Like craft beer and chef-driven restaurants before it, specialty coffee is having its moment, finally, in Dallas: Davis Street Espresso, in Oak Cliff, has found that a lack of Wi-Fi and to-go cups has not meant a lack of customers. Ascension, in the Design District, hums all day, despite limited par ... More >>
Shannon Neffendorf's entry into coffee roasting came out of selfish necessity. His job with Blockbuster (remember that) required work trips to Milan several times a year, and he soon found himself meeting with friends for cappuccino in the morning and taking a break for an espresso in the afternoon. ... More >>
Dallas singer-songwriter Annie Clark has crafted a magnificent mythology on her own terms.
Oak Cliff Coffee Roasters has been delivering freshly roasted coffee to wholesale clients and porches since 2008, but have never had a place to call their own. All that changes Friday when owner Shannon Neffendorf opens his own coffee shop in Oak Cliff. And it is about time, because Oak Cliff coffee ... More >>
FlickrBread. The essential form of sustenance for most of us homo sapiens. More importantly, that from which doughnuts and cake evolved. I decided to take a look at different cultures' spins on holiday bread, and why so few take up such an inordinate amount of shelf space this time of year. ... More >>
Ristorante Nicola executive chef Luigi Iannuario.Born in Milan, chef Luigi Iannuario believes that the best way to know your way around a kitchen is to experience all kinds of kitchens. That's why he's made it a point to do it all -- resorts, hotels, a Michelin-rated restaurant, an internatio ... More >>
My brother sent me this photo of a billboard near Milan, Mich., figuring I had the food expertise to explain it. My brother, an alum of the school responsible for the ad, wondered if Eastern Michigan had resorted to making nacho love its only prerequisite for admission. I assured him the a ... More >>
Michael Douglas and Jesse Eisenberg in Solitary Man, one of the first titles announced for the Dallas International Film FestivalAfter the jump you'll find a list of the first 10 titles announced for this year's Dallas International Film Festival -- you know, The Film Fest Formerly Known as AFI D ... More >>
A chicken fried steak, by any other name...On The Range is a weekly exploration of the history and lore of Texas menu items.Let's suppose a job offer landed in your lap that's just too good to be true. The money is a significant upgrade from your present position.Only one problem: You'd have to ... More >>
Jeff Elrod is Adderall for your artistic chaos
Americans who still think of Latin music as mariachi bands and gyrating Ricky Martins and Shakiras might want to lend a closer ear to the genre. This country's Hispanic population isn't just growing, it's growing more diverse. More and more unique musical styles are being gobbled up, and that shoul ... More >>
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