Food & Cooking

Elephant East to Open this Fall in the Harwood District; Meet the Chef

An adventurous new pan-Asian concept is landing in the Harwood District. Elephant East will open its doors later this fall and will be spearheaded by chef Thomas Griffin.

Hailing from Cape Cod, Griffin spent years working as a chef in Boston, Philadelphia, Atlanta and Washington. After chats with Harwood International director of operations Stan Rodrigues, he moved to Dallas last year where he was Dolce Riviera’s executive chef.


“Opportunity arose in Dallas and I wanted to jump out,” Griffin says. “I knew I wanted to come out toward the west. I believe in the food scene out

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23 Traditional Hispanic Foods Most Americans Don’t Know About (But Should)

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Mexican food is so popular in the United States that tacos and salsa are as ubiquitous as hamburgers and ketchup. But there’s a huge amount of other Hispanic food to explore, from lesser-known regional Mexican specialties to stews developed on a Chilean archipelago and everything in between. Here are traditional foods from Spanish-speaking countries you probably don’t know about, but will want to try ASAP.

Related: 11 Top Latin American Restaurants Across the U.S.

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Origin: El Salvador
A pupusa is a thick, round cake made of corn masa flour and cooked on a griddle. They’re eaten without

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Garlic Mashed Potatoes Secret Recipe

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New restaurants in Phoenix, Mesa and Ahwatukee to try in September

The strip mall dining scene in greater Phoenix got even better with newly opened restaurants adding Filipino barbecue, Bangkok street food and Chesapeake Bay blue crabs to the menu. 

Two of the venues let you get up close and personal with your food. In Phoenix, grill your own Filipino barbecue skewers over a repurposed Korean barbecue grill. And in Ahwatukee, crack into steamed Maryland crab flow in fresh from the Chesapeake Bay. 

Over in Mesa, Jinnathip Phuprasert, the new owner of Thai Food Corner has transformed the neighborhood Thai restaurant into a beacon of Bangkok street foods, serving the likes

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