Two years. Two years, one month and 23 days, to be specific. That's how long it's been since my favorite neighborhood restaurant closed. Oh, sure; others have stepped in to capably fill the void. But nothing will ever quite measure up to the restaurant that's dearly departed.
Hailing from the autonomous Basque region of Spain and named for the featured vehicle in Back to the Future, Delorean is a dance-friendly foursome with an ever-growing fan base. The band's good fortune began a few years back when the members agreed to move in a more electronic direction. Since then, ... More >>
Update, 2/20, 9:50 a.m. The pre sales have started for East Coast dates. The link goes live to the right of the date, where it currently says On Sale Soon. Once you click, you get put in a queue for tickets, so I'd try and click as close to 10 a.m. as you humanly can. As in, start refreshing your br ... More >>
For Matt Damon and company, the message is the message.
The new English Premier League season kicks off this weekend, and what better excuse can there possibly be for getting down to a bar, drinking the cheapest beer you can find and joining in some incoherent chanting/possibly having a bar fight? The time difference might make for some early drinking mo ... More >>
Justin BieberMonday, October 29, at American Airlines Center, $52.71-$103.90Though he's one of the most disliked artists in the world, I predict this show will sell out quicker than it takes load the video for "Baby." Of course, Dallas has a special place in Biebs' heart. His girlfriend Selena Gomez ... More >>
And punches and kills in a spy thriller.
Chef Brad Albers is charged with keeping everyone fat and happy at Eddie V's in Dallas, a job at which he seems to excel. Originally from Dallas, he attended the California Culinary Academy in San Francisco followed by an unplanned German-language immersion program in Switzerland, where he le ... More >>
The photo you see above was taken and sent our way today by, who else, Jason Roberts, for whom I happened to have many questions. So, good timing. As always.First thing's first: That's Three Sheets's double-decker, which will be rolled out at the end of the month as part of that Better Boulevard ... More >>
Still a bit of post-SXSW spillover happening this evening as a Belgian act and a British act highlight a nice collection of area shows.
Anthony C. BombaciAnthony C. Bombaci, executive chef at Nana, was quiet at the beginning of our conversation, perhaps even a little guarded. That's not entirely uncommon when a chef speaks to the press, but once the conversation moved to the many years he spent living and cooking in Spain and ... More >>
Friday, November 5, at Hailey's Club, Denton
No need to be shy, Alan.At the risk of beating you over the head with this information, it seems worth our while to remind you that tonight marks the much-anticipated debut of Alan Palomo's newest project, Neon Indian, which has garnered praise from outlets far beyond us and the normal local musi ... More >>
Is what you see above the future of Dallas? Don't know. Hard to say. But, as we've said often in recent months, John Greenan (executive director of Central Dallas Community Development Corporation) and Brent Brown (founder of bcWORKSHOP) are determined to turn a parking lot behind Dallas City Hal ... More >>
Recession? There must be one, judging by our paychecks and news today that Lola planned to shut down. Still, July saw an unprecedented (even in boom times) wave of restaurant openings.Strange--July and August are not generally considered the best of months by those in the food service industry. M ... More >>
A couple of new food-related sites caught our eye last week...while we maybe should have been working. Aren't you glad we're willing to procrastinate? [Editor's note: you should have been working--and stealing stuff from the Internet to cover your tracks doesn't count].SympathyFood.com: Why say i ... More >>
A quick shot of U2's Barcelona stage.Over on Wired.com, there's a pretty cool story up, detailing the specs of the new stage set-up for U2's impending world tour, which kicks off tonight in Barcelona. Probably right about now, in fact.Anyway, it's a massive undertaking with huge screens and elaborat ... More >>
Ray and Peter LekAlong with the rest of the DC-9 crew, the Lek Brothers made it down to Austin last week for a look at the music festival with more of a dance and DJ focus.The Lanai Rooftop Lounge, Hair of the Dog and Barcelona were a few of the venues they hit up. They caught up with DJ's from the ... More >>
Jesse HugheySkibunnyI was delayed in getting my night started, thanks to some setbacks I'd rather not go into. Let me just recommend that if you're at SXSW, don't carry a pocketknife. But I still caught a few interesting acts. Hopefully today will go more smoothly. Act: School of Seven Bells (anothe ... More >>
Amy Severson, The Dallas Cook Book blogDo you believe in angels? There's a new one in town, and it apparently watches over people who like lunch. This is especially so if they like it in the form of fresh sandwiches and salads. And soups made from scratch. And bakery cases full of sweet treats like ... More >>
Americans who still think of Latin music as mariachi bands and gyrating Ricky Martins and Shakiras might want to lend a closer ear to the genre. This country's Hispanic population isn't just growing, it's growing more diverse. More and more unique musical styles are being gobbled up, and that shoul ... More >>
Dear Babe: Mexicans don't hate you because you're Spanish, but just because you're you
Thursday, August 28, at House of Blues' Pontiac Garage
Penélope Cruz and Scarlett Johansson join forces—and some other stuff—in Woody Allen's (winning!) latest
The Swedish indie-pop trio Peter Björn and John write tales of sweetness and heartbreak
Chic introduces the secrets of Barcelona rotisserie
Is the 2006 invasion of culinary foreigners killing off our local character?
Vilaclara isn't afraid to be chicken
Security Screenings (Warp)
Don't Mess with Erin
A young Parisian observes the exotica of Barcelona life in L'Auberge Espagnole
Perform May 11
Sipango operator to launch new projects
Overseas loan; Hardy laurels; Destructo art
At Jekyll & Hyde Club, the actors act, the puppets howl, and the food...well, never mind
Almodovar gets his kicks in this surreal 'screwball drama'
For local artist James Michael Starr, God is in the details
The Rentals' Matt Sharp goes out of his way for Seven More Minutes
The preppies all look alike in the disappointing Last Days of Disco
Barcelona Tapas Bar offers eclectic, if mediocre, grazing
Olympic music director Mark Watters steers the sound of the games
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