We’ve reached the third week of our head to head match-ups of some of Dallas’ top beers. First we saw Peticolas Golden Opportunity beat Franconia Koelsch. Then, last week, Armadillo’s Greenbelt Farmhouse Ale topped Revolver’s Bloody & Honey. Next up is the battle of IPAs.Full Story
There are many bar/restaurants in Dallas that serve a lot of beer and offer a menu with fancy burgers, salads, and chicken sandwiches. Some abuse the term by slapping gastropub on their concept. I tell you the five best real gastropubs in Dallas.Full Story
You’ve read our ranking of the best beers in Dallas. Now we want to know what you think. This is the second of four head-to-head match-ups we’re posing. Last week Peticolas Golden Opportunity soundly defeated Franconia Koelsch, 64 percent to 36 percent.
This time around it’s Revolver’s Blood & Honey vs Armadillo Ale Works’ Greenbelt Farmhouse Ale. The vibrant sweetness of that crowd pleasing, yet devilishly complex American Wheat from Revolver is up against the newish bros on the block just to the north, Armadillo. Blood and Honey came in 20th in our blind test, just a few steps behind the Greenbelt at 17th, but maybe you all disagree. Which of these summer friendly wheat beers will keep your jets cooled and poised for excellence?Full Story
You read our ranking of the best beers in Dallas, based on a blind tasting. Maybe you agree with all of it. Maybe you wonder how we could’ve come up with a list so wrong. Whatever the case, you know your beer, and you’re dying for a chance to tell us what’s what. Now you’ll have it.
For each of the next four weeks we’ll be putting two beers up for a head to head to vote to find out what our readers think about the best brews in town.Full Story
Truck Yard Par-tay. Ready? Truck Yard has been selected by Thrillist as one of America’s Best Banquet Bars. Huh? “As one of twenty “Best Banquet Bar” locations nationwide, Truck Yard shows a unique devotion to remain unchanged and a honorable stubbornness; just like Coors Banquet.” Huh? Who cares, they’re throwing a free happy hour tonight […]Full Story
Last night, Diane and Justin Fourton welcomed members of the local media and a few friends to the new Pecan Lodge in Deep Ellum. They won’t open to the public….., but we took notes and pictures and would like to share them with you.Full Story
Get off your butts and head to some of the biggest food, beer, and wine celebrations of the year. It’s a crazy busy weekend.Full Story
The Dallas restaurant scene is booming. Here are some of the happenings taking place as we type.Full Story
Lakewood Brewery’s Seduction Series is quite elusive. Even when we give you a heads-up as to where you can find these sexy, limited releases, they usually get dranked up before you can get your hands on them. Well, some of you must be getting them because I sure haven’t had any luck. And now, just in time for Cinco De Mayo, Lakewood Brewery is unleashing the Latin-lover in all of us with the latest Mole Temptress.Full Story
Texans will find any excuse to sip on a margarita, especially during these hot (almost summer) months. Cinco de Mayo is the best excuse. This could only mean a whole lot of Tex-Mex, margaritas, and celebrations are coming your way. Grab your sombrero and amigos and get ready to join the fiesta. Monday, May 5, is almost here.Full Story
Trinity Groves’ hyperlocal LUCK is the only spot in Dallas where all 40 taps are North Texas beers, brewed within a 70-mile radius of West Dallas. When we asked General Manager Michael Ferrari what his best beer pairing suggestion for the restaurant could be, he suggested the cheesy shrimp and grits with a runny egg yolk on top, covered in a Creole sauce and chopped green onions. This, he says, goes really well with Deep Ellum Brewing Co.’s IPA.Full Story
Plan a date and bring your mate to one of these five wine, beer, and whiskey pairing dinners. Sip and taste your way through the night with a delicious meal accompanied with hand-selected beverages.Full Story
Have you actually ever crawled across a patio? If you did, you probably don’t remember it. Here’s a chance to do it again.Full Story
The Final Four games start tomorrow, and you need two things to help you scream, “Go Badgers!” at the top of your lungs: food and drink. It’s a good thing, then, there are plenty of awesome deals hitting Dallas and Fort Worth this weekend. Let’s drink to that.Full Story
Booze-ing and brunch-ing. That’s what’s happening in Dallas this weekend. From the Big Texas Beer Fest to a DIY Bloody Mary bar-cart, we’ll all be needing some serious hydration after this weekend.Full Story
This week’s Wine Dinner Wednesday list is something to feast your eyes on. Take a peek at these six delicious ways to wine and dine this week.Full Story
Now that Matthew McConaughey’s taut, sinewy body is done brain-screwing us with his apathetic, brooding intensity, it’s time to turn our affections to the new detectives in town. The Wild Detectives opened last month inside a small house just east of the Bishop Arts District at 314 West Eighth Street. It’s snuggled in between neighboring houses, and there’s a little Chihuahua next door with a surly attitude towards visitors. He keeps his distance, though.Full Story
Every year, right before the Rangers kick-off their season, the Ballpark comes up with outrageous new food items to trick us into buying their giant hotdogs and monstrous hamburgers.
And every year, we say no more. Please, no more.
Monday, March 31 is when the Rangers play their first game this spring. And the offerings are looking bigger (and better?) than ever. Here are a few of the rookies.Full Story
Take time out of your week for a little wining and dining. Whether it’s a special Italian wine dinner in Fort Worth or a mozzarella-and-beer pairing class, we’ve got you covered.Full Story
We’ve got a a discussion going on in the office about what makes a good beer-drinking patio great. Some feel big is better; others want to sip and discuss in relative seclusion. Tell us where you go to drink beer and why.Full Story