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Spread Eagle Saloon Spreads its Wings Today

Krista Nightengale discovered breastaurant-ish Spread Eagle Saloon last August, and since then we’ve been eager to see how its marketing team would deal with such a, uh, wonderful name. Turns out today is owner Scott Scripps’ Grand Opening Party featuring $3 drinks and live entertainment starting at 8pm. I’d rewrite the rest of the press […]

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Sissy’s Fried Chicken Makes You Feel Right at Home

It’s no secret that I avoid fried chicken like a bad disease. Something about fried chicken makes me want to look, sniff, and throw it back inside the KFC container it came in. Yet Sissy’s fried chicken is something else entirely. Paired with a fresh housemade Sriracha sauce, this Lisa Garza special has that hard-to-find balance […]

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TGI Friday’s World Bartender Championship Feat. Enrique Iglesias

We sent intern Karley Osborn out to brave a bartending championship in Grapevine on a Sunday night. What a trooper. Two nights ago, while the rest of you were crying in your living rooms over Meryl Streep’s Oscar speech, I was cheering alongside the corporate world of TGI Friday’s as flair bartenders from nine of […]

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Sandwich Review: Capriotti’s Sandwiches Get High Fives

After my online musings over whether Capriotti’s would be a good 50-store fit for our beloved DFW, the big boys over at Capriotti’s delivered four ginormous plates of sandwich samples to me and the office mates. D employees gathered ’round the choices yesterday, carefully selecting between the Bobbie (turkey, cranberry sauce, stuffing, and mayo), Homemade Turkey, […]

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February 27 Food Truck Schedule in Dallas/Fort Worth

The big event this week for multiple food truck service is the opening of the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge on Saturday, March 3.  Six food trucks will be part of the entertainment, including Nammi,The Butcher’s Son, Gandolfo’s, Ruthies, Jack’s Chowhound, and Trailercakes. The Arts District location is temporarily moving.  The Arts District’s Veletta Lill tells […]

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Fort Worth’s Reata Restaurant Revisited

I was living in Fort Worth when Reata moved to Sundance Square in 2002, taking over the old Caravan of Dreams space. Not long in Texas, I experienced every day as a Lone Star adventure, and in Fort Worth those adventures were often accompanied by cattle and cowboys, boots and a biker boyfriend. Things aren’t […]

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Restaurant Reviews: Stackhouse, Liberty Burger, Goodfriend Beer Garden in Dallas

Here is what we think. Let us know your thoughts. Stackhouse Randy Kienast is a successful home builder. One of his best friends is Ben Spies, a world-class MotoGP rider. You’d think the twosome would be happy to spend their spare time knocking back a few beers and talking about guy stuff like crashing a […]

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Upcoming Dallas Wine Tasting Events

Dallas is wine central in the next two weeks, starting today: MONDAY, FEB. 27 Burgundy 2009  Tasting, Sigel’s-Elite on Fitzhugh 5-7 p.m., Free. Guest winemaker: Jean-Nicolas Meo of Meo-Camuzet in Burgundy Co-starring: Jean Marie Dechamps (importer) To be tasted: Meo-Camuzet Bourgogne Rouge 07 Meo-Camuzet Gevrey Chambertin 09 Meo-Camuzet Vosne Romanee 09 Tremblay Chablis Fourchaume 09 […]

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Marquee Grill Execuchef Tre Wilcox is Auctioning Himself Off

Eater Dallas and Park Cities People may have talked about this already, but in case you’ve been hiding in a cave: Marquee Grill Execuchef and “Top Chef Allstar” Tre Wilcox is auctioning himself off for charity. You heard that right, ladies. It’s time to start bidding on Charitybuzz. Winner gets to spend two days in […]

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Uptown Borders is Turning into Max’s Wine Dive

After Borders went bankrupt, we all began to speculate what would happen with the empty Uptown storefront on 3600 McKinney. Now that 4,200 square ft. space will serve fried chicken and Kobe beef burgers at Max’s Wine Dive, a restaurant with locations in Houston, Austin, and San Antonio. Owner Jerry Lasco has spent a good […]

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