Chocolate biscuits? Jack’s says: Yes!

Chocolate biscuits? Jack’s says: Yes!

By Sara Newberry Jack’s Kitchen is a cheery little spot that serves southern-inspired dishes at brunch, lunch and dinner. On the face of it, the dishes are pure comfort food — you’ll find meatloaf, pot roast, and mac & cheese — but the elements of the dishes are more sophisticated. The mac & cheese is […]

Best vs. Best face-off this year

Best vs. Best face-off this year

By David Mullen There is little doubt — after last week’s divisional playoff games — that the four best teams will compete for the chance to play in Super Bowl LIII on Sunday, Feb. 3 in Atlanta. The number one conference seed will play the number two seed. These are the four highest scoring offenses […]

‘Hey’ is for horses

By Nancy Black I’ve spent the last 21 years teaching my children not to holler out at me by saying, “Hey, Mom!” Artificial Intelligence (AI) has destroyed my life’s work in one fell swoop.  “Hay is for horses,” I would tell them. “When you need my attention, you politely say, ‘Mom, will you please …’” […]

Pets depending on kind-hearted people

Pets depending on kind-hearted people

By Dr. Beth Leermakers He followed me home. Can we keep him? Unfortunately, loose dogs and cats are all too common in Dallas. Thirteen-hundred sixty-one dogs and 88 cats were impounded from the field by Dallas Animal Services (DAS) in November 2018.  On December 26, a big, long-haired dog followed me and my foster dogs […]

BA alum lives dream after 30-year hiatus

BA alum lives dream after 30-year hiatus

  By Shari Goldstein Stern When you travel east on Walnut Hill Ln. in Lake Highlands, a block west of Plano Rd., a splashy, colorful, breath-of-nature mural on a fence to your left will probably captivate your attention. Be careful driving. The depictions of a field of bluebonnets, butterflies painted like the Texas flag and […]

Get ready for Super Blood Wolf Moon

Get ready for Super Blood Wolf Moon

The moon will turn red over the United States on Sunday night during the last total lunar eclipse of the decade. A total lunar eclipse occurs during a full moon when the moon passes directly through the Earth’s shadow, causing it to turn rusty orange or dark red in color, hence the nickname, “Super Blood […]

Simmons honored for years of service

Simmons honored for years of service

Jesse Simmons was honored with the Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce 2019 Chairman’s Award at a luncheon on January 15 at Lakewood Country Club. The award is given annually to an individual for significant contributions to the Chamber through professional experience, community engagement and leadership. The Honorable Pete Sessions was in attendance and presented […]

‘Dream week’ includes unity walk

‘Dream week’ includes unity walk

DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. By Stephen Fashoro In honor of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Southern Methodist University (SMU) will hold its annual campus Unity Walk at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, to commemorate King’s core values — faith, education, nonviolence, love, leadership, community and hope.  “Our annual Unity Walk has […]

Asian chefs recreate childhood recipes

Asian chefs recreate childhood recipes

By Teresa Nguyen Asian Night Market celebrates the New Year and showcases up and coming Asian restaurateurs and chefs, Asian street foods, live performances, entertainment and art on Sunday, Jan. 13 from 3-9 p.m., at The Bomb Factory.  The Asian chefs and restaurateurs in Dallas have longed for an Asian Night Market like those they’ve […]

Red Posole with Pork

Red Posole with Pork

6 guajillo chiles 6 ancho chiles 2 chipotle chiles 2 tablespoons cooking oil 1 pound prepared carnitas, or 1 pound pork shoulder, cooked and shredded 2 (28-ounce) can hominy, drained and rinsed 4 cups chicken stock Salt and pepper  Shredded cabbage, diced white onion and lime wedges for garnish Stem and seed chiles and combine […]

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