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  • Blogs

    August 29, 2014

    How to Cure a Hangover in Dallas

    This post marks the end of Drinking Week here at City of Ate, where we spent the week drooling over Dallas' best cocktails, learning the secrets of the cocktail-making trade, professing our love for simple, classic drinks and our disdain for the opposite. Now, everything hurts. So we asked some of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2014

    Bruce Dickinson Was Wrong About Punk Music

    Bruce Dickinson rules. He's the greatest singer for one of the greatest bands of all time, Iron Maiden. But recently, he unleashed some pretty charged words in an interview with The Guardian. In addition to dropping one of the most incredible quotations ever, "fame is the excrement of creativity," h ... More >>

  • Film

    July 3, 2014
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    May 6, 2014

    Sir Mix-a-Lot Smiled Upon The Asses at McKinney Avenue Tavern

    Sir Mix-A-Lot McKinney Avenue Tavern, Dallas Monday, May 5, 2014 This isn't your normal concert crowd. Everyone's here at McKinney Avenue Tavern for the same thing: the old school shit. Nay, the old-school booty shit: They want to hear Sir Mix-a-Lot sing about butts that are big. Immediately. It's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2014

    Adventures in a Car-Free Dallas: Catching a Ride Where Cabbies Fear to Tread

    Critics of Uber say that without the heavy hand of city regulation, the app-based limo dispatching company won't serve residents in poor neighborhoods. Critics of Yellow Cab complain that's pretty much how things often work now. For our look at living car-free in Big D, Amy Silverstein pitted Yellow ... More >>

  • Film

    February 6, 2014
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    January 14, 2014

    FoodFumble App Now Allows You to Search Dallas Restaurants' Health Inspections

    Back in November we told you about FoodFumble, a bare-bones mobile application that lets users search for the health department's food safety scores awarded to area restaurants. Frisco resident Noel Geren created the app to help users make more informed dining decisions. The only problem was the ap ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2013

    Millennials, Your Party Sucks. Here's How to Make it Better.

    Millennials, you still do all the drugs and have all the sex, but I have to break it to you: You do not know how to party. And it's bringing me down. Heading over to what's supposed to be the "jam," hosted by 24-year-old "scenesters," I always hope that there won't be finger foods but that the fri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2013

    Dallas' 50 Most Interesting Restaurants, No. 14: Smoke

    Leading up to our annual Best of Dallas® issue, we're counting down the 50 most interesting restaurants in Dallas. These spots bring something unique or compelling to the city's dining scene, feeding both your appetite and soul. Find more interesting places on our all-new Best Of app for iTunes or ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2013

    Searching for the Best Nachos in Dallas

    Simple in premise but with endless variations in execution, behold the nacho. When done properly, a plate of nachos becomes an act of excavation, a work of edible archaeology. We set out to explore some of the more interesting nachos in and around Dallas, and so we present the Nachodyssey. Here we w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2013

    Carrollton Man Gets 36 Months in Federal Prison for Selling Crappy Counterfeit Cellphone Accessories

    The iPhone cases with crooked "Chanel" logos you see over at your local cellphone accessory store or mall kiosk could be evidence of an international criminal conspiracy, according to the feds. A Carrollton resident, Shiraz Sherali Odhwani, 54, has been sentenced to 36 months in federal prison and o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2012

    Santa's Supply Chain Secrets, Revealed! and Other Unexpected Lessons From This Weekend in Crime

    Christmas is just eight days away, so people are rushing to get last-minute gifts. iPhones are always popular, and one can never go wrong with cash. Of course, everything's so much cheaper when you just take it, as demonstrated by this weekend's police calls. Even Santa got in on the action. Saturd ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2012

    Burger Smackdown: Deep Ellum Fast Casual Class, Twisted Root Vs. Uncle Uber's

    Here's how it went down. I dropped into Twisted Root at 11:30, refreshed and ready to pummel my arteries with some serious burger action. The line started at the register and reached to the door. I was at the end of it. See Also: Burger Smackdown: Dive Bar Class, Club Schmitz Versus Adair's Saloon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2012

    This Is Not a Love Song: Thoughts on Fun Fun Fun Fest 7

    Fun Fun Fun Fest Auditorium Shores Friday, November 2-Sunday, November 4 In its seventh year, Fun Fun Fun Fest has settled into a very curious meta place. Standing in a crowd at any one of the four stages, you were often watching a show via someone's iPhone or iPad. That Terrence Malick has been f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2012

    Action Bronson - Dada - 9/23/12

    Action Bronson Dada Sunday, September 23 In an industry where opulence is the modus operandi, Action Bronson favors a blue-collar sensibility. He prefers Carhatt over Cartier, New Balance over Neiman Marcus, "Giambi Lenses" over Gucci frames. His beard, which looks like an orange Christmas wreath, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 31: The Crispy Duck At Bangkok City

    To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2012 issue, we're counting down (in no particular order) our 100 Favorite Dishes. If there's a dish you think we need to try, leave it in the comments, or email me. I still regret my decision sometimes, when I sat at the table at Bangkok City and orde ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 32: The Pork Chop At Acme F&B

    To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2012 issue, we're counting down (in no particular order) our 100 Favorite Dishes. If there's a dish you think we need to try, leave it in the comments, or email me. For a little while I tried to figure out whose pork chop was better. Jason Maddy's pre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 33: International Bakery Cuban Dulceria's Cubano

    To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2012 issue, we're counting down (in no particular order) our 100 Favorite Dishes. If there's a dish you think we need to try, leave it in the comments, or email me. I took my first bite, and tried to figure out why Rita and Sara Vasquez, the owners of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 34: DIY Fried Chicken Taco at Pollo Campero

    To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2012 issue, we're counting down (in no particular order) our 100 Favorite Dishes. If there's a dish you think we need to try, leave it in the comments, or email me. Don't look for this dish on the menu of Pollo Campero. If you want this taco, you're g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2012

    Mark Cuban Invests in "Find Me Gluten Free" App

    RestaurantNews.com reported last week that Mark Cuban has invested in Find Me Gluten Free, a restaurant search and review app for iPhone and Android users. He stumbled upon this latest venture by way of Naked Pizza, a national chain that serves up healthy pizza on gluten-free crust, which Cuban is a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 35: Coffee and Doughnuts At Rosemont

    To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2012 issue, we're counting down (in no particular order) our 100 Favorite Dishes. If there's a dish you think we need to try, leave it in the comments, or email me. Remember that paper bag of mini doughnuts you bought from the grocery store? They were ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 36: Loukoumathes At Greek Fest

    To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2012 issue, we're counting down (in no particular order) our 100 Favorite Dishes. If there's a dish you think we need to try, leave it in the comments, or email me. This one's a bit of a tease, since you can't have it till the end of September, but wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 37: The Brussels Sprouts Fritters At Snack

    To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2012 issue, we're counting down (in no particular order) our 100 Favorite Dishes. If there's a dish you think we need to try, leave it in the comments, or email me. Who cares if they aren't fritters, they're freaking deep fried aren't they? Jon Steven ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 38: The Chile Relleno At Avila's

    To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2012 issue, we're counting down (in no particular order) our 100 Favorite Dishes. If there's a dish you think we need to try, leave it in the comments, or email me. It was the brisket gordita that was featured on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, but I thi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 39: The Large Tabouleh at Ali Baba

    To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2012 issue, we're counting down (in no particular order) our 100 Favorite Dishes. If there's a dish you think we need to try, leave it in the comments, or email me. The last time I wrote about Ali Baba's tabouleh, I'd had a small order delivered to th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 41: The Scotch Egg At Central 214

    To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2012 issue, we're counting down (in no particular order) our 100 Favorite Dishes. If there's a dish you think we need to try, leave it in the comments, or email me. I've had my fair share of bad Scotch eggs. Usually the breading is greasy, the sausage ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 42: The Brunch Burger At The Grape

    To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2012 issue, we're counting down (in no particular order) our 100 Favorite Dishes. If there's a dish you think we need to try, leave it in the comments, or email me. I spent a recent Sunday morning well into Sunday afternoon tooling around town looking ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2012

    Shiny Around the Edges on Death Grips and Patti Smith

    See also: Oil Boom on the magic of Donnie and Joe Emerson See also: Vinyl Fantasy's Nathan Johnson on Sunn O))) We've started poking around in locals' iTunes, iPods, Spotify playlists, CD players, cassette decks, turntables and brains with one question in mind: What are you listening to? We don't ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2012

    La Nueva Fresh And Hot: Come for the Tortillas and Bring a Fan

    I visited La Nueva Fresh and Hot twice before I added their guisado verde taco to the 100 Favorite Dishes list and there's a lot more than green pork tacos to make a visit worth it. In fact, the Webb Chapel road tortilla factory and take-out may be one of Dallas' most compelling taquerias. The "Ho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 47: Sour Cream Enchiladas At Mia's

    To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2012 issue, we're counting down (in no particular order) our 100 Favorite Dishes. If there's a dish you think we need to try, leave it in the comments, or email me. The obsession borders on unhealthy. Sour cream enchiladas were new to me when I arrive ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes, No. 82: The Oxtail Ragout at Central 214

    To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2012 issue, we're counting down (in no particular order) our 100 Favorite Dishes. If there's a dish you think we need to try, leave it in the comments, or email Scott. When you come upon the opportunity to dine at Hotel Palomar's Central 214, you must do ... More >>

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    February 29, 2012
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    February 9, 2012

    Dallas' Five Best Places To Eat Alone

    Valentine's Day is coming, which pretty much sucks for everyone. If you've got a special someone, you're guilted into going out and having your wallet gutted by a triple-digit, prix fixe, mediocre meal. Have fun with that. And if you're not coupled up, you get to spend the evening alone while people ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2011

    Dallas' Five Best Brunch Spots

    Dallas is without a doubt a brunching town. Every Saturday and Sunday, early in the afternoon, those with matted hair, stale breath and perhaps questionable bed mates drag themselves from shades-pulled comfort and into the harsh, bright world, descending upon the city's restaurants en masse. It seem ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2011

    The Big Uneasy: Super Bowl Fans Just Wanna Have Fun ... What, You Mean, Like, Here?

    ​The Dallas Morning News had another story in the paper yesterday reminding everybody how excited we need to be about Super Bowl XLV in Arlington a month from now. The more of this Super Bowl stuff I see, the less excited and the more pissed off I get. The story in The News listed various stu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2010

    10 Other Foods That Should Be Foot Long (or Larger)

    FoodBeast.comNo, not one of our clever photoshops.​Carl's Jr., in its infinite wisdom, has developed a foot-long cheeseburger. Like Burger King's BK Shots, this is another burger innovation beyond the limits of imagination. Clearly, human minds will be puzzling over this long-food-meat and bun inv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2010

    Dude Food: Burgers of the Northland

    Noah W. Bailey​JG's Old Fashioned Hamburgers12101 Greenville Ave.972-644-8628Dude Factor: 9, or James Garner , on a scale of 1 (Ike, Taylor or Zac Hanson) to 10 (Wayne Coyne) Amigos, I have a confession to make. To me, anything north of Royal Lane might as well be Oklahoma. But since I've had some ... More >>

  • Music

    January 28, 2010
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    January 12, 2010

    What Did The Mayor Mean When He Called Out the School District This Morning?

    Megan FeldmanMayor Tom Leppert, DISD trustee Edwin Flores and superintendent Michael Hinojosa at SMU in July​This morning, during a speech at a Big Brothers Big Sisters benefit breakfast, Mayor Tom Leppert announced a few possible corporate relocations to Dallas -- among them, he said, a Fortune 2 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2010

    If It's Good Enough for Boise: What We Learned About Dallas From the Outta-Towners

    Megan FeldmanFrom left: Judy Burns, Sherry Brant and Janice Nally of Boise, Idaho​As we mentioned earlier, some of the meeting planners in town for the Association for Convention Operations Management's annual conference took a tour of Dallas this morning. They hit all the, um, hot spots -- meanin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2009

    Dude Food: Taqueria La Paloma

    Noah W. BaileySure, they look a little pale and sickly here, but trust me...​Taqueria La Palomamultiple locationsDude Factor: 8, or company Christmas party, on a scale of 1 (kids' birthday party) to 10 (bachelor party)My first trip to Taqueria La Paloma was mostly the result of accident and misfor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2009

    Q&A: Oso Closo's Adrian Hulet Tells Us About His Favorite Burrito.

    Adrian Hulet of Oso Closo.​Last week, it was announced and then un-announced that Denton's Oso Closo had won a Chipotle-sponsored contest that involved them filming themselves singing about their favorite burrito. On Monday, though, the official word from the popular restaurant chain came: Oso Clo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2009

    High(-Def) Times: A Sneak Peek at the New Scoreboard in the American Airlines Center

    Alexander MuseClick to expand this iPhone image of the new American Airlines Center scoreboard.​Back in June, Mark Cuban tweeted that the American Airlines Center's scoreboards were due for a high-def makeover over the summer. (Maybe you recall that video sneak peek of "the First and Only 1080 HD ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2009

    Whitt's End: 8.21.09

    ​Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Found this Josh Hamilton interview from Rangers' spring training. March 18, 2009 to be exact. In other words, about two months - give or take - after his full-throttle, alcohol-laden nig ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 30, 2009
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    July 7, 2009

    Veggie Girl: Crooked Tree Coffeehouse

    My first introduction to a cucumber sandwich was sometime back in the mid-1990s, when I was a young teenager on some kind of church or tennis trip to the Deep South. Somewhere between Georgia and Louisiana, which might be Alabama, I remember stopping in a tiny town where the air hung thick around t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2008

    From Dallas, a Potentially Killer App For the iPhone -- If You Play Chess

    Wired brings what could be big news out of a small start-up in Dallas that has the potential to become a strong player amongst those creating applications for iPhones. Newtoy mays be a new company, but its founders are familiar faces in the gaming industry: As Paul and David Bettner write on their s ... More >>

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    October 16, 2008
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    September 16, 2008

    Introducing The Next Vanilla Ice. (Or: Thanks Soulja Boy--For Nothing.)

    Many thanks to the folk's over at Marc Ecko's somewhat new magazine, Complex, for cluing us into the sure-to-be most embarrassing act to come out of the DFW area in some time. In all sincerity. Let's meet him, shall we?

  • Music

    January 3, 2008

    The Raveonettes

    Lust Lust Lust (Sony UK)

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