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  • Blogs

    July 31, 2013

    Why is Brad Paisley Giving Away Meals at Cracker Barrel? Would You Like One? Because I Don't Want Mine.

    Brad Paisley put out a new album this year, and it's a safe bet no country superstar has given its label as much of a headache as Brad (this would be Wheelhouse, the album with "Accidental Racist" on it). But hey: Angry blog posts and album sales are getting less and less correlated by the day, I'm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2013

    An Englishman Goes Walkin' in Memphis, Finds God in BBQ Ribs and Sausage

    After my earlier (somewhat sarcastic) rejection of all of Memphis barbecue, I felt I should probably try somewhere that wasn't Red, Hot and Blue and aim to be remotely fair. As luck would have it, during a New Year road trip we passed through Memphis for a day (en route from Cracker Barrel in fact. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2013

    Cracker Barrel, Rodeo Goats and Tofu Porn: This Week in Dallas Dining

    It's over. All those special occasion dishes, all the festive cocktails, they're all gone. It's that time of year when were forced to come back to our desks and actually work, even if our desk tops have been pushed a little further away from our faces by a growing holiday midsection. You'd think we' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2013

    An Englishman Says Bad Things About Cracker Barrel. Is that Unamerican or What?

    I did an article about various area chain restaurant options a few months back because I was intrigued, as a stranger to these shores, by all the fanciful and mysterious options available to me. I still go to Waffle House all the time, and I don't care what people think. I just love hash browns. Ba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2012

    So, Cracker Barrel Sells Music Now

    I was alerted to this story by our friends at Houston Press, since I'm apparently not on the Cracker Barrel press list, and maybe this is old news, but the South's most ubiquitous chain restaurant is selling music. I know Cracker Barrel is the butt of a lot of jokes, but I genuinely like the place. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2011

    Jay Jerrier of Il Cane Rosso on Guy Fieri, Naples and Making Peace with Yelp

    In one quick year, Il Cane Rosso has become the most esteemed pizza joint in Dallas. Owner Jay Jerrier discovered this style of Neapolitan pizza while on a trip in Naples with his wife in 1995 and has worked diligently to bring the same pizza experience to Dallas. Recently Guy Fieri and the Diners, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2011

    Peter Wolf Crier's All-Time Top Five Winning Priceline Bids While on Tour

    With their second album, Peter Wolf Crier has established themselves as a legit indie-band and not the mere side-project they seemed to be when they released last year's well-done Inter-Be. The new album, Garden of Arms, isn't just another stellar release from Jagjaguwar this year, but it's a major ... More >>

  • Dining

    April 7, 2011
  • Blogs

    November 6, 2010

    Fun Fun Fun: "Weird Al" Gets This Party Started, Nerd-Style

    "Weird Al" Yankovic's "Dare to be Stupid" was as close to Devo as Fun Fun Fun Fest-goers will get this weekend.‚ÄčAs cool as the lineup for Fun Fun Fun Fest today and tomorrow may be, the Friday night kick-off party was clearly for the nerds--former and current. Chris Hardwick was intended to be the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2010

    Today In Music News: Kim Kardashian Recording Debut Album, Smokey Robinson Loves Cracker Barrel And Garbage Record New Album

    Your daily dose of national music news for Tuesday, November 2, 2010...Sure, Kim Kardashian is hot, but, being hot doesn't mean you're a singer, right?You know you've made it when Cracker Barrel is distributing your new album! Since her acting career didn't quite take off the way she had hoped, Shi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2010

    Six Tips for Making Restaurant Week Better

    ​While plenty of masochistic local eateries are gearing up for a second consecutive Restaurant Week, the charitable promotion officially ended last night. And according to the comments posted here and on other local food blogs, the event was again exasperating for diners, servers and chefs. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2009

    Old School Sweets

    One of these guys has been hittin' the sauce...well, the extract, really.Long before these dismal days of gut-busting King Size Snickers and 3 Musketeers Dark Chocolate Mint (an unholy creation, for sure), there were Goo Goo Clusters and Zagnuts and Squirrel Nut Zippers...uh...must...resist...Beavi ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 21, 2006
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    May 11, 2006
  • Culture

    November 24, 2005

    Homo for the Holidays

    Visit Queertown for all-out comedy; Morning's at Seven awakens a need for nostalgia

  • Culture

    September 30, 2004
  • News

    February 6, 2003

    Get on the Bus

    For one fellow traveler, the road to an anti-war protest in Washington is paved with good intentions and bad politics

  • News

    January 9, 2003

    Facing the Music

    Inventor, musician and self-professed man of God, Al Petty says he hit on the perfect moneymaking scheme. His bright idea could cost him 1,200 years behind bars.

  • Dining

    July 11, 2002

    Reality Bites

    Authentic cuisine requires trust, vigilance...and a trip overseas

  • Dining

    October 11, 2001

    Sweet Leaf

    The Bay Leaf has plenty of personality

  • News

    January 21, 1999

    Perfect game

    When Reid Ryan wanted Round Rock voters to build a stadium for his minor-league baseball team, he turned to the one pitchman no good Texan could refuse -- his dad, Nolan