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, the importance of producing food responsibly and an aversion toward people who describe themselves as "award-winning."
7 hours ago | Openings and Closings
If you've driven down Oak Lawn past Ascension Coffee recently, you've probably noticed the massive construction project underway across the street — and you've probably spotted the curious sculpture on the side of the building, depicting what look...
11 hours ago | Drinking
A Dallas craft cocktail mainstay has a new owner, announced today via press release. Windmill Lounge owner Louise Owens has sold the 11-year-old Maple Avenue bar to Lisa and Tom Georgalis and the Triada Hospitality Group, which also owns Ivy ...
1 day ago | Openings and Closings
A new restaurant is coming to the Arts District this November: Musume, an Asian-fusion concept from Rock Libations (Kenichi, Shooters, Chop Shop in Carrollton and Roanoke). Musume, which means "daughter" in Japanese, will be a 5,000...
2 days ago | Iron Fork
There's not too many opportunities in this city where food-lovers can eat barbecue, burgers, Mexican food, fried chicken and Asian fusion in the same meal, but on Wednesday, April 26, you can do just that at Dallas Observer's Iron Fork. The annual...
2 days ago | Openings and Closings
There's a new "natural" bakery and deli coming to North Richland Hills, but there's a twist: none of their fresh-baked treats and deli items are meant for human consumption. At Wag N' Wash Food & Bakery, a franchise that currently has 15 locat...
2 days ago | Dessert
Happy National Yet-Another-Very-Specific-Food-Holiday Day, one that should prove popular in Dallas given this delicate French cookie's ardent local following. Several local bakeries are celebrating with deals, fundraisers and — perhaps best of all...