Santiago Calatrava. Did it ever occur to you to take him home to meet your mom? He's not supposed to be your wife. Be fair about this. This is a unique call to action for Dallas. We are in a position to defend the famous Spanish architect from terribly unfair and hypocritical global attack. The Ne ... More >>
Recently we reported that after 50 years in business in Dallas, Pizza by Marco had to change its name to My Family's Pizza due to a trademark infringement. Frank Nuccio, son of the original owner, explained that his father never trademarked the name and instead of spending a lot of money on a lawsu ... More >>
Thursday evening "TexasHoss" was sittin' on his porch pondering life. He had a sweet tea down by the legs of his chair, which was tilted back at an angle only a real cowboy could be comfortable with, while his dusty boots were perched upon the wooden rail in front of him. He stared at his pastures a ... More >>
Bud Kennedy at DFW Eats Beat got the official word on a new spot from Chef Kenny Mills of Chop House Burgers in Arlington. Mills recently took over what was most recently the Blue Danube restaurant in Pantego and has plans to open a steak and seafood restaurant in its place. See Also: Guide to Chea ... More >>
If Mitt Romney won't tell you which need to be closed, we will
100. Tripping Daisy, "Sonic Bloom" Before this album, the band had a grunge-pop affectation, but this song, from 1998's Jesus Hits Like the Atom Bomb, was more heartfelt than anything they'd done before. - Daniel Hopkins 99. Pleasant Grove, "The Plaque at 16ft" Bret Egner wrote "The Plaque at 16ft, ... More >>
Best Texas songs, #100-80 Best Texas songs, #79-60 Best Texas songs, #59-40 The Spotify playlist for songs #39-20 39. Billy Joe Shaver, "Live Forever" "Live Forever" is an emotional experience. The line, "Don't let the darkness take them" is tear-inducing, given that his own son, Eddy, was take ... More >>
Originally from Akron, Ohio, Patrick Stark, chef at Sundown at Granada, enrolled in the Culinary Institute of America fresh out of high school at 17 years of age, partially because he just wanted the get the hell outta town. He's worked throughout the United States, a few spots in Europe and had a t ... More >>
Originally from Dublin, Ireland, Feargal McKinney came to the U.S. after college to see the sights and do a bit of traveling. After some time in New York City, he took the scenic route to California and stopped in Dallas to visit a friend and essentially never left -- partially because he got stuck ... More >>
And punches and kills in a spy thriller.
FacebookOver the weekend I dropped into the office to jot down some thoughts on a recent meal and checked out the #boycottdrpepper feed I've been keeping an eye on. This tweet popped up just as I was watching: DrPepper @Galcos pulls all Dr. Pepper/Snapple products from shelves after @ ... More >>
From time to time, as we noted in August, Dallas County takes to the Internet to auction off stray animals -- donkeys and mules, mostly, and the occasional horse -- found wandering roadways, usually after their owners have cut 'em loose. Dallas County Sheriff's Department Deputy Paul Stroud expla ... More >>
Via.Sam's World Series Game 1 preview-open thread's upcoming any minute now; start polishing your bats. Till then, this: The governor's office sends word that Rick Perry has, but of course, made a wager with Missouri Governor Jay Nixon concerning the outcome of Rangers-Cardinals. And it's not a t ... More >>
That sure happened fast. Behold, the Three Stages of Lawyering Up: Stage 1: A perceived injustice occurs -- in this case, a July 29 letter from attorneys representing the Diocese of Dallas and Kevin Farrell, the recently installed, Dublin-born Bishop imported from a titular see in Algeria, ... More >>
Central 214's Blythe Beck.Central 214 has rolled out its new summer menu. And, as chef Blythe Beck explains, "It tastes like Texas. I'm all about it. I love it." The menu keeps some 214 faves, like Beck's signature chicken and waffles (spicy fried chicken and buttered waffle with jalapeño gr ... More >>
For over 22 years, Mike Williams has led the New Orleans metal band Eyehategod. And, in that time, the singer has endured numerous protestors at shows, a constantly revolving situation with bass players and even some time in jail in 2005 on a narcotics charge. Through it all, Williams has remained c ... More >>
After last week's adds to Denton's upcoming 35 Conferette in March (Jessica Lea Mayfield, A Place to Bury Strangers, Nit Jewel) and the round of added performers announced prior to that one (Mavis Staples, Royal bangs, Reggie Watts, Damien Jurado) our take on the growing lineup card, as you might ... More >>
The Denton-hosted, pre-South by Southwest festival formerly known as NX35 went and released another round of performers slated to play its festivities in March today -- and, as with the last round of additions, it features a couple of interesting names.Among today's several adds: Ohio-based singe ... More >>
This is, by far, the oddest quartet of shows I've mentioned with this thing.
Sufjan StevensQuite the packed hump day evening we have tonight. Lots of cool choices...
Editor's Note: Of the gazillion people who yearly visit the State Fair of Texas, a good number of them are outlanders. One of those visitors this year offered to share her fair reflections with City of Ate. Kat Robinson, who blogs about food back in Arkansas, reveals here which fried dish she liked ... More >>
This week we turn our behind the booth sites to half of experimental electronic outfit FUR, Bryce Isbell. Isbell has only been DJing for a couple of years, but is hardly an amateur. Over the past two years, alongside creative partner Gray St. Germain Gideon, Isbell has had a couple weekly DJ ni ... More >>
City of Aters, this week we are bringing back an old feature that our former web editor-turned-staff writer, Patrick Michels, used to do every Friday afternoon. It's an end of the week wrap-up of sorts featuring restaurant reviews and City of Ate highlights. This time around we decided to include ot ... More >>
Ah, summer. The time of year where all the teens get out of school and go to the mall (and iTunes) to spend their allowances on music released during the school year. And some other stuff the kids do these days.Apparently, the founding members of The Script were part of an Irish boy-band that got lo ... More >>
This afternoon comes word that a handful of other acts have been added to the already stout NX35 lineup. Fat Possum Records' The Walkmen is the big name, of course. But others include DFW's own Trebuchet, Saboteur and Jack with One Eye, Austin's Pure Ecstasy and French duo Electric Electric.In ... More >>
Tuesday, February 9, at the House of Blues
Are we choosing ourselves crazy?
Crescent Court in negotiations for new restaurant
The steak house is going Wagyu
The Tipperary Inn gets a makeover
Come boom or bust Dallasites gotta eat--out, that is
Reasons to drink
The Dallas scene was everywhere -- and nowhere -- in 1999