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  • Blogs

    June 14, 2013

    Denton's GreenHouse Offering Beautifully Boozy Snow Cones

    As somewhat of an unsolicited fusion between Lauren's fabulous list of Dallas' best snow cones and Brian's DC9 discourse on Denton's own Baptist Generals revival, I present to you the most rewarding part of being a Dentonite in the summer: GreenHouse's crafty offering of adult snow cones. Denton's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2012

    The Great Library-Inspired Bars of Dallas

    It's hard to not love a good dive. The Goat. Lee Harvey's. But sometimes a woman must "spend time with [her] fools," or be one, even if that means they've dragged her out of the warm solace of trusted neighborhood haunts into the sweeping unknown of fedoras and ascots. With the noted (and occasion ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2011

    Peanut Butter in a Cocktail, and Other Worthy Discoveries from the Bar at Mesa

    It's a Tuesday night in the O.C., and Mesa is abuzz with a low murmur of conversation. Three couples and a group of four populate the soft brown velour banquettes and chairs; with only 40 seats, four tables is enough for the place to feel alive. We take a seat at the gray concrete bar and rest our ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2011

    The Thyme Bomb, and Other Drinks Worth Sitting for at the People's Last Stand

    Bartender Omar, as pictured on the People's Last Stand Facebook page.​Editor's note: Whitney Filloon, a trained pastry chef, is also a trained drinker. She'll occasionally write for City of Ate about cocktails and general booziness. "Tastes like pickles." My shaven-head drinking companion wr ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 2, 2011

    Dragonfly: It's a Beautiful Meal

    Life is a cabaret at Hotel ZaZa's joint.

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2010

    J. Black's Gets Personal With Build-Your-Own Bloody Mary Bar

    Photos by Andrea GrimesJ. Black's build-your-own Bloody Mary bar did not disappoint.​Friday night, it was Busch Light and a basket of chicken tenders with gravy at one of Old East Dallas' premiere dives, The Dallasite Club, for karaoke. Pop-country was sung, dances were dunced, and all was well un ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2010

    Nothing Satisfies Your Mom Like a Bloody Mary

    ​I wouldn't classify my mother as a real big drinker. More like a rare drinker. She's never had a predilection for Pinot Grigio, and she doesn't require a cocktail during her nightly stories. On a special occasion, however, she definitely perks up to a good Bloody Mary...prolly like your mom.On Mo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2010

    Appetite for Instruction: French Kiss Cocktail Demonstrated by Ryan Kreps of RA Sushi

    Sarah Johnson​Every mall, grocery or drugstore you walk into is decorated with red and pink hearts. Little kids are writing "will you be mine" on their Dora the Explorer-themed cards. Husbands are frantically making last minute dinner reservations, while wives are buying expensive lingerie. A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2009

    Girl Drink Drunk: Smoke

    The Texas Strawberry Sweet Tea and cute Sharpie menu​Dearest Smoke,On two separate occasions you have wooed me and my posse with food and drink divine. I'm not even going to get into discussing the hominy casserole for fear I'll abandon all responsibility and drive to you to eat it now. But the dr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2009

    Girl Drink Drunk: The Porch

    Special Friday EditionDuring birthday season, I had the pleasure of celebrating one of our resident girl drinker's special day at Consilient Restaurant's neighborhood-gourmet (just made that up, but now that I think about it, it's my new favorite genre of bites) eatery, The Porch. First, let me ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 9, 2006

    Alley Fat

    This grill requires a high-cholesterol billfold

  • Dining

    June 9, 2005


    Angela's Bistro 51 shows great promise

  • Music

    September 16, 2004

    Last Call

    XPO Lounge closes its doors

  • Dining

    April 18, 2002

    Foreign Substances

    What's the difference among vodka brands?

  • Dining

    January 4, 2001

    All Shaken Up

    Do we prefer vodka or gin martinis?

  • Dining

    January 4, 2001

    Handmade Booze

    Dallas succumbs to the lure of Tito's, Texas' only hand-distilled vodka