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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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Design District Digs

Virgin chooses designer neighborhood for swanky new Texas hotel

By Teresa Gubbins

Virgin Hotels, the lifestyle hotel brand by Virgin Group founder Richard Branson, has confirmed it will open a hotel in Dallas, in one of the city's hottest neighborhoods: the ...


STK Stands for Steak

New downtown Austin steakhouse promises spacious rooftop deck

By Teresa Gubbins

A new steakhouse lacking vowels is coming to Texas from New York City. Called STK, it's part of a big chain from a company called One Group Hospitality, which ...


It's Hip and Cool

More details revealed about Whole Foods Market's new store for millennials

By Teresa Gubbins

In May, Whole Foods Market announced it would be launching a new, separate chain tailored to a younger millennial audience. Now that chain has a name: 365 by Whole Foods ...


Starbucks News

Starbucks gets a little nutty with 6 new Frappuccino flavors

By Teresa Gubbins

After a longtime policy of being very measured with its flavors, Starbucks is going a little crazy by introducing six new Frappuccino beverages, available June 8. They will become part ...


Concert News

Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell wraps up newly announced fall tour in Austin

By Teresa Gubbins

Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell is launching a fall 2015 acoustic tour that includes two stops in Texas — one in Austin and one in Dallas. The tour, which launches on September ...


Weed Deed

Marijuana bill goes from Texas House approval to governor's desk

By Teresa Gubbins

Texas is just a Greg Abbott signature away from approving a medical marijuana bill that will be hard to fulfill but is viewed as a positive step toward marijuana legislation ...


Whole Foods Junior

Whole Foods Market launching new grocery store concept for millennials

By Teresa Gubbins

Millennials, look out: Whole Foods has its eyes on you. The Austin-based supermarket giant is launching a new, separate chain specifically tailored to meet the needs of that younger audience ...


Stoner News

Texas marijuana laws take another tiny, positive step for mankind

By Teresa Gubbins

A bill that would reduce the penalties for marijuana possession in Texas got a nudge forward after an approval on May 4 by a committee in the state House of ...


Smarty Pants

This Austin high school is one of the most challenging in the nation

By Teresa Gubbins

One Austin high school ranks among the most challenging in the nation, according to a report by the Washington Post.  The Ann Richards School for Young Woman Leaders ranks No ...


Last Call for J. Black's

Popular Austin bar closes Dallas location after 5 years in business

By Teresa Gubbins

After five years of serving cocktails and upscale pub grub on trendy Henderson Avenue in Dallas, J. Black's Feel Good Kitchen & Lounge will close on May 2. According to ...


Toadies Beer

Texas brewery crafts malty new beer with the Toadies

By Teresa Gubbins

Rekindling a successful collaboration, Fort Worth's Martin House has partnered with rock band the Toadies on a new beer that's lighter and maltier than the past. The new ...


Rolling Stones Return

Rolling Stones choose only one Texas stop on upcoming Zip Code tour

By Teresa Gubbins

The Rolling Stones have announced a 15-city North American stadium tour and only one Texas city is on the list. Their Zip Code tour, which launches in San Diego on ...


It's a Wrap

Starbucks adds new menu items that are convenient and healthy

By Teresa Gubbins

We may love Starbucks for its espresso beverages, hot and cold, but the coffee majordomo has another menu expansion that fits in with the modern-day healthy-eating trend. On March 31 ...


Royal Blue Expands

Austin boutique grocery expands to high-profile Dallas neighborhood

By Teresa Gubbins

Royal Blue Grocery, the Austin-based urban market with lots of prepared foods to go in addition to supermarket basics, is expanding to Dallas' Highland Park Village. It will replace a ...


American Sniper Trial Verdict

Jury reaches guilty verdict in American Sniper murder trial

By Teresa Gubbins

After little more than two hours' of deliberation, a jury found Eddie Ray Routh, 27, guilty of capital murder in the fatal shootings of "American Sniper" Chris Kyle and his ...


Greatest Hits

Radical pay-what-you-want film Hits stops in Austin on Thursday

By Teresa Gubbins

Austin will be part of an experimental film tour by comedian David Cross, whose first feature film, Hits, will screen for one day at Violet Crown Cinema. The unusual part ...


Milky Alternatives

Starbucks introduces coconut milk to drink lineup

By Teresa Gubbins

After being deluged with requests, Starbucks is introducing a new nondairy option to its drink lineup: coconut milk. It will be available in all stores beginning February 17. According to ...


Veggie Burger or Die

Whataburger gets hit with unthinkable petition to add veggie burger to menu

By Teresa Gubbins

Burger King has its BK Veggie; Chipotle has its tofu sofritas. Now a school nutritionist from Pharr, Texas is suggesting the unthinkable: that Texas chain Whataburger should join the fold ...


Doña Sauce For All

Tacodeli announces first location outside of Austin

By Teresa Gubbins

Austin taqueria Tacodeli is expanding to Dallas and is slated to open mid-2015 in the Sylvan Thirty development at 1818 Sylvan Ave. This will be the sixth branch of Tacodeli ...


Essential Texas Eats

Texas lands 4 coveted spots on list of essential American restaurants

By Teresa Gubbins

Food website Eater has released its first national list of essential restaurants across America, and saints be praised, four Texas restaurants are on it: Franklin Barbecue, the world-famous barbecue spot ...


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