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  • Blogs

    April 14, 2014

    Is Popcorn Taking Over Dallas' Dessert Menus?

    From the menu description, the dessert at Victor Tangos sounded like it went against everything I stood for. It also sounded like a little bit of a train wreck. Apple bacon upside-down cake with caramel popcorn and bourbon ice cream had nearly 20 syllables and three components. But then my apple ba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2014

    Texas Rangers Rechristen Stadium Globe Life Park

    There's always been something pleasantly nostalgic about the name of the Texas Rangers' stadium. The Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, like its red-brick facade, harkens back to simpler times, back before corporations plastered their names on every possible piece of sports-related real estate. Never m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2012

    Five Foods to Find at Rangers Ballpark This Spring, Including That $26 "Boomstick"

    If you're a Baseball Person, walking through the concourse of a stadium and seeing that massive expanse of emerald turf for the first time each year fills your soul with the feeling of potential. For a northerner, baseball invokes the potential for warmer weather ahead; interrelationships of the cel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2012

    Top Chef Texas Highlights: A Bitchfest Battle at Restaurant Wars

    It happens every season. It brings out the worst in most chefs and the best in few. The winner is never predictable. The loser is often a heartbreaking surprise. The Top Chef Restaurant Wars legacy held true last night -- with a "battle of the sexes" twist. The claws were out. The episode opened wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2011

    In-N-Out's Here. What's Left to Talk About?

    ​This week, presumably, Dallas has moved past waiting three hours for and crying over hamburgers. We're on to more sophisticated things, like hamburgers with 8,000 calories, ballpark grub and how much we all hate the word "gooey." Read on. City of Ate Jenny Block couldn't find much wrong with ... More >>

  • Film

    April 27, 2000

    Broad band

    Dennis Quaid and James Caviezel ham it up as a father and son reuniting via radio in Frequency