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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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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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Haven’t Made Easter Brunch Reservations Yet? It’s Not Too Late…

That headline is meant to assuage my fear of eating at In-N-Out after Sunday service since I haven’t made my reservation yet. Have you? I have a feeling I won’t be eating a dainty Easter brunch like the rest of the non-procrastinators. Well, don’t let my sad life prevent you from changing the course of […]

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Where to Take Your Mother-in-Law for Easter Brunch in Dallas

My favorite memory of Easter is not actually mine. It’s David Sedaris’. Way back when Sedaris was in France, he enrolled in an university to study French. The instructor once asked the class, “And what does one do on Easter? Would anyone like to tell us?” This is when Sedaris attempted to explain to a […]

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