A Little Lunch with Chef Tiffany Derry

Lunchtime on a Saturday isn’t always a thing. Often overshadowed by the expectations of weekend brunch, lunch usually doesn’t get its just do. But, on Saturday, August 19th that wasn’t the case, as foodie fans and booze lovers made their way to The Brixton at Shops at Legacy and took part in an afternoon of splendor with celebrity Chef Tiffany Derry. Strutting out to Jill Scott’s Golden, Chef Derry took to the stage to prepare three of her favorite dishes. Each dish was paired with a cocktail made with vodka or whiskey from Texas’ own Western Son Distillery. While showing off her cooking techniques, Derry enthusiastically answered questions from the…

Zest Fest Returns with More Spice

Tongue tingling satisfaction returned to Irving for the annual Zest Fest. Held at the Irving Convention Center, vendors, celebrity chefs and ready to risk it all foodies were in attendance. The weekend long festivities included an Atomic Wing Eating Contest, Puckerbutt’s Jalapeño Eating Contest, and the Eddie Deen Pig Roast Dinner. Seasonings, rubs barbeque and hot sauces were among the many options available for sampling and purchase. Both national and local vendors made their presence known this year including Bravado Spice Co., Poks Spices, KA-RANCH, and Lone Star Pepper Co. Spice filled samples were the main attraction for Zest Fest, but sweet tooth swooners like Texas Toffee, Winslow’s Treats which…