Social School: The Cedars Social Introduces Social Hours

The Cedars Social: A good-looking bar with quality food and drinks. Perfect for when you’re wanting something a little bit different, but definitely classy. And the new happy hour makes it easy to try something new when everything is just $6 or less. Who needs $14 cocktails anyway?! Reality. Check. Please! The other night, we […]

Super Late Super Bowl List

Sources tell me there’s a “Big Game” coming up this Sunday. I don’t know, I’m not really into sports. It’s just so gosh darned American: exercising our right to watch America’s game on a big screen TV while drinking American beers and eating American food. In fact, of the teams playing is the Patriots, for goodness’ […]

Sneak VIPeek: Uptown Urban Market 

Food halls. They’re a new trend in the restaurant biz and one is finally poised to open in Dallas. The Uptown Urban Market, in the former Sfuzzi space (formerly the NAAN/weird-ass burger space), is almost ready. I happened to drive by at just the right moment to catch Jonathan Tobolosky, one of the partners and a friend of […]

A #VIPeek at how Del Frisco’s Grille does summer

Last week, the fine folks at Del Frisco’s Grille invited me out to their brand spanking new Plano restaurant to get a sneak peek at the newest DFG before it opened to the public. Unfortunately, this bitch doesn’t get all the way up that far north too often, so luckily for me, they were also […]

I’ve got the sickness, and Remedy is the cure.

Remedy, the hot new spot from former Top Chef contestant Danyele McPherson (who worked with chefs Brian Luscher of The Grape and Stephan Pyles of Stephan Pyles, Stampede 66 and San Salvaje), tosses out plate after plate of southern-style greatness you wish your mama made, from hushpuppies with spicy butter to deliciously killer chicken liver […]

@CityofAte #CROSSPOST: Dallas’ Best Smoked Cocktails

Okay I don’t know that these are the best. So let me just put that out there. But I went on the hunt, for several hours one night, after scouring the internet beforehand looking for smoked drinks. We tasted some. Some were long gone off of restaurants’ and bars’ menus and wouldn’t be back until […]

23 ideas for New Year’s Eve in Dallas 2013 AKA I get a shitload of press releases

2013 EDITION // 2013 EDITION // 2013 EDITION // 2013 EDITION // 2013 EDITION // 2013 EDITION // 2013 EDITION // 2013 EDITION // I’m certainly not complaining, but I got a metric shit-ton of press releases about holiday festivities at Dallas establishments. I figure it’s my duty to share. Here’s a good list of many of […]

I Found The Foundry & Chicken For Not Much Scratch

The Foundry Bar/Chicken Scratch is a good looking, Austin-like oasis of beer, chicken and wood pallets in Oak Cliff on Pittman, just past a trailer park. Even though I’d heard more bad than good about the food at Chicken Scratch, I’d been meaning to check out the place for quite some time. SMOKE chef Tim […]