A Washington, DC-based sushi chain recently released a promotional video about shooting a sushi roll into space. Getting sushi into the stratosphere should be easy enough. A weather balloon was used to take a chair into space for a very similar commercial. Still, the video seemed a little fishy.
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Photo by Mark GrahamIn the early days of the mayoral race, former Dallas Police Chief David Kunkle quietly proclaimed on his website that he wanted Dallas to become "No-Kill City," meaning: With significant tweaks to its policies and procedures, Dallas Animal Services should be able to stop eutha ... More >>
Hey beer nerds: this post's for you.
By now, after attending many beer-themed dinners, wherein a chef sets up a menu with beer pairings selected by a cicerone, you've realized the power of matching beer with food. The residual sugars present in all beer play nicely with sugar-containing com ... More >>
With their second album, Peter Wolf Crier has established themselves as a legit indie-band and not the mere side-project they seemed to be when they released last year's well-done Inter-Be. The new album, Garden of Arms, isn't just another stellar release from Jagjaguwar this year, but it's a major ... More >>
Jody Jones with then-Virgina Governor Tim Kaine in 2008Contained in the stack of City Hall memos distributed to media last night was one from Assistant City Manage Forest Turner to the mayor and council members. In it, Turner announced that at long last, the city has chosen the new manager for An ... More >>
I had the luck to attend one of chef David Anthony Temple's Underground Dinners. Temple began his career in Louisiana and traveled around the world before settling here in Dallas, where he started working with Tom Spicer. His passion is using the best local and regional ingredients to make di ... More >>
I'll admit it, my NCAA men's basketball tournament bracket sucks. Got off to a horrid start with Louisville losing to Morehead State and got progressively worse as the weekend wore on.
The Sour 16 carnage: I've lost three of my Final Four teams including my projected champion Pittsburg ... More >>
Just back from the band's first tour of Europe, Seattle's The Head and the Heart are currently making their way across the U.S. opening up for The Walkmen. Interestingly, the two acts couldn't be more dissimilar. But that dichotomy should mostly result in a beautiful blending of styles. Playing soft ... More >>
"Goodbye!"This weekend wishes a farewell to two Dallas gems, the supersaturated
fun that is Giggle Party and the dance hip-hop twosome Sore Losers.
Giggle Party is set to leave for San Francisco next week and will have
its going away celebration tonight at bassist Jason Reichl's homemade
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