Oh, Dallas. Something is fishy at our sushi restaurants. Katharine Shilcutt at the Houston Press has been digging through a new Oceana Study, and it doesn't say very nice things about the sushi we're eating.
That snapper you covet, sumptuously draped over carefully seasoned and packed rice, may ve ... More >>
The bakers union's new president has finally broken his silence following the collapse of Irving-based Hostess, baker of Wonder Bread and Twinkies. It was the bakers, after all, who largely sat out the attempted restructuring in a New York federal bankruptcy court, then dynamited the negotiations by ... More >>
In this week's cover story, we examine the demise of Irving-based Hostess, purveyor of Wonder Bread, Ho Hos, Twinkies and Ding Dongs -- basically all the stuff you should never put in your body. These days, pretty much everything is political, even the fate of snack food.
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To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2012 issue, we're counting down (in no particular order) our 100 Favorite Dishes. If there's a dish you think we should try, leave it in the comments, or email me.
Not every sandwich has to be a full-service gut bomb. Sometimes you just want a little ... More >>
This video tells the amazing story of the Tenacious D reunion. With that reunion comes a new album, Rize of the Fenix, and a massive tour that will pass through Dallas. On Friday, July 20, Tenacious D and opening act The Slights will be at Palladium Ballroom. Tickets will go on sale Friday at 10 a.m ... More >>
You just invented the Opti-Grab just like The Jerk's Navin R. Johnson, or possibly hit it big in what many now may consider their only chance at retirement, the lottery. What would you do with all that loot after buying a ration of fine automobiles and country estates? Well, you could join th ... More >>
Photos by Patrick MichelsMavs ManiAAC "One Love" puts the finishing touches on a "Popcorn Worm Fetish," an improvised exercise in contrasting flavors, including gummy worms and Vienna sausages.Each year Taste of Dallas gives everyday working Joes a chance to rub elbows with some of the best chefs in ... More >>
Sambuca2120 McKinney Ave.214-744-0820Sambuca is still around.It still has one of the more sophisticated courtyard spaces in Uptown and still brings in live entertainment. But the room appears somehow stale.As a restaurant slips into middle age--about four years without a makeover--pressure builds on ... More >>
Dallas is now home of the Twinkie. Interstate Bakeries Corporation, the Wonder Bread and Hostess host that had been in Chapter 11 since September 2004, is no longer in bankruptcy -- or, for that matter, its longtime home of Kansas City, where IBC started baking in 1930. It's moving its HQ to Dallas, ... More >>
Actually, this question came to us as your basic "who will win the Super Bowl" sort of thing, presumably hoping for some insight from our crew's most recent has-been athlete. (See photo).Dave Faries almost gets away with an ill-advised spin move during a Prague Lions practice session last spring.But ... More >>