History of Dallas Food: Prohibition in Dallas, Part 1

Inspired by the first two episodes of Ken Burn’s Prohibition on KERA, Amy Severson and I did a little digging into some of the details of what was going on in Dallas before, during, and after prohibition. The third, and final, episode is tonight at 9PM. It’s been a fascinating documentary. Today, we scratch the […]

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Somebody Help This Poor Girl: Healthy Food at the State Fair of Texas

This brave Disher asks the question: Hello. Do you know if any of the vendors at the State Fair have anything remotely healthy?  I know it is a fried food fiesta, but surely there is something healthy or just low calorie to be had? Chicken tacos on corn tortillas would suffice. I am clueless. Healthy State […]

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Event Report: 8th Annual Rathbun Art Party in Dallas

Kent and Tracy Rathbun threw open their penthouse in the sky on Sunday for their Eighth Annual Art Party. As previously reported, the ticket proceeds went entirely to the Dallas division of The March Of Dimes, which works to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth, and infant mortality. Other sponsors […]

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