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  • Blogs

    August 26, 2014

    The Cheap Bastard's Guide to Drinking Four Loko and Bud Light Lime-a-Rita

    It's Drinking Week at City of Ate, which means even more stories than usual about our favorite pastime. Check back for more stories about craft beer, killer bartenders and more. Sometimes you're at a tailgate and they've run out of Dallas Blonde, Local Buzz and Lakewood Lager, and you're faced with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2014

    How to Duke It Out at an Electric Six-Devil Driver Double Bill and Live to Tell the Story

    "Visually, to me, this is the best show ever. I get to watch sports highlights with subtitles and a heavy metal show." -- Dick Valentine, lead singer of Electric Six That quote, ladies and gents, might perfectly sum up the madness that occurred between the hours of 5:00 p.m. and 12:00 a.m. at the G ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2014

    Looking (Hopelessly) for Real Session Beers in Dallas' Sea of High ABV

    Two years go I stumbled upon Petit Prince, a session ale with very low alcohol content brewed by the Jester King Brewery, outside of Austin. I used the discovery to launch a discussion on what makes beers sessionable, and why they were so hard to find. Two weekends ago a trip to the Ginger Man int ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2014

    The Top 10 Super Bowl Commercials Starring Food: 2014 Edition

    Would you believe that if you had a dollar for every Dorito consumed on Super Bowl Sunday you'd have enough money to buy a spot during halftime? Sure you'd believe it. But I just made that shit up. Folks eat up statistics about Super Bowl ad spend, but do they eat up the foods advertised during the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2014

    There Are More Ways Than Ever to Get Fat at the Snuffer's on Greenville

    Just a few months after Mike Karns took over Snuffer's, he has announced his first round of changes to the long-standing cheddar fry chain. Say goodbye to Pepsi; Coca-Cola products will now dominate the soda dispensers at all locations. And while Snuffer's has always offered Bud Light, they're now d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2013

    Eight Gift Ideas for the Dallas Craft-Beer Lover on Your List

    Good news if you have a craft beer lover on your good list: there's a lot of options. Bad news: there are just so many options! Dallas has done well in embracing the craft beer wave. From breweries, to retail spots, home brewing outlets and chef-driven beer bars, there's plenty to put under the tree ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2013

    Dispatches from the Perfect Mosh Pit at Last Night's Slayer Concert

    A knight wearing a cardigan steps into a mosh pit. Men and women resembling barbarians, vikings and neanderthals - with long hair matted, sweat soaking their black t-shirts with the words "Slayer" written in blood across their chest and shoulders - surge like an angry sea all around him. Upside ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2013

    Ten Things to Know about This Week's 27th Annual GrapeFest in Grapevine

    Who's already thinking about a glass of wine this fine Monday morning? Well, there's much to look forward to this week. The 27th Annual GrapeFest in historic downtown Grapevine runs this Thursday through Sunday, September 12 through 15. In addition to wine, there's also live music, cooking demos, wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2013

    10 Awesome Spots for Happy Hour in Dallas

    It's Monday, start of a new week. Time to bring home the bacon, climb ladders and all that good stuff. Thinking about it just makes us plot when and where we'll be able to decompress. Here are a few new(ish) places to add to your regular rotation. Or if you need a rotation, here's a good place to st ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2013

    How to Successfully Order Drinks at Shows Without Pissing Everyone Off

    Every week Gavin will be presenting a guide to basic notions of common sense he feels are sometimes lacking from various aspects of the world of music. Also, he's British, and they're polite, right? Besides one or more musicians making a sound, what is the most important aspect of live music? Those ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2013

    Five Beers I Loved at Untapped Fort Worth

    The marriage of Spune Productions and The Common Table may be the best thing that has ever happened to local craft brew fans whose music taste extends beyond cover bands and Top 40 DJs as well as music fans who'd prefer something better than $8 pints of Bud Light. Saturday's Untapped Fort Worth, the ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 18, 2013
  • Blogs

    March 15, 2013

    The Dallas Observer St. Patrick's Day Snoop Dogg Concert: Everything You Need to Know

    Tanqueray-and-chronic time is fast approaching, but you'll need to arm yourself with all the important details before setting off for our sold-out St. Patrick's Day Concert on Saturday, headlined by a little rapper named Snoop Dogg. Here are the answers to your many questions. Got more? Ask them in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2013

    A North Texas Man Has Joined the Important Crusade Against Watered-Down Budweiser

    On Tuesday, beer drinkers in three states filed federal lawsuits against Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world's largest brewer and the purveyor of Budweiser, Bud Light Lime, Michelob Ultra and other innovative beer and beer-like products. A Dallas-area drinker has now joined their ranks. Michael Seidens ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 7, 2013
  • Blogs

    February 4, 2013

    The Top 10 Super Bowl Commercials Starring Food: 2013 Edition

    Last year, I listed out the ten best food-based Super Bowl ads for you guys. And this year, while everybody else was eating at least a bajillion chicken wings, lamenting over all those poor chickens or tweeting about the "Blackout Bowl," I was diligently watching all the commercials once again. Let' ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 22, 2012
  • Blogs

    October 2, 2012

    Here's a Video of Mark Cuban Dancing Terribly to "Gangnam Style"

    Oh, Mark Cuban. Your Dallas Mavericks brought us an NBA championship. You have the best investment-themed reality show on television. You have billions of dollars. But that's not why we respect you; we respect you because you're not afraid to do ridiculous things, like be videotaped clutching a Bud ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2012

    Emblematic College Drinks and Drinking Games

    We'd be remiss to allow an entire College Week to pass without mention of the college life's main goal (well, you know except for the main-main one): procuring, hoarding and drinking booze. It's a universal feeling, the simultaneous confusion and wistful nostalgia that comes with the memory of one ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2012

    The "Man Aisle" in Grocery Stores. For Men. And Aisles.

    Babies get an aisle. And dogs get an aisle. And the entire store is designed for women. So, it seems only fair that men should at least get their own aisle, right? First question though, what should be on the man aisle? The Westside Market in New York City (the Upper Westside, if it matters) laun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2012

    Snuffer's Cheddar Fries: Examining a Dallas Institution

    I knew it wasn't a good idea. Passionate decisions almost always bear a cost. I'd just watched scores of tweets extol the virtues of Snuffer's cheddar fries with such enthusiasm I was incensed. Surely, there is no way something worthy of such praise can come from a dingy Greenville Avenue restaurant ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2012

    This Father's Day, Honor Your Dad With A Drink

    Each year as the third Sunday in June approaches, I get a little wistful. My parents split up many years ago, as parents so often do these days, around the time I discovered Boone's Farm and fruit punch-flavored Zima. (Remember that stuff? I'm still convinced teenage girls were their target demogra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2012

    The Most Exciting (Non-Football) Super Bowl Moments!

    TEXANS CELEBRATE AMERICA - Neither of the pre-game patriotic performances achieved Whitney Houston-level kudos, but both were delivered tastefully and capably. Lindale's Miranda Lambert did some nice harmonizin' with her hubby on "America the Beautiful," and Burleson's Kelly Clarkson shared her Nati ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2012

    303 Bar and Grill is Open in Oak Cliff, and Its Namesake Special Will Eff You Up (Photos)

    All photos by Catherine Downes.The 303 special.​303 Bar and Grill opened last Friday, and by the following Sunday afternoon people were packed into the Oak Cliff joint, eating, drinking beer and watching football. The restaurant is located in an old, renovated house on West Davis and Madison; ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2011

    Five Holiday Breads for Soaking Up Holiday Booze (and Where to Find Them)

    Flickr​Bread. The essential form of sustenance for most of us homo sapiens. More importantly, that from which doughnuts and cake evolved. I decided to take a look at different cultures' spins on holiday bread, and why so few take up such an inordinate amount of shelf space this time of year. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2011

    High Times for Tailgaters This Weekend

    ​ This weekend is working out to be a tailgating wonderland. With highs forecast to be in the mid-80s and clear skies, it's busy times for lawn chairs, grills and coolers. Travel trailers for the A&M and Arkansas game began arriving Thursday night. Collins and Interstate 30 in Arlington will serve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2011

    Zenna: Cheap Sushi Makes Us Happy, but Tapas Prices Don't

    ​It might be better known for its late-night Asian eats, but this week we are checking out the happy hour menu at downtown's Zenna. Where: Zenna Thai and Japanese Restaurant, 1914 Laws St.When:  3 p.m-7 p.m. daily The Scene: Zenna mixes techno with your sushi. The crowd dresses in khaki ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2011

    The Full List Of Beers You Can Pour Out In Memory of Timbo

    Here's to you, Timbo. RIP.​Timbo, the Dallas Zoo's oldest gorilla, died yesterday in surgery at the age of 49, and we're still bummed by the news. Even though we didn't know her personally, we still plan to mourn her the same way we've marked the deaths of friends, family members and celebrities a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2011

    Brew At The Zoo: Where Else Can You Taste Craft Beers in the Presence of Giant Predators?

    ​By now you've probably noticed the banners across the top of our blogs or seen the Mixmaster post touting Brew at the Zoo September 10, but perhaps were hesitant to commit to a $30 ticket without knowing just which beers would be available. How about I just tell you that the ticket includes zoo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2011


    Patrick MichelsKe$ha sings a song called "Dinosaur," which is about not wanting to have sex with old dudes.​WHAT IT DO D-TOWN?? LOL.First off, let me say that I am real fuckin' glad we didn't have to wait in that three-block line to get into the BUD LIGHT HOTEL last night! Corbin from Rhino's frie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2010

    Cheap Margaritas Make It A Very Happy Hour At Tejano

    Jesse Hughey​Each week City of Ate will give you the lowdown on a local happy hour in Quittin' Time, with the details and why you should or shouldn't take up the featured bar or restaurant on its drink specials.Where: Tejano Mexican Restaurant, 110 W. Davis St., 214-943-8610When: 11 a.m. to 6 p. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2010

    Fall Indie Fest Announces Three-Day Bill That Includes Reverend Horton Heat, Sarah Jaffe, Telegraph Canyon, Others

    ​OK, now this is getting ridiculous. Seriously: We like the suburbs just fine (The Suburbs, too, actually), but, c'mon, we're past that part of our lives, and we really don't want to be dragged back out there every weekend. Doesn't seem like we're being given much choice in the matter, though. Dan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2010

    Greenberg and Ryan's First Order of Business: Slash Prices at Ballpark! Yes, Even Beer!

    ​Sam's out at the Ballpark in Arlington at this very moment, where Chuck Greenberg's holding his first press conference as The Owner of Your Texas Rangers. (Nolan Ryan was called out of town at the last second.) As they mentioned yesterday, the newsome twosome called today's meet-and-greet to intr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2010

    DOMAXXII: Relive The Experience With Some New Footage of The Cool Kids, Jonathan Tyler & The Northern Lights and The Secret Machines.

    ​Only a month later, we're finally wrapping up the joy and wonder that was DOMAXXII. We all had a blast this year--with several fun new additions like the award ceremony's on-stage mash-ups and the first-ever, incredibly hot, outdoor stage, presented by Bud Light. Our friends at Expat Films went t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2010

    How Dry I Am? Not Very if Progress Dallas Has Anything to Say About It

    ​ You sit yourself down in a restaurant, a real find, one that has taken you to parts unknown: aka Oak Cliff. You're exhausted because your GPS was on the fritz and you had to actually ask for directions three times, which violated every man law you hold sacred. You could use a beer or three, so ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2009

    Short Orders: Malarkey's Tavern

    The kitchen is partly green.​Malarkey's Tavern 4460 Trinity Mills 972-931-7300 I had only been in the place for about ten minutes before the inevitable happened. That's right, in a pub listing some 100 beers from all over the world a guy sits down and asks if they carry Bud Light on tap. Wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2009

    Burning Question: Which Super Bowl City Has The Best Food?

    Actually, this question came to us as your basic "who will win the Super Bowl" sort of thing, presumably hoping for some insight from our crew's most recent has-been athlete. (See photo).But we're charged with covering the food scene. And since an incident last week--of which we have no recollection ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 11, 2008

    Stomp It Out

    GrapeFest returns to Grapevine

  • Music

    October 11, 2007

    Fair to Midway

    Maybe we should stick some of the bands in the deep-fryer

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2007

    Peso What?

    The thing I like about Fox News is how reliable it is. I needed something to scare me into believing the country is being overrun with immigrants who will take away my American way of life and my unalienable rights to drink Bud Light and listen to Toby Keith. And I got that something special this mo ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 22, 2007

    Nice Rice

    Sake is the drink of choice at Naan

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2007

    Mount Modano

    I didn't come here today to lament the transformation of my March Madness bracket into toilet paper, to publicly apologize to anyone I might have maimed with a well-intended string of beads during Saturday's St. Paddy's Parade or to rehash Monday night's 16-10 loss by the Dallas Observer co-ed softb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2006

    That's a Hell of a Lot of B.S.

    I'm standing amongst of slew engineers, businessmen, cattleman, and local pols dressed in boots and Stetsons in the Spicer Gripp Memorial Rodeo Arena while Asleep at the Wheel executes an impressive run of fiddle and steel guitar calisthenics. The foam sleeve snuggling my Bud Light reads "Poop 2 Pum ... More >>

  • News

    August 17, 2006
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    August 18, 2005
  • Music

    March 31, 2005

    Odds & Ends

    Festivals abound this spring; enter our caption contest and win...something

  • Dining

    November 4, 2004

    Mouth Jump

    What's in a name? At Saltimbocca's!, it's the best dish on the menu.

  • Best of Dallas

    October 14, 2004

    Best Liqueur You've Never Heard Of

    Mirto at Arcodoro & Pomodoro

  • Dining

    August 19, 2004

    Think Pink

    Do any wines go well with summer heat?

  • Best of Dallas

    September 25, 2003

    Best Happy Hour

    M Grill & Tap

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