Amy McCarthy

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  • 2 days ago | Drinking

    Gin isn’t the most popular spirit in the world, least of all Dallas. But more and more people are ditching vodka in favor of this botanically-flavored spirit, which means more interesting gin cocktails for the rest of us. Across Dallas, you can fi...

  • 3 days ago | Food News

    If you’ve done a lot of drinking in the Cedar Springs-Oak Lawn area, you’ve probably soaked up a few of those Jello shots at Snookie’s, the low-key pub just down the street from all the action in the gayborhood. Snookie’s is famous for its drunk-a...

  • 4 days ago | Things To Do

    We know, we know — it has rained. A lot. It is probably raining right now as you read this, which only makes you more likely to give into your hermit instincts and refuse to leave the house until the Trinity River looks normal again. Looking at th...

  • 4 days ago | First Look

    There is no shame in enjoying a little Chick-Fil-A from time to time, even for the most ideological among us. But if you were still feeling guilty about your weekly hangover remedy, you may never have to worry about giving your money to those homo...

  • 8 days ago | Food News

    If you haven’t experienced the joy and wonder that is Aaron Franklin’s slow-smoked, perfectly tender brisket, it’s probably only because you’re morally opposed to standing in line for meat for more than four hours, especially in a place like Austi...

  • 10 days ago | Food News

    When you think of a “chef,” you generally think about a guy in a big white toque, searing foie gras and plating dishes with tweezers. In the culinary world, it is the (mostly white, mostly male) fine dining chefs who get the most attention, even t...