Omar Yeefoon

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2014

    In Dallas and Beyond, Custom Cocktails Are Overrated

    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 my first "custom cocktail" about four years ago. I was at new bar in D.C. called The Passenger, where, along with d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2013

    Pop-Up Ramen and Japanese Whiskey at the Libertine on Monday

    This coming Monday is Festivus, the annual parody of holidays created by Frank Costanza on Seinfeld. The day/event includes, among other things, the airing of grievances and an unadorned aluminum pole. The man of the house is also suppose to take the floor in a wrestling match of some sorts to asser ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2013

    Every Dallas Bartender You've Heard of Is About to Get You Drunk at Once

    Your poor liver. If the slew of holiday parties you've been guilted into attending have you desperately needing a night off, you should avert your eyes, close this window or otherwise prevent yourself from reading one more line in this post. This Sunday, bartenders from Dallas and Fort Worth bars ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2013

    We Can't All Get into Every Show. Sometimes, That's for the Best

    Dallas is a big city, but it's a small town. The ability to walk into a room and find a friendly face can be a comfort. Still, it can be hard to disappear into the background when you want to. Sometimes a lady craves a bit of peace and quiet. A dark room to linger in amongst a small group of pals, n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2013

    The Time to Drink At Smyth Is Now

    Bloggers be bloggin' about Smyth, the new cocktail den in Uptown. Whitney Filloon over at Eater says a lack of signage and an unmarked door can make the new bar difficult to find, but hunting down Smyth a challenge worth taking on. Smyth is intended to be reservations-only, but for now according to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2012

    The People's Last Stand's Omar Yeefoon is On The Move

    Last night amidst a whirlwind of whiskey shots inside the business card-encrusted walls of New Orleans' Old Absinthe House (the only bar on Bourbon Street I've found that's worthy of visiting so far, and the spot where everyone who's anyone seems to convene post-Tales dinners and parties), I ran int ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2012

    Justin Young: "We Played This Place Called Club Nowhere in Fort Worth, That Was Opened By the Bouncer From the Apollo"

    At some point in the near future, Justin Young might end up playing in every active band in Dallas. He recently filled with Menkena while also finding time to play with J. Charles and the Trainrobbers, Auxiliary Voice, Arm Tha Homeless and the beloved Hall & Oates cover band, The Rich Girls. Just a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2011

    The State Of The Sazerac in Dallas

    Sorry it's so blurry. My camera drank a Sazerac.​ I was called out on Twitter after posting a rehash of Playboy's Never Sleep:Dallas -- a guide to drinking away a Saturday in the Big D. I picked on the magazine for ordering a Manhattan, and Twitter user philipberne scoffed: Also, @scottreitz, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2011

    Where There's Good Bread, Good Sandwiches Usually Follow

    Meet Rocco, a smoked turkey and blue cheese on an Empire baugette​The People's Last Stand (5319 East Mockingbird Lane, 214-370-8755) opened two weeks ago, adding to the collection of bars and restaurants to tempt would-be diners and drinkers after shopping and movie-going at Mockingbird Statio ... More >>

  • Music

    October 31, 2002

    Getting Louder

    Latest Darlington disc is a joyride through the band's recent past

  • Music

    October 3, 2002

    On the Town

    We endured nine straight nights of booze and smoke to bring you this news. You can thank us later.

  • Music

    May 23, 2002

    Birthday Bash

    Arts Magnet High School is throwing itself a party

  • Music

    December 13, 2001

    AOJ is AOK

    The Adventures of Jet are alive and kicking. And recording.