Dallas immigration judge Dietrich Sims was notoriously tough on the most vulnerable immigrants. Then they sent him the kids.
And why do they get along so well with the Irish?
Kevin Sprague started roasting his own coffee beans as a hobby almost ten years ago when his wife, Marta, gave him a small tabletop roaster. His hobby eventually turned into Noble Coyote Coffee Roasters and now their small-batch artisanal coffee is served at several restaurants (Sissy's and Bryan St ... More >>
Charlie Papaceno, originally from Warwick, New York, opened the Windmill Lounge with his partner Louise six years ago. In that time, they've both garnered reputations for making honest, strong drinks. At their little dive bar on Maple, DART trains speed over the bridge just outside, the deer above ... More >>
Pollo Campero is celebrating National Taco Day by rolling out a new line of tortillas stuffed with Peruvian grilled chicken, crispy seasoned chicken, fresh cooked bacon, panela cheese and salsas. All three Dallas locations of the International chain will offer a free Campero Chicken taco to diners a ... More >>
Pollo Campero If I had to rank the fast food I hate the most, fried chicken would absolutely be at the top. But, Pollo Campero had been calling me softly, whispering clucking in my ear. I argued and fought with it. I told that dumb-looking mascot on the store's sign that I didn't want his foo ... More >>
Rosemont websiteYou could hear the soft sounds of Mr. Pink the second you broke the seal on the restaurant's front door. No need to ask for directions, just follow the music and you'll find the party. The Rosewood Mansion at Turtle Creek is a polished place, but this weekend several variables ... More >>
The East Dallas driver's license office on a recent Wednesday morning. Cozy!Those state-lawmaker types are a shifty bunch, eh? During the state legislature's regular session, lawmakers debated a bill that would have required proof of citizenship or legal status for anyone applying for a new ... More >>
Daniel RodrigueOn a recent grocery shopping excursion to Central Market Dallas, Roasted was pleasantly surprised when we rounded a corner near the bulk foods section and spotted a display on an end cap stocked with one-pound bags of fresh-roasted beans from Oak Cliff Coffee Roasters. The display ... More >>
Photo by Steven DoylePollo Campero takes the prize by a beak.Toque to Toque has made strides this year, delving into various cultures and cuisines. Some of our favorites included the mussel challenge, the soup dumpling debacle and the souffle cook-off where we met a former president. A chef ... More >>
To survive the ordeal of escaping Guatemala, Julia needed a big Heart. But not this big.
Well Dallas, there's a new Dallas-based coffee roasting company that we've been meaning to tell you about for a few weeks now. Hopefully, thanks to Cultivar Coffee & Tea Co., beans are about to get a lot more interesting around town. That's why, despite having never tasted a drop of coffee ... More >>
Photos By Daniel RodrigueOnly adding to the residential feel of the coffee house, a well-worn chest of drawers serves as the shop's condiment bar .Yesterday, Roasted woke up craving a fresh cup of something different--a steaming-hot cup of new from a coffee house that we had yet to try. But, ... More >>
The LCC offers words to drive by
Americans who still think of Latin music as mariachi bands and gyrating Ricky Martins and Shakiras might want to lend a closer ear to the genre. This country's Hispanic population isn't just growing, it's growing more diverse. More and more unique musical styles are being gobbled up, and that shoul ... More >>
Latin groups ring in the season
Spanish is malleable, but a love of midgets lasts forever
PDNB brings it home
Native-born and immigrant both get bled at Swift's beef plant
Where would we be without these powerful peeps? In the fetal position, craving sports.
Until his arrest, Sandy Pofahl was the king of Dallas' '80s ecstacy scene. Then why did he serve only four years while his "blindly loyal" wife, Amy, was sentenced to 24? Because she asked for it.
Sky Callahan went to Guatemala to shoot a documentary on human-rights abuses. He didn't know he'd be a victim.