Miller High Life

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2014

    Proof Pantry's I'm Rich Cocktail Will Make You Feel Like a Fat (Drunk) Cat

    Craft cocktails are like foie gras or caviar in that they inevitably make us feel fancier than we actually are. Every time you order that top-shelf gin or that herb-infused vodka, you're essentially making a statement that you, unlike the plebes who swill well spirits and cheap beer, actually know w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2014

    The 15 People You Meet in Dallas Night Life

    By Amy McCarthy and Jaime-Paul Falcon Bars, clubs, and music venues are generally great places to be, especially when you factor in copious amounts of alcohol and loud live music. Still, there are plenty of people in Dallas who are dead-set on harshing your mellow while you're taking in a show at C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2014

    Henry's Majestic Chef Roe DiLeo Wants to Avoid Her No. 1 Dallas-Dining Pet Peeve: Inconsistency

    It used to be that you could only find "good food," the fancy kind made with quality ingredients, in restaurants that required both a jacket and half the average person's weekly salary for dinner. Now, though, times are different. Fine dining restaurants are struggling to adapt to diners who are dem ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2014

    50 Signs You've Been Partying Too Long in Denton

    By H. Drew Blackburn, Jaime-Paul Falcon and James Rambin There ain't much to do in Denton, Texas except party. We're talking about the quintessential college town, a place where the highest percentage of residents are between the ages of 20 and 29. A place where if you didn't end up there because o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2014

    Where Michael Martensen, Dallas' Mixologist-in-Chief, Drinks When He Drinks in Dallas

    Even though he's spent the last seven years shaking up some of the city's best craft cocktails, Proof Pantry's Michael Martensen is a man of pretty simple tastes. As Martensen mentioned in our interview earlier this week, the most important part of going to a bar is more about the experience than ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2014

    I Really, Really, Really Love Miller High Life

    It's Drinking Week at City of Ate, which means even more stories than usual about our favorite pastime. Check back for more stories about craft beer, killer bartenders and more. There comes a time in every person's life when you realize you love Miller High Life. When you understand it, when you re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2014

    Proof Pantry's Michael Martensen Is Battling the "Pretentious Asshole Bartender" (Interview)

    It's Drinking Week at City of Ate, which means even more stories than usual about our favorite pastime. Check back for more stories about craft beer, killer bartenders and more. Even though it's been a relatively enduring trend in bars across the country for nearly a decade, Dallas has only recentl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2014

    The Cheap Bastard's Guide to Drinking Four Loko and Bud Light Lime-a-Rita

    It's Drinking Week at City of Ate, which means even more stories than usual about our favorite pastime. Check back for more stories about craft beer, killer bartenders and more. Sometimes you're at a tailgate and they've run out of Dallas Blonde, Local Buzz and Lakewood Lager, and you're faced with ... More >>

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    December 26, 2013
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    December 3, 2013

    Millennials, Your Party Sucks. Here's How to Make it Better.

    Millennials, you still do all the drugs and have all the sex, but I have to break it to you: You do not know how to party. And it's bringing me down. Heading over to what's supposed to be the "jam," hosted by 24-year-old "scenesters," I always hope that there won't be finger foods but that the fri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2013

    Cheers to Delicious Shitty Beers!

    It's summer. It's hot. If you must be outside, you should be hydrating. And by "hydrating," I mean "drinking beers." If you've lived through any summers at all in Dallas, you know that all that mandatory hydration can get expensive if you've got yourself a craft beer habit. For this reason, I implor ... More >>

  • Dining

    April 11, 2013

    Watch Your Wallet At Bowl & Barrel

    This isn't your greasy stepfather's game any more.

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2012

    My First Show: Best of 2012 Edition

    We decided to check back in with some of the people we interviewed this year for My First Show, and ask about favorite concerts, records, and most-wanted Christmas gifts. Bad Design's Steven Altuna takes the cake for best answer for a Christmas wish. What was the best show you saw this year? Evan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2012

    The DC9er Mixtape, Vol. 48: DJ Gavin Guthrie's Halloween Edition

    In honor of Halloween, DJ Gavin Guthrie put together what he's calling his Blood on the Decks Vol. I mix. We recommend listening while scrolling through our favorite costumes from this year's Cedar Springs party on the block. Also, make sure to check out where previous DC9er DJs are spinning on Hall ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2012

    Emblematic College Drinks and Drinking Games

    We'd be remiss to allow an entire College Week to pass without mention of the college life's main goal (well, you know except for the main-main one): procuring, hoarding and drinking booze. It's a universal feeling, the simultaneous confusion and wistful nostalgia that comes with the memory of one ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2012

    Your Memorial Day Weekend Food Porn

    Last week, we asked you to send in your Memorial Day Weekend food dishes. Holy lime-infused guacamole people!: you delivered. From gorgeous steaks to fancy tacos, Dallasites (and beyond) ate well this weekend. We have a slide show showing off the full-round of shots, and below you'll find a few sh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2012

    Terminator 2, Lechuguillas, Bludded Head - Rubber Gloves - 4/10/12

    Denton label and all-around art/music enthusiasts Gutterth put together a furiously energetic noise show last night at Rubber Gloves. Brent Best of Slobberbone fame and Batey Ray of popular Denton punk trio The Swedish Teens were drink-slinging behind the bar, handling the packed house with an antit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2012

    New Year, New Psychic Prowess

    A new year is often seen as a chance for reinvention. Maybe this will be the year you move out of the friend-zone with your "pal" across the hall. Maybe this will be the year that you don't overdraft while buying a two dollar Miller High Life. Maybe this will be the year you can finally wear white c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2011

    Sonic to Sell Beer and Wine Following Burger King's "Whopper Bar"

    Burger King​Nothing's more uplifting than getting drunk on a fast food patio and wolfing a foot-long chili cheese dog from Sonic. Which is the feeling we're guessing Sonic is attempting to capitalize on by the decision to sell alcohol. Either that, or it's just copying Burger King. (Never a go ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2011

    Pot References By Beer Companies And How They Tried To Evade The Feds

    ​OK, we'll be the first to admit that the whole idea of turning 4/20 into a pot-smoking holiday is pretty stupid. If you're an adult, you should be able decide if and when you want to smoke on your own, without a numerical coincidence putting any extra emphasis on the activity. But the date has ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2011

    Little Sumpin' Sumpin': 15 Sexy Beer Labels

    ​When it comes to beer, there are those of us at City of Ate who select our favorite brews based on tried and true traits like flavor, head and color, and there those (Noah) who just pick the label with the most cleavage on it and call it a night. He's not alone, either -- millions of beer drinker ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2010

    Menudo, Menudon't at the Hill Country's Las Comadres

    Photos by Andrea Grimes and Man O' The HourMenudo! Donde esta Ricky Martin? Il n'est pas ici. Nein.​Like many of my fellow Dallasites, I spent this weekend in Central Texas. But I never gave a single Flo-Max laden Eagles fan directions to the Port-A-Potties. Nor did I cut any rugs to LCD Soundsyst ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2010

    Ranking Special Offerings From Ska And Dogfish Head, Plus Beer Festival News

    Jesse Hughey​Thanks to my generous in-laws, Lady Hophead and I headed to the Meddlesome Moth Monday night to celebrate our 13th wedding anniversary. Her mother and stepdad offered to take us to a much fancier restaurant, but we felt the Moth, with one of the best beer selections in Dallas, was a f ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 19, 2009
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    November 2, 2009

    Over the Weekend: The Pogues at the House of Blues

    The Pogues and Justin Townes EarleThe House of BluesFriday, October 30, 2009Better than: any other pretense for self-destruction this Halloween weekend.Patrick MichelsCheck out our slideshow for more photos from the show.​For most of the show, the argument behind me simmered at a level of quiet di ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2009

    Hophead: Lone Star Vs. Stroh's

    Mikal Beth HugheyThe comment thread in the April 14 10 Questions with Jim Schutze, the Dallas Observer's "investigative curmudgeon," got City of Ate thinking about his hometown brew, Stroh's. "Some people cry for the Old Country. I cry for Stroh's. Many's the Stroh, many's the Stroh. Oh, Stroh's!" S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2008

    This Just In: Dallas Ain’t All Too Smart

    Try to follow along. Which, if you’re a City of Dallas leader or a Dallas Independent School District accountant, will be mondo difficult. First, because some bozos don’t know how to subtract the 4 and carry the 1, DISD announces a $64 million shortfall. That’s shortfall. Opposite of windf ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2007

    Best Bets for New Year's Eve Concerts

    Money, parking, overcrowded venues and quality of music; these are just a few things that come to mind when deciding where to go this New Year’s Eve. Here is a list of 1- possibilities followed by a scaled score (10 being the best bet) to rate the perspective overall experience. (Or you can always ... More >>

  • Music

    August 11, 2005

    Odds & Ends

    Rubber Gloves will soon be able to pour one out for the indie-rock homies

  • News

    February 7, 2002

    Keeping It Unreal

    Tom Dunning gets all rapped up

  • Music

    November 22, 2001

    Too Much of a Good Thing

    Dan's Bar closes shop, leaving Denton with too few venues for too many bands

  • Dining

    October 7, 1999

    Pow wow wow

    Tenaya cooks with forked tongue

  • Music

    December 18, 1997

    Lex and Terry's wet dream

    Can two transplants from the land of Lynyrd Skynyrd and fart smells find the key to radio fame at Dallas' Q102?

  • News

    May 29, 1997
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    May 1, 1997

    The vote's in the bag

    Labor hall offers the homeless cash and sandwiches to be good citizens