2 days ago | Coronavirus
Dating in the time of COVID-19 is tricky. Unless you’re using Zoom in a very creepy way, we know you single readers out there have your quarantine boo who’s still allowed to come over. Or maybe you even wound up cohabitating a bit ahead of schedul...
3 days ago | Coronavirus
In the decades before the American Revolution, Britain profited greatly from its colonial possessions by not very strictly enforcing its own trade laws that otherwise would have extracted onerous payments from the colonies. This policy of salutary...
9 days ago | Coronavirus
Government officials’ attempts to mitigate the extreme damage done to alcohol-selling businesses by new COVID-19-related regulations and by stubborn enforcement of old three-tier regulations have been inconsistent, confusing and difficult to expla...
12 days ago | Coronavirus
Colleague Brian Reinhart recently put together the Observer’s “Dallas-Area Chefs and Industry Insiders Vote on Their Favorite Restaurants,” where he went on, apparently along with the entire industry, to feloniously underrate Fearing’s restaurant ...
14 days ago | Coronavirus
On Sunday, Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins ordered all the bars to close indefinitely at 11:59 p.m. the following day. Since the industry is also a rumor mill, the move was not totally unexpected, but the speed, lack of notice and sense of finali...
14 days ago | Food News
Alex Gates, chef-owner of Cochineal in Marfa, doesn’t know who nominated her for a James Beard Award, which is not surprising for an award that holds an open nomination process on the internet (my Papa John Schnatter nomination went nowhere). What...