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Mojito Tasting with Chef Julia Lopez Tonight at La Duni

In this battle-axe of an economy, where even having a job is worth popping a cork over, you have to carve out every cause to celebrate that you can. I chose to celebrate yesterday’s successful (read: bloodless) completion of my first day on the 21st floor by scooting over to the Knox-Henderson La Duni for […]

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Mariano Martinez’s Margarita Machine Named One of the Top Ten Inventions of All Time

From the Department of “You Can’t Make This Stuff Up“:  a press release from the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History’s Collections announcing the Top Ten Inventions from their collection. Tommy Edison’s light bulb? Check. Bell’s telephone? Check. The first camera? Check. Dallas restaurateur Mariano Martinez’s 1971 invention of the frozen margarita machine? Umm, check […]

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Urban Taco Opens Uptown Location

Yesterday a murder of crows media descended on attended a preview luncheon at the new Urban Taco location on McKinney Avenue. Our representative, Meredith Stein, feasted on a freebies and files this report. I’m just going to come right out and say it: I am, by no means, a food critic. As a college student […]

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