The Greater Dallas Restaurant Association is seeking a new executive director, according to an ad posted this week on Craigslist. Former executive director Jamee Jolly, who joined the organization in 2007, resigned last fall to become president of the Plano Chamber of Commerce. The Greater ... More >>
If you were happy enough to see last week's nasty weather keep the unruly Super Bowl crowds out of town -- or safely contained in their hotel rooms -- for a few extra days, well, you probably don't own a restaurant. Or maybe you own a restaurant inside a hotel.Either way, the Greater Dallas Restaur ... More >>
Several Friends of Unfair Park have asked in recent days: When's Andy Siegel filing that lawsuit in which he, and a coalition of businesses and clergy (and suburbs?) opposed to the pending wet-dry referendum in November, will insist Progress Dallas didn't collect enough valid signatures to get it ... More >>
Norma's Café recently turned 54, and if a restaurant lasting more than 50 years wasn't enough reason to celebrate, they now have another reason to add to the list. Ed Murph, owner of the restaurant, was inducted to the Texas Restaurant Association Hall of Honor, winning the organization's h ... More >>
Flickr user: lopolisRight about now Progress Dallas's peoples are at Dallas City Hall dropping off the petitions it says will most definitely trigger a local option election allowing Dallas residents the opportunity to vote for drenching the dry parts of town in beer and wine. Progress Dallas say ... More >>
Daniel RodrigueToday, in the foyer of the Kroger at 5665 E. Mockingbird Lane, Progress Dallas officially launched its effort to collect the 68,846 signatures needed to call a local option election giving residents the chance to vote for the elimination the dry areas of Dallas, as well as endi ... More >>
Flickr user: lopolisA little while ago, Rudy Bush posted an item about a new push to allow beer and wine sales citywide, thus eliminating the so-called "dry" parts of town in which booze can't be sold for off-site consumption. Big news, to be sure, but also old news: I called Gary Huddleston, the ... More >>
Two days off, one day at work, then a weekend to recover...For our purposes the new year begins on Monday, when we resume the normal City of Ate schedule of columns, dubious wine pairings and other bits of inspired banality. Today, we close out 2008 with a list of the sorry year's top openings and c ... More >>
Tough rules leave restaurants looking for cooks with green cards
Is the 2006 invasion of culinary foreigners killing off our local character?
Laissez les bon temps rouler at two new restaurants
N'awlins reborn in Deep Ellum
For cafe, it's not "goodbye" but "until we meet again"
Plus: Green Seeks Greene
Plus: Wet and Wilder; Greener Pastures
Soon, Dallas students can learn the restaurant biz in school
Are we choosing ourselves crazy?
Smoking-ban study shows loss for the city
Plus: Viva la Alcaldesa!; Donkey Kong
The lock on hockey could be a big blow to Dallas restaurants
Legal Grounds pair to launch restaurant, bar and market
Dallas dining is largely controlled by men. Seven women are trying to change that.
Restaurant association endorses its first mayoral candidate
The new smoking ban will work--if no one lights up
Interest groups battle over your next meal
Dallas considers strengthening the smoking ordinance...again
Bars, restaurants take divergent paths through dismal fall
Carrollton missed the boom, but still hopes to attract restaurant business
Dallas independent restaurants learn from Addison, eye Frisco
Fast-food restaurants are quietly taking over the world
Soon we'll all be speaking English
Gringo Lingo gripes