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Domino's Pizza Inc.

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2014

    Domino's Fried Chicken Crust KFC Fried Chicken Corsage = Fried End of World

    What a week for omens. At this point, the only way we'd top the amount of doomy metaphors is if Nostradamus were resurrected onto a 100 tortillas and the tortillas all rolled, upright like tires, to Stonehenge and burst into flame under a gaggle of crows. Here's a quick snapshot of the past mont ... More >>

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    March 4, 2014

    An Ode to the Bad-Weather Delivery Driver

    Thanks to Mother Nature and her complete inability to make up her mind about which freakin' season it is, Dallas is experiencing some really disgusting winter weather this week. It was below 20 degrees. The highways iced over, causing some people to get stuck on I-45 for hours. Schools closed. Every ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2014

    Farewell to Pizza Villa, the Best Damn Pizza Joint in North Texas

    At 6:30 p.m. Tuesday evening, Pizza Villa was calm. The phones were silent, the ovens cooling. The workers stood idly, or else lounged in the otherwise empty booths. The cash register stayed shut. For a weeknight dinner rush at Richardson's best and probably oldest pizza joint, the silence was biz ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2013

    Do Artisan, Craft and Other Food Words Mean Anything? Of Course.

    Yesterday I published a post that took a quick look at Grub Burger Bar, which recently opened in Greenville Avenue. The menu touted buns baked on the hour, and while they were certainly much better than stale, old buns, they left a lot to be desired compared to artisan loaves. It was my use of the ... More >>

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    August 13, 2013

    Nine Artisan Foods in Dallas That You Should Be Eating (or Chugging) Right Now

    The term "artisan" is hot in food marketing, joining its precursors "natural" and "gourmet" as a way to make consumer-grade food products sound like authentic works of culinary art. Tostito's Artisan Recipe chips? Wendy's Artisan Flatbread Sandwiches? Domino's Artisan Pizzas? That creepy Sargento co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2013

    It's Been a Dangerous Week to be a Pizza Delivery Guy

    First of all, a salute to all the hard-working pizza men and women out there who show up to strangers' homes in sketchy neighborhoods carrying cash and delicious foodstuffs. It's thankless work, and dangerous. Take last night, for instance. At 10:30 p.m., a Pizza Hut driver was delivering some pies ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2012

    The 10 Worst Fast Food Trends of 2012

    If civilization does collapse on Friday, December 21, 2012, which is the day the Mayans were all like Hey guys! Earth's gonna explode in a fiery saucer of flames and stuff!, then any remaining future humans (or any aliens stopping on the burnt husk of Earth to take a leak) will be able to read the s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2012

    Domino's is Giving Out Free Pizza Today. So, Here are 10 Better Options for Pizza By the Slice

    Today (October 23) Domino's Pizza is giving away slices of "handmade pan pizza" from noon to 2pm at each of their "participating location," although they fail to tell us which locations are participating. And each spot is only giving out 100 slices. So, let's just all guess and spend half an hour dr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2012

    CiCi's Is America's Favorite Pizza Chain For People Who Like Bad Pizza

    Cici's Pizza grease buffet is an American favorite, according to Nation's Restaurant News. The article cites a study conducted by Market Force, a consumer research company based in Colorado. Other American favorites covered in the survey include Papa John's, Papa Murphy's and Take 'N' Bake Pizza.

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2012

    Chili's To Improve Conditions For Pigs, But They're Not In A Hurry To Do It

    Dallas-based Brinker International has joined a growing list of restaurants that have pledged to improve conditions for pigs in their supply chain. The group owns Chili's, which is responsible for 1,500 casual restaurants known for their baby back ribs. The new policy also applies to Maggiano's and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2012

    The Texas Farm Bureau Applauds Domino's Support for Gestation Crates, Orders a Pizza

    Confining sows in small gestation crates has come under great scrutiny lately. Major companies like McDonald's, Burger King, Wendy's and most recently the nation's second largest grocery chain, Safeway, have announced a phase-out of pork supplied by farms that use gestation crates. However, recent ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2012

    Dear Vickery Park, Just Say No To Cheese Abuse

    This Sunday at Vickery Park the weather was warm, the breeze was stiff, and the brunchers were out in full force. I joined a small crew late in the afternoon and tried to make sense of their Crispin and whiskey lubricated ramblings (They'd arrived several hours before me.) I was hungry, and there wa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2012

    Domino's Japan Has a $50 Pizza

    Domino's recent trend of gourmet-ing the shit out of their food jumped to new heights recently. Introducing, from the company's Japanese chain (via Eater), the Prestige Quattro, which is not a sequel to the Hugh Jackman film. This is the $50 (¥3,900) unbelievably fancy pizza that features four sid ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2011

    The 10 Worst Fast Food Trends of 2011

    Denny's Mac and Cheese Big Daddy Melt, which was part of their "Lets Get Cheesy" Menu​Last year, Planet Earth sorrowfully asked mankind "Why, dear peoples, why?" after the invention of something sinister and bizarre: KFC's Double Down. Well, congratulations, 2011: You are the mind-fuck of a fast ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2011

    The Five Most Annoying Current Fast Food Trends

    ​Caught an article over on Adage this morning on Domino's revamp of their "cheesy bread." In an attempt to capture what marketing executives must think are idiot foodies, the pizza chain is selling "gourmet" varieties of cheese bread (with spinach and feta and bacon and jalapeño).After blacking o ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 19, 2011

    Serious Pizza Brings Out the Big Guns

    Cheap Bastard finds that size matters. Of course she did.

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2011

    And The Winner is...Eaters at This Oscar-Themed Feast

    Bone Marrow might be an intense choice for 127 Hours. Another idea, after the jump.​As the Academy has expanded its list of Oscar nominees to a whopping 10 films, it's become harder for even interested movie fans to see every movie on the Best Picture roster. So City of Ate today presents an edibl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2011

    Package Deals Readied to Fill You Up for Super Bowl. Antacids Not Included.

    ​Unless you're spending Super Bowl Sunday with Dennis Rodman in a hot tub at the Silver City parking lot or joining the throngs of obnoxious drunks at Hooters, you'll probably be watching the game in the comfort and safety of your home or a friend's house. For those hosting a watching party o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2011

    Fragels Rock: A Bagel-Doughnut That Tastes Like Home

    ​Rooting for Ohio State isn't an easy thing for a native Michigander to do. But we Midwesterners believe conference loyalty trumps internecine rivalries (I'm told SEC fans take a different approach), so last night I cheered for the Buckeyes in the Sugar Bowl -- a task made exponentially easier ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 25, 2010
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    August 13, 2010

    Rockets, Hookahs and Flamin' Hot Cheetos: Lighting A Fire At QuakeCon 2010

    Photos by Patrick MichelsYears from now, they'll all be talking about that epic QuakeCon back when hookahs were still legal in Dallas.As Master o' Doom John Carmack wrapped his keynote sermon yesterday evening, the old familiar QuakeCon rhythm began drumming back to life, tap-tap-slurp, in the dim a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2010

    Domino's Slims Down Pizza for Schools. Yes, Our Culture is Dying.

    ​No matter how many talented chefs Michelle Obama invites to the White House, or how many vegetable costumes Jamie Oliver dons, it seems unlikely school nutritionists will ever be able to strike pizza from their cafeteria menus. "You can't stop buying pizza for kids," says Sherry Brokenberry, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2010

    How 'Bout Them Knockers: Carmine's Pizzeria

    ​Carmine's Pizzeria 2006 San Jacinto 214-220-9039Quote Time: 45 minutes Actual Time: An impressive 35 minutes Pricey: -20 Coupons: 10 Interesting Specialty Pizzas: 25 Health Conscious Low-Fat Mozzarella: 15 Crispy Bacon!: 15 Fresh Toppings Selection: 15 Basic Pasta and Appetizer Selecti ... More >>

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    March 26, 2010

    Uptown Pizza with a Moroccan Flare

    ​Farnatchi 3001 Knox St. 214-219-7200 www.farnatchi.com Promised delivery time: 45 minutes Actual delivery time: 30 minutes Interesting appetizers including Turkish meat pie: 40 Pricey pizza toppings: -10 Homemade desserts: 30 Faster delivery than Domino's: 30 Total Score: 90 Living nea ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 21, 2010
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    November 30, 2009

    How 'Bout Them Knockers: Greenz

    ​Each week in 'Knockers' we order from a different delivery restaurant, assessing their efficiency and keeping a running score.Greenz 2808 McKinney Avenue214-720-7788Promised Delivery Time: "between 12:00 and 12:40" Actual Delivery Time: 12:25 Scoring summary: Easy online ordering: 20 Estimated ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2009

    How 'Bout Them Knockers: Domino's Pizza

    dominos.com/Patrick MichelsMy Domino's order: even hotter in real life. But online, the pizza was less like a greasy sponge.​Each week in 'Knockers' we order from a different delivery restaurant, assessing their efficiency and keeping a running score.Dominos.comdelivered from 4420 Gaston Ave.Promi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2009

    And The Winner Is...

    ​Such a week--people congratulating us, berating us, questioning the sexual orientation of those who post and comment, and pausing with us to praise shit on a shingle. Wouldn't have it any other way.A good prize this week would have been some bottles of that Texas whisky. Unfortunately we couldn' ... More >>

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    August 17, 2009

    How 'Bout Them Knockers: Chicago Rick's

    There are other warnings they should issue, as well.​Each week in 'Knockers' we order from a different delivery restaurant, assessing their efficiency and keeping a running score.Chicago Rick's3628 Frankford972-307-4257Promised delivery time: 45 minutesActual delivery time: 43 minutesLevel of phon ... More >>

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    August 3, 2009

    How 'Bout Them Knockers: Oak Cliff PIzza

    ​Each week in 'Knockers' we order from a different delivery restaurant, assessing their efficiency and keeping a running score.Oak Cliff Pizza & Pasta1315 W. Davis St.214-941-8080Promised delivery time: 50 minutesActual delivery time: 56 minutesScoring SummaryEase of telephone communication: 2 ... More >>

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    April 27, 2009

    How 'Bout Them Knockers: Tony's Pizza & Pasta

    Tony's Pizza & Pasta18918 Midway972-267-9180Promised delivery time: 50 minutesActual delivery time: 33 minutesScoring Summary:Real Italian accent on other end of line: 15Knocking 17 minutes ahead of schedule: 17Chance that arriving that far ahead of schedule can interfere just a bit: -5Simpson's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2009

    Food For Thought 4.17.09

    "We got blindsided by two idiots with a video camera and an awful idea. Even people who've been with us as loyal customers for 10, 15, 20 years, people are second-guessing their relationship with Domino's, and that's not fair." (Tim McIntyre, spokesman for the pizza chain, responding to an incident ... More >>

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    April 16, 2009

    Short Orders: Angelo & Vito's

    Angelo & Vito's4520 Frankford972-381-1001The reason places like Little Caesar's and Domino's thrive is a commitment to 'just good enough' style pizza.Such operations can easily bake a pale yet tolerable crust, spread on some simplistic sauce and let the toppings take care of the rest. After two ... More >>

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    April 15, 2009

    Chewing The Fat: Wednesday Ground 'Round

    revjim5000 via FlickrKids love the junk food.It's hump day again, and that means random links from the world of food news. Who keeps funding these studies? In the latest academic issuance of common sense, a joint effort of researchers from National Taiwan University and the University of Arkansas, ... More >>

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    April 8, 2009

    Pairing Off: Subway

    Subway is the new Domino's--the place that sustains America's college students and helps its workers fight off the pangs of hangover.Patrick MichelsBut the sub shop chain has become so much more, enduring crowds of office drones at lunch and tailgaters on weekends, for example. Of course, that doesn ... More >>

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    March 6, 2009

    The Hot Cuban Pizza: The Mavs' Owner Is Putting His Money Where Our Mouths Are

    In less than a month, the impact of Mark Cuban's personal "Stimulus Plan" has already become quite real for a small group of entrepreneurs around the country. Naked Pizza, an all-natural pizza delivery place in New Orleans, was listed on Cuban's blog earlier this week as one of the first funding re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2009

    10 Questions: Jay Jerrier

    Eight or nine years ago, it was Louie's or nothing for pizza aficionados. Then along came Fireside Pies and...And that inspired Jay Jerrier, a man with a taste for pizza and far too much time on his hands. He built an oven in his backyard, baked as a hobby for two years, then plunged into th ... More >>

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    January 5, 2009

    The New Wasteland, Or Why Doesn't Time Equal Money

    Saturday night I tried to elbow my way into Neighborhood Services, the new Nick Badovinus destination.Tried is the key word--staff members promised a wait of up to three hours for a table and well-heeled types already mobbed the bar area, obviously willing to watch the evening slip away in a sea of ... More >>

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    November 4, 2008
  • Dining

    August 9, 2007

    Wine Obscenities

    Drink up with lower mark-ups

  • Music

    December 21, 2006

    No Kidding

    A gift guide to children's CDs

  • Film

    October 13, 2005

    Keira Get Your Gun

    Domino chronicles the life of a model turned bounty hunter

  • Dining

    May 26, 2005

    Portrait of the Art Cafe

    Kathleen's Plano location is no work of art

  • Dining

    December 26, 2002

    Mercy Mercy

    New wine bar to open in late January

  • Dining

    October 11, 2001

    Weather or Not

    When it rains, it pours for some restaurants, but not for others

  • Dining

    November 30, 2000

    It's Xmas: Must Be Pizza

    The Domino's driver may be America's new holiday symbol

  • Dining

    April 25, 1996

    Wok, don't run

    For Chinese take-out, Best A Round seldom delivers

  • Dining

    September 7, 1995

    The pizzas of summer

    Frantoni's fresh basil pie makes the season worth living through

  • Music

    May 25, 1995
  • Dining

    November 10, 1994

    Home-away-from-home cookin'

    Gennie's offers food momma wishes she could make

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