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  • Blogs

    February 7, 2013

    J. Pepe's on Greenville Avenue Has Closed

    J. Pepe's Tex Mex at 3619 Greenville Ave. was oddly empty during lunch on an otherwise picturesque day for a plate of nachos on the patio. Party's over, folks. Everybody out of the pool. Pegasus News got the scoop late last week from long-time owner Jimmy Bharmao that they have new investors and are ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2013

    The New "Family Friendly" St. Patrick's Day Parade Doesn't Mean You Can't Get Hammered

    Yesterday's announcement that the Greenville Avenue St. Patrick's Day Parade is now the Dallas St. Patrick's Day Parade seems to have been greeted with a collective, "Call it whatever the hell you want so long as there's booze." Look a bit more carefully, and the announcement included some ominous ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2012

    Here's Why the Morning News Really Bought Pegasus News

    Yesterday evening, the Dallas Morning News reported on its business blog that it had purchased "hyperlocal online news provider Pegasus News." The news was surprising because Pegasus has been at the periphery of the local media scene for nearly a decade, never standing out as much of a competitor or ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2012

    Bicycle Cafe is Indefinitely Closed. Looking for a New Owner.

    On Saturday, Teresa Gubbins at Pegasus News posted that the Dallas Bicycle Café on Northwest Highway is closed. Owner Armando Guerrero, who makes his real money in construction, is taking on a big project in Mexico. On May 12, Guerrero posted on his Facebook page that the spot is for sale. No wor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2012

    Dispatch from the Trader Joe's Opening in Fort Worth

    Teresa Gubbins at Pegasus News had the pre-game analysis of the grand opening of the first Trader Joe's in North Texas this morning. "Official opening time was 8 a.m. but the line had already begun to form at 5:30 a.m.," wrote Gubbins. By time the opening bell rang, there was "a crowd of more than ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2012

    DFW's First Trader Joe's Location Opens in Fort Worth Tomorrow. No Crying, OK?

    The very first Texas outpost of Trader Joe's opens tomorrow morning at 2701 S. Hulen in Fort Worth. The Monrovia, California-based specialty market has a cult following, with loyal devotees sometimes traveling hundreds of miles to stock up on Two-Buck Chuck ($2 wine that beats the pants off of Walm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2011

    Crimson Asian Cuisine Now Serving Pho in West Village

    Lauren Drewes Daniels​Crimson Asian Cuisine opened last week at corner of Blackburn and McKinney in the West Village, serving pho and other Vietnamese dishes such as stir-fries, rice noodles and spring roles. The atmosphere is on the casual side. Not fancy, but nice. There's a decent size pati ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2011

    Vegetables are Good, but Doughnuts are Better

    Sara KerensJonathon's Oak Cliff​This week, RedFork regained momentum, Denton students got healthier options, and one writer decided that doughnuts are tasty. City of Ate Can a restaurant with a minuscule kitchen and forgettable beef burger really be all that good? Scott Reitz pretty much said ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2011

    Dear Mad Tavern: Is It Cool If We Call Your New "Euro Gastro Pub" Something Else?

    ​Dallas has another gastropub headed its way. According to its website and a Facebook page, the Mad Tavern promises a concept featuring 32 different beers on tap, 100 different beers in the bar, loads of TVs for loads of sports and an August 26 open date. Its arrival has me thinking again abo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2011

    The New Kid in Town, Squealing on Yelp and More

    Sara KerensChicken, waffles and coffee at Oddfellows.​This week in food blogs, the T Room sold sandwiches, users decided Yelp! is even more unreliable than they thought, and the newly opened and recently gassy Redfork is down two chefs. Most important, our new food critic started posting. Read ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2011

    Peachy Week in the Food Blogosphere

    He did it for America.​This week in food blogs, peach desserts were a big hit, ketchup haters learned to love Ketchup and Taco Cabana introduced different-tasting tacos. Read on. City of Ate Even Jenny Block, who doesn't like ketchup, enjoyed Ketchup the restaurant. In her review, she said th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2011

    Lettuce Wrap Up: Crappy Burgers, NOSH, and Dad

    Sara Kerens​Now that Dallas has cooled off from the In-N-Out craze (and Irving has cooled off from T.G.I. Fridays - forever), we're ready to start thinking about other foods, such as the rare Texas peach, brunch at NOSH, and burgers that are quite, er, innovative. Read on. City of Ate Jose Ralat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2011

    More Burgers. Always More Burgers. And Other Stuff.

    Mai Pham /Houston Press Remember when a burger was just a damn burger? Man, you're old.​If you like burgers or the word "unctuous," this week in Dallas blogs was a delightful bounty. If you prefer barbecue and invention conventions, just 'til tomorrow. Read on. City of Ate Andrew Marton stre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2011

    In-N-Out's Here. What's Left to Talk About?

    ​This week, presumably, Dallas has moved past waiting three hours for and crying over hamburgers. We're on to more sophisticated things, like hamburgers with 8,000 calories, ballpark grub and how much we all hate the word "gooey." Read on. City of Ate Jenny Block couldn't find much wrong with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2011

    Wrapping Up The Week That The Double Double Gods Finally Arrived In North Texas

    These are the assholes who line-jumped at In-N-Out. In case you'd forgotten.​Copper River salmon is nearly back in season, and Dallas plans to open up a new Central Market this year. A recipe for soft shell crab emerges. That's all that happened this week in food bloggery. Oh, and some burge ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2011

    Week in Blogs: Smoked Meat, Meat Soap and Wiener Men. Can You say Freudian?

    Sara KerensLockhart Smokehouse​This week, Dallasites get cheesy and try to wash away their troubles with meat soap. No, really. Read on. City of Ate Cedars Social isn't all that great, concludes Jose Ralat Maldonado. The "comfort" food is ultimately disappointing and over salted, but hopefull ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2011

    Lettuce Wrap Up: Of Whiskey Cake and Pickled Eggs. Bleh.

    Via FoodbeastAnd then Taco Bell tested a shell made of Doritos. ​This week, Dallas is buzzing about Whiskey Cake (we beat the rest of them to it, FYI). And even though Easter is right around the corner, only a few displays of enthusiasm (like eating 41 pickled eggs, or finding a certain flavor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2011

    Go Ahead, Boss Us Around. We Looooove It. Oo, Yeah.

    ​You controlled the media this week by telling us where to eat and what to eat when we get there. Besides that, a (pseudo)-scandal (allegedly) breaks out at Maple & Motor, and Denton gets some love. Read on. City of Ate In her last-last-last review for the Dallas Observer, Hanna Rakin gets h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2011

    Elephants Never Forget, and We Won't Forget What's Her Name...Hanna

    ​There's an elephant in the room. Or maybe at the Dallas Farmers Market. Read on. City of Ate For her next-to-last Dallas review, Hanna Raskin visits Park and finds the dishes overwrought, misleading and inconsistent -- and drowned in lemon juice. Alice Laussade describes the food at Szechwa ... More >>

  • News

    March 24, 2011

    Wall of Shame

    CNN, USA Today, and other media organizations got fooled

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2011

    Revolving Doors: Who's Afraid of a Little Ice?

    ​The weather may have given Dallas the finger right before the Super Bowl, but some high-profile restaurants, including The Cedars Social and Lockhart Smokehouse, were able to open in spite of ice, snow and Steelers fans. In January, we found out that Metro Diner will be closing its Gaston Avenue ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2011

    Is BEE A Keeper? Bloggers Share Their Thoughts

    ​In-N-Out has poked its head out of the ground again, looking for its shadow. Besides that, muffins may be coming back in a big way. In case you missed either post or are hesitant to believe BEE's boastful name, Dallas blogs and writers are here to enlighten you. Dallas Observer Hanna Raskin fin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2010

    Local Music 'Mericans: Renee Benson-Short Has Seen Plenty of Music From Behind The Bar

    Welcome to Local Music 'Mericans, where we'll be meeting some people behind the local music scene who aren't musicians, but more behind-the-scenes folk.Renee Benson-Short​She's helped flood a bar. She's seen fights between drag queens and other bar employees, and been exposed to (not without recip ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2010

    Fifty Sixty's Sara Johannes Lands High in LA

    Sara Johannes​While all the recent dining news has revolved around chef departures -- Pegasus News' Teresa Gubbins, who deserves some sort of spa treatment this weekend, scored a scoop trifecta with the revelations that Tiffany Derry, Sharon Hage and Dan Landsberg were all moving on -- our sis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2010

    Let's Give Thanks For Thanksgiving Food Blogging

    ​The best time of year is when the Halloween decorations come down, the pumpkins get mushy and the candy aisle goes on sale for half-price. We're inching closer to Thanksgiving and the blogosphere is buzzing and roasting and stirring. It's a food-filled, recipe rich, seasons-eatings time of year. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2010

    Bad Burgers, Hookahs, Vegans
    and Other Things You Love on the Web

    This week: Alice Laussade explains why candy corn sucks.​As the city descends into crisper temperatures and adopts an orangey hue, seasonal ingredients are rolling into grocery stores while local chefs and food fans are reacting accordingly. So what else is new? Dallas Morning News Leslie Bre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2010

    The Rise of the Il Cane Rosso Empire

    Cane Rosso's Truckin'​Pegasus News reports this morning that Il Cane Rosso is putting down roots in Deep Ellum. Owner Jay Jerrier couldn't be reached for comment, but Teresa Gubbins has posted a photo of the tip-off TABC window sign at 2612 Commerce Avenue. Jerrier last week confirmed on his Fac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2010

    Honest food at Potager and a roll of the dice at The Mercury

    Sara Kerens​This week's Dallas food bloggers learned to trust empty parking lots, took Mary into their own Bloody hands, and found peace on Earth at Potager Café and the Dallas Islamic Center. More Dallas restaurants have Gone Texan, and don't expect to find wines from any other place e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2010

    Goody two-shoes go wild for Square Burgers

    Sara KerensThe burgers are great, the desserts are tiny at Square Burger​This week's Dallas food blog coverage is a medley of Czech chili, lamb burgers at Square Burger, good eats from Ethiopia, seafood stew from San Francisco, and gun-eating Texans. We'll help you to prepare your sweet tooth ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2010

    Sloppy Seconds: Luxe food at the movies, green 'cue in the Cliff

    Gold Class Cinemas​This week's Dallas food blog coverage saw lots of action over at Stephen Pyles and a musical chairs of restaurant openings and closings all over the metroplex. Bargain priced wine and seafood may be in short supply at some venues, and a couple of bloggers gave the bene ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2010

    Sloppy Seconds: Sweet Foods and Sour Jokes at Horne & Dekker

    See the full Horne & Dekker experience in our slideshow.​This week Dallas food bloggers and critics searched for exotic pizzas, beat the heat with cold beer and colder snow cones, followed the scent to taco stands and learned a lesson in German-to-English translation. Check ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2010

    Sloppy Seconds: Unexceptional food at the Common Table

    Sara KerensThough this may look great, we were not impressed.​This week's Dallas food blog coverage is a sampling of Vietnamese feasts and uncommonly bad food, a stolen can of Whoopass and stale popcorn, an elaborate post-Gospel Last Supper and vegan barbecue, and more highlights. Check ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2010

    Organic Burgers, Fried butter and Everything in Between

    Photo by Jose Ralat MaldanadoThe Pyramid Restaurant's Andre Natera was this week's media darling.​This week's Dallas foodie coverage is an assortment of organic, frozen and fried foods, dried and proscuitto-wrapped figs at the height of fig season, fancy Finnish foods and a battle at the Pyramid. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2010

    Mini-Cocktails, a Tex-Mex Import
    And More in the Week in Local Food

    Photo by Sara KerensLos Cabos: This is how they do it in Oklahoma.​ This week's Dallas foodie coverage is a buffet of news and new menu items, from sparkling wines, giant burgers, tiny and fiery cocktails, shops opening and closing and then some. Check out this week's Sloppy Seconds. The Week ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2009

    Fair To Midland And Slow Roosevelt To Play Trees' Opening Weekend

    We've had the date of August 14 circled on our calendars for some time now--and with good reason; that's when the revered Deep Ellum rock club Trees is set to re-open its doors after after a three-and-a-half year hiatus. And while we've heard rumors of what's to come from Clint Barlow's new club--a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 24, 2008

    Former DMN Food Critic Waltrina Stovall Dies

    She was highly regarded for her nuanced writing and rare ability to chain smoke through a meal and still understand the flavors. She was 71 and had been hospitalized for about a week.Teresa Gubbins at Pegasus News says it all. Expect a lengthy obituary in tomorrow's Dallas Morning News.I knew of her ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2008
  • Blogs

    July 18, 2008

    Good Friday: DOMA Showcase Weekend Edition

    So, we've told you about a bunch of shows this weekend. There are some great ones tonight (the Hieroglyphics show at the Granada, the London Nights party at minc ), Saturday (Portugal. The Man and Facing New York at House of Blues) and Sunday (Republic Tigers at Hailey's, Todd Rundgren at HOB). Ther ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2008
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    October 4, 2007

    Midlake Joins the Cult of MTV

    Hey kids, we saw this Midlake item awhile ago, but just now gettin' around to el posto. Suffice to say: Midlake succumbs to MTV's evil powers and give the TV crew a tour of Denton. (I saw this on Pegasus News, but I think Denton Rock City posted it first, for those who care about scoops n such.) -- ... More >>

  • Music

    September 27, 2007
  • Blogs

    July 18, 2007

    Hey, No Fair (to Midland, That Is)

    Don't know how the rumors got started -- Seattle-based Fisher Communications-owned Pegasus News does, however -- but Fair to Midland's publicist just e-mailed Unfair Park and everyone else to let us and you know that the band ain't playing no stinkin' free show on Jul7 25 at the House of Blues. Says ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2007

    "Hyper-Local" Web Site Now Owned by Seattle Media Company. Welcome to the Club!

    Congratulations to Mike Orren and Pegasus News, which has been acquired by Seattle-based Fisher Communications, a media company that owns some 27 media outlets in the Northwest. Financial terms haven't been disclosed yet, but they will be: Fischer's a high-priced NASDAQ-traded stock ($50.80, as of t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2007
  • Blogs

    December 20, 2006

    At Ash Creek, "Any Help is Important Now"

    Photo taken by Ash Creek resident Jack Loughead A Friend of Unfair Park who's been following our coverage of the closing of the Ash Creek Mobile Home Park points us to Pegasus News today. There, Mike Orren suggests ways folks can help the neediest of the some 100 residents getting the boot from th ... More >>

  • News

    June 22, 2006

    Plugged In

    Dallas bloggers fan the flames and flame the fans of local music

  • Music

    June 8, 2006

    Texas Snags

    Cindy Chaffin packs up her e-bags and takes a walk on the Fine Line

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