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."
19 minutes ago | Openings and Closings
In the past year, we've seen a rapid proliferation of poke around DFW, particularly in the fast-casual realm. Now, TJ's Seafood owner Jon Alexis is jumping on the bandwagon with "Shark Tank-featured venture capitalists" Ben and Eric Kusi...
2 hours ago | Openings and Closings
Carrollton's Koreatown, an ever-growing conglomerate of niche restaurants and Asian grocery stores located just off the President George Bush Turnpike, has added three new restaurants, with two more opening in May, according to a press release. Al...
11 hours ago | Coffee
On an overcast Friday afternoon, a tiny bird lost its way and found itself inside what is currently storage space next door to Local Press + Brew in Oak Cliff. "Oh, a little birdy came in," Ben Johnson says, losing his train of thought. "Looks lik...
3 days ago | Openings and Closings
Bouchon 1314 seemed, at first, like the neighborhood French bistro of Oak Cliff's dreams. The combination bistro and wine bar/retailer was in a great spot near the Kessler on Davis, the wine selection was solid and the menu of French classics look...
3 days ago | Food News
One of San Antonio's quirkiest restaurants is opening in Dallas with an equally quirky business plan: Hot Joy, “a wild mash-up of China, Texas, Vietnam, Japan, Louisiana, Thailand, Mexico, Malaysia and anything else that lights up our brain,"...