Jim White

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2014

    Granada Theater's First 10 Years: Our Favorite Memories

    This month, the Granada Theater is celebrating its 10th anniversary as a music venue. It was then that Michael Schoder bought the then-movie theater and transformed it into the concert venue we know and love today. To help mark the occasion, we decided to pull together our favorite memories from the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2011

    Savor Dallas Founder Vows Long Lines Won't Recur

    The organizer of Savor Dallas says the long lines that plagued Friday night's wine stroll were a sign the city's dining culture is on the mend from a recession that emptied reservation books. ​"I think it means people are feeling better about the economy," Savor Dallas' founder Jim White says ... More >>

  • Music

    January 27, 2011
  • Blogs

    September 13, 2010

    Chefs Under Fire D/FW: Viva La Raza,
    Iron Chef-style

    Northwood Club's Joey Guzman at work at Chefs Under Fire D/FW​"That's what it's about. That's what we do. We represent," said chef Joey Guzman of Northwood Club, when asked about the significance of three Latino finalists in the Chefs Under Fire D/FW semifinal at Milestone Culinary Center, an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2010

    Mini-Cocktails, a Tex-Mex Import
    And More in the Week in Local Food

    Photo by Sara KerensLos Cabos: This is how they do it in Oklahoma.​ This week's Dallas foodie coverage is a buffet of news and new menu items, from sparkling wines, giant burgers, tiny and fiery cocktails, shops opening and closing and then some. Check out this week's Sloppy Seconds. The Week ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2009

    KZPS's Bo Roberts Had a Heart Attack Tuesday, Will Have Surgery Friday Morning

    Courtesy KZPS-FM (92.5, Lone Star Radio)Bo RobertsJ.D. Freeman, Clear Channel's Dallas market manager, just called with the bad news: Bo Roberts, co-host of the Bo & Jim Mornings show on Lone Star 92.5 and a local radio fixture dating back to his days on Q102 beginning in 1982, suffered a heart ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2009

    Over The Weekend: Bonnie "Prince" Billy at the Granada Theater

    Bonnie "Prince" BillyGranada TheaterJune 6, 2009Better Than: The George Strait concert at Cowboys Stadium, or pretty much anything else any of you suckers were doing on Saturday night.Noah W. BaileyOpening with a ramshackle version of the Stanley Brothers classic "Nobody's Darling on Earth," it was ... 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 >>

  • Music

    October 9, 2008

    Cat Power, Appaloosa

    Thursday, October 9, at Palladium Ballroom

  • Music

    May 15, 2008


    Experiment in Error (Idol)

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2007

    Another Dallas Grub Rag

    Now there’s a place for your Loving Tex-Mex with Limburger recipe collection. Dallas has a new food and wine magazine: Culinary Concierge Dallas/Fort Worth, a Web-based magazine, plus a four-color dead-tree quarterly, founded by New Orleans cookbook author and food stylist Kendall Gensler in 2000. ... More >>

  • Music

    March 22, 2007

    Bands on the Run

    Amid the SXSW cacophony, there was good stuff to be found

  • Dining

    October 20, 2005
  • Dining

    August 4, 2005

    Home Runs

    Can great chefs cook ordinary food?

  • Dining

    July 14, 2005

    Here's the Beef

    Do you have any stories of bad service?

  • Dining

    May 5, 2005

    Place-Setting the Scene

    Are Dallas diners fickle?

  • Dining

    June 10, 2004

    Starring Roles

    Why don’t we have a nationwide restaurant rating system?

  • Dining

    May 6, 2004

    Deep Brazil

    New Cafe Brazil owner has plans to expand--but not dramatically

  • Dining

    March 25, 2004

    Chew Radio

    Can the Restaurant Show make a comeback?

  • Dining

    March 18, 2004


    Which establishments have the best waitstaff?

  • Dining

    June 26, 2003

    Supermarket Smackdown

    Is Central Market worth it?

  • Dining

    January 23, 2003

    Burger Meisters

    Are expensive hamburgers worth the price?

  • News

    August 8, 2002

    I Wanna Rock!

    How did The Bone shock the Dallas radio world? With market research, double entendres and hair bands.

  • News

    April 18, 2002

    2002 Dallas Observer Music Awards

    These are your choices, not ours, for the best musicians in town

  • Dining

    November 29, 2001

    Food Fight

    Restaurants and reviewers square off in an often acrimonious battle

  • Dining

    August 23, 2001

    The Hole in the Doughnut

    Carrollton missed the boom, but still hopes to attract restaurant business

  • Music

    April 27, 2000

    Cover girl

    Chan Marshall's latest album is a collection of other people's songs, but it still smells like Cat Power

  • Dining

    January 14, 1999
  • Music

    September 3, 1998

    Souled out

    After 25 years of Texas' best rock, Q102 bids a tearless farewell

  • Music

    July 2, 1998

    Jim of all trades

    For David Byrne discovery Jim White, music wasn't his first career choice. Or his second. Or his third...