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  • Chew on This: Ice Cream Wasted

    OAK CLIFF – It’s summer, it’s hot, and naturally, folks are screaming for ice cream. But one woman is serving up hers – with a kick. It’s Ice Cream Wasted, a pop-up concept in Dallas’ Bishop Arts District, created by a chemist whose desire to remain at her 9 to 5 was melting away. “It wasn’t because of the chemistry work, it’s because I felt like I was confined in a four wall building with no windows because you know, […]

  • New Chief in Town: Hall will be Dallas’ first female chief

    DALLAS- The city has a new police chief and the announcement is historic. Detroit’s deputy police chief, Renee Hall, will be Dallas’ first female police chief. “It was a difficult choice, but my belief is Renee Hall will be a dynamic chief and do great things in this community. Be accepted by the police department, the rank and file, as well as the existing command staff,” Dallas city manager T.C. Broadnax said Wednesday afternoon. “People will come to see that […]

  • Chew on This: Poke Bop

    DALLAS — If you spend any time on social media, it’s likely you’ve seen pictures of poke. “So the Hawaiian pronunciation is poh-KAY’,” Marc Mattox told Newsfix. Mattox is co-owner of Poke Bop. The popularity of poke, which is essentially a raw fish salad, seemed to come out of nowhere over the past few months. NewsFix stopped by Poke Bop on Lemmon Avenue in Dallas, where we discovered poke is actually not a new concept. “It’s something new here in […]

  • Dalila’s Leftovers: Neiman Marcus Pop-Up Dinner Series

    PLANO – WHISTLE BRITCHES IS COMING TO SHOPS AT WILLOW BEND! That was one of the biggest takeaways from the Neiman Marcus Pop-Up Dinner Series that took place Thursday night. The man of the hour, Chef Omar Flores, made the announcement to a room full of diners who gathered at Mariposa Restaurant, located on the 3rd floor of the Dallas-based retail store. The theme of the evening: Sophisticated Southern. For four-courses, Flores mixed and matched items from both Whistle Britches […]

  • Chew on This: Pudding on Smiles

    DALLAS-FT. WORTH – When you think of pudding, it’s likely the first thing that comes to mind is ‘sweet.’ And that’s just what Pudding on Smiles is serving up in DFW. But these sweet treats stemmed from a sour situation. “I owned a bakery for about six years,” Kendra Sanders told Newsfix. Sanders is co-owner of Pudding on Smiles. “In the midst of all that, I was working and I had a premature baby; she was a micro-preemie. We kind […]

  • Giraffe calf makes debut at the Dallas Zoo

    DALLAS–Just a few weeks after he was born, a giraffe calf made his first public appearance at the Dallas Zoo on Wednesday. “It is World Giraffe Day, so it seemed an appropriate day for us to introduce Tsavo, who is our newest giraffe calf, to our guests and members here at the zoo,” said Harrison Edell, Vice-President of Animal Operations and Welfare at Dallas Zoo. “He is about three weeks old. At birth, he was 150 pounds and about 5’11”, so this […]

  • Chew on This: D-Town Coney Island

    GRAND PRAIRIE – Texas has got you covered when it comes to BBQ and tacos, but what about hot dogs? Well if you’re looking for a dog with a Midwest bark, D-Town Coney Island  in Grand Prairie has you covered. Oh, and that ‘D’ stands for Detroit. Owners John and Brianna Grier brought their Michigan roots to Texas. And they came to the right place, only four exits away from the GM plant – a Flint based company. “We were […]

  • Chew on This: Chef Caodan Tran

    DALLAS – There’s no secret that Dallas has its fair share of restaurants – resulting in a fair share of chefs – but Chef Caodan Tran is taking her talents to new levels. And it’s not a stretch to say she started from the bottom and worked her way up. “I worked in the service industry since I was 18,” Tran told Newsfix, “That was my first job and I never left it. I feel like it chose me. I […]

  • Chew on This: Revolver Taco Lounge

    DEEP ELLUM – Regino Rojas made his way from Chicago to Dallas, to get involved in the family business – guns. “We sell collectible firearms as the family business since the mid’ 1800’s,” Rojas said. So how did the aim go from guns to tacos? His mother. “One day, me and my father were working at the gun shop and I saw her in the corner, needling, and I’m like, ‘I’m not going to do that to my mom,’” Rojas […]

  • Chew on This: Bijou Belle

    DALLAS – Getting food in the Metroplex often means traveling 15-20 minutes to eat at one of your favorite spots – but what if you killed two birds with one stone? Introducing the Bijou Belle. “For the most part a lot of people are like wow, this is really different,” Kobe Lewis told Newsfix. Lewis is the owner of the Bijou Belle. “As soon as you tell them a mobile dining business, either they think a food truck or they think […]