Mariano Martinez

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2013

    Dallas' Best Margaritas by Neighborhood

    Patio weather might be a little spotty as fall stumbles into Dallas. Rather than sweat through your pumpkin lager on those sunny days, we've compiled a list of the best places to get margaritas in this town. Because until those crisp breezes show up for long enough to pull out the hot toddys and Bai ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2011

    Celebrating the Day the Margarita Died (In the City That Killed It)

    ​Sunday is National Tequila Day, a "holiday" Dallasites can celebrate with extra exuberance as residents of the city that fucked up margaritas forever. Mariano Martinez birthed the margarita machine here, 40 years ago, after a frightening opening night nearly handed him his ass. Turns out his ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 2, 2011

    La Hacienda Ranch: Where the Frozen Margs Roam

    Hey, dude, do we have a ranch for you.

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2011

    Hungry on DART's Green Line? Here's a Big Honkin' List That Might Help

    ​It took four years and $1.8 million to complete the longest light-rail construction project in U.S. history -- says DART -- but a little more than one month since DART's Green Line opened, it's been for all intents and purposes a success. While the full line was officially opened on December ... More >>

  • News

    December 15, 2005

    Bah Hum-Buzz

    Buzz gets his jollies keeping tabs on 2005's naughty and nice guys. OK, mostly naughty.

  • Dining

    May 9, 2002

    That Frozen Concoction

    What's up with all the different margaritas?

  • Dining

    March 5, 1998

    Boonies kitsch

    Theme-soaked La Hacienda Ranch is worth the drive to Frisco