UrbanDaddy, a free daily e-mail service, touts its ability to suss out the "single thing you need to know every day about your city." What many subscribers don't know is the magazine's also in the business of creating the screwball foods and drinks that populate its hot list, including a new ... More >>
Patrick MichelsThere were some punishing stretches over the three months past, where latkes from a box or a Snickers bar purchased from some convenience store were standout dishes.Plenty of suffering to go around: popcorn shrimp, candy corn, cranberry sauce from a can...At least I was favored by ... More >>
While most of my friends were busy working on their costumes for this weekend's Disturbathon, I spent my Saturday night with members of Vegan 101 at their annual Halloween Potluck. My costume: a gay vegan Mormon (black flat-front chinos, pink button-down, black poly tie, sneakers, and yes...a bi ... More >>
Patrick MichelsEach week, Pairing Off attempts to find just the right bottle of wine to go with ordinary food.As a cereal, Rice Krispies were never a favorite. Yeah, they had that snap, crackle, pop gimmick, but you still needed five or six tablespoons of sugar to make them palatable.Then someone ... More >>
Not the first time these things have saved the day.Got into the office a little while ago after having spent the morning comforting (meaning carrying around) an ailing cat and eating breakfast--a couple of Rice Krispies treats, but it counts.That I did, in fact, stop for breakfast is of critical ... More >>
Our restaurant critic travels to China to unravel the riddle: Why can't Dallas do Chinese?
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