• Blogs

    November 7, 2014

    Blind Butcher Adds Even More Meat to Their Menu

    The folks at the Blind Butcher laminated a new menu recently, adding a number of options for beer drinkers stumbling around Lower Greenville Avenue. Not to worry, the same meaty theme is in full effect, there's just a few new items to round out the menu and close off your arteries. Let's start with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2014

    50 Signs You've Been Partying Too Long in Denton

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2014

    5 Awesome Food Events in Dallas This Weekend, September 25-28

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2014

    A Guide to Eating Out in Denton

    Though the revolving door of Denton restaurants is vicious and rapid, the staples that stand the test of time are more than worth yours.

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2014

    These Fried Foods Won the State Fair of Texas' 2014 Big Tex Choice Awards

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2014

    Here Are the Finalists for the State Fair of Texas' Big Choice Awards for Fried-Food Weirdness

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2014

    Forget Sriracha. What North Dallas Needs Is a Rendering Plant!

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2014

    East Hampton's Burger Is Not the Burger Dallas Needs, But It's the Burger Dallas Deserves

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2014

    Introducing the Choomongous Hot Dog, the Rangers' Latest Player-Inspired Ballpark Food

    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 >>

  • Dining

    February 27, 2014

    Miss Chi's Pho and the Battle for Noodle Supremacy

    Ramen is hot, but don't sleep on pho. At least not without a straw handy.

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2014

    Five Dallas Bars and Restaurants That Will Help Keep the Super Bowl from Sucking

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2014

    Which Food Trend Are You?

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2014

    Dallas State Rep Jason Villalba Makes a Play for Sriracha

    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 >>

  • Dining

    January 2, 2014
  • Blogs

    December 19, 2013

    Texas Pete Wants to Capitalize on the #Srirachapocalypse and Gain Market Share

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2013

    The Worst Fast Food Trends of 2013

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2009

    Appetite For Instruction: 4-Alarm Wake Up Call (Cocktail)

    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 >>