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Big Tex Choice Awards Winners Announced for Texas State Fair 2014: Fried Shrimp Boil and Funnel Cake Ale

This morning the eight finalists of the Big Tex Choice Awards went before the judges. Which fried monstrosities will be the featured food of the great Texas State Fair? You’re gonna have to click for the winner.

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Tipsy Tuesday: Dallas Booze News

Continually surprised by the mixologists, brew masters and food industry of Dallas, I love how menus across the city are constantly changing to push us to try new spirits and boozy concoctions. This week reveals unique brews and drinks to wipe away our summer blues. For the Beer Lovers: Watermelon and beer seem like an […]

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5 Martini Recipes and a Contest from Library Bar

Ready for a martini marathon? Starting Wednesday August 20, the Library is hosting a month-long series with 20 new martinis that will compete for a more permanent spot on the menu. Guests will vote on their favorite cocktails and come up with their own creative names for them as well. There will be 5 martinis […]

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Hurry, Tickets are Still Available for TEXSOM’s Grand Tasting and Awards Reception

It’s hard to believe this year’s TEXSOM conference will be the 10th gathering of international sommeliers. Founded in 2005, TEXSOM was started by Master Sommeliers James Tidwell and Drew Hendricks to help promote professional wine service standards, outline paths for further wine education, and certification, and raise public awareness about the professional standards and certifications for sommeliers. Tickets for the massive Grand Tasting are still available.

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Tipsy Tuesday: Dallas Booze News July 15-19th

If you were one of the individuals at Bastille on Bishop that kept your wine glass anxiously strapped to your hand, or if you enjoyed one glass too many in honor of the French Revolution, then I would say job well done. Though you didn’t let those Monday Blues get you down, you’re probably one […]

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Food & Drink Events: July 14th – 19th

With summer in full swing, lots of events are popping up. Here is a reminder of some things to check out this week: Tuesday July 15th: Have some brisket and sip on excellent whiskey. FM Smokehouse continues its Whiskey Tuesdays, and apparently it’s saving the best for last. Today it’s Pappy Van Winkle 10 year, […]

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