Texas' craft-booze industry is booming, but can it stave off the "Made in Texas" fakers?
A while back, we asked five local brewers which of their beers they recommend for a nice summer session. Remember that? Well, now we've turned the tables and put them on the spot. We asked those same brewers to recommend their favorite summer session beers from another local brewery. After a few un ... More >>
The budget ax brought down by the state legislature in 2011 gouged a huge chunk from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, which lost more than a fifth of its funding. The result was layoffs and a reduction in staffing and hours of operation at a number of state parks. The initial spending propo ... More >>
With help from a former church boy from Dallas, the state's "nones" are getting organized and going public.
Everybody's going to be doing a brand new dance at one of tonight's shows...
Photo by Chris MeeseyThe State Fair of Texas makes it easy to find your way around Fair Park if you know how to use one of the handy free maps handed out at the entrance gate. If you wish to find the Go Texan Wine Garden, for example, merely mosey a ways down the Esplanade, turn left at Inter ... More >>
Photos by Robert BostickCraft's Jeff Harris(This is the first part of a three-part look at Jeff Harris, executive chef at Craft. Tune in tomorrow for a Q&A with Harris and Friday as he demonstrates how to prepare one of the restaurant's dishes.) Jeff Harris was raised in a small town in East ... More >>
Sara KerensThe burgers are great, the desserts are tiny at Square BurgerThis week's Dallas food blog coverage is a medley of Czech chili, lamb burgers at Square Burger, good eats from Ethiopia, seafood stew from San Francisco, and gun-eating Texans. We'll help you to prepare your sweet tooth ... More >>
Allgood Cafe's chicken-fried steak nears perfection.Toque has been craving a chicken-fried steak for some months now, but the dish has been on our no-fly list because it's a grease bomb. A delicious, wonderful, traditional, heart-stopping, butt-expanding grease bomb. Deep-fried or pan-fried b ... More >>
Unbeknownst to me, semi-local singer/songwriter Guthrie Kennard has set up a sort of residency at the Los Colinas nightspot Cadillac Ranch. If I'd been paying better attention, I would have already hustled my ass up John Carpenter Freeway and caught Kennard's fine examples of Americana much earlier ... More >>
The Grape closes out Texas Wine Month
Thursday, July 10, at Granada Theater
Friday, July 6, at Uncle Calvin's Coffee House
Friday, September 17
Townes Van Zandt left behind great songs for people to fight over
FM 1382 in Southern Dallas County
Houston Street's "creative American" fare has a lot of potential
Fossil Rim Wildlife Center
Southern Dallas County
Millions in federal tax dollars are being spent by narcotics task forces in Texas to nab low-level users and dealers. Is this any way to wage a drug war?
If you can get past the Texas kitsch, the grub at Texana Grill makes for some good eatin'
Despite regional rivalries and hard times, the Fall Gallery Walk has picked up its pace
Even if its service is Dallas monochrome--Lavendou offers a superb palette of Provencal
Robert Earl Keen would like nothing better than to save country music
Keith Ferguson keeps a loose grip on Fabulous past
Grapevine Lake project takes aim at the automobile