Claudio Sanchez is incredibly pressed for time, but he has ten minutes to spare for an interview. Afterwards, he has to rush off for Coheed and Cambria's soundcheck. The band is in the midst of a long headlining tour with rocket scientist metallers Between the Buried and Me. Thankfully, Sanchez is w ... More >>
I had lunch with Rev. Peter Johnson yesterday. He walked into CT's Real Deal Barbeque in South Dallas, shook my hand, and smiled.
"How was your holiday?" he asked me.
"Great!" I said. It was. I told him I spoke to my father for about 15 or 20 minutes, and I had even gotten a few texts and congratu ... More >>
Two stories in the news just now offer encouragement on the bullying front. In today's New York Times is an account of a new policy adopted by a big suburban school district north of Minneapolis.
Christian conservatives there had been fighting against an effort to protect gay students from beatings ... More >>
Central Market's annual chocolate festival starts today and lasts through February 14. Some of the best chocolatiers from around the world will make appearances over the next few days and, as always, there are some interesting back stories. If you can fight through the crowds, don't take lightly the ... More >>
Jerry RutherfordWithin Deep Ellum's metal scene, Jerry Rutherford is everybody's friend. It seems like he's at all the shows, always up to do a shot and let out that rallying, supportive cry-of-the-rocker that barely edges up above the volume of whichever hard rock act is blaring not far in front ... More >>
Ocean Prime DallasWhile Sonny Pache, 29, was studying finance in college in Ohio, he always ended up cooking for his five roommates. Apparently he wasn't half bad, because the roommates were always telling him he should trade in formulas for recipes and go to culinary school. Eventually he listen ... More >>
On Wednesday, we gave you the goods on chocolatier Stephen Smith of nib chocolates. Today, we asked Smith to finish a few sentences for us. Tomorrow, he shares one of his recipes.
I was raised in...a military family.
My friends say I'm...too laid back. Too relaxed.
My momma told me ... More >>
Each week, Happy Eating highlights a different restaurant happy hour food menu. This week, we clean ourselves up for a jaunt to the Crescent Court.
Where: Palomino Restaurant and Bar, 500 Crescent Court, Ste. 165
When: All day, everyday in the bar. Hours are 11a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday-Thursda ... More >>
Death AngelFrom 1982 to 1991, there probably wasn't a more interesting metal act than California's Death Angel. Not only did the band consist of five Filipinos, but they didn't stick to any standard metal blueprint either. Despite the serious moniker, Death Angel displayed a musical variety and s ... More >>
On Wednesday, we gave you the goods on Nicola Calamari, executive chef at La Fiorentina. Yesterday, we asked Calamari to finish a few sentences for us. Today, he shares a recipe for pasta with clams. The recipe follows after the jump.
Welcome to a new recurring feature here on DC9 where we talk to people of interest in the metroplex about their taste in music, including likes, dislikes, and guilty pleasures. We're calling it Pedestrian Playlist -- because, hey, everyone listens to music.
A dude wearing a tie like that is bound to ... More >>
Patrick MichelsManny Pacquiao landed 246 of his punches Saturday night, and most of his high notes.Manny Pacquiao double-booked himself Saturday night, and while he may have had a bigger audience at Cowboys Stadium for his 12-round decision over Joshua Clottey, he spent more time onstage at his p ... More >>
Patrick MichelsA welterweight in the boxing ring, but a heavyweight on the six-string. Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao followed his Saturday night defeat of Joshua Clottey at Cowboys Stadium with a post-fight concert next door at the Ballpark in Arlington, joined onstage by Journey's lea ... More >>
Flickr user ^riza^It's a long way, but the rendang is worth the trip.Anyone with the means can travel the villages of Tuscany, visit tasting rooms in Napa Valley or hit Belgium's chocolate shops. In fact, certain places are so well known as culinary destinations, even those with only the faintest ... More >>
Hodgson, left, with his unsinkable comedy crew.Two decades since he made watching lousy movies on Comedy Central one of the funniest ways to waste a mid-'90s afternoon, Joel Hodgson has found a new, if similar, calling: a live touring show, Cinematic Titanic, with the original Mystery Science Theate ... More >>