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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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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 ...


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 ...


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