Louise Owens

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2014

    The Female Bartenders Who Rule Dallas' Cocktail Scene

    It's Drinking Week at City of Ate, which means even more stories than usual about our favorite pastime. Check back for more stories about craft beer, killer bartenders and more. Mustachioed, bowtie-and-fedora-wearing Newsies extras shaking out cocktails is so last year: This is the year of the "lad ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2013

    What Booze to Get Your Dad for Father's Day, From the Experts

    This Sunday is Father's Day, and it's hard to know what to buy that big old teddy bear to show your undying affection for teaching you what a man is. When lottery tickets and neckties have run their courses, a nice bottle of booze is always a good option. We asked a few experts around town, includ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2013

    Esquire Names Windmill Lounge One of the Best Bars in the Country

    It's a banner week for the finest of all fine-dining and drinking spots in Dallas. As we reported earlier today, Keller's Drive-In was included on a list of the 10 best burgers in the country and now, the Windmill Lounge has made a list as one of the best bars in America. The good people of Esquir ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2012

    Charlie Papaceno: The Cocktail Kingmaker

    In this week's Dallas Observer we profile 30 of the metro area's most interesting characters, with new portraits of each from local photographer Mark Graham. See the entire Dallas Observer People Issue here. If you packed up Charlie Papaceno and his many bottles of booze, carefully encased them in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2012

    At the Windmill Last Night, Dallas Bartenders Got Amped for New Orleans' Tales of the Cocktail

    Tales of the Cocktail will kick of its tenth year this July in New Orleans, and in addition to drawing professionals from around it's catering specifically to Texas bartenders. Ann Teunnerman, the founder of the growing cocktail gathering, hosted the event. Next she's headed to subsequent events i ... More >>

  • Dining

    March 30, 2006

    Give 'Em the Boot

    Why don't more people like Italian liqueurs?

  • Calendar

    July 24, 2003

    Love Connection

    Strike-A-Match offers musical dates