Meet the Editor

Dotty Griffith

Editor Dotty Griffith
TrustedPeer Editor, TrustedPeer, Inc.
Dallas, TX
  • English

About Dotty

  • 40-plus years as a journalist, writer, food critic and communications specialist, including 34 years at The Dallas Morning News.
  • Public education director for the ACLU of Texas
  • Contributing editor for Modern Luxury Magazine in Houston and Dallas
  • Executive director of the Greater Dallas Restaurant Association
  • Authority on Texas cuisine and author of The Texas Holiday Cookbook, 2nd Edition, (Taylor Trade Publishing, Oct 2013)


Executive Director • Greater Dallas Restaurant Association
Jan, 2013 — Oct, 2013
  • Provides political and marketing support for more than 800 member restaurants
Public Education Director • The American Civil Liberties Union of Texas
Jun, 2008 — Jan, 2013
  • 11th largest ACLU affiliate in the USA
Contributing Editor • Modern Luxury Magazine (Dallas and Houston)
Apr, 2008 — Oct, 2013
  • Modern Luxury Dallas and Modern Luxury Houston are published by Modern Luxury USA
  • Contributed restaurant reviews, food and beverage features, travel features
Reporter, critic and food editor • The Dallas Morning News
1972 — 2006
  • The Dallas Morning News is the largest daily newspaper in Texas and fifth largest in the U.S. It is owned by the A.H. Belo Corporation (NYSE: AHC).


Southern Methodist University
MA, Liberal Arts
University of Texas at Austin
BA, Journalism


  • Author, The Texas Holiday Cookbook, 2nd Edition, (Taylor Trade Publishing, Oct 2013)