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Thanksgiving

  • Calendar

    May 8, 2014
  • Blogs

    December 17, 2013

    My Worst Dallas Food Photos of 2013

    Remember this choriqueso from El Tizoncito? The picture, taken in 2011, was so bad it gave me the idea to look at all of my photos from that year in a hunt for the worst, and it turned out that the heap of cheese and sausage one commenter likened to horse vomit was only one of of many bad photos I'd ... More >>

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    November 28, 2013
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    November 26, 2013

    Chef Dean Fearing on Thanksgiving, Eating in Dallas and Sharp Knives

    You'd be hard-pressed to find a more charming chef than Dean Fearing, the man behind Fearing's Restaurant at the Ritz-Carlton Dallas. Known fondly as the "father of Southwestern cuisine," he earned a world-class reputation as The Mansion on Turtle Creek's executive chef. He left that post in 2007 t ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 6, 2012
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    November 30, 2012

    Baking for Good Is Baking Up "Instagrahams" for the Holidays

    I'm sure you other Instagram users noted it too. Last Thursday the popular social media site, based on filtered photography, was absolutely inundated with pictures of turkeys, table settings, pies, fall leaves and anything else that was even remotely related to the Thanksgiving holiday. A bakery ba ... More >>

  • Music

    November 22, 2012

    The Band Does Denton

    Friday, November 23, at Dan's Silverleaf

  • Calendar

    November 22, 2012
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    November 13, 2012

    Seven Trends for Thanksgiving 2012

    1. Channeling Sam Sifton. The former New York Times restaurant critic is on a roll. In addition to a career in food writing and 25 years of cooking holiday dinners, he twice manned the Thanksgiving Help Line at the Times, where he guided overwhelmed (drunk) hosts through frozen birds and flambé dis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2012

    The Overserved's Guide to Being a Regular

    Sometimes you really do want to go where everybody knows your name. If you've played your cards right, your favorite place will know your drink order, have a secret parking spot for you and let you stick around after hours. The art of the regular takes practice, so here are a few tricks to stay in t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2011

    Demi Lovato, Ray Benson and This Weekend's Top Shows

    ​A lot of people are home for Thanksgiving nursing food hangovers and hanging out with family, which explains why most of this weekend's shows are from local acts. That doesn't mean there aren't some big shows happening this weekend, like the one from Dallas' own Demi Lovato tomorrow at Verizon Th ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 24, 2011
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    November 21, 2011

    100 Holidays Ranked By Deliciousness

    Known: Thanksgiving is one of the best food holidays ever. So, where do the other 99 holidays we could think of rank? We're so glad you asked. 1. Day After Thanksgiving: All the food, none of the family. Plus you get Leftovers Sandwiches. Choose to deny that this is the best food holiday of all foo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2011

    Six Ways to Localize Your Dallas Thanksgiving

    Pearl Brand Artisanal Ice Cream​We've already talked turkey. Now, let us not delegate lesser attention to the other elements of a proper Thanksgiving feast, many of which you nary have to travel far to find. There are, in fact, many ways to bring a local farm, wine-maker, cheese crafter, coffe ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 17, 2011
  • Blogs

    November 15, 2011

    Steven's Garden and Grill: It Will Grow On You

    How does your garden grow? With a cheeseburger at this place.​Sundey McClendon occasionally goes searching for some of DFW's farthest-flung gems. Have a suggestion? Leave a comment and she may check it out. A while back I heard a tale of a restaurant run by a landscaper and a local celebrity ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2010

    And The Libertine Holiday Beer Dinner Winner Is...

    ​Thanks to all who shared their tales of holiday embarrassment, trauma, blackouts and illness in our latest commenting contest. It was a lot of fun (and sometimes just sad) reading them, and also oddly comforting to know that I'm not alone in finding that the holidays aren't just a nonstop barrage ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2010

    Terrence Malick Shot Tree of Life All Over Texas. Including, Turns Out, in Downtown Dallas.

    The view of the Chapel of Thanksgiving that appears, briefly, in the new Tree of Life trailer​Last night, in the comments of the Good Guys-are-gone item, Friend of Unfair Park "Urban Observer" observed: At the 1:39-minute mark of the just-released trailer for writer-director Terrence Malick's looo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2010

    JS Chen's Crab Fried Rice: Tackling
    The Mythical Beast

    Photos by Kristy Yang​Maybe tackling JS Chen's prodigious crab fried rice the day after Thanksgiving wasn't such a great idea, after all. Wanting to refresh our palates from turkey and stuffing bombardment, boyfriend and I took a breather from our half-hearted Black Friday shopping to pay a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2010

    Fake Chanukah, Real Potato Latkes:
    An Accommodation

    Photos by Adam DonaldContemplating the meaning of Fake Chanukah for a kid...presents​Deeply rooted in the rich traditions of the Jewish people is the potato latke. Born of the shtetl and carried to this country on the taste buds of immigrants, the potato latke, a.k.a. the potato pancake, is ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 25, 2010
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    November 24, 2010

    Listomania: The Songs That Give Thanks, a Field Guide

    Not a song, but we sure are thankful for this.​It's hard to argue with Charlie Brown: Thanksgiving is here, man (paraphrased). Over on our on food blog, City of Ate, the writers are counting down to Thanksgiving with odes to their favorite T-Day foods. DC9's thinking: why can't we join in on t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2010

    Trying Texas-Made Oatmeal Stout, IPA and Barleywine, Plus Thanksgiving Beer Help

    Jesse Hughey​Earlier this month I spent a weekend in Austin for Fun Fun Fun Fest, where I was able to spend some time in the very cool Black Star Co-op brewpub and also bring back a few beers that I hadn't seen in Dallas. One of the Austin-made brews that really made an impression on me was Jester ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2010

    City Offers Love Field Fliers Some Tips on How to Have a "Safe and Pleasant Experience"

    Love Field does not look like this. Not yet. But it will. One day. So they say.​As you're no doubt aware by now, Love Field's starting to get its extreme makeover -- otherwise known as the Love Field Modernization Program, for those now quite with the program. But, see, maybe you're headed out for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2010

    Cowboys 35, Lions 19: My Top 10 Observer-ations

    ​10. Two-game winning streak be damned, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones isn't getting too caught up in his team's re-booting: "I want to say it again: No fan should think I'm happy with the way things are," Jones said after his team's win Sunday at Cowboys Stadium. "I'm happy having these two ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 18, 2010
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    November 18, 2010

    Sadler's Smokhouse Donates 6.5 Tons of Meat
    To North Texas Food Bank

    ​Sadler's Smokehouse this week donated 13,000 pounds of pit-smoked brisket, ribs, pork and chicken to the North Texas Food Bank, a gift that poses a holiday cooking quandary for recipients: Just how do you build a Thanksgiving celebration around a nontraditional protein? According to Katherin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2010

    What, No Marshmallow-Topped Yams?
    Thanksgiving Menus for the Non-homebodies.

    ​Thanksgiving is just under three weeks away, which means it's high time to choose recipes, draft a shopping list and find the roasting pan. Or, alternately, make reservations. For folks without nearby relatives or an inclination to cook, a number of local restaurants are serving up Thanksgiving ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2010

    Let's Give Thanks For Thanksgiving Food Blogging

    ​The best time of year is when the Halloween decorations come down, the pumpkins get mushy and the candy aisle goes on sale for half-price. We're inching closer to Thanksgiving and the blogosphere is buzzing and roasting and stirring. It's a food-filled, recipe rich, seasons-eatings time of year. ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 26, 2009
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    November 26, 2009

    BREAKING NEWS: Cowboys Stadium Has a Flag!

    Happy Thanksgiving! Happy America!!​I'm out at Cowboys Stadium for my show with Newy Sruggs on 105.3 The Fan, followed by the pre-game show from Noon-3 p.m. with Jagger and Larry Brown. Took this pic a minute ago. It's a bird! It's a plane!! Nope, it's an American flag!!!

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2009

    Hophead: Do Right By The Pilgrims And Have Beer With Your Thanksgiving Meal

    ​If barley be wanting to make into maltWe must be content and think it no fault For we can make liquor to sweeten our lipsOf pumpkins and parsnips and walnut-tree chips. --Anonymous colonist, 1630Though some dispute the story, many beer lovers cling to the legend that the Pilgrims landed at Plymou ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 19, 2009
  • Blogs

    November 16, 2009

    Hash Over: Drink Like A Millionaire, Eat Heart-Healthy, And More

    ​Golden Spirits has come up with an idea so perfectly suited to the artificial luxury embodied by Dallas ultra-lounges that you'd think the Madison, Wisconsin distillery was based here. Well, to use the old bumper-sticker phrase, Million Vodka wasn't born here, but it got here as fast as it could. ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 26, 2009
  • Blogs

    February 27, 2009

    Bargain Hunting at the City Store

    I'm on a tight budget -- but, right, who isn't? So when my boyfriend suggested we check out the inventory of police-confiscated property for sale at a nearby warehouse, I jumped at the opportunity.The City Store, located off Stemmons Freeway on Irving Boulevard, sells seized property, lost junk and ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 27, 2008
  • Calendar

    November 27, 2008

    Turkey For Hire

    The Gaylord cooks it up

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2008

    "Turkeys Vote."

    As I mentioned earlier, Ed Bark has retreived from the Wayback Machine this Thanksgiving must-see, which comes courtesy some YouTuber named "turkeybowler," who rolled this strike back in June. As we're trying to hustle out most of next week's issue in advance of some holiday tomorrow, seems only fit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2008
  • Calendar

    March 27, 2008
  • Blogs

    November 22, 2007

    Top 5 Songs About Thanksgiving

    Compared with other holidays, Thanksgiving hasn't inspired bards all that much. There are no traditional hymns, no instantly identifiable music associated with the day, save possibly various football broadcast bumpers. Nevertheless, here and there we find certain songs that -- in lyric or in spirit ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 22, 2007
  • Calendar

    November 22, 2007

    Tryptophan Salvation

    Get in on a turkey giveaway

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2007

    Get Some Action from Darlington

    Apparently, local musician Darlington likes to sleep around. At least he admits that in Monday's Washington Post article about musician mom, Barbara Jones. If you’d like him in your bed, ask him this Friday at the Darkside Lounge where he performs with Greyskull, Poster Boy Material and Respon ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 15, 2007
  • Blogs

    January 25, 2007

    No, Pal, You STFU

    Big story yesterday about a Boston couple who was booted off a flight because their 3-year-old was throwing a tantrum and refused to be buckled in to her seat. Fair enough, considering that you've got another 115 or so passengers waiting to take off. The story ran on KDFW-Channel 4, and my wife weig ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 23, 2006
  • Calendar

    November 23, 2006

    A Big Holiday Combo

    Traditions unite under the accordion

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    March 2, 2006
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