Absolut Vodka

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2013

    To Get The Most Out Of Your Vodka, Infuse Your Own

    If you're a human being who attended college then you have likely had a shot of vodka. If you were doing it right, you took several shots on several occasions and consistently wondered if the resulting hangover was worth whatever you couldn't remember. But while vodka shots have remained consistentl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2013

    Fun Fun Fun Fest First Impressions: Disney Covers and Twinkie Massages

    Hello from Fun Fun Fun Fest, where everyone is far too cool for flannel and the bike parking is the first thing to hit capacity! Maybe that's just hello from Austin. Either way: 3:20 p.m. The centerpiece of the festival is a series of skate ramps that appear to be open to the skateboard-toting pub ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2013

    How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Girl Talk

    When I first heard Girl Talk live I was disappointed, and I never went back. And it wasn't that I didn't think he was doing any work on that stage. Gregg Gillis has an immensely impressive talent and skill set. It was just because I didn't dance. Not really, really dance the way I imagined I would ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2012

    What The Fuck Happened To Vodka?

    Remember when Sean Connery ordered a Smirnoff martini "shaken, not stirred," while appearing in Goldfinger? The vodka bottle's label was not-so-casually displayed facing the camera, kicking off a whorish product placement campaign that runs through all the Bond films. Back in the Connery days, thoug ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2012

    The Drinks Fail to Deliver at Snack

    Located in the seemingly doomed Henderson Avenue strip where Horne & Dekker, Fish City Grill and Urbino all met their maker, Snack seems to be the unfortunate red-headed stepchild of the otherwise successful ventures from dynamic duo Avner Samuel and Jon Stevens. It's been panned by critics and Yel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2011

    Three Holiday Drink Recipes for the Festive Boozehound in You

    FlickrGive your eggnogg a cocoa makeover.​Whitney Filloon, our resident pastry chef/booze correspondent, took the week off from drinking to bring you these winter cocktail ideas. We have her assurances that she was sober when she wrote them. I enjoy a $12 cocktail as much as the next Dallas g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2011

    10 Cheap Party Spots for Fat Tuesday

    ​ You don't need an excuse to party tomorrow night because it's Fat Tuesday, the official holiday of fatty foods, booze and general debauchery. Restaurants and bars are offering some cheap food and drink deals, but unfortunately many of them are amping up their Fat Tuesday festivities with c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2010

    Spike Lee, Speaking in Denton Tonight, is Drawing Fire for His Taste in Liquor

    ​Spike Lee's at the University of North Texas tonight, and fellow Brooklynite Amaya Santos, 17, knows what she'd like to ask the filmmaker. "Spike Lee, what's going on here?" was Santos' first thought when she counted up 28 ads for Lee's Absolut Brooklyn in the Utica Avenue subway station. Santos ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2010

    Happy Hour Specials Plus Anniversary Deals Today Make For A Capitol Pub Experience

    ​Each week City of Ate will give you the lowdown on a local happy hour in Quittin' Time, with the details on why you should or shouldn't take up the featured bar or restaurant on its drink specials.Where: Capitol Pub, 2401 N. Henderson Ave. (at Capitol Avenue), 214-887-9330When: 4 to 7 p.m. Mond ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2009

    Food For Thought 3.10.09

    "It's a nice effort that looks good on its face. But it's fluff when it comes to the real need for information on the potential down sides of alcohol consumption." (George A. Hacker of the Center for Science in the Public Interest, commenting on a certain vodka brand's new "enjoy with Absolut respon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2009

    Girl Drink Drunk: Chili's

    Monday night, a group of six girls settled into a cozy booth at a chain restaurant to um, "pepper in some refreshment." Seems strange to go with Chili's, perhaps, but the place has a spiral-bound menu of specialty drinks. It's cute, it's colorfully illustrated and it's totally effective marketing, s ... More >>

  • News

    April 17, 2008

    Ask A Mexican

    It's a multilingual world. Get used to it.

  • News

    February 1, 2007

    Frozen Assets

    Once the darlings of Dallas, the Stars and their sport are mired in obscurity

  • Dining

    May 4, 2006

    Starry, Starry Nights

    What does VIP mean in Dallas bars?

  • Dining

    July 7, 2005

    Time in a Bottle

    The Burning Question crew's high school reunion

  • News

    May 27, 2004

    Perfect Fit

    Four current and future SMU alums stitch together work, politics and the American dream

  • Dining

    September 11, 2003

    Comparing Apples

    What are the trendiest drinks in Dallas?

  • Dining

    May 9, 2002

    That Frozen Concoction

    What's up with all the different margaritas?

  • Dining

    January 4, 2001

    Handmade Booze

    Dallas succumbs to the lure of Tito's, Texas' only hand-distilled vodka

  • Dining

    October 5, 2000

    Lu-ser, baby

    Jimmy Lu's shoots for the hip and misses

  • Dining

    February 10, 2000

    Cold wind blows

    Tramontana gets some small tweaks. It needs bigger ones.

  • Music

    September 3, 1998
  • Dining

    October 30, 1997

    Sweet ode to convoy grub

    But Truckers grinds the breakfast gears