The beverage side of your dinner bill is sometimes just as costly as the food that you're eating. The rising costs of food, everything from limes to bacon, have restaurants looking for creative ways to making extra cash. The wine list is a prime spot for boosting profits, and that $15 bottle of wine ... More >>
Hungry for crawfish? It's gonna be a while.
Remember last year's BrewFest? Yeah, it's a little foggy for me, too. I do remember large quantities of humans drinking large quantities of good booze, though. Beer snobbery was in full effect, too: The lines for the craft breweries were significantly longer than those that lead to the conventional ... More >>
Savor went off smoothly this weekend. The International Grand Tasting, hosted at the Irving Convention Center, did not sell out but felt very near capacity by 8 p.m.. You can check out the food and the people-watching in our slideshow. Folks in the know ate quickly and spilled out onto the patio to ... More >>
... and were delicious. The end. What, you were expecting a Polack joke? This is Texas, where the butts of our jokes are Aggies or blonds, not Polish people. Not that we have many Polish people to offend, anyway. Apparently, there isn't enough demand to import Zywiec or Okocimskie beers into the ... More >>
Here's to you, Timbo. RIP.Timbo, the Dallas Zoo's oldest gorilla, died yesterday in surgery at the age of 49, and we're still bummed by the news. Even though we didn't know her personally, we still plan to mourn her the same way we've marked the deaths of friends, family members and celebrities a ... More >>
At noon on May 14, The Common Table will throw a Belgian Tea Party and take a stand against bland beer through an act of rebellion sure to stir some controversy: Owner Corey Pond and manager Jeff Fryman will dump out the bar's last-ever keg of Stella Artois."This defiant act of beer protest is de ... More >>
Ritz Hey Guy, how 'bout never driving your exhaust spewing Ritz truck near our food. Capeesh? It's been a long day. You're at home watching Top Chef. After three-to-four minutes of actual show, you get an ad blitz (Yes, this scenario implies you don't have TiVo).There's the ad where Burger King's ... More >>
A fireside Taxi CabIt was a brisk night. Jessica and I had set out to see John Spriggins' Paper Dolls exhibition at the South Dallas Cultural Center. We made several illegal u-turns before successfully achieving our goal (the SDCC is precariously located at a wonky intersection) and perusing the ... More >>
Last weekend, I set off on my bike. I would save gas, stay close to home, and kill like three birds with one stone by brunching at the promising-sounding Garden Café, on Junius Street in Lakewood. I'd been there as a pre-vegan, and I remembered a lovely garden in the back. The garden, as it tur ... More >>
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