Editor’s Note: Eat Drink D-FW is hosted by Dallas Morning News Food Editor Erin Booke with food reporters Sarah Blaskovich and Claire Ballor. Each week, our food journalists dish, debate and analyze local restaurant news, food and drink trends, tips for cooking and shopping, and other obsessions. You’ll also hear from chefs, farmers and foodies like yourself as we explore the people who make D-FW one of the most vibrant, diverse and ambitious food scenes in the country.
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We tried the viral ‘Healthy Coke’ so you don’t have to
This week’s episode is fun and feisty. Listen as food editor Erin Booke (Team Iceberg Lettuce) has a big burger fight (OK, mild, respectful debate) with writers Sarah Blaskovich (”I like squishy food”) and Claire Ballor (Call Me Caramelized). Then writer Nick Rallo joins us to chat about Italian food and which pasta his aunt packs in her luggage when she visits from New York. Then Erin, Sarah and Claire do a taste test of the viral “Healthy Coke” trend. We hope you like balsamic vinegar!
In this episode
Burger fight! We confess to liking In-N-Out and P. Terrys. But to build a perfect burger, check out some chef recommendations here.
Late-night dining recs! While we love Waffle House on occasion, one listener wants more ideas. Sarah’s picks: Sonny Bryan’s, Cosmo’s, Lakewood Landing, Zalat, Serious Pizza. Claire’s picks: Dalat, Lounge Here, Adair’s, Sundown at Granada.
Italian food: We discuss the Dallas Italian food scene, with mentions of the linguini and clams at Carbone, the beauty that is Lucia, the pasta at Nonna, and of course how Jimmy’s is the ultimate Dallas Italian experience. (But we love Eataly too!)
You’ll have to listen to find out what we thought about the Healthy Coke (we tried 3 different versions!), but here’s the viral video.
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