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  • Blogs

    October 9, 2014

    The Big Tex Burger at Henderson Tap House Is Not Worthy of the Name Big Tex

    Everything is big at the Henderson Tap House. The patio is hugely open and resort-like with a long row of misters guarding the rolled up garage doors. SPORTS and BEER, as a concept, is present like a soccer ball to the mouth. College football helmets, skis, autographed things, Miller Lite Dallas Cow ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2014

    One Nostalgia Place Is the Shitty Bar of My Dreams

    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. I had always wanted to go to Cocktails Dancing (6521 Abrams Rd). On Abrams Road, right next door to a Title Max and a tir ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2014

    Sir Mix-a-Lot Smiled Upon The Asses at McKinney Avenue Tavern

    Sir Mix-A-Lot McKinney Avenue Tavern, Dallas Monday, May 5, 2014 This isn't your normal concert crowd. Everyone's here at McKinney Avenue Tavern for the same thing: the old school shit. Nay, the old-school booty shit: They want to hear Sir Mix-a-Lot sing about butts that are big. Immediately. It's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2014

    This Seafood Club Is Reason One to Consider Pier 247, the New Restaurant in Oak Cliff

    Pier 247 opened a couple weeks ago in Oak Cliff (247 W. Davis Street), transforming what was once a small, lonely brick building into a pretty cool seafood restaurant. There's certainly not a glut of Cajun-inspired seafood restaurants in the area, and this spot offers just that in a nice, laid-back ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2014

    The Best Beer Ever Depends on More Than Which Beer You Drink

    This weekend McKinnney-based craft brewery Franconia shared a link to an article from Blog About Beer about the top five beers in the world. I'm imagining a monk in a cave in a forgotten forest in Bavaria who just released a beer graced with angel tears. Or specks of unicorn horn. And the horn is ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2013

    Dallas' Biggest Food Fights of 2013

    As 2013 comes to a close, we could focus on all of the peace and goodwill toward men that we wish for in the coming year. We could put aside our differences, invite some vegans to a barbecue and toast a gluten-free beer with our friends. Or we could look back on a few of the juiciest, richest Food ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2013

    Stealing Beer from Delivery Trucks Is Easy, Especially When Wearing a Pumpkin Mask

    A beer delivery truck idles in a convenience store parking lot, a couple of cases stacked on the pavement while the driver momentarily disappears inside. The cool, refrigerated air wafting from the open beckons you closer. A fleeting voice tugging at the edge of your mind whispers about how easy it' ... 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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2013

    Miller Lite Intern Opportunity For Those Willing to Travel Cross-Country in a RV and Party With Stars

    It's time to do some spring-cleaning on the old resume. Wipe the dust off with the sleeve of your shirt and maybe a little spit-shine for good measure, because Miller Lite has a new internship available that will catapult you up the corporate ladder. No, you won't bring home the bacon, but you will ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2012

    The Ten Most-Read City of Ate Stories of 2012

    With only a few days left in the year, I decided to hit our reporting software and see what you guys clicked on most in 2012. The last time I did this, bikini-clad women made more than one appearance in my year-end list. This year you guys have proven yourselves nothing but a bunch of cheap-ass drun ... More >>

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    December 6, 2012
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    November 22, 2012
  • Blogs

    November 13, 2012

    Seven Trends for Thanksgiving 2012

    1. Channeling Sam Sifton. The former New York Times restaurant critic is on a roll. In addition to a career in food writing and 25 years of cooking holiday dinners, he twice manned the Thanksgiving Help Line at the Times, where he guided overwhelmed (drunk) hosts through frozen birds and flambé dis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2012

    The Common Table Will Soon Stop Serving Horrible Beer

    The Common Table enjoys a good reputation among local beer lovers for the ever-changing array of brews it offers. But in the next few days, that reputation stands to get even better for the beers it won't be pouring. "Starting next week, we will no longer be offering mass produced beer," owner Co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2012

    Goodbye, Summer

    It should come as no surprise that I am a fan of Labor Day. Initially called to honor the impact and importance of the American worker, the celebration now calls for leisure, and we are all about elevating leisure here at The Overserved. These September festivities, as much about one last dance fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2012

    Miller Lite Wants You to Know it Pays For Hispanic Kids to Go to College. It Doesn't Tell You it Doesn't Do it Very Well

    Miller Lite announced yesterday that, for the second year in a row, it will partner with the Dallas Cowboys and a nonprofit called Adelante U.S. Educational Leadership Fund "to support educational programming and resources for Hispanics through the 'Scoring for Education' campaign." In layman's ter ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2012

    Smoked Wings Should Be Dallas' Official Bar Snack

    It was moments before kickoff, the sun was beating down and the AC ran full blast, belching cool air out of gaping garage doors flung open to bring the outdoors in. A gentleman to my right ordered four Nodding Donkey Punches and a Miller Lite, reminding me where I was, and also making me question th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2012

    The Owner's Box In The Omni Is A No Joke Sports Bar With Some Pretty Good Wings

    After I went back to Bryan Street Tavern to check out their wings under the new ownership, I started poking around looking for better specimens. My wing friends suggested the Owner's Box, the retina-overload sports bar in the neon explosion of the Omni Hotel. I stopped in recently to check them out ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2012

    Cedars Social is Serving All-You-Can-Eat Prime Rib Tonight. Will There Be Slot Machines?

    Well, this strikes me as odd. Today I got a news release from the folks at Cedars Social. The subject? The restaurant is offering all-you-can-eat Prime Rib on Monday. Huh. All-you-can-eat meat. My first reaction was that this deal sounded more in place at a Golden Corral than at a moderately up-sc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2012

    Jester King's Petit Prince Farm House Ale: Finally, a Real Session Beer

    My first encounter with a session beer involved power tools. I was working on a kitchen project, and a both a reciprocating and circular saw were strewn about my front yard. The sun was beating down on me and my tools, and a friend dropped by with a case of Tetley's English Ale. I looked at the yel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2012

    Rejected Miller Lite Delivery Systems

    Recently, Miller Lite announced a new innovation: the Punch Top Can. This NASA-astute device is designed to minimize "glug" and make for a "improved, smoother pour." Which made Scott Gairdner, a writer / director over at Funny or Die, and I wonder: what the hell didn't make the cut? We found a numb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2012

    New Miller Lite Punch Top Can Makes Shotgunning Beers So Much Easier

    Miller Lite has introduced a new Punch Top Can to increase airflow to your drink hole, "reducing glug and resulting in an improved, smoother pour." Which actually translates to faster times for shot gunning. The small indenture on the top of the can be opened by various instruments, like say a sma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2012

    Which Beers Get You Drunk Without Making You Fat? The Gross Ones, Of Course.

    With St. Patty's Day behind us and spring break in the books, summer is just around the corner, which means it's time to get serious about our curvy figures. One of the worst offenders to the best of all diet plans is alcohol. Not only for the calories within each glass, but also for the progressive ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2012

    An(other) Ode to Deep Ellum's Black Swan

    blackswansaloon.comVodka and fruit medley.​On my first pilgrimage to Deep Ellum's Black Swan Saloon, I walked right past the place, thinking the small, windowed room was just an extension of La Grange. There's no sign to speak of; I had to consult my iPhone ("Siri, where the fuck am I?") and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2011

    The Ten Most-Read City of Ate Stories of 2011

    We made it. Another year of writing, bitching and photo-taking, primarily centered around stuffing our faces. Only a few days remain before we strap ourselves in and start the whole process again. Before we welcome 2012, though, let's take a look at what we've done with 2011. Here are City of Ate's ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 8, 2011

    Goodfriend is a Good Find

    A Beer Garden and Burger House offers East Dallas the kind of bar you'll want to make your own.

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2011

    Five Meaningless Food Terms We're Ready To Start Chucking Off the Grocery Shelves

    ​Going through the grocery aisle, it's easy to get serious tired-head from the various terms used on food packaging. Lots of food and drink producers figure that the more confusing catchphrases they can sling at you, the more apt you are to give up on brain activity and just shovel them into y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2011

    One of the Best Beers Ever Stops in Texas at the Dogfish Head Experience

    Would totally replace a TV with this.​One of the great American craft beers out there right now doubles as one of the strongest India pale ales. Dogfish Head's 120 Minute IPA, which has experienced brewing hardships recently, has a nose-blasting International Bittering Unit rating of 120. That's r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2011

    St. Patrick's Day Specials: Celebrate the Most Wonderful Time of the Year with Green Beer

    ​St. Patrick's Day is like Christmas. You wake up early with excitement and dress in festive garb, but instead of gifts from Santa you get Jell-O shots and green beer from strangers on Greenville Avenue. If you survived Saturday and your liver functions have returned to normal, you better get ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 10, 2011
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    February 2, 2011

    Dude Food First Look: Lockhart Smokehouse

    Noah W. Bailey​A few dozen Oak Cliff residents and barbecue addicts braved the frozen streets and frigid temperatures to enjoy opening day this morning at Lockhart Smokehouse, the highly awaited new 'cue joint in the Bishop Arts District. As of 1 p.m., the place was out of meat, but luckily Dude F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2010

    Fans of the World Cup Swarm Dallas Bars, Patriotically

    Nick Rallo​Sadly, the United States was eliminated from the World Cup Saturday afternoon, June 26. Before that, fans packed into local bars like The Idle Rich and Trinity Hall Pub, along with a cooled-down Angelika Theater, to scarf down cheesy burgers and throw back  mimosas and Miller Lite. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2010

    Quittin' Time: The Meridian Room

    ​Each week City of Ate will give you the lowdown on a local happy hour in Quittin' Time, with the details and why you should or shouldn't take up the featured bar or restaurant on its drink specials.Where: The Meridian Room, 3611 Parry Ave.When: All day Monday, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Fr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2010

    Quittin' Time: Chan Thai Club

    ​Each week City of Ate will give you the lowdown on a local happy hour in Quittin' Time, with the details and why you should or shouldn't take up the featured bar or restaurant on its drink specials. Where: Chan Thai Club, 312 W. Seventh St.When: Daily, 4:30 p.m to 7 p.m.What: $1.75 Miller Lite an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2009

    Cowboys Stadium, Also a Fine Art Gallery

    Courtesy the Dallas Cowboys​So reports this morning's New York Times, which takes a tour of the Dallas Cowboys' new home with Gene Jones and finds the walls adorned with works by the Whitney-feted Lawrence Weiner, Franz Ackermann (who's collected at the Museum of Modern Art), conceptualists Mel Bo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2009

    Mayor Tom Leppert Takes a Summer Stroll on Arlington's Big Day

    Patrick MichelsMore scenes from yesterday's Cowboys Stadium ribbon-cutting, including this debonair turn by Mayor TomLeppert, who cruised the VIP section -- you know, around Arlington mayor Robert Cluck's front-row seat -- before moseying to the back of the crowd.Not sure if party guru Steve Kemble ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2009

    South-By On A Dime: Saturday

    Well, my SXSW trip is over. I didn't manage to survive solely on day-party free food and beer the way I'd hoped to because doing so would have been at the sacrifice of other, better shows. Plus, my experience Thursday taught me not to trust a free-beer or free-food promise. My food expenses were far ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2009

    Girl Drink Drunk: Lakewood Landing

    When faced with a drinking column that pops up every other week, what does one do when the infamous flu rears its ugly head? In my case, I made the required couch bed and slept for approximately three days. I also watched two unfortunate episodes of WifeSwap in there somewhere...which will make anyo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2009

    Pairing Off: Big Mac

    Revisit your old grade school or the patch of neighborhood grass where you played football as a kid and you'll likely find the once-vast expanses, um, seriously shrunken.Maybe it's the workings of global warming. Or perhaps the earth contracts naturally as it spins through space--I don't know. But t ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 8, 2009

    Sweating Booze

    Run a better-timed New Year's 5K

  • Calendar

    July 31, 2008

    Darkness Falls

    See a triplet of indie theater gems at Stage West

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2008

    Jerry Jones Still Drinking Miller Lite

    Those wondering which beer you'll be guzzling at Jerry Jones' new billion-dollar stadium in Arlington come the 2009-'10 season and way beyond, wonder no more: Courtesy The Landry Hat, we now know it'll still be Miller Lite, blech. So says Street & Smith's Sports Business Journal, which brings news o ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 29, 2007

    Living Single

    See The Merry Widow in Fair Park

  • Calendar

    October 11, 2007

    The North and the South

    The Pokes keep vying for the big Bowl

  • Calendar

    August 18, 2005
  • Music

    April 28, 2005

    Behind the Music Awards

    Artists' secret riders reveal true character, fascinating pickle relish fetish

  • Music

    July 31, 2003

    Pat Green

    Wave on Wave (Republic/Universal)

  • News

    February 27, 2003

    Play Ball

    Plus: Spring Fever, No Sheet

  • Dining

    January 25, 2001

    Near Beer

    The fad fades, but brewpubs survive

  • News

    December 15, 1994
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