House of Blues
Tuesday, September 25
Look, we all make mistakes.
The first mistake occurred when Daniel Hopkins somehow ended up behind the velvet rope at the 2 Chainz show last Spring.
The second mistake happened when I completely procrastinated buying my 2 Chainz ticket for House of ... More >>
This week over on the music side of the Observer, Daniel Hopkins interviewed Chris Jeffers, one of the owners behind Bolsa, Smoke, and more recently, The Foundry and Chicken Scratch. The piece pictures Jeffers on his new bicycle: a pimped up paletero cart with a hot rod paint job. I called up Jeffer ... More >>
'Tis the season for cliche. I could do with fewer references to chilly weather and the warming bowls of soup I'm reading on food blogs lately. How about booze? How about hot booze? That's the stuff to warm up with.
Observer bar-and-clubs guru Daniel Hopkins came to my office this morning to ... More >>
Alexander FloresWe've finally beaten the Germans at their own game.
That's the only rational conclusion one can draw from the results of Oktoberbest 2011, in which the lone Teutonic entry got its ass handed to it. Paul Hightower and Brian Brown, Craft Beer Examiners for Dallas and Plano, respec ... More >>
Gorilla GrooveLessons in moshing: clear a circle, and let those arms fly.And then there was BRO FEST.For those who had SXSW hangovers that were too sharp, or got stuck in the biblical nightmare that was traffic on I-35 (where are you Third Man Records truck?), Parade of Flesh's 2011 BRO FEST boas ... More >>