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Mallory Ashcraft

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Looking past the blue and white at Kosta’s Cafe

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With its Grecian-style blue and white paint job and cozy appearance, Kostas Cafe is almost hidden in plain sight on Greenville Avenue. On most days during the hours of lunch and dinner, restaurant owner Kostas Ioannides can be found sitting quietly at a table ... More »

Raw vegan movement grows in Dallas

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The raw vegan diet has been around for many years, but has recently experienced a significant growth in popularity. While some may consider the diet to be extreme, more people today are choosing to exclude meat, dairy, eggs and cooked food altogether from thei... More »

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True Food Kitchen makes an impression in Dallas

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There is a lot that goes on before food is presented on a plate and served to customers in a restaurant. At True Food Kitchen in the Plaza at Preston Center, the food is served as fresh and local as possible, and all of the dishes follow a holistic approach to... More »

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Gift ideas for friends and family

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  People might convince themselves that they don’t need anything from the smorgasbord of stocking stuffers lining the shelves at grocery stores. But that doesn’t mean that they won’t accept an excuse to abandon the last New Year’s resolution they made in honor... More »

Eat at home to pinch pennies and calories

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If you find yourself regularly relying on restaurants or Chinese take-out for weeknight dinners, you could be spending a lot more money on food than necessary – and all at the expense of your health. Studies say that the average young adult eats at fast-food r... More »