Beth Rankin is an Ohio native and Cicerone-certified beer server who specializes in social media, food and drink, travel and news reporting. Her belief system revolves around the significance of Topo Chico, the refusal to eat crawfish out of season and the importance of local and regional foodways.
17 hours ago | Tacolandia
For us, October means two things: a (potential) break from the unrelenting summer heat and an annual taco festival that brings together dozens of taquerias and the Dallasites who love them. Tacolandia returns to Dallas Farmers Market at 4 p.m. Sat...
1 day ago | Openings and Closings
Northern-dwelling fans of Velvet Taco's rotisserie chicken taco will no longer have to drive too far south to catch a fix: Velvet Taco opened its fourth location Monday at 11700 Preston Road in Preston Forest Village. "Velvet Taco virgins who vent...
2 days ago | Openings and Closings
It's been a rough summer for Lower Greenville Avenue restaurants. In June, we lost two: Pints & Quarts, which closed to focus on its new Oak Lawn location, and the Blind Butcher, a neighborhood mainstay. Now, another restaurant has thrown in t...
6 days ago | Food News
Longtime Dallas Morning News food critic Leslie Brenner announced her departure to developer Rebees nearly a year ago, and since then, Mark Vamos has been filling in as interim critic. Now, the DMN has a new critic: Michalene Busico, a l...
7 days ago | Openings and Closings
About a year after Trinity Groves lost its brewery — Four Corners, which moved to the Cedars and was recently acquired by the maker of Modelo and Corona — another brewery is opening up in the West Dallas restaurant incubator. Steam Theory Brewing ...
8 days ago | Beer
Dallas brewery Four Corners has been acquired by Constellation Brands, the beer behemoth that owns brands such as Corona Modelo Especial, Modelo, Pacifico and, more recently, craft breweries Ballast Point and Funky Buddha. Four Corners opened in W...