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    September 25, 2014

    5 Awesome Food Events in Dallas This Weekend, September 25-28

    Come rub shoulders with the man who loves to rub shoulders (usually pork, but sometimes human) this Thursday evening. John Tesar will step down from his meaty throne for Foodiepalooza, a benefit to raise money for the East Dallas Boys and Girls Club. Tesar will be on hand in order to promote his don ... More >>

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    September 9, 2014

    Five North Texas Beers to Drink This Fall

    B. MiersIn today's highly saturated beer market, many breweries release seasonals to differentiate themselves, increase their exposure, or maybe because they're already bored of their two-year-old standard. Either way, here's a list of five seasonals to look for in Dallas-Fort Worth this Fall.

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    June 16, 2014

    Five of Dallas' Best Summer Beers

    This past weekend I decided to wonder around Dallas drinking all the summery local beers I could find. There were a lot of them, and I became very drunk, awaking the next morning in a haze of hoppy memories and the remnants of a Quesarito in my lap. I felt shame. Then I got over it and wrote this. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2014

    How Food Trucks and Craft Beer Helped Each Other on Their Way to Helping Dallas

    Imagine a nice spring day, sipping a beer mere feet from the tanks in which it was brewed -- perhaps across the table from the brewer -- devouring the remnants of a meal from a food truck just yards away. No chains. No multi-national conglomerations. Everything conceived, contrived, made and deliver ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2013

    Armed with its New Four Swords, Deep Ellum Brewing Co. Takes Over Goodfriend Tonight

    Deep Ellum Brewing Co. is launching what founder John Reardon says may be their best beer yet tonight at Goodfriend Beer Garden. After enjoying a sample bottle, I am inclined to agree.  Also featured in the 6 p.m. tap takeover are 2011 and 2012 Darkest Hour (my other candidate in the DEBC-favor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2013

    Six New DFW-Brewed Winter Beers to Warm Your Soul and Liver

    North Texas brewers have been a busy bunch lately. With the change in season, many have been working on snuggly versions of their beer, something to cuddle up with on these chilly 70- or 20-degree December days. These are a few beers you might consider tromping out in the ice to horde before Ice-a ... More >>

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    October 31, 2013
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    October 3, 2013

    The Stories Behind North Texas' Beer Labels

    While most of us are partial to the stories inside our beer bottles, sometimes what's on the label is pretty interesting, too. So we surveyed a few craft breweries in North Texas to learn a little more about the story behind their labels, starting with one of the most popular new beers on the market ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2013

    A Complete Guide to Craft Beer in North Texas

    In the Fall of 2012, we created an ever-evolving guide to North Texas craft beers. Less than one year later, it's time for an update. Following is an at-this-moment current-yet-still-ever-evolving guide to North Texas craft breweries. Breweries are listed based on the dates they were established, w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2013

    Meet Deep Ellum Brewing Co.'s New Head Brewer, Jeremy Hunt

    It's a struggle to find new ways to describe the local beer industry -- the "budding craft beer scene" just feels so repetitive and overused at this point. I think it's safe to say it has, indeed, budded. It's beyond "budded." It's blossomed. It's gone through the entire pollination process. Cross-p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2013

    Deep Ellum Brewing Co. Hosts Third Annual Brew-B-Que This Sunday

    Deep Ellum Brewing Co. will host its Third Annual Brew-B-Que this Sunday, an event that was a launch party of sorts back in 2011. It will a chance to pack the brewery and courtyard with hopheads, sip local beer and have Pecan Lodge barbecue, all while listening to tunes of Cody Foote (who hopefully ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2013

    Texas Lawmakers Vote to Lift Restrictions on Craft Breweries

    On Friday afternoon, at 4:07 p.m., a round of applause and cheers wafted down from the balcony seats in House of Representatives as a five-pack of craft beer bills were passed with five thick slams of the gavel. It was technically the second vote of three, and the third, as a matter of formality, sh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2013

    The Best Food and Drink Events for The Week, May 15 - 21

    In addition to the weekly line up of culinary and drink-ary events, it's American Craft Beer Week. There are so many things to do, you're head will spin. Let's get to spinning. Thursday, May 16 Cuban Dulceria International Bakery is hosting their 4th Annual Cuban Nostalgia event Thursday through S ... More >>

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    March 21, 2013
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    December 14, 2012

    The New Craft and Growler Offers a Whole New Craft Beer Experience

    Patent attorney Kevin Afgani and his wife, Catherine Kinslow, opened Craft and Growler just outside of Fair Park in mid-November. This new spot plays a unique role in the growing North Texas beer culture because it allows Dallasites to buy local beer and take it home to drink. See, only two local br ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 25, 2012

    The Rise of the DFW Brew

    Free from the hangover of the '90s craft beer bust, Dallas' small brewers cheer another round of growth.

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    October 24, 2012

    North Texas Beers: A Guide

    Following North Texas' big win at the Great American Beer Fest, this week's cover story by Lauren Drewes Daniels profiles the rise of the DFW craft brew. To see what kind of growth we're talking about, Lauren's broken down each of the local brewers. Check it out below. Rahr & Sons Brewing Co. rahr ... More >>

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    October 11, 2012

    The Overserved's Nightlife Guide To Texas-OU Weekend

    This weekend begins our annual North Texas exchange program, with dozens of you heading down to weird ol' Austin for ACL, and roughly millions heading to DFW from Austin and surrounding cities for the Red River Rivalry on Saturday. Go sports! Look, the game is taken care of. You have already picke ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2012

    Here's the Updated, Official Beer List for BrewFest

    See also: Buy Tickets to BrewFest It's happening tomorrow, rain or shine. Over 250 beers will be flowing for our BrewFest beer party in the Arts District. ICYMI, doors open at 6:00 p.m. for VIP and and 7:00 for General Admission (it's 21 and up obviously), and there'll be food and music from Cody ... More >>

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    September 10, 2012

    Music and Beer at Untapped Bring Trinity Groves Alive

    Saturday's Untapped fest combined the best of my two favorite worlds, beer and music, by putting equal importance on both. Each was strong enough to stand on its own. The beer selection is usually an afterthought at music fests, its only purpose to boost the revenue, while the music selection at b ... More >>

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    June 18, 2012

    City Inches Forward With Beer-Friendly Zoning Rules

    Wouldn't it be nice if you had a magic wand you could wave and -- voila -- a keg or three of small-batch craft beer from a local microbrewery. The city of Dallas is working on its own version of the trick which, this being the city, happens in slow motion as it requires approval from several layers ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2012

    Ballast Point Comes To Dallas, Plus News on Three Upcoming Beer Celebrations

    ​Lots of big beer news happening since I last wrote a post. Sorry for the time away. It's not you, it's me. So rather than inundate you with a bunch of short posts, here are a few quick sips of local beer news and upcoming events. First off, San Diego's Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits has fi ... More >>

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    January 6, 2012

    My Favorite Beers of 2011

    Here's what passes for my year-end list, 10 of the beers that really impressed me this year, listed in no particular order other than roughly reverse-chronological. It's late because I tend to do my heaviest drinking during the holidays. I wanted to be sure to include anything I tried up till midnig ... More >>

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    December 13, 2011

    Deep Ellum Brewing Co. Opens Saturday

    ​Deep Ellum Brewing Co. beer has been available in local bars since last month's launch party brunch at The Common Table during Dallas Beer Week. Since then, its brews have been the stars of several beer dinners and other events at Cane Rosso, Holy Grail Pub and other beer joints. From 2 to 6 p.m ... More >>

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    November 10, 2011

    A Day by Day Guide to Dallas Beer Week

    ​Considering that I don't get paid by the word here on City of Ate, there is simply too much going on during Dallas Beer Week to list every event taking place this Saturday through the November 19 Dallas Beer Festival in Fair Park (which warrants its own post, coming soon). And that's not even tak ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2010

    Bad Burgers, Hookahs, Vegans
    and Other Things You Love on the Web

    This week: Alice Laussade explains why candy corn sucks.​As the city descends into crisper temperatures and adopts an orangey hue, seasonal ingredients are rolling into grocery stores while local chefs and food fans are reacting accordingly. So what else is new? Dallas Morning News Leslie Bre ... More >>