Feargal McKinney

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2012

    Feargal McKinney, Owner of the Old Monk and Blackfriar, on the Magic of an Old Irish Whiskey

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2010

    Beggars Can Be Choosers
    During Happy Hour At The Idle Rich

    ​Each week City of Ate will give you the lowdown on a local happy hour in Quittin' Time, with the details and why you should or shouldn't take up the featured bar or restaurant on its drink specials. Where: Idle Rich Pub, 2614 McKinney Ave., 214-965-9926 When: 3 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2010

    What's Better Than Live Music And Beer? Live Music And Good Beer

    Left Hand's 400 Pound Monkey English-style IPA, one of several craft-beer offerings at Renfield's Corner.​For most music lovers, any old beer will do at a concert or club show as long as the music is good. At, say, Verizon Theatre or whatever they're calling it these days, a big plastic cup or two ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2009

    The Year/The Decade: People Who Shook Things Up

    Meredith L. MooreSome of the wares at Tei An.​We started off thinking about innovators, but...well, sometimes innovation comes in the form of foams, deconstruction or other overwrought foods and we didn't really want to dwell on the subject.But there are always people who shake things, either by n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2009

    Dude Food: The Idle Rich Pub

    The Idle Rich Pub2614 McKinney Ave.214-965-9926Dude Factor: 7, or "Mr. Burns," on a scale of 1 ("Donald Trump") to 10 ("Bruce Wayne")As much as I love The Old Monk, I hadn't really thought of it or its sister bars (The Dubliner, Blackfriar Pub and The Idle Rich Pub) as Dude Food destinations--partic ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 30, 2004

    Dining Tyranny

    Are we choosing ourselves crazy?

  • Dining

    July 8, 2004

    Let's Make a Deal

    Crescent Court in negotiations for new restaurant

  • News

    July 1, 2004

    The Enemy Within

    Plus: Fat Chance; Naming Rites

  • Dining

    January 15, 2004

    Kobe Spam?

    The steak house is going Wagyu