I once had a delicate morning beverage made with the water strained from the pulp of summer tomatoes, vodka infused with rosemary and a hint of citrus. The drink was crystal clear with a faint rosy hue, and it tasted like a fresh garden tinged with the warm burn of alcohol. It was understated ... More >>
Patrick MichelsAndrea Grimes slides right into her new role at Eater DallasEater Dallas, the local arm of the Curbed Network's popular restaurant blog, went live today. Only officially a few hours old, the site already contains plenty of content to catch up on.
We put down our PBR-stained M ... More >>
Andrea GrimesThe dog days of winter: the scene in Deep Ellum this morningTo the Dodge Ram driver who was futilely spinning his wheels on the Woodall Rodgers Freeway exit ramp this morning; the Lexus driver who locked her brakes and whirled her car across Maple Avenue; and the Ford 150 driver who ... More >>
Andrea GrimesDallas Area Rapid Transit sends word: It's back in action! For the most part:DART Rail is resuming and all three lines are operating on 30 minute headways. This will continue for the rest of the day. Buses are operating but slowly due to road conditions.
All non-24 hour HOV lanes re ... More >>
Photos by Andrea GrimesThe newly banded wrists of a few DAS employees: "Compassion" is the new name of the game.I stopped by Dallas Animal Services over on Westmoreland Road this afternoon to check out the facilities in anticipation of the long-awaited and long-delayed Humane Society of the Unite ... More >>
In an open letter to chef Dean Fearing, City of Ate contributor Andrea Grimes this week asked "Dean Fearing, why don't you make your won Bloody Mary mix?"
Fearing now has a tortilla soup, tomato juice and V-8 answer at his namesake restaurant at the Ritz Carlton.
"It's kind of one of those ... More >>
Keyboard Cat is too easy! Try Cat Garth Brooks, instead.So, Halloween's closing in, and you have to choose a costume. It's tough, isn't it? The clock is ticking--and if you don't choose something remarkable then the night is a big suck pile.Then, there's your pet. Do you dress it up for the occas ... More >>
Andrea GrimesVegan Activists Protested Factory Farms In Egg-streme HeatThe recent food recalls of eggs and beef (and their subsequent protests) got us thinking about food recalls that would better serve humanity. Herein, we provide a list of foods that should be taken off the market. One is worse ... More >>
Andrea Grimes, my Skinny Pina Colada and the cast of Dallas Comedy House's Megaphone ShowAs many of our Internet-savvy readers have figured out by now, Andrea
Grimes is back at ye ol' Dallas Observer. After less than a week
back on the beat, Grimes and I had enjoyed way more than one alcoholic ... More >>
Vanilla IceMay 21, 2010TreesBetter than: watching Are You Smarter Than A Fifth-Grader? reruns while loaded up on whippets.Andrea GrimesThe Iceman.Friday night, all the popular kids you wished you knew in high school but who never left whatever crappy suburb you're from found a babysitter, got dre ... More >>