Dude, Sweet Chocolate has just opened a second location at 8304 Preston Center Plaza Drive, between Taco Diner and R&D Kitchen. And another spot is set to open next week at 2925 Crockett (just south of Seventh, near Fireside Pies) in Town of the Cow. Prior to becoming a chocolate-dealer, Dude Kath ... More >>
With food truck mania showing no signs of letting up, I figured I'd hit up the Arts District at lunchtime and see if there were any viable options for veggie-friendly eating. A rotating group of trucks cluster on Flora Street between Leonard and Crockett (right across from the Meyerson) every wee ... More >>
Speaking of historic buildings ....A few days ago a friend of the show sent word that she'd seen workmen inside 108-year-old David Crockett Elementary, which had fallen into a state of grave disrepair in recent years. I reminded her: Back in August, Good Signature Management bought the building f ... More >>
Via.It was mighty big news last month when Dallas attorney Levi McCathern shot and killed that 880-pound, 14-foot-long alligator along the Trinity River down in Leon County -- big enough that it made CNN, matter of fact. Said the proud lawyer for the Dallas Cowboys, "We got a lot of the meat and ... More >>
Jason Roberts has a few thoughts about how well yesterday's Arts District Better Block-ing went; there's a highlight below. But long story short: It wasn't just about the food trucks (ate from three, only one of which I'd visit again -- and then, just for the salted-melon snow cone) and the crêp ... More >>
Here's the most up-to-date list of NBA All-Star Weekend parties I've seen to date -- though there are some notable no-shows, among them John Singleton's "Black Hollywood Red Carpet" throwdown with Vivica A. Fox at the Fashion Industry Gallery on February 14. That's because that particular event i ... More >>
She's worked in some of the city's most respected kitchens, including Cafe on the Green, Mediterraneo and The Riviera. As executive chef at Trader Vic's, she picked up a spot in the Dallas Morning News' list of top new restaurants in 2007.Crockett now serves as general manager for Cadillac Ranch, th ... More >>
Daniel Rodrigue The media's been invited down to City Hall today -- once more, to take pictures of Mayor Tom Leppert, like, doing something. Few weeks back he got a back-to-school haircut; today, 'round 3 p.m., he'll be making back-to-school phone calls. That's because, as we've mentioned before, ... More >>
Are the latest boastful rappers billionaires or boobs?
Tony Romo makes a short, sweet journey from anonymous backup to A-list celebrity
There's one reason I go to Miami...OK, two, because I really should mention the in-laws: the Cuban sandwiches from Versailles in Little Havana. Turns out, those beloved sandwiches--made of pork and ham and cheese and a sweet-soft bread I've been unable to find anywhere outside of Miami--are part of ... More >>
When singing the blues, DISD's Corrine Silguero knows it helps to live through them
Lord Willin' (Star Trak/Arista)
For a growing number of Texas kids with mental illnesses, the only place to get help is behind bars.
Fifty years after leaving the Soul Stirrers, Rebert Harris has been called home
Temperamental Dallas chef Avner Samuel is a genius in the kitchen, but he may have burned the one thing that matters most--his bridges