By H. Drew Blackburn, Jaime-Paul Falcon and James Rambin There ain't much to do in Denton, Texas except party. We're talking about the quintessential college town, a place where the highest percentage of residents are between the ages of 20 and 29. A place where if you didn't end up there because o ... More >>
Come rub shoulders with the man who loves to rub shoulders (usually pork, but sometimes human) this Thursday evening. John Tesar will step down from his meaty throne for Foodiepalooza, a benefit to raise money for the East Dallas Boys and Girls Club. Tesar will be on hand in order to promote his don ... More >>
Though the revolving door of Denton restaurants is vicious and rapid, the staples that stand the test of time are more than worth yours.
The 10th Big Tex Choice Awards were held inside the Tower Building at the State Fair of Texas this year. Unlike in previous years, there was a huge crowd; usually it's just the finalists, the judges, their families, and media, but the State Fair sold tickets to the public to this year's event. For ... More >>
Remember when I ate that fried Cuban thing that was more of an egg roll and less of a sandwich? Remember when Hanna Raskin hurked after biting into a ravioli of deep-fried beer? Remember when Alice Laussade pointed out that this whole oil-logged Big Tex Choice Awards were getting a little repetitive ... More >>
North Dallas state Representative Jason Villalba has been taking a certain amount of heat lately for courting the California hot-sauce-maker, Huy Fong Food Plants, trying to sell them on the idea of relocating to North Texas in order to escape local environmental complaints in the company's hometow ... More >>
The good news is: Dallas will not crumble tomorrow if a new cheeseburger isn't debuted in the city limits. All new cheeseburgers are welcome, of course: I'm not purporting some sort of cheeseburger xenophobia here. I'm just saying that on the burger majesty scale we here in Dallas are Burger Kings. ... More >>
There are a few new names we all need to get familiar with before the Rangers' season officially begins on April 1. In addition to Globe Life Park, Shin-Soo Choo, J.P. Arencibia, there's one more you're going to want to write on your cheat-sheet: Choomongous. Metroplex Sportservice, which manages ... More >>
Ramen is hot, but don't sleep on pho. At least not without a straw handy.
The Super Bowl is coming, and there's a good chance that the house party you've been invited to is going to suck. There's only so much buffalo chicken dip a person can handle, not to mention the fact that house parties have an tendency for kicked kegs halfway through the third quarter. This cannot s ... More >>
Who cares which Golden Girl you are? OK, Facebook really, really cares. But, wouldn't you rather know which food trend you are? OF COURSE YOU WOULD. Behold: The Which Food Trend Are You Quiz. Behold it. And get out your solar-powered calculator or a five year-old. Answer the following questions. Th ... More >>
When Denton City Councilman Kevin Roden first made his pitch to bring Sriracha to North Texas last October, it seemed like an impossible long shot. What chance did a lone municipal official, bearing no tax breaks or economic development incentives, have of convincing the manufacturer of the most del ... More >>
If you're a fan of Sriracha, you've undoubtedly heard of the trouble surrounding the California plant that produces the sauce. For those of you who have had your head in a bowl of pho the past few weeks, a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge ordered a plant that makes the hot sauce be partially ... More >>
At this point, nobody's surprised. It's an uncomplicated idea in the year of 2013 d.t. (doritus tacous): every month, or bi-weekly in some quick food places, a fast food restaurant will release an arm-bracingly intense challenge food, an Inceptiony food inside a food, or a Frankenstenian other food ... More >>
Demonstrated by Jana Miller Jana Miller wants you to step away from the cheap sparking wine. A recent city wide epidemic of mimosa-centric brunch specials indicates a troublesome trend in post-party drinking preferences. Seemingly overnight, Dallasites have supplanted their traditional tonics with ... More >>