Kaleta Doolin

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2012

    The 7-Eleven Frito Pie: Feeding Drunks and Stoners Everywhere

    I'd just walked into my local 7-Eleven to pick up a six-pack of beer. While walking back from the cooler, I saw a round and wobbling man standing in front of the cheese and chili dispenser. He had One hand on the chili dispensing button. The other was cupped below it. "Well this is going to be good ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2011

    Texas Author Kaleta Doolin Gets Nostalgic For Fritos Pie

    ​I've stumbled upon another book written by a Texas author and released recently. Kaleta Doolin's Fritos Pie came out late this summer, and I've just finished plowing through the copy that landed on my desk. The short paperback chronicles the genesis of the popular corn chip that subsequently ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2010

    Eat Local! Eat Cheetos!

    ‚ÄčThe death of Cheez Doodles creator Morrie Yohai last week spawns this New York Times piece today about the myriad other cheese-flavored snacks available, well, everywhere. And it reminds us of another great inventor: Charles Elmer Doolin, the father of Frito and the creator of the Cheeto:Througho ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 16, 2003
  • Culture

    April 5, 2001

    Mixed Signals

    The group of artists assembled for Alternative Currents displays the highs and lows of video art

  • Culture

    November 9, 2000

    The Graduates

    SMU's Meadows School of the Arts makes a tentative mark on the world

  • Calendar

    February 25, 1999

    Night & Day

    February 25 - March 3, 1999

  • Calendar

    October 31, 1996
  • News

    June 13, 1996

    Lost Art

    Dallas' most compelling art museum is hidden away in an old East Dallas firehouse