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Amy McCarthy

  • Music

    July 24, 2014
  • Blogs

    July 24, 2014

    Melt Ice Creams Is Simple and Awesome and Worth the Drive to Fort Worth

    In an area that is hot for most of the year, it's somewhat surprising that there aren't more local ice cream shops in Dallas-Fort Worth. There are plenty of places to find paletas and popsicles, but a pint of hand-churned ice cream made with local ingredients is a little more difficult to find in Da ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2014

    The Best North Texas Concerts of 2014, So Far

    Six months is a long time. Well, maybe not that long, but measured by concert calendar time, it's more than long enough to fit in lots of memorable experiences. So as we cross the midpoint of 2014 with the first day of July, DC9 at Night is continuing its recent look back at the year to date with a ... More >>

  • Music

    June 26, 2014
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    June 23, 2014

    The Best Concerts in Dallas This Week, 6/23 - 6/29

    Well Dallas, it's finally officially summer, which can only mean on thing: lots and lots of rain. Hey, wait a minute. That's supposed to be "crazy heat," isn't it? Okay, so sometimes life is a little unpredictable, but neither that nor the weather are going to be keeping us from checking out concert ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2014

    The Best Concerts in Dallas This Weekend, 6/20-6/22

    If you're looking for some variety to help spice up your weekend, then the concert schedule around North Texas should be just the thing to help make it happen. We're talking everything from Pegasus Music Fest to John Fogerty to Tech N9ne. If you have yet to set up any weekend plans, take comfort in ... More >>

  • Music

    June 19, 2014
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    June 19, 2014

    Five Dallas Ceviches We Love

    Now that summer is bearing down on us, our tastes are starting to get a little bit lighter. Scarfing down all those heavy burgers and barbecue isn't enticing, or practical, during the summer's hottest months, unless you want the meat sweats come pool time. But eating lighter doesn't have to mean o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2014

    Where to Find Pupusas in Dallas

    Pupusas are the unsung heroes of Latin cuisine. Their crisped exteriors may not entice like a taco filled with pork, pineapple, and cilantro, but this humble exterior belies a rich and meaty filling that is nothing short of magical. Corn masa is shaped into a pocket, filled with meats, cheese, and o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2014

    The Best Concerts in Dallas This Weekend, 6/6 - 6/8

    In case you haven't heard, there's a show going on in Arlington this weekend. It's not all that big of a deal, really, aside from selling out a 100,000 tickets at the Cowboys stadium. Almost inevitably, the George Strait show should be a mecca for concertgoers come Saturday night (or Saturday aftern ... More >>

  • Music

    June 5, 2014
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    May 28, 2014

    10 Dallas Places We'd Like to See Host Concerts

    From Deep Ellum to downtown, Fort Worth to Frisco, there are scores of great places to catch concerts throughout Dallas and the surrounding areas. Every once in a while, though, we like to let our imaginations run free. What if some of our favorite places to hang out suddenly hosted that dream perfo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2014

    Dallas Fish Nerd Jon Alexis on How to Buy, Prepare, and Eat Excellent Seafood

    Buying fish can be hard. The selection at grocery stores is often lacking in terms of both variety and sustainability, and the quality often leaves a lot to be desired. I've dropped a bundle of cash at Whole Foods or Central Market on supposedly fresh fish that has actually been chilling in a freeze ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2014

    Scardello Cheese Wiz Rich Rogers on Building the Perfect At-Home Cheese Board

    There is little better about life than cheese, especially the good stuff that you get at places like Scardello Artisan Cheese in Oak Lawn. Fancy cheese plates are expensive at restaurants, but it's easy to do a good DIY job at home -- if you know what to get. Cheesemonger Rich Rogers is easily the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2014

    A Probably Futile Ode to Red Lobster

    Dear Red Lobster, I hear you guys are having some financial problems. Your parent company may be looking to dump you, but it's not your fault. You have been continually wonderful for the last one hundred years (or however long you've existed) as everyone's favorite budget-friendly seafood restauran ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2014

    Hotel St. Germain's Norman Grimm on Sneaking F-bombs and Pork into His Kitchen

    Chef Norman Grimm's work was highly praised at Kitchen LTO, but all good things must come to an end, and at LTO it happens fast. After a four-month stint at the newly-opened pop-up spot in Trinity Groves, the 23-year restaurant industry veteran accepted the executive chef position at Hotel St. Germa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2014

    Five Places to Eat Escargot in Dallas

    Dallas isn't exactly a mecca of French food, but there are a few spots to get your fix of beef bourguignon or a legit soupe a l'oignon. What have noticed, though, is that there is one major dish that is missing from some of the city's best Frenchie-food menus: escargots. Escargots have been served ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2014

    The Six Couples Dallas' Servers Will Hate This Valentine's Day

    Friday night, thousands of couples across the Metroplex will descend on Dallas' finest (and not so fine) restaurants to spend the evening celebrating their love or whatever. They'll enjoy an overpriced prix fixe dinner, drink a mediocre bottle of wine and, perhaps most importantly, annoy the hell ou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2011

    Choose Your Choice, Choose Your Sno-Cone Tomorrow Night At La Grange Tweet-Up

    facebook.com/lagrangedallasSee you and your free-wheeling ladyparts here, tomorrow night.​Do you like delicious cocktails? Do you like reproductive freedom? Do you want to drink delicious cocktails while celebrating reproductive freedom? If the answer to these questions is yes, you'll want to be a ... More >>

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