• Blogs

    September 10, 2012

    First Look at NYLO Dallas Southside's Terrace Bistro and SODA Bar

    The new NYLO Dallas South Side hotel (1325 S. Lamar St.) offers two dining experiences. The Terrace Bistro and lobby bar, located on the first floor, has a chic loft vibe. The space is adorned with exposed concrete and bright jewel tones. Wooden tables and plush leather seats line the back wall, whe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2011

    Sampling Samuel Adams Utopias With Fellow Beer Bloggers, Taco Trailblazers, Unfair Parkers and Buzz

    Patrick Michels‚ÄčI thought I was lucky back in 2009 when The Boston Beer Company sent a sample-sized bottle of the remarkable but ruinously expensive Samuel Adams Utopias. But in drumming up pub for the 2011 release, the company outdid itself and sent a full 24-ounce decanter, along with a fine Rie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2011

    Drink In Some History With a New Wine Come to Town

    ​A few befuddled wine writers, trying to untangle the mystery of why more drinkers don't demand Madeira, have posited the fortified wine's been done in by a storied past. They wonder if tales of Benjamin Franklin knocking back bottles while negotiating the purchase of cannons to fend off Redco ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2010

    Texas Winemaker Puts the Mad in Madeira

    ​Wine experts have pretty much given up the annual tradition of naming the perfect wine for Thanksgiving, acknowledging the array of flavors on the table -- and diverse palates assembled around it -- mean a good case can be made for just about any varietal. But if I was doing the beverage buy ... More >>

  • Dining

    April 16, 1998