Earlier this summer a bad plate of oysters at Acme F&B left a bad taste in my mouth. Poorly shucked oysters at Chesterfield left me feeling burned, too.
At nicer restaurants, oysters from northern waters can run up to $3 a shell and when they aren't perfect they can be a big disappointment. A few ... More >>
A new restaurant, Swig, at 1921 North Henderson, in what used to be Park, will have its soft opening this Wednesday. Peter Kenny from the Capitol Pub has created a lush, dark space with alluring seating arrangements and retro lighting fixtures throughout. The patio out back, formerly Bar Celi ... More >>
Honey Mussels, a specific strain of mussels named for their amber shell and unique flavor, may be garnering culinary popularity as they make their way to U.S. cities, popping up in places like New York, but they don't seem to have made it into Dallas -- yet.
The mussels originated in Britis ... More >>
First truth: I didn't go to Meddlesome Moth on a date. Second truth: I did go there with three couples and my "date"--a girlfriend. Third truth: A man did pay for my meal. So the dinner had some date-like aspects to it, right? Not really. The man who paid for my dinner is my co-worker's husband, and ... More >>
Alex FloresIn 2006 we witnessed the death of a good friend in The Green Room. The classic gem of Deep Ellum was brash and ripe with imagination for its time. Since then, the diaspora of the alum that made the kitchen great helped rock the Dallas restaurant landscape. Now, as Green Room resurrec ... More >>
Starting with Red Bull, the energy drink craze quickly devolved developed into a shameless marketing frenzy. Every new brand blurs the line between serious marketing venture and pathetic self parody.
We've reported previously on the strange level of demand for these cans of processed sugar and caff ... More >>