Two summers ago, more or less out of the blue, a couple of thousand egrets descended upon a neighborhood off Josey Lane in Carrollton, just north of Frankford Road. It was an ideal spot for the birds: They liked the dense tree canopy and sizable pond, and there no predators to speak of.
It was less ... More >>
Cuquita's doesn't look like much from the outside. Just another strip mall Mexican place, right?
I paid the restaurant a visit the other day on the recommendation of a friend. I wanted an excuse to eat outside the loop, and Cuquita's, on Josey Lane in Farmer's Branch, promised traditional garb and ... More >>
Via.The tail end of the Mavs parade left the Dallas Convention Center moments ago; more to come from that traffic jam shortly. But till then, this just in from the folks overseeing the LBJ Freeway redo: The second -- and final -- wave of HOV lane closures is set to begin tomorrow night. Specifica ... More >>
Saturday afternoon's screening of Cooper & The Castle Hills Gang at NorthPark Center, among the handful of family-friendly offerings at the Dallas International Film Festival, is nearly sold out; all that remain are rush tickets. But if you're desperate to see the 50-minute short about kids w ... More >>
As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be eaten on the ... More >>
Michoacan PupusaJust over a mile from the airport outside San Salvador you will find a tiny village ripe with what many would call the national snack of the Central American country, El Salvador--the pupusa. In the village of Olocuilta little shops sell these masa harina cakes, which are filled ... More >>
Sara KerensOnce known as a haven for large-chain dining, Carrollton is slowly changing, as more and more immigrants move there from Asia, and Central and South America. Drive down East Belt Line Road or Josey Lane and you will see taquerias aplenty, plus homey establishments that draw culinary i ... More >>