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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Meet Rocco, a smoked turkey and blue cheese on an Empire baugetteThe 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 >>
Latest Darlington disc is a joyride through the band's recent past
We endured nine straight nights of booze and smoke to bring you this news. You can thank us later.
Arts Magnet High School is throwing itself a party
The Adventures of Jet are alive and kicking. And recording.