The ‘Lizzo of the Dallas vegan scene’, Raising Cane’s sauce and the best recipes

The 'Lizzo of the Dallas vegan scene', Raising Cane's sauce and the best recipes

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‘Lizzo of Dallas vegan food,’ Raising Cane’s sauce and more

There’s a lot to love in this week’s episode of Eat Drink D-FW, from news about Dolly Parton and Mexican Pizza to TikTok videos of a copycat Raising Cane’s sauce. (Plus, you’ll get a kick out of hearing us all pronounce “Worcestershire.”) Then food editor Erin Booke chats with Cynthia Nevels of the local Soulgood restaurant about the vegan food scene in D-FW, and why collaboration and supporting others is so important. key in being a female entrepreneur of color. “I’m the Lizzo of the Dallas food scene,” says Nevels. (!!!) Then go on a food tour around the world with former Dallas Morning News food critic Leslie Brenner as we talk about her Webby award-winning cooking website, Cooks Without Borders, and we always get her interesting thoughts on how Dallas food culture has evolved.

In this episode

The baby food crisis continues, with moms searching online and trying to help a restaurant.

Dolly Parton and a Taco Bell Mexican Pizza Musical: A lot of words that don’t fit together, but we love them anyway. (And here comes the Mexican pizza back.)

Raising Cane’s Secret Sauce Is Going Viral On TikTok, But The Funniest Is how a man pronounces “Worcestershire”.

Cynthia Nevels is the brain behind vegan restaurant soul good in Denton, and now a business consultant at the Goldman Sachs One Million Black Women Scholarship Program† She is also an investor in Happy Tomato Fresh Salsaand a fan of vegan places like Recipe Oak Cliff and the vegan offer at Sankofa Kitchen

Leslie Brenner runs the award-winning website Chefs Without Borders, which offers well-researched and tested recipes from cultures around the world. She also offers a $5 Cook for Ukraine e-cookbook nowwith all proceeds go to World Central Kitchen

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