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  • Blogs

    November 5, 2014

    Proof Pantry Conjures Something Unique From a Tired Space

    Specials typically have a less-than-savory connotation within the restaurant industry. If a chef orders too much meat for Friday and Saturday night dinner services, he might throw what's left in the grinder the next morning, creating the makings for a meatball special for Sunday brunch. Day-old fi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2014

    The First Super Chix, a Fast-Food Chicken Joint from KFC's Owners, Opens in Arlington

    Yum! Brands, the parent company of KFC and creator of things like Doritos Locos Tacos, opened a new chicken concept in Central Arlington Wednesday called Super Chix (612 W. Park Row). This test store is the only one of its kind in the country, and while the two main menu items, chicken strips and ch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2013

    An Interview with Danyele McPherson of The Grape on Top Cheffing, Tesaring

    Danyele McPherson, chef de cuisine at The Grape on Greenville, recently braved the tricky waters of reality TV by appearing on Bravo's Top Chef: Seattle alongside two other local chefs, John Tesar and Josh Valentine. See Also: - Top Chef Seattle Recap McPherson grew up in North Carolina and after ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2012

    A Sneak Peek into Thomas Keller's Bouchon Bakery

    I have a bread baker on my holiday list, which means I've had a solid excuse for spending time researching various cookbooks the past few days. First, I landed on Flour Water Salt Yeast: The Fundamentals of Artisan Bread and Pizza. It seemed a perfect fit for the baker who was not quite novice, but ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2012

    20 Reasons Why Pinterest Will Kill Your Soul This Holiday Season

    If you don't dabble in Pinterest, consider yourself blissfully ignorant. But, let's say you're going to a party and need ideas on how to jazz up your eggnog. Pinterest probably has lots of suggestions. See, you get "boards" that are based on topics and you "pin" things you like to those boards. Then ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2012

    Here's What Happened During the Fun Fun Fun Fest Scavenger Hunt

    This year's Fun Fun Fun Fest scavenger hunt began at 4 p.m. on Saturday afternoon, when I found the Raving Lunatics - Sheriff Red, Inmate 66247, P.P.O.P. and Sherlock Ownz - at the Libertine Bar. Each team registered for the hunt received a packet with a list of tasks separated by point value. The m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2012

    Rita's Italian Ice Ice Baby

    Rita's Italian Ice, or Rita's Water Ice, or as the corporate website put its, Rita's Ice-Custard-Happiness, is a quickly growing frozen treats franchise out of Bensalem, Pennsylvania, (near Philly). In addition to their many names, they also have many many many combos. One can have a straight Rita ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2012

    The Universal Food Shame Scale

    Damn. Eating that freezer burrito made you feel like an awful human being. But, exactly how awful? Wish there was a way to know exactly how much shame you should feel when you eat a horrible, awful food? Wish. Effing. Granted. Above is our very helpful, very scientific Universal Food Shame Scale: ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2012

    Uncle Uber's Has a Terrible Name but a Pretty Good, and Pretty Cheap, Sandwich

    This week, the Cheap Bastard heads into Deep Ellum for yupster-approved Uncle Uber's Sammich Shop. Other people in front of me in line count: 5 Minutes from walking in door to putting really delicious food in my face: 4 So many things bothered me about the name of Uncle Uber's Sammich Shop that I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2011

    You State Fair-Goers Can Eat All the Deep-Fried Crap You Like. More Cuban Sandwiches For Me.

    ​ I grew up in a rural area, and the state fair was pretty far away. Most years the county or 4-H fair was where I got my fix for funnel cakes and sheep shit. The theme is about the same, but the scale much smaller and the food selection was less diverse. So when the State Fair of Texas kicked ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2011

    Debating the Merits of Cake Balls, Cake Pops, and Other Cake Bastardizations

    Flickr​In the spirit of debate season, we're trying to settle our grievances civilly: with scathing innuendo and name calling. The topic this time: Cake. Justin Bitner, City of Ate contributor: How did cake let things get so out of hand? It used to be so wonderfully two dimensional: cup or sh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2011

    Fried Chicken Skin and Fried Cake Balls?!? Thanks, Eat Crispies.

    Eat CrispiesFried chicken skin from Eat Crispies. Mmm. Skin.​Meet fried chicken skin, brought to your State Fair of Texas by Eat Crispies. It's just chicken skin, battered and fried for your face. Eat Crispies owner Phuong Le says, "The fried chicken skin was what caught the attention of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2011

    Fried Pickles: A Vegetarian's Solace in a Meat-Sodden City

    ​ Dallas, I've been feeling a little bit left out. You've been great to me so far: The bars are plentiful; my rent is cheap; my boss sent me on assignment to a strip club. Everything should be awesome, right? Not quite. Frankly, eating's been a little bit of a problem. Here's the thing a ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 2, 2011

    Dragonfly: It's a Beautiful Meal

    Life is a cabaret at Hotel ZaZa's joint.

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2010

    Chef Daniele Puleo on Surfing Trends
    While Staying True to Heart

    Daniele Puleo​Chef Daniele Puleo and his fiancée are having dinner when we arrive at Daniele Osteria. When I called to let him know we're stuck in traffic, he tells me to take my time. "We'll go ahead and order," he says. I don't know who he's talking about at the time. But I am nervous to di ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2010

    A State Fair Summation From a Food-Loving Arkansawyer

    Editor's Note: Of the gazillion people who yearly visit the State Fair of Texas, a good number of them are outlanders. One of those visitors this year offered to share her fair reflections with City of Ate. Kat Robinson, who blogs about food back in Arkansas, reveals here which fried dish she liked ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2010

    Model Watch: Moving Catwalks, Masked Catfights and a Lean, Mean Winnin' Machine

    ​Last week, I "introduced" you to Liz, the single mom from Arlington with a penchant for bitchin'. At the top of this week's episode of America's Next Top Model, Liz was right back to her MO, bringing down a light-hearted housemates' gettin'-to-know-you game of truth with tales of poverty and teen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2010

    Hash Over: Flavors of Passion Awards, Russo's Pizza Eating Challenge, Grape Wine Dinner, Bread Winners Turns 16, and More

    ​Sure, the Oscars have already passed and the Emmys are still a couple of months away, but that doesn't mean award season is taking a breather. This Thursday, July 22, the Flavors of Passion Awards will celebrate world class excellence in Latino cuisine. The Flavor of Passion Awards will reco ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2009

    Veggie Guy: How Vegan Are You?

    Off limits?​I find it rather off-putting when militant vegans say things like, "How vegan are you?" or "[I'm] a true vegan." Hmm...guess I didn't realize this was a competition. Fact is, no one living in modern day society can be completely vegan. As one of my pals puts it, "If you're breathing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2009

    Short Orders: Go Go Burger

    Go Go Burger6129 Main St., Frisco214-472-2715Cute, the place is cute. So much so that it has a teenage girl atmosphere about it.In fact, five suburban kids sat gossiping behind me last time out. And I must say, teenage life in Frisco is really, really scandalous. Their hushed innuendos repeatedly bu ... More >>

  • Music

    February 14, 2008

    Remembering DJ Frantic

    The turntablist's friends and collaborators will remember him for his love of the craft

  • Dining

    April 12, 2007

    Craic Den

    Friendly atmosphere and good food bring you baic

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2007
  • News

    November 3, 2005

    Rich Kids Behaving Badly

    Nerdy, bitter and shod in fake Uggs, Andrea Grimes investigates the legend of the Park Cities Party

  • News

    September 22, 2005

    Three Kings

    The legends you only thought you knew

  • Culture

    June 23, 2005

    Break a Leg

    Misery strips King's thriller to the bone at RTC; for Hypochondriac, take two aspirin

  • News

    January 2, 2003

    2002 Revealed

    An aging Buzz finds little to celebrate in the year gone by. What did you expect?

  • Dining

    October 17, 2002

    Eschewing the Fat

    Interest groups battle over your next meal

  • Dining

    April 26, 2001

    Chilled Venus

    The fish has landed

  • News

    April 8, 1999

    Rhett's exploding

    Rhett Miller wanted to be famous for as long as he can remember. Will the Old 97's upcoming Fight Songs finally make him a star?

  • Film

    September 10, 1998

    Know when to fold 'em

    Matt Damon trades his baby face for a poker face in Rounders

  • Music

    July 9, 1998
  • News

    May 9, 1996

    The Halo Club

    Kathryn Benton, a 12-year-old afflicted with Angelman syndrome, cannot talk. But the special friendship she has with Emily Faber, a gifted fourth-grader from McKinney, speaks volumes.

  • Calendar

    April 4, 1996
  • Dining

    March 21, 1996
  • News

    March 14, 1996

    The Truth About Townview (Part I)

    How John Wiley Price and Chad Woolery have made students pawns in Dallas' racial politics

  • Dining

    February 23, 1995

    Morning time

    Breakfast makes a comeback at Jack Java