Ian Green

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2010

    Canned Hunt: City Of Ate's Scavenger Type Thing

    ‚ÄčThis week, points for the first to locate the following:A restaurant with real "reality television" connections."Cheaters doesn't count. Sound too easy? Probably is, but no one has found last week's scavenger item, so...We're keeping last week's on the board, too:A restaurant or bar with a blue D ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2009

    Top 25 Drink-Related Quotes Of The Decade

    Patrick MichelsAs a bouncer at Sambuca 360, Todd Wright's heard more than a few lines from people trying to sweet-talk their way inside.‚ÄčOne evening about six years ago, as I stood at The Republic's bar ordering bourbon, I caught a glimpse of a woman's face scrunching in disgust. So I turned to he ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2009

    And The Winner Is...

    Let's begin, as we do every week, by making excuses for not scouring all the literature--on and off line--for potential winning commentary and for our habit of forgetting much of what we did come across during the course of the week (which may or may not have something to do with the five martini a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2009

    Burning Question: How Much Do People Know About Their Drink?

    So there we were, embedded amongst noisy inebriates from the monied set hanging out at Hully & Mo--and we mean noisy.Foreigners will tell you few groups announce their presence as loudly as American tourists...although those who've endured a few moments within shouting distance of Brits on a sta ... More >>

  • Dining

    March 9, 2006

    Hands-Off Experience

    Are bartenders heavy drinkers?

  • Dining

    October 27, 2005

    Berry Me Not

    Who drinks gin?

  • Dining

    September 22, 2005

    Bottle Tops

    Who are the best bartenders in Dallas?

  • Dining

    March 31, 2005

    Cheap Shots

    How do you find good, inexpensive liquors?

  • Dining

    August 26, 2004

    Dram Good

    Who are the best bartenders in Dallas?

  • Dining

    March 11, 2004

    Biting the Appellation

    Is it right to produce alcohol in the wrong country?

  • Dining

    February 19, 2004

    Youthful Indiscretions

    How do bartenders spot underage drinkers?

  • Dining

    August 21, 2003

    The AA List

    Who are the best bartenders in Dallas?

  • Dining

    May 1, 2003

    Lens of Approval

    How many drinks does it take to get beer goggles?

  • Dining

    December 5, 2002

    Creatures of Bad Habit

    Have we lost the art of drinking?

  • Dining

    August 22, 2002

    Bar None

    Who are the best bartenders in Dallas?

  • Dining

    July 25, 2002

    Cook Out

    What's the difference between snobbery and appreciation?

  • Dining

    June 13, 2002

    Fancy Shooting

    What are our favorite shots?

  • Dining

    January 17, 2002

    Three-Finger Discounts

    How do Dallas bar patrons score free drinks?

  • Dining

    June 21, 2001

    Top Tenders

    Who are the best bartenders in Dallas?

  • Dining

    March 15, 2001

    The Pub's the Thing

    What’s the Difference Between British Pubs and Irish Pubs?

  • Dining

    January 25, 2001

    Passing the Bar

    How do you get a bartender’s attention in a crowded bar?