10 days ago | Brunch
I’m not the biggest brunch guy. I feel like maybe later in life I’ll get there because I certainly love traditional brunch items, and day drinking seems like it might be fun in an alternate timeline where I don’t have so damn much to do. But Medra...
17 days ago | First Look
Because I’m the age I am, the word “biscuit” makes me think of “The Humpty Dance” every single time I hear it or even think it. If I eat a good enough biscuit, I might even quietly rap it. Samoans! I guess that a place with biscuit in the name...
2 months ago | Drinking
The nip in the air and the incessant drone of Christmas music means it’s that time of year when we take Melissa’s mom to tea. High tea in the American interpretation almost universally means standard black teas served in the lobby of a reasonably ...
3 months ago | Drinking
Let’s get a couple of things out of the way: 1. I paid $45 to attend a cocktail class that turned out to be a marketing presentation for a single brand of whiskey, and 2. I don’t care. Commercialization is annoying and we all have too many ads sho...
4 months ago | Cheap Bastard
Our Budget Bites feature normally has a limit of around $10, but I applied for and received an exemption to write about slightly more expensive sushi. My grandmother is fond of saying “never buy the cheapest weenies.” If you don't want to pay $16 ...
Thoughts from Tacolandia: Fresh Tortillas Required, Envuelto en Queso Is Big and We’re Not Tired of Tacos5 months ago | Tacolandia
On Saturday, City Council member Adam Medrano and I joined my Observer boss Taylor Adams to judge the taco entries at the best taco festival in North Texas, and several thousand of you were kind enough to be there, too. We gave five awards, and y’...