Earlier this year, I wrote about a makeshift drink served at Ascension that makes use of Guinness and espresso. The combination results in a caffeinated beer drink that puts Red Bull and vodka to shame. Still it's not on the menu, and it never got a name. Russell Hayward, who owns the shop, says a f ... More >>
The Thomas Avenue Beverage Company has served its last beer in Uptown. A series of signs on the doors indicates non-payment of rent followed by a note from owner Russell Hayward that the spot is now closed.
Hayward has dabbled in a variety of local restaurants, including Tom Tom and Lazare in the ... More >>
After a few of the usual permit-type delays from the city, a new coffee joint has officially opened its doors to the coffee-obsessed masses of Dallas. If you're not the type to define yourself as coffee-obsessed, that's OK. All you need to know is that there's a new, locally owned spot to get your c ... More >>
There's trouble brewing in the land of lofts, bros and trolleys. Owners of Uptown spots such as Thomas Ave. Beverage Company, The Nodding Donkey and Si Tapas say they're getting squeezed by irascible homeowners who've had whole swaths of Thomas Avenue and Allen Street designated for residents only, ... More >>
Patrick MichelsDrinks at Lazare.No one relishes disaster.Take that back. No one relishes disaster in their own community. While wary of competition, restaurant owners also know that a popular venue opening nearby helps drive traffic, and traffic means potential profit.Yet sometimes man's reach ex ... More >>