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    December 21, 2013

    Pop-Up Ramen and Japanese Whiskey at the Libertine on Monday

    This coming Monday is Festivus, the annual parody of holidays created by Frank Costanza on Seinfeld. The day/event includes, among other things, the airing of grievances and an unadorned aluminum pole. The man of the house is also suppose to take the floor in a wrestling match of some sorts to asser ... More >>

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    December 5, 2013
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    February 27, 2013

    The Best Culinary Events of the Week, Including A Dr. Seuss-Inspired Brunch

    This week in Dallas dining, Les Dames d'Escoffier host their annual fundraising event, Dr. Suess gets a birthday brunch and several local brewers invite you out to imbibe in local beer. Wednesday, February 27 If you've ever wondered what all the beers from Deep Ellum Brewing Co. look like lined up ... More >>

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    January 30, 2013

    Beer Dinners and Wagyu: Best Bets for Foodie Events January 30 through February 5

    Wednesday, January 30 Libertine and Saint Arnold's Beer Dinner Tonight the Libertine is serving up plates alongside five pints of "rare Saint Arnold beers." The five-course menu, created by chef Roe Dileo, includes lamb spanakopita, smoked skirt involtini and a truffled cheesecake with bourbon cher ... More >>

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    December 27, 2012
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    December 6, 2012
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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 30, 2011

    2011: The Year in North Texas Beer

    ​Has there been a better year for beer drinkers in North Texas, and particularly Dallas, than 2011? Not one that I can think of, for reasons enumerated in the awards below. My year's wrap-up isn't over. Coming soon are my favorite beers of the year and a run-down of the good and the bad in win ... 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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    December 1, 2011
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    November 24, 2011

    Eat Pie First, and More Tips for Healthy Holiday Eating

    I approach Thanksgiving with the full intent of it being a colossal eating event. Sleeves rolled up, I slide all my chips across the table and sit back with an air of indifference. Let's do this. It made me wonder, how much damage can we do in one day? So, I called the Cooper Clinic and spoke with ... More >>

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    March 10, 2011

    This Season, Themed Mayoral Debates

    Sam MertenNatinsky, Rawlings and Kunkle at their first "forum" way back on February 25​In the last 24 hours, press releases have piled up in the in-box announcing three very different mayoral debates featuring ex-Dallas Police Chief David Kunkle, current city council member Ron Natinsky and former ... More >>

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    December 2, 2010
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    November 30, 2010

    Fake Chanukah, Real Potato Latkes:
    An Accommodation

    Photos by Adam DonaldContemplating the meaning of Fake Chanukah for a kid...presents​Deeply rooted in the rich traditions of the Jewish people is the potato latke. Born of the shtetl and carried to this country on the taste buds of immigrants, the potato latke, a.k.a. the potato pancake, is ... More >>

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    December 17, 2009
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    November 19, 2007

    For the Special P1 In Your Life

    Courtesy our Friends here, we're reminded that it's never too early to start shopping for holiday gifts for that very special Greg Williams fan on your list. I mean, Hanukkah starts in a couple of weeks, so get to it. Perfect for Festivus, if nothing else -- because, apparently, some of you have gri ... More >>