Andrew Dilda

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2014

    And the Winners of Meat Fight 2014 Are ...

    Imagine this: Saturday night, while you and your fuzzy-ass slippers shiffled to the thermostat to crank your heater to 11, four teams of fancy chefs were huddled around smokers in a muddy West Dallas parking lot, drinking beer and cooking meat overnight in freezing temperatures, all in the name of c ... More >>

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    September 5, 2014

    A Passionate Plea for More Tiki Bars in Dallas

    There are exotic plants at the Sunset Lounge on Ross Avenue, but they're in the wallpaper -- giant, two-dimensional green leaves layered geometrically over beige paint as you look left from the bar. I'm looking at them as my attentive bartender, Rodney, who's wearing a stylish Duck Dynasty shirt, te ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2013

    Barter, the Restaurant That Took Over the Former Private Social, Opens Today

    Barter will open today in the old Private|Social location on McKinney Avenue, after holding a soft opening over the weekend. The owners claim Barter will celebrate the cuisine of Dallas, and Andrew Dilda, who previously worked at Time Love's Woodshed Smokehouse, is taking charge of the kitchen. Dil ... More >>