This is not your everyday Billboard chart. Each week, we'll tell you which bands are selling in the fine record shops in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, where we consumers of music have impeccable taste.
Tyler, The Creator features several artists on his new album, and according to CD Source owne ... More >>
The doorman. They are Dallas' gatekeepers, ticket takers, fight breaker-uppers and occasional crowd curators. Before you ever get past that velvet rope, or even show your ID, they are sizing up our city's finest and not-so-finest. The Overserved wants to introduce you to the gents and ladies letting ... More >>
Maybe you saw KXAS-Channel 5 last night -- why, yes, that was Jason Roberts and wife Andrea seated next to First Lady Michelle Obama at a Fort Worth Olive Garden last night. But, but ... how'd the would-be congressional candidate and the missus land the seats? And what did they talk about? Beside ... More >>
Michelle Obama joined the folks from Top Chef this morning, as part of her tour celebrating the second anniversary of her "Let's Move!" initiative. The folks from Bravo staged a mock cooking competition in front of scores of crumbsnatchers (who didn't look that fat to me, by the way) from the Nancy ... More >>
The First Lady is headed to Dallas next week. A news release posted to the White House press page details the schedule for Michelle Obama's three-day trip, which will celebrate the anniversary of her Let's Move! initiative. She'll spend Thursday evening and Friday morning in the DFW area, meeting wi ... More >>
On July 8, actor Michael Rapaport's directorial debut, a documentary called Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest, will earn its release theaters in New York City and Los Angeles. Later that month, on July 28, the film will begin a run locally at Dallas-area Angelika Theat ... More >>
There was a time in the 1980s when Bill Maher was little more than a modestly successful comedian for whom small roles on big television shows were considered the mark of having Made It. His early résumé reads like a Nick at Nite who's-who, with roles on Alice; Murder, She Wrote and Newhart amo ... More >>
Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's is the triathlon of Where To Eat for food blogs. Bloggers have every cuisine covered, from salty duck to eggnog ice cream. On the upside, this should be the last round of Where to Eats until February. Between lists, post-Christmas foodies are reviewing 2 ... More >>
We're optimistic that 2011 is going to be the year: The year we discipline ourselves to stop eating just before we feel full; the year we take walks instead of naps after lunch; and the year we admit that not every day is a reason to celebrate (Hey, it's Thesaurus Day! Let's feast!) But it do ... More >>
Fast food state -- see the pretty, pretty purple.The only thing worse than coming back from vacation is beating the rest of the world back to work -- especially if you're a reporter waiting for return phone calls. It's been a quiet day in the office.
But all that time spent in silence hasn't ... More >>
Food lovers must talk with their mouths full, since there was plenty of discussion of many, many food-related topics in 2010. But a few national stories struck us as most important. Let us know what you think.
1. The food safety bill
The massive food safety bill had been left for dead when the ... More >>
Walk into Smoke early on any Saturday afternoon and you'll get the sense that the year-old restaurant hums along effortlessly. Simple preparations, a small, amiable kitchen crew, a mastery of the menu. Truth is, the food takes hours to prepare and there is meticulous care in the execution of wh ... More >>
In a less patriarchal and oppressive society, she'd be holding the pitchfork.Ms. Magazine took on food politics this month, arguing in a cover story that women aren't getting enough credit for their contributions to the changing culinary landscape.
Author Jennifer Cognard-Black fingers a "fa ... More >>
No matter how many talented chefs Michelle Obama invites to the White House, or how many vegetable costumes Jamie Oliver dons, it seems unlikely school nutritionists will ever be able to strike pizza from their cafeteria menus.
"You can't stop buying pizza for kids," says Sherry Brokenberry, ... More >>
Brian HarkinRon Price would like to name a DISD campus for the president as well.Hadn't intended to look at the Dallas Independent School District board's meeting agendas till next week -- damn, summer break went by in a hurry -- but Tawnell Hobbs gives us an early warning: Trustee Ron Price woul ... More >>
Are they liberal or conservative? You can tell one from the other by their drinking habits...maybe.Is the difference between a liberal and conservative drinking group as wide as the chasm between their political views? You decide.
A group of self-proclaimed liberals met at the Libertine Bar in Low ... More >>
Chris GreenbergPastry chef Bill Yosses"The president calls Bill 'the crustmaster,' because he's a big pie guy." (First Lady Michelle Obama introducing a group of culinary students to White House pastry chef Bill Yosses. Apparently W isn't the only president who deals out nicknames to staff members. ... More >>
Courtesy Jeff LilesDecadent Dub Team in Oklahoma City in 1993, from left: Jeff Liles, Tracy Feith and DJ EZ Eddie D. Says Jeff, "Check out Tracy's belt buckle, beeper and coonskin hat."Jeff Liles, whose can't-miss trip down Amnesia Lane this week features a visit with the Red Hot Chili Peppers at th ... More >>