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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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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 ...

Dallas Earthquake

Another earthquake hits Dallas, rattles locals

By Teresa Gubbins

At about 3:10 pm, an apparent earthquake struck Dallas, stretching from neighborhoods east and west. The U.S. Geological Survey confirmed it was a 3.5 magnitude earthquake and ...

Thai One On

LA's famed Pranom is crafting dreamy Thai for Austin pop-up

By Teresa Gubbins

A Thai pop-up concept from Los Angeles called Pranom is coming to Austin in the new year, when it will serve California-style Thai during an event at HandleBar downtown.  The ...

Juicy News

Rare white grapefruit hits Texas grocery stores during prime citrus season

By Teresa Gubbins

If you're talking grapefruit in Texas, you're usually talking ruby red. But an uncommon grapefruit surfaced this week in supermarket produce departments with white flesh and more complex ...

Lone Star Grammy Noms

Texas artists score big in 2015 Grammy Award nominations

By Teresa Gubbins

Texas was well-represented in the latest round of nominations for the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences 57th annual Grammy Awards. Beyonce, Miranda Lambert and Lecrae topped the list of ...

Pizza Hut Goes Artisanal

A restaurant critic's take on new gourmet pies from Pizza Hut

By Teresa Gubbins

With pizza tastes in America scaling up, Plano, Texas-based Pizza Hut launched a new menu on November 19 with new crust flavors, "skinny" pizzas and premium ingredients. In a release ...

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 ...

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 ...

Animal Rescue

Dozens of dogs rescued from suspected puppy mill in East Texas

By Teresa Gubbins

The SPCA of Texas, responding to a complaint of suspected animal cruelty, took custody of 37 dogs from a suspected puppy mill near Gilmer, Texas, about 125 miles east of ...

Ebola Crisis Update

Ebola moves into crisis mode with revelations from nurses about hospital procedures

By Teresa Gubbins

With the Ebola virus moving into crisis mode, a nurses' union has cataloged a list of failures at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, and President Barack Obama has convened a meeting ...

Ebola Virus

Dallas nurse tests positive for Ebola virus

By Teresa Gubbins

According to a statement released by the Texas Department of State Health Services, a nurse at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas has tested positive for the Ebola virus. The ...

Virus Crisis

Number of Dallas residents possibly exposed to Ebola climbs to 80

By Teresa Gubbins

Eighty people in the Dallas area are now being monitored for Ebola, as health officials widen the circle of people who may have been exposed to the virus after indirect ...

Ebola Emerges in Texas

Details emerge after CDC confirms Dallas hospital has first U.S. case of Ebola

By Teresa Gubbins

The first case of Ebola in a U.S. hospital has emerged, and it's in Dallas. Officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed that a critically ...

Hot Diggity

Fletcher's reveals the secret behind State Fair corny dog greatness

By Teresa Gubbins

If you've been to the State Fair of Texas, there's a good chance you've also had a Fletcher's corny dog, the quintessential fair snack consisting of ...

Mmmmm Tofu

Chipotle announces date to begin serving its spicy vegan tofu Sofritas in Texas

By Teresa Gubbins

The Sofritas are here, the Sofritas are here: Chipotle Mexican Grill has settled on a date to introduce its new vegan Sofritas menu options across the South: October 13. Sofritas ...

Meatless Monday Drama

Texas ag commissioner Todd Staples announces resignation in wake of Meatless Monday incident

By Teresa Gubbins

Texas agriculture commissioner Todd Staples announced on September 18 that he will resign his office, an announcement that comes 10 days after he wrote an awkward editorial calling the Meatless ...

Meatless Mondays Drama

Protein guidelines vanish from Texas Agriculture website following Meatless Monday drama

By Teresa Gubbins

The Texas Department of Agriculture seems to have scrubbed the idea of meatless eating from its website. A nutritional fact-sheet that was on the organization's site, which gave equal ...

Non-Dairy News

Cool new non-dairy ice cream bars summon Halloween favorite

By Teresa Gubbins

Those who shun dairy are about to get some novelty treats that go beyond plain old vanilla soy ice cream into cool seasonal goodies. Meanwhile, big companies like Starbucks and ...

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