David Wondrich

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2014

    How to Turn Dallas Beers into Summer Beer Cocktails That Don't Suck

    Even though the season won't officially change until later his month, I believe that the weekend after Memorial Day ought to be heralded and celebrated as the first weekend of summer. Hopefully, you all behaved appropriately by eating your first snow cones, re-organizing your closet, and dumpin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2013

    Esquire Names Windmill Lounge One of the Best Bars in the Country

    It's a banner week for the finest of all fine-dining and drinking spots in Dallas. As we reported earlier today, Keller's Drive-In was included on a list of the 10 best burgers in the country and now, the Windmill Lounge has made a list as one of the best bars in America. The good people of Esquir ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2010

    How To Make Your Gift Basket Not Suck: Central Market Counts The Ways

    Most folks would probably enjoy this basket. Not sure why. ​Food can be an inspired holiday present, but gourmet retailers say it sometimes takes a bit of razzle-dazzle packaging to make edibles seem more like a gift than groceries. Rather than stick a lonely hunk of parmesan under the Chris ... More >>

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    November 15, 2010

    Overstuffed on Turkey? Hah.
    Real (19th Century) Men Eat Quail.

    Would you quail at eating quail?​Eating too much turkey's become a November tradition, but quail was once the fowl of choice for diners set on overindulging. As David Wondrich notes in his splendid new book, Punch: The Delights (and Dangers) of the Flowing Bowl, 19th-century sports were terri ... More >>