Posts Tagged ‘Caitlin Clark’

Medina Oven & Bar

Posted by    |    July 10th, 2012 at 1:42 pm

After hearing a friend rave about the magic of Medina, I decided to give the Moroccan-Mediterranean restaurant a try.  Being a Southern girl at heart, I usually stick to Southern comforts or Tex-Mex. A Chicago-style gyro is about as adventurous as it gets. But I’m all about broadening my horizons, so I booked a reservation on OpenTable: Dallas Restaurants, grabbed some of my more adventurous girlfriends and had my first go at Moroccan cuisine.

The location was killer (right next to American Airlines) and the candlelit interior was perfect. The iron lanterns and elegant textiles created a warm and elegant atmosphere. I kept waiting for Aladdin to pop out from the kitchen and take me on a magic carpet ride.


Rise No. 1 Rises to the Occasion

Posted by    |    July 11th, 2011 at 11:34 am

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Truly a one-of-a-kind excursion, a trip to Rise n°1 allows Dallasites to experience the wonder of the gravity-defying, French souffle. We recently got some adventurous girls together to celebrate a birthday dinner at this “salon de souffle” and it was truly an event.

This particular friend is a food connoisseur; truly, no one loves food more passionately than she. She does not discriminate. She accepts foods of all shapes, sizes and origins. So we couldn’t take this friend to just any old restaurant, it needed to be special. Going to a restaurant that devotes itself to one of the most difficult of concoctions did not disappoint.

Get Your Buzz On at All Hours of the Day

Posted by    |    June 27th, 2011 at 2:26 pm

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There are very few places that taste just as good at two in the afternoon as they do at 2AM, except maybe Taco Bell. But step up your game from your fast food favorite, and you’ll find yourself at Buzzbrews, the little pop art-covered haven of fresh food at frugal prices.

Focused mainly on breakfast, the menu has everything from pancakes to grinders. The menu is a little hard to navigate at first, bearing names like The Zinger or Mr. C, but it’s all part of the charm (I highly recommend the Hare Krishna: fluffy egg whites filled with avocado, cheese, and griddle tomatoes).