Chew on This: Steve and Cammy’s Ice Cream brings a sweet touch to Oak Cliff

DALLAS – Steven and Camille jones aren’t Dallas natives, but their efforts to make the community sweeter would make you think otherwise. “We were new to the Dallas area a couple years ago,” Steven Jones told Newsfix. “One of the reoccurring things we noticed in these bigger cities is that there’s always a part of town that seems neglected when it comes to financial infrastructure. My wife and I have always had a passion to try and figure out a […]

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Chew on This: Café Intermezzo is the perfect place to unwind and dine

PLANO – When you think of a restaurant to go to for coffee, breakfast, dinner, pastries, and cocktails – it’s likely just one place doesn’t come to mind. Well, an Atlanta-based spot is looking to change that with Cafe Intermezzo located in Plano’s Shops at Legacy. And this restaurant’s legacy began decades ago. “Our owner Bryan Olsen was importing espresso machines in the United States when people in America didn’t know what espresso was back in the late 60’s and […]

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Chew on This: Mowhawk Militia raises money for Veteran operated greenhouse

DALLAS – From working in some of the most prestigious Dallas kitchens, to appearances on the Food Network – Chef Patrick Stark is no stranger to the spotlight. But after years in the business, he’s looking to shine his light on Veterans, in hopes of creating a greenhouse run by those who served our country. And he’s using his charity – the Mohawk Militia. “The Mohawk Militia has been around for five years,” Stark told Newsfix. It’s a 501c3 charity. […]

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Chew on This: Mille Lire brings traditional Italian with a twist

DALLAS – Tradition, tradition, tradition. That’s what oozes out of Mille Lire, the Italian eatery located at The Centrum, in Dallas’ Oak Lawn area. And it starts with the name… “Mille Lire is just old Italian money,” executive chef Guiliano Matarese told Newsfix. “It’s just the memory and celebration of what we had before the Euro came in the market.” And getting innovative, yet classic Italian dishes here in the heart of Texas – is priceless. “My menu changes almost […]

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Chew on This: Couple’s family tragedy births Biscuit Bar

PLANO – When Janie and Jacob Burkett created The Biscuit Bar, it was a decision that stemmed from tragedy. “Jake and I had twin baby girls in September of 2016 and unfortunately, one passed just a few weeks after birth,” Janie Burkett told Newsfix. “We came home around the holiday time. All of our family came together, we have a very large family, they came to our house. And we needed to feed them.” So, they made biscuits. But there […]

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Chew on This: Fogo de Chão brings lighter options to the table

PLANO – Brazilian Steak House. What’s the first thing you think of when you hear someone mention one? Stuffing yourself to capacity right? Well, Fogo de Chão wants you to know that’s really not the way Brazilians dine. So, to make sure folks who are looking to have a little something-something on the lighter side, they’re playing around with the menu at their flagship location in Plano. “We have a test kitchen right above our restaurant,” general manager Joe Pasquesi […]

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Chew on This: Bronwen Weber reps Frosted Art Bakery on Food Network Show ‘Dallas Cakes’

DALLAS – Wedding season is in full effect. And in Dallas, for weddings – or whatever you’re celebrating – Frosted Art Bakery and Studio is one of the go-to spots for over-the-top treats. And Bronwen Weber is the woman running the show! “You know I started working in my first bakery when I was 14 years old. And I never got out,” Weber told Newsfix. “Frosted Arts Bakery has actually been around 70-75 years. The original owners were Neiman Marcus. […]

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Chew on This: Jasper’s features menu items that are summer body approved

RICHARDSON – Things are finally heating up in the metroplex, which means instead of grubbing on heavy meats, folks are flocking to lighter options like seafood and fish. And despite being known for things like ribs and steak – Jasper’s has you covered. We visited the Richardson location to check out what Chef Michael Harp had cooking up – starting with the oysters, which come straight outta the Texas Gulf. Then there’s the crab cakes – seared to perfection and […]

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Risky Business: Dallas-based model turned businessman creates One Vodka

DALLAS – When Donté Dean sought out a career change, the actor and model traded head shots for a shot at owning at his very own liquor company. And he scored – with One Vodka. “Vodka is more my style. It fits me and it’s what I drink,” Dean told Newsfix. So, what makes this drink worth sippin’? “It’s distilled in France, in the Charente region of France,” Dean said. “There’s a fresh spring river that region of France, that’s […]

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Chew on This: Tu Bones BBQ brings a taste of Georgia to Texas

DALLAS – Texans are pretty set in their ways when it comes to BBQ. But Michael Prince is shaking things up by serving a taste of Georgia – with Tu Bones BBQ. “Bringing Georgia BBQ to Texas was a little different, I’m not gonna lie,” Pit Master Michael Prince told Newsfix. “But as people started to taste it and got use to it, it became popular. In Georgia, we use the tree that’s popular and that’s the pecan tree. Most […]

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