Heart Attack Grill

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2013

    Las Vegas' Heart Attack Grill Claims Another "Spokesvictim"

    If I hadn't recently reviewed Ellen's Southern Kitchen, which took over the defunct Heart Attack Grill space, I might not have written about the H.A.G. ever again. It's hard to believe the temple to excess is still in the news at all. Unless, of course, more people die while eating burgers in the re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2013

    Breakfast Tacos, Mustaches and Steak: This Week in Dallas Dining

    If you haven't noticed, after a few days of doom and gloom the sun was shining outside. It's a good day for some patio drinking, if you know what I'm saying. Don't get out there too soon though. We've got a week to wrap up, first, and this has been a really good one for City of Ate. This week I rev ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 10, 2013

    Ellen's Southern Kitchen Cooks With Soul

    The West End just got itself a great CFS.

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2011

    The Birth of Bistro 31, the Death of Heart Attack Grill and More Movement from Last Month in Dallas Dining

    Catherine DownesThe V Spot Cafe opened on Henderson.​October has been a busy month for restaurant owners in Dallas, with many restaurants opening and some closing their doors for good. Some notable additions to the city include Vegan café, V Spot and Alberto Lombardi's latest project, Bistro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2011

    Heart Attack Grill Continues Death Spasms

    Alex Fine​The News' Bruce Tomaso reported this afternoon that Heart Attack Grill, the controversial burger joint in the West End, may be on its death bed: On Wednesday, a new sign went up, this one a notice that the landlord has changed the locks "because of delinquent rent payment or violati ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 25, 2011

    The Slow, Weak Pulse of the Heart Attack Grill

    Sexy service and a media blitz won't make up for a terrible burger

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2011

    Revolving Doors: Restaurants Come In, and They Go Out

    ​The month of May has proven to be an eventful one. The Californian mega-chain In-N-Out Burger made its Texas debut in Frisco and Allen, The Cedars Social finally celebrated its grand opening, and plenty more new culinary establishments have popped up along the way. Not to mention, a few have clos ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2011

    Five Diets Just as Bad as The Heart Attack Grill

    Tic Tacs and copious amounts of coke are all you need to have a body like a super model. And beriberi.​I have spent about 17 minutes of my entire life dieting. I did it to teach myself healthy eating habits so my body doesn't explode on my 25th birthday, when my metabolism is supposed to scree ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2011

    In-N-Out's Here. What's Left to Talk About?

    ​This week, presumably, Dallas has moved past waiting three hours for and crying over hamburgers. We're on to more sophisticated things, like hamburgers with 8,000 calories, ballpark grub and how much we all hate the word "gooey." Read on. City of Ate Jenny Block couldn't find much wrong with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2011

    Five Ways To Get Unlucky By Eating On Friday The 13th

    ​If you haven't already been reminded by 90 coworkers today, we're happy to tell you that today's Friday the 13th. According to Wikipedia, fear of Friday the 13th is called friggatriskaidekaphobia. So now you know that. Nerd. Since today's already unlucky, in the spirit of getting screwed by ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2011

    The Heart Attack Grill is Open, and It's Even More Terrible Than We Imagined

    All photos by Jenny Block The 1 pound Double Bypass burger...for $9.24. For $1.85: 8 more bacon slices!​A neon sign hangs in the window of a new Dallas burger shop. "Taste worth dying for," it reads. The neon in the window confirms your suspicion that some less-than-subtle gimmickry is at play: "O ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2011

    Wrapping Up The Week That The Double Double Gods Finally Arrived In North Texas

    These are the assholes who line-jumped at In-N-Out. In case you'd forgotten.​Copper River salmon is nearly back in season, and Dallas plans to open up a new Central Market this year. A recipe for soft shell crab emerges. That's all that happened this week in food bloggery. Oh, and some burge ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2011

    Careful, Don't Holey Cream Your Pants. These Photos NSFW.

    ​Completely lost in New York during my trip to the James Beard Awards, I stumbled upon Holey Cream. Based on the name, I thought it must be a sex shop. Turns out, it's better: Holey Cream Outrageous Donuts and Ice Cream is a dessert shop that will make you an ice cream sandwich out of donuts a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2011

    Heart Attack Grill Opens In May. Yay?

    Heart Attack Grill is scheduled to open in the West End on May 13. This video, posted in 2010, features Blair River -- the 575-pound guy who used to be the spokesperson for Heart Attack Grill's location in Arizona until he died in March at the age of 29. And here's a clip from Nightline. My favo ... More >>