• Blogs

    April 10, 2014

    The First Super Chix, a Fast-Food Chicken Joint from KFC's Owners, Opens in Arlington

    Yum! Brands, the parent company of KFC and creator of things like Doritos Locos Tacos, opened a new chicken concept in Central Arlington Wednesday called Super Chix (612 W. Park Row). This test store is the only one of its kind in the country, and while the two main menu items, chicken strips and ch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2014

    Here's What a Six-Year-Old With a Snow Day Wants to Watch on YouTube

    Editor's Note: Shea Serrano is an award-winning music writer and goofball whose recent exploits include Bun B's Rapper Coloring and Activity Book. In his new column, he writes about his life and times. Perhaps you do not know this because you do not follow weather trends of the Southeastern United ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2013

    An Interview with Emporium Pies on The Risks of Running a Pie Shop and Recipe Testing (Not as Fun as it Sounds)

    Emporium Pies opened just several months ago in a remodeled 1930's Victorian bungalow in the heart of the Bishop Arts District. It all began, however, in 2011 when Megan Wilkes, 26, and Mary Gauntt, 24, met through a mutual friends. Wilkes had hopes of becoming an independent business owner and Gaun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2012

    Sprinkles Cupcakes' Cancer Fighting Initiative Gets Literal

    If you're like us and didn't even know that the Cattle Baron's Ball is a real thing, you might be tickled to know that for a mere $750 (per single ticket), you too can help fight cancer by attending a private Blake Shelton concert. Or you could buy a few dozen Sprinkles cupcakes from September 24 th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2012

    Central Market's Chocolate Festival: A Guide

    Central Market's annual chocolate festival starts today and lasts through February 14. Some of the best chocolatiers from around the world will make appearances over the next few days and, as always, there are some interesting back stories. If you can fight through the crowds, don't take lightly the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2011

    How You're Drinking Tequila is Probably Wrong

    Jenny Block​Sunday was National Tequila Day, a time to celebrate a drink that has often gotten a bad rap -- at least among high-minded drinkers who disdain slushy, sugary, kiddie cocktails or knocking back a shot off a stranger's torso. And don't get us started about the hangovers. Please. (M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2011

    Really, We Have to Wait a Whole Year Till Modern Family Cast Comes to Brinker Forum?

    Ty Burrell, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Eric Stonestreet will be at the Winspear in April​Mixmaster Merritt has posted the lineup for next season's TITAS performances, which will be spread across the Winspear and Wyly beginning September 1. Here, we bring you the roster for next season's Brinker Inte ... More >>

  • Film

    February 10, 2011
  • Blogs

    January 21, 2011

    Couch Potato: What Is It With This Guy?

    Matthew McConaughey (left) and Guy Fieri​Everything about Guy Fieri is big and boisterous, and has been that way ever since he walked off a winner in the Food Network's second season of the Next Food Network Star. His voice's volume and rasp call to mind an overworked cattle-auctioneer. His sh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2010

    Good Godfather! Al Pacino's Bringing a Greatest-Hits One-Man Show to AT&TPAC in November.

    ​Maria May at the AT&T Performing Arts Center just sent over a release announcing the 2010-'11 seasons of the Brinker International Forum, TITAS and JAZZ ROOTS -- quite the trifecta, especially when you look at the roster for the Brinker International Forum. The whole kit, along with the atten ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2009

    First Look: Creme De La Cookie

    The food biz is risky. Dallas is an incredibly competitive market when it comes to restaurants, and given the current economy, it's tougher than ever before to make a go of a place while everyone is cutting back on pretty much everything. Starting a new food business requires much in the way of wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2009

    Chocolate Confidential

    When one of the top pastry chefs in town hands you a chocolate bar and says she's in love, you listen. In fact, I believe Rhonda Ruckman's exact words about the Patric bar she gave to me yesterday were, "As far as Madagascar chocolate goes, this kicks Valrhona's ass."Rhonda RuckmanComing from thi ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 11, 2009
  • News

    January 4, 2007

    C'mon Get Happy

    Even Buzz finds something to smile about in 2006

  • Film

    November 16, 2006

    Royale Flush

    The Bond franchise takes a gamble on a new guy and comes up aces

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2006

    PETA, Don't You Have Anything Better to Do?

    PETA wants to protect these cockroaches, which are being served in the Six Flags buffet line. To PETA, an exterminator must be like Idi Amin. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals usually protests against the fur and cosmetics industries' abuse of animals. Yesterday it took up the mighty cause ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2006

    Fit to be Tied

    Scott Murray apparently has one gig these days: hosting the DASA Awards Banquet. Will he, like, hit you with the highlights? Ties suck, unless you're Troy Dungan, Anna Kournikova's brother or a guy lucky enough to have tickets to next week's Dallas All Sports Association Awards Banquet. The 41st ann ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 15, 2006
  • Film

    May 18, 2006

    Shell Game

    Over the Hedge wants you to feel bad about what it's selling, which is everything

  • Home Entertainment

    November 17, 2005
  • Film

    June 9, 2005

    Dream Child

    Robert Rodriguez and his kids conjure up a charming 3-D fantasy

  • Film

    May 26, 2005

    Animal Crackers

    In Madagascar, the wild things romp, then roam

  • News

    May 5, 2005

    2005 Dallas Observer Music Awards

    Case Solved: Killer musicians captured, thanks to your tips

  • Music

    June 10, 2004

    Doesn't Jibe

    A Dallas music fave calls it quits

  • Film

    March 14, 2002

    Eastern Bloc-heads

    Harrison's Flowers reveals -- duh -- that war is bad

  • Dining

    November 23, 2000

    Urban Modesty

    Jeroboam has it all

  • Calendar

    November 12, 1998

    Night & Day

    November 12 - 18, 1998

  • Calendar

    October 10, 1996