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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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Night Sky Display

Meteor splits in two across a moonstruck Texas sky

By Teresa Gubbins

A meteor crossed the sky over Texas on July 12 at 9 pm, enthralling many who watched as it split into two before its inevitable fade. Night-sky viewers witnessed what ...

Tequila Shot

TNT Tacos and Tequila embarks on Texas expansion

By Teresa Gubbins

TNT Tacos and Tequila will open a new location in Uptown Dallas this fall. It's the second branch of TNT, the hipper baby brother of Dallas-based Blue Mesa Grill ...

Cali Burger Invasion

Eureka burger rewards Texas with restaurants in Austin and Dallas

By Teresa Gubbins

California beer-and-burger chain Eureka is headed for Texas. With 12 locations on the West Coast, stretching from San Diego to Seattle, Eureka has set its sights on Dallas and Austin ...

Pop Star

Pop star Ryan Cabrera returns to studio with new Dynamite Music label

By Teresa Gubbins

Pop singer Ryan Cabrera is in the studio, working on new music to be released this fall on Dynamite Music. This will mark the first release from a new boutique ...

Comic Relief

More funny stuff: Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival steps it up for 2014 with stellar bill

By Teresa Gubbins

The world's biggest comedy tour returns with a summer show featuring some of the hottest standup acts. The Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival 2014, presented by Live Nation and Funny ...

Fun With Fizz

Texas scores Starbucks' new line of house-made fizzy soda drinks

By Teresa Gubbins

Starbucks is selling house-made sodas in 16 states, and Texas made the cut. There are three flavors — spiced root beer, ginger ale and lemon ale — that went on sale June ...

Beatle On Tour

Ailing Paul McCartney postpones U.S. tour that was scheduled to launch in Texas

By Teresa Gubbins

Paul McCartney has postponed his upcoming U.S. tour due to illness, including his June 14 show in Lubbock and June 16 show at American Airlines Center in Dallas. The ...

Summer Concerts Rock

Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden co-headline major summer tour with Texas stops

By Teresa Gubbins

In what will surely be one of the major rock events of the summer, Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden are teaming up for a North American tour that will see ...

Mega Supermarket Merger

Albertsons acquires Randalls in supersize supermarket merger

By Teresa Gubbins

After months-long speculation, Randalls has new ownership that will see it merge with a competing supermarket chain: Albertsons. Safeway, the parent company of Randalls and Tom Thumb, agreed to be ...

Larry Hagman Sipper

New J.R. Ewing Bourbon capitalizes on the return of Dallas TV show

By Teresa Gubbins

With season three of Dallas coming up, a bottling company is capitalizing on that momentous occasion with a kitschy namesake bourbon. Called J.R. Ewing Bourbon, it's named after ...

Hot Frozen Dessert

TCBY follows up popular vegan chocolate frozen yogurt with new flavor

By Teresa Gubbins

Embracing one of the top food trends of 2014, national frozen yogurt chain TCBY has introduced a new vegan version of its frozen yogurt. Called Silk vanilla almond and made ...

HRC Endorses Davis

Wendy Davis scores Human Rights Campaign endorsement in Texas governor's race

By Teresa Gubbins

The Human Rights Campaign — the largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization — announced its endorsement of Wendy Davis for Texas governor. The organization applauded what it called ...

Cykochik's Slow Fashion

Vegan Texas handbag company brings new meaning to the term 'arm candy'

By Teresa Gubbins

It's impossible to look at a handbag by Dallas company Cykochik and not smile. With their bold colors, poppy graphics and childlike whimsy, they're an instant mood lifter ...

Black Rhino Rescue

Humane Society steps in to block importation of controversial black rhino trophy

By Teresa Gubbins

The Humane Society plans to throw another roadblock in the recent Dallas Safari Club black rhino hunt auction. The controversial auction took place at the Dallas Convention Center on Saturday ...

Dallas Safari Controversy Continues

Black rhino auction winner Corey Knowlton responds to international uproar

By Teresa Gubbins

Corey Knowlton, the hunter who has been identified as the winner of a controversial auction held by the Dallas Safari Club to hunt an endangered black rhino, has issued a ...

Hunting for the Hunter

Dallas Safari Club auctions off controversial black rhino hunt, but who was the real winner?

By Teresa Gubbins

The Dallas Safari Club carried through with its controversial auction of a hunt for an endangered African black rhino on January 11, to the tune of $350,000. The auction ...

Southwest Stands by SeaWorld

Southwest Airlines committed to SeaWorld despite protests over animal cruelty allegations

By Teresa Gubbins

On the same day that a protest took place outside its headquarters, Dallas-based Southwest Airlines reaffirmed its commitment to SeaWorld via a post on the company's blog, yet described ...

Here Little Cookie

Trader Joe's has a new favorite: Speculoos cookie butter falls to No. 2

By Teresa Gubbins

Uh-oh, we feel a shortage coming on. Gourmet foodie emporium Trader Joe's has released its list of top products for 2013, and it's bad news for Speculoos cookie ...

'Blackfish' Toll Rises

Southwest Airlines' SeaWorld ties damage reputation after Blackfish, animal rights protests

By Teresa Gubbins

With SeaWorld under fire for its policies regarding animals, its Dallas-based airline partner Southwest Airlines is drawing heat for its association with the animal theme park. Animal advocates have begun ...

The Affluenza Argument

Drunk driving North Texas teen gets probation for killing 4 people

By Teresa Gubbins

A Tarrant County teen driver involved in a drunk driving car crash that killed four people was sentenced to probation instead of being sent to jail. Juvenile court judge Jean ...

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