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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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Where To Eat Lunch

Where to eat in Dallas right now: 10 best new lunch spots

By Teresa Gubbins

Of all the meals out there, lunch is the most flexible. It can be the getaway from work or an interview for work. It can be a rendezvous with your ...


Bowling for Dollars

Pinstack entertainment complex hopes to bowl a strike in Plano and Fort Worth

By Teresa Gubbins

With fancy, upscale bowling alleys sweeping across Dallas-Fort Worth, it was only a matter of time before the trend would reach West Plano. That will happen in January 2015 with ...


Mediterranean Flavors

New Coppell restaurant Carmel one-ups local Mediterranean counterparts

By Teresa Gubbins

New for Coppell diners is Carmel Restaurant and Lounge, a family-run spot featuring a combination of American classics and Mediterranean specialties. It opened October 30. The menu ranges from steaks ...


Food Truck Dies

Good Karma Kitchen shuts down food truck in favor of private events

By Teresa Gubbins

The good news about healthy food truck Good Karma Kitchen is that it's expanding its catering and personal chef services. The bad news is that Lucy, their food truck ...


Turkey Day Help

The best restaurants in Dallas to outsource your Thanksgiving 2014

By Teresa Gubbins

The old-fashioned concept of Thanksgiving has Mom in the kitchen for days, baking, mashing, roasting. That's still a lovely dream that some people get to enjoy. But for the ...


New Dallas Hot Spot

Ballyhooed Preston Hollow Village reveals first round of restaurants and shops

By Teresa Gubbins

Preston Hollow Village, the much chattered-about, mixed-use development at the northwest corner of Walnut Hill and Central Expressway, has released an official list of phase 1 restaurants and retail stores ...


Trolley's Back on Track

McKinney Avenue Trolley goes off rails but construction wraps up soon

By Teresa Gubbins

The McKinney Avenue Trolley system had a shutdown on November 9 after one of its trolleys went off the rails. McKinney Avenue Transit Authority posted a note of regret on ...


Light in the Sky

Looks like a brilliant meteor fell in Texas sky

By Teresa Gubbins

What looks to have been a spectacular meteor was spotted by people across Texas on November 8 at about 8:45 pm. Many described it as the biggest they'd ...


City News Roundup

Goodbye Ebola, hello Arctic blast: This week in Dallas city news

By Teresa Gubbins

Voting Day came and went, Ebola is officially vanquished and it's supposed to get cold cold cold. Here's this week's summary of city news in Dallas. Voting ...


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 ...


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