4 days ago | Eat This
There are a handful of foods in Dallas that a cause a chemical reaction in the brain. Some cause lightning storms; some cause emotional responses. A comforting winter soup at Mot Hai Ba recently caused spontaneous hugs, with caring back pats, betw...
12 days ago | Burgers
There’s a phrase I’d like to reserve for the future, before it's claimed: burger vacation. It should refer to the wildly enjoyable time a person takes off, removed from the company of smart electronics (and possibly other people), to bond emotiona...
16 days ago | Eat This
It should be well known that one of the best things you can do for yourself is put your face over a steaming bowl of pho. Pho is clearly the spa of the gods: Rich broth (that fatty pork flavor that deepens with the bowl); chiles that crackle and b...
25 days ago | Burgers
Surrounding double cheeseburgers, there’s always the jokes about arteries and marathons. Double cheesburgers are “heart-stopping” or “artery clogging” or “demon summoning.” I’m may be wrong about the last one. A double cheeseburger, by some miracl...
1 month ago | Don't Watch That, Watch This
Dear Movie Theater Patrons on Their Phones (re: Crimson Peak), A few months ago, I got new contact lenses. The doctor strengthened my prescription, and now I can pretty much count the stars on the American flag on the moon. It’s pretty intense. Th...
1 month ago | Burgers
The first thing you notice on the Armoury D.E. brunch menu is the French Toast Von Chocula. That’s the classic Count Chocula cereal living gloriously in French toast. One cocktail comes with cookie crisps and a whole egg. Beyond brunch, there’s th...