Originally posted on Finger, Fork & Knife:
Who doesn’t love a soft taco? Really, is there anything as quick, fresh and oh so satisfying as a bunch of fresh and tasty things wrapped up in a soft, warm tortilla? No is the answer. This is my mash-up of a soft taco. Take some Chinese flavours, mix them with Mexican techniques and add some locally grown produce and you get a delicious collision of flavours. My Honey-Soy Salmon, Coconut + Crispy Kale Taco features a tasty little mound of healthy goodies – black rice, crisp shredded kale, toasted coconut, avocado, orange,… Continue reading

Notes of an amateur foodie….

French Bistro Cooking Class Let me just say, I’ve always been an Italian food person. French has never been on the top of my list. But, I’m so glad I gave this a try. (Thanks, Jordan, for taking me!) This class, offered by Market Street in Colleyville, was not hands-on. It was, however, a demo with dinner. After the chef demonstrated the process for each course, we were served that portion of the menu. The entire menu was actually very manageable, even for an amateur chef like myself. The staff chose a white (Les Charmes Macon-Lugny Chardonnay) & a red … Continue reading Notes of an amateur foodie….


{Central Market: A Foodie’s Playground} As I made my way to the register, I stumbled upon this delightful morsel. ZAGNUT! Coconut + Peanut Butter? The only ingredient that could have made this the candy bar of the century is, of course, chocolate. Hey, I can’t complain. I was sold on the coconut. Love it. Always have. I pity family and friends who are opposed to said tropical delicacy. Continue reading Zagnut

mike’s foodie adventures, part 1

SMOKE I think the reviewer at yelp.com got it right: “laid back Urban Outfitters style [meets] trendy Dallas cuisine.” ~ Upscale BBQ. Delicious. Smokey. Juicy. ~ I had to try the EB&D Loaded Up & Truckin’ Burger. AMAZING! The egg fritter was crunchy on the outside and runny on the inside. Perfection. The fries had a savory BBQ seasoning. A great match for the burger. ~ I cannot wait to go back! This is a definite must-try for local Dallas foodies. The party I dined with chose the following (thank you for sharing!): SMALL: 100 Mile Cheese Plate Spicy Arugula … Continue reading mike’s foodie adventures, part 1