First introduced in the 1660s for Champagne, the coupe glass reached the height of its popularity in the 1930s with the introduction of Prohibition-era cocktails, and in recent years its popularity is on the rise again, namely with a special class of drinkers called me.
The coupe shape is a wide sh ... More >>
Dave Neumann has some advice for you, Scott Griggs.For as long as anyone can recall -- at least six years, right? -- there's been an attempt to create a Stevens Park Conservation District intended to preserve the neighborhood around the Oak Cliff golf course. Most of the homeowners in the area ar ... More >>
Another month, another Local Hang at the Libertine, where, every first Monday of the month, bar owner Simon McDonald lets me take over his room's P.A. and fill his patrons' ears with nothing but local music. And, despite an especially long, trying weekend of partying, people still showed. Go figu ... More >>
Kind of amazing.Another month, another Local Hang at The Libertine. Thanks to everyone who came out. It was great to see you. You all rock. I hope it was a good time. If not, well, at least I know I enjoyed it. So, y'know, there's that.Anyway, I hope to see you all out next first Monday of the mo ... More >>
I personally think zubrowka and aged genever are the finest spirits one can drink. But neither are easy to find, unless you travel.Zubrowka is a flavored vodka generally associated with Poland, where they've been distilling and drinking it for a good six or seven centuries. Pale gold in color, it ... More >>
Talking about gin, of course.That so many people hate gin, love gin or can tolerate only one specific brand of gin says a lot about the spirit. Although bound together by juniper, the amount of this fruit and balance of other botanicals involved in distillation--as well as the distillation process i ... More >>
BAND(s): Spooky Folk and The Baptist GeneralsVENUE: The Hydrant Café TIME: 9:30 & 10:30 p.m. Having already raved about the living-room-vibe of The Hydrant's upstairs room, I'll leave that alone--other than mentioning that, as far as intimate performance spaces in Denton (not including DIY hous ... More >>