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DMN's Dotty Grifith is taking the buyout

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MarcusB Aug 28, 2006 08:21 PM

Long time reviewer and critic from the Dallas Morning news is going to accept the mass buyout offer. Her last day is September 15th.

  1. TexasToast Aug 28, 2006 08:48 PM

    Well, I guess now we know.

    http://www.chowhound.com/topics/show/...

    TT

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      MarcusB Aug 28, 2006 09:51 PM

      I don't see the specific item you were linking back to on Frontburner, but yes, we do now know:

      http://frontburner.dmagazine.com/arch...

      I put this on here because I assumed that people in NY and elsewhere have little to no interest in the goings on of a Dallas critic.

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      1. re: MarcusB
        TexasToast Aug 28, 2006 10:56 PM

        Well, technically, this is "media" news. Now, if Dotty were to open a restaurant in Dallas, that would "food" news and therefore belong on the Dallas CH Board.

        TT

        1. re: MarcusB
          TexasToast Sep 14, 2006 12:58 PM

          Well, here's what she has to say about her last day (scroll down to last item).

          TT

          http://www.guidelive.com/feature/133/

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          jcbroder Sep 15, 2006 01:40 PM

          Any comments about Dotty's barbecue cookbook?

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            Chimayo Joe Sep 15, 2006 07:39 PM

            I think "Celebrating Barbecue" a very good book. It hits the meat specialties and sides of the main bbq regions of the country, including a few offbeat specialties like Memphis's barbecued spaghetti and St. Louis's barbecued pig snouts. Sauces for each region are covered as are rubs. What it won't give you is many different recipes for, say, brisket or ribs in each region, usually only one or two. There's nothing exotic, as there is in the barbecue books by the Jamesons or even Paul Kirk(exotic meaning things like Thai or Jamaican influenced recipes.) I've seen the book in the bargain books section of Amazon, so you might be able to pick it up cheap if you're interested in it.

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            1. re: Chimayo Joe
              TexasToast Sep 16, 2006 11:43 AM

              LOL @ bargain books section. Well, she's apparently got more time to write some more so we'll have to wait and see what she comes up with.

              TT

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                Chimayo Joe Sep 16, 2006 09:26 PM

                Yeah, it must not have sold well. I passed on it myself when I saw it at full price in B&N or Borders when it first came out because I already had a few bbq books. Picked it up from the bargain books shelves at Hastings Books for about 5 bucks a couple of years later.

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