Somewhere over on the east side of the airport, on an unassuming street corner, lies the tiniest hole in the wall barbecue restaurant I've ever seen. The front of the house is just a waiting room with two chairs, a window for orders, and for some reason a guitar, fully set up ready to go with an amp ... More >>
Texas barbecue: You and I know it's the best. More importantly, it's a food where, if you leave the state, you'll notice other states do barbecue in strange and terrifying ways that make you feel wrong. Once I went to Oklahoma (this is how all great stories start, I know), ordered brisket and was se ... More >>
Facing out onto a bleak parking lot and just the right side of the tracks, Baker's Ribs is in direct competition with Mama Faye's for the Deep Ellum barbecue coin. Thing is, neither of them seem to be doing particularly good business. Baker's had but one other family in there when I went in (my fami ... More >>
An expatriate Brit learns to love Texas, one pound of brisket at a time.
See also: *An Englishman Reviews the Lunchtime BBQ of Sonny Bryan's, Pecan Lodge and Soulman's For the latest in my barbecue adventures, I hit up Deep Ellum. I really like Deep Ellum as an area. It reminds me of the grimier end of North London, all the places that are fun at night like Camden, with ... More >>
Alice LaussadeEach week, the Cheap Bastard goes looking for a new place to eat a meal for less than nine million dollars. This week, she checked out the Mama Faye's, 2933 Commerce St. They serve meat, lots of dead animal flesh, which Alice loves so much, we're starting to worry she's a werewo ... More >>
www.deepellummarket.comThe Deep Ellum outdoor market is celebrating its first anniversary on Saturday, July 16. The free, monthly, market will be open from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m., featuring various arts and crafts, jewelry, knickknacks, and more from local artists and businesses. Nammi Food Truck a ... More >>
Angela Hunt, Dwaine Caraway, Dave Neumann and the rest of the Dallas City Council may not agree on everything, but you know what can unite them? Beer. Michael Peticolas' zoning change request, which we mentioned back in March, was unanimously approved at yesterday's council meeting. The change al ... More >>