and the owners of Highland Park Village have bought a large ...

A Flagship Starbucks for Dallas

Showpiece Starbucks and 6 more additions coming to Shops at Park Lane

By Teresa Gubbins

Things are bustling at the Shops at Park Lane, which has announced seven new openings, including a showpiece Starbucks and not one but two fitness studios. The openings will begin ...

Veggie News

Salata jumps on hot vegan trend with new permanent menu additions

By Teresa Gubbins

Jumping on the increasingly popular vegan bandwagon, salad chain Salata has added three new vegan proteins to the menu at all of its 40 locations: quinoa, falafel and tofu. They ...

Restaurant Strike

Restaurateurs convene to change broken Dallas Morning News review system

By Teresa Gubbins

In the wake of a now-notorious critic dinner at Proof + Pantry, a group of local restaurateurs has banded together to try and effect change in the Dallas Morning News' restaurant ...

Get Out There and Vote

What you need to know before you vote on November 4 in Dallas

By Teresa Gubbins

Voting day is Tuesday, November 4, which despite its lack of a presidential contest, has some big races, notably for governor, lieutenant governor and U.S. senator. There are also ...

Coffee News

Design District coffeehouse Ascension will soon perk up Uptown

By Teresa Gubbins

Design District coffeehouse and wine bar Ascension has some expansion plans brewing, with a second branch slated to open at the Crescent in spring 2015. Ascension will take a 2 ...

Southern Comfort

Kent Rathbun takes his Jasper's fried chicken to mixed-use village in Richardson

By Teresa Gubbins

Chef Kent Rathbun will open a fourth branch of Jasper's, his regional American restaurant concept, in Richardson. It will be located at a new mixed-use village called CityLine, at ...

City News Roundup

Cheaper Uber and Love Field hubbub headline this round of city news

By Teresa Gubbins

Awww, there's an Ebola-related story this week, and it has a storybook ending. There's also a Love Field petition and more bad news about Texas Horse Park in ...

Is Jared OK?

Argument turns deadly outside Plano sandwich shop

By Teresa Gubbins

A man was shot and killed outside a sandwich shop in Plano on October 30 after getting into an argument with a coworker. According to the Plano police, Kevin Michael ...

News You Can Eat

New lunch spots rule this rendition of Dallas restaurant news

By Teresa Gubbins

In this wrap-up of restaurant news, lunch is big. Lots of places have decided to open for lunch. There are also the usual openings and closings, but if it's ...

Leslie Brenner Comes Out

Beleaguered Dallas restaurant critic does surprising backflip and goes public

By Teresa Gubbins

After years of vigorously defending the necessity of anonymity in the field of restaurant criticism, Dallas Morning News critic Leslie Brenner has "outed" herself with a big reveal. A newspaper ...

Steakhouse News

Del Frisco's to relocate North Dallas flagship steakhouse to new Uptown tower

By Teresa Gubbins

Del Frisco's Restaurant Group has some changes in store: Its flagship steakhouse is on the move, and the company is opening another Dallas-Fort Worth branch of its more casual ...

Animal Rescue

SPCA rescues dozens of dogs from suspected puppy mill in East Texas

By Teresa Gubbins

The SPCA of Texas, responding to a complaint of suspected animal cruelty, took custody of 37 dogs from a suspected puppy mill near Gilmer, Texas, about 125 miles east of ...

Very Costly Theft

Gold necklace thief shot and killed outside Aldi grocery store in Northwest Dallas

By Teresa Gubbins

A robber who tried to make off with a woman's gold necklace ended up losing his life for the theft. It all occurred in a parking lot outside a ...

Dallas Chefs on TV

Catch these 3 Dallas-Fort Worth chefs on national TV

By Teresa Gubbins

Dallas-Fort Worth may have missed out on this season of Top Chef, but that isn't stopping local chefs from getting on TV. Three are scheduled for small-screen appearances, as ...

Plastic Straws Suck

Dallas restaurant chain Snappy Salads bans plastic straws

By Teresa Gubbins

Following a trail blazed by chef Mario Batali last year, Dallas restaurant chain Snappy Salads has instituted a ban on plastic straws at all of its locations. Founder and CEO ...

Another Round of Beer News

New craft breweries for Dallas and more beer news worth drinking up

By Teresa Gubbins

Dallas-Fort Worth is swimming in beer, thanks to a flood of new breweries that have opened in the past few years. This list by the Beer in Big D blog ...

Sam's Club Protest

Neighborhood group wins small but important victory in Sam's Club battle

By Teresa Gubbins

In the ongoing struggle surrounding the proposed Sam's Club off US Highway 75 and Haskell Avenue, the little guys won another round. The East Village Association, which is the ...

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