Win a Chance to Brunch With S.E. Hinton on April 27

Big D Reads, D Magazine’s literacy movement, kicked off this morning with a huge bang. Volunteers handed out 3,000 copies of The Outsiders around the entire city. It’s a big goal for us to make Dallas a city of readers, but Big D Reads is giving away 20,000 copies and creating events around the book to get people excited. (Think movie screenings, book discussions, and a visit from the author.) Interested? We have a whole calendar.

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A Day in Denton: Breakfast and Lunch (Part I)

It’s a little crazy how close Denton is from Dallas. But 40 miles somehow translates into a million light years away. If we’re honest with ourselves, Denton really deserves more from all you I-don’t-venture-above-635-people. This artsy college town has transformed from a No Man’s Land to a thriving food scene in the last 13 years. […]

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Nickel and Rye, a Cocktail Bar, is Already Serving Brunch in Uptown

Maybe it’s because I haven’t had any breakfast this morning, but DANG. This brunch menu at Nickel and Rye, the bar that just opened at 2523 McKinney Avenue, looks smashing. Texas French Toast 6.95 Eggs Benedict 8.95 Marinated Hangar Steak & Egg 9.95 Corn Beef Hash & Eggs 7.95 Biscuits & Gravy with Housemade Sausage […]

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Into Shelley’s Belly: Outpost American Tavern’s New Brunch Offerings

Hello out there. Today is Tuesday, and here we are. I’m sending you internet kisses, so grab those bootstraps and pucker up. At any rate, you all know Outpost American Tavern. I’ve even written about it before, remember? It’s cool and now it’s  offering a small, yet creative brunch menu outfitted with cocktails and gravy. The […]

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The Craziest Bloody Mary in Dallas

As seen in our July issue.  The Anvil Pub, in Deep Ellum, is known for three things: its punk-rock attitude, the funny messages scrawled on its chalkboard street sign, and a Sunday tradition called F— Brunch (except they don’t bother with the dashes because dashes aren’t very punk rock). The FB menu features four insane […]

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Spoon is Starting Lunch on May 12, and We Have Pretty Photos to Prove It

Perhaps I made fun of John Tesar, chef-owner of Spoon, a little too much on my Top Chef recaps, because that sucker sat me and Matt Shelley closest to the kitchen during yesterday’s media lunch. To keep an eye on us, I suppose. Nah, I kid. (Or am I? I can’t decide.) Nancy wrote a […]

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Sunday Brunch in the Garden With Urbano Café and Tom Spicer

I’m calling this event the We’re All Bozos on this Bus Brunch. Tom “Nick, You’re Suck a Tool” Spicer and his FM1410 neighbors, Kristen and Mitch Kauffman of Urbano Café, have put together a rocking Sunday buffet brunch. It takes place from noon until 2PM on April 28 in Spicer’s garden, It’s BYOB and I’ve […]

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Bits & Bites: Things to Do and Chew in Dallas This Weekend, April 5-7

Yeah, don’t come crawling to me with nothing to do. There are plenty of events, activities, and tummy rubs available this weekend. I say this with love: get off your lazy bum and hop to it. Shoo, fly, shoo! Friday, April 5 Eh, nothing really going on (that I can find). Get some beauty rest […]

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Where to Make Brunch Reservations on Easter in Dallas (2013)

Every time Easter rolls around, I feel myself itching to buy a bunny. A Holland Lop bunny. But since I have a huge half Lab/half German Shepard dog with very sharp teeth, this dream of mine will never happen. Therefore, I will eat my feelings away this Easter with brunch. Lots of brunch. Here are this year’s […]

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Leslie Brenner Discovers the Best Brunch in Dallas. But I’ve Got to Ask…

Leslie Brenner admits that, until recently, she wasn’t a fan of brunching in Dallas. I can dig that; I hate brunch. But Brenner has changed her mind. In fact, she says:  “I’m now feeling very sunny-side-up about the whole brunch thing, and after months of brunching my way around Dallas and environs, I’ve come up […]

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Buy Tickets to the Brunch of the Sugar Plum Fairy on Saturday, December 1

The Nutcracker has landed at the Ritz-Carlton. Dallas’ 2nd annual Brunch of the Sugar Plum Fairy, scheduled for 10 a.m. on December 1, will feature a buffet with gifts for all children and a performance by dancers from the Texas Ballet Theater School. Cookie-decorating stations with candles, sprinkles and tubes of icing will probably put […]

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