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    June 25, 2014

    José James Was Alluring But Distant at the Kessler

    José James With Dustin Cavazos and Buffalo Black Kessler Theater Tuesday, June 24, 2014 By Thierry Peremarti José James' 2010 album, For All We Know, is an authentic jazz album that's won its share of jazz prizes. But although the jazz community has accepted James as one of theirs, you can't exa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2014

    Ten Easy Ways to Piss Off a Chef

    There was a time when going out to dinner was an indulgence. A thing you did when you really wanted to treat yourself. Now most of us head to restaurants out of necessity, or at least we tell ourselves that: We're either too busy or too lazy to actually prepare food for ourselves. Professional che ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2014

    A Dallas Man and His Ferrari Were Smashed by a Baseball Bat at Uptown Smashburger

    With the knockout game having officially arrived in Dallas, and with the two documented cases here occurring in restaurant parking lots in northern Dallas, it would be only natural to assume that the man beaten with a baseball bat outside Smashburger on McKinney Avenue is a victim. Yet that doesn't ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2013

    Dallas' Erich Spangenberg is Very Proud to Be America's Biggest Patent Troll

    Erich Spangenberg, like others in his trade, would prefer that you refer to his stable companies as "patent assertion entities." But he has a thick skin; you're more than welcome to call him a troll, so long as you point out that he is, in fact, the world's biggest. Over the past five years, Spange ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2013

    A Lamborghini and Ferrari Crashed into Each Other in Fort Worth on Sunday

    The chances of a Lamborghini and Ferrari crashing into one another on a random stretch of Fort Worth highway have to be remote. But it appears the accident yesterday, at I-30 and Henderson, suggest it wasn't exactly random. Judging from reports on DFW Scanner, both cars appear to have come from an e ... More >>

  • News

    April 25, 2013

    How Medicare Became a Thieves' Bazaar

    In Dallas and across the country, hospitals, doctors and dealers have made Medicare the nation’s sweetest crime. The feds are now trying to shutter the door.

  • Calendar

    February 14, 2013
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    October 25, 2012

    Dallas Parole Officer Nichelle Derricks Took Bribes To Overlook Alan Todd May's $7 Million Oil Scam, Feds Say

    It's hard to forget Alan Todd May. He's the Texas con man who, until his phone privileges were revoked, used to sell spaces in made-up trade shows from his Harris County prison cell, not to mention any number of more pedestrian financial misdeeds. His boldest scheme started in 2008, when he formed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2012

    Brooke Humphries: The Party Starter

    In this week's Dallas Observer we profile 30 of the metro area's most interesting characters, with new portraits of each from local photographer Mark Graham. See the entire Dallas Observer People Issue here. Brooke Humphries is standing outside the entrance of It'll Do Club on Elm Street a few week ... More >>

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    June 14, 2012
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    February 13, 2012

    Thurston Moore Demolishes Notes at the Texas Theatre

    Thurston Moore The Texas Theatre Friday, February 10 After re-listening to last year's Demolished Thoughts a few weeks ago, there was an added psychic layer to the experience. When I heard Thurston Moore and Kim Gordon had divorced a few months ago after close to three decades of marriage, I felt c ... More >>

  • Film

    November 3, 2011

    Tower Heist: Lobby vs. Penthouse

    Stealing from the rich to ... oh, whatever. Funny is the message.

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2011

    Neiman Marcus Debuts Its 2011 Christmas Book With Another Showcase of Absurd Stuff

    Photos by Anna Merlan​This morning the Dallas Contemporary was closed to the public, but a bunch of reporters were inside taking first looks at the most exorbitantly priced, publicity-getting items, otherwise known as the Fantasy Gifts from Neiman Marcus's 2011 Christmas Book. Eight of t ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 11, 2011
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    June 2, 2011

    2011 NBA FINALS -- South Beach: My Top 10 Observations

    ​10. Ate dinner last night at Prime Italian on South Beach. In the midst of ridiculous opulence in the form of $20 valet parking and $100,000 cars, it was relatively affordable. $125 for a steak and a couple drinks. Thumbs up. 9. They also offered prime Kobe steak for $30 an ounce. Ou ... 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 14, 2011

    Whitt's End: 1.14.11

    ​Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Jerry Jones is desperate to break the Super Bowl attendance record, set at the Rose Bowl back in 1980. To do so, he needs to pack 104,000 into Cowboys Stadium. Or around it? He wants to sell ticke ... More >>

  • Film

    January 6, 2011
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    December 30, 2010
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    December 23, 2010

    Viking: A Little Lesson in How the Other Half Cooks

    Woman, where's my meatloaf?​I don't own any kind of Viking appliance. But if I did, now I know what I would do with it. I didn't realize that the "Experience the Viking Difference" cooking class at the Viking Cooking school referred to the difference a Viking appliance can make in a cook's li ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2010

    Alan Todd May Admits to Mail Fraud and Ripping Off Investors to Tune of $7 Million

    Alan Todd May's sham company's website is still up and running, unlike Alan Todd May​Back in June, you may recall, downtown oil man (coughnotreallycough) Alan Todd May was caught in San Francisco, to which he'd fled following a filing by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that said his Pr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2010

    Lettuce Wrap Up: Puck Wolfgang! and Frozen Ghost Vodka

    The Fair's left us...​As the State Fair roller coaster eases back into the station, the setting sun is casting a clichéd orange glow and Dallas bloggers are beginning to reminisce about what they wish they'd seen. Five Sixty initially wanted to see a gaggle of veterans in pressed khakis and past ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2010

    Hash Over: SMU Foodjects, Dollar Day at Lone Star Park, Free Appetizers at Ferrari's, and More

    Meadows Museum​Who wants to celebrate Spanish culture and gastronomy during the month of July? The Meadows Museum at SMU will be presenting "Foodjects: Design and the New Cuisine in Spain" from Tuesday, July 6, to Monday, July 26. A collaboration of Spanish designers and chefs will display mo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2010

    Alan Todd May, Who Feds Say Ran Ponzi Scheme From Downtown, Caught in S.F.

    Some of the very generic imagery featured on Alan Todd May's company's Web site​Alan Todd May spent the better part of 1983 to 2002 in and out of prison, having been arrested for such things as credit card abuse, check fraud, theft ... well, you name the hustle, he hustled it. There were 14 convic ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 10, 2009
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    March 31, 2009

    10 Questions: Our Favorite Answers Thus Far

    We began the 10 Questions series early in the new year, so it seems like a good time to pause and look back.Over the past few months, we've interviewed some interesting characters, including chefs, waiters, managers, bartenders, food critics and outright celebrities. While we never intended the 10 Q ... More >>

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    February 11, 2009

    10 Questions: Wolfgang Puck

    Just about everyone with an abiding interest in food knows the name Wolfgang Puck.The Austrian born superstar helped to usher in the era of celebrity chefs after he opened the Beverly Hills destination Spago in 1982. What followed was a series of media raves, television appearances and the creation ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2009

    Party...For A Change

    Today, the words "political party" have double meaning. And, forget partying like its 1999. Ten years later, America is celebrating the here and now, and a few local restaurants are joining the fun. Lakewood's Café Lago hosts an Obama Bash from 6 to 9 p.m., tonight with a buffet, live jazz, TV cov ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2009

    10 Questions: Judd Fruia

    Fruia thinks big--and no wonder.His tenure includes Pappas Bros. Steakhouse (big steaks, big wines and, once, the world's biggest cigar) and a stint with Consilient Restaurants (big buzz), while his newly opened Tre Amici fills the old Rick Stein's spot...making it perhaps the largest restaurant ope ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2008

    Fox 4's Good Day Gang Presents Their 10 Most Memorable Guest Chefs Of 2008

    We here at the City of Ate are big fans of Fox 4's Good Day...and not just because the other morning shows wrap up at some unknown but clearly ungodly hour. No, it's because long about the break of day--8:45 or so--they run a cooking segment.Every weekday some local chef wakes early, steps under the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2008

    Burning Question: What Should You Do When You Have No Cash For The Valet?

    Photo By: Patrick Michels Set aside for now the question of whether valet parking represents an indulgence leftover from the pre-collapse heyday or a convenience necessary in congested parts of town. There are larger issues at stake. For instance, there we were at The Mansion on Turtle Creek wait ... More >>

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    August 19, 2008
  • Dining

    October 25, 2007
  • Dining

    March 8, 2007

    Survival Skills

    Park Cities Prime tickles the umami receptors

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2006

    Drop Head Gorgeous

    If you see one of these Bentleys crusing around town, it might just be Gene Street. And he might just be checking you out. Legendary restaurateur Gene Street, chairman of Consolidated Restaurant operations, says the company's III Forks steakhouse is poised to pull in $13 million this year, making it ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    June 15, 2006

    Brotherly Love

    New Super Mario Bros. scores by plumbing old ideas.

  • News

    April 6, 2006

    Who Is That Guy?

    He plays golf with George Clooney. He clowns around with Chris Tucker. He's best buddies with Peri Gilpin. He's a pasty white dude named Steve Stodghill.

  • News

    February 2, 2006

    Wize Guys

    Here's your chance to get rich quick -- or lose your shirt, in which case, GlobalTec disavows all responsibility for, well, anything

  • Calendar

    May 12, 2005

    Kowtow to Cacao

    Chocoholics unite at Gourmet Showcase 2005

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    May 5, 2005
  • Dining

    January 20, 2005

    Image by the Glass

    What’s the deal with bottle service?

  • Dining

    November 11, 2004
  • News

    October 14, 2004

    The Living End

    After two decades, the West End is a pale shadow of its former self. Will it rise again?

  • Dining

    October 7, 2004

    Pair o' Dice

    If this restaurant is really heavenly, then let's go commit some sin

  • Best of Dallas

    September 25, 2003
  • Dining

    September 12, 2002


    There's everything from bull's-eyes to wild tosses at restaurant "a"

  • Dining

    June 13, 2002

    Frenchie Flash

    Loosen up and enjoy the ride at Paris Vendôme

  • Dining

    January 3, 2002

    Party's Over

    Dallas restaurateurs weather a year of many valleys, few peaks

  • Film

    December 13, 2001

    Eyes Half Open

    Cameron Crowe takes Jerry Maguire on a dizzy trip through dreamland

  • News

    December 13, 2001

    Fun and Justice

    Ten years later, the Dallas Times Herald is still missed

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