Tomorrow we celebrate the end of 2013 and a start to 2014, so do it in style with incredible bubbly from all over the world. If you are out buying a few sparklers for tomorrow just about every store in town, from Sigel’s, Spec’s and Total Wine to Central Market and World Market, have Champagne […]Full Story
Now that you’re fat and full of Christmas happiness, it’s time to make those New Year’s reservations. And resolutions.
But, first and foremost, pick up the phone and dial those tellynumbers. Because New Year’s Eve means celebrating, which means eating out. And having a good time. And all that good stuff.
If you are like many in the city, the next two weeks will be filled with a lot of entertaining, pouring a great glasses of wine, and shaking and stirring tasty cocktails for your holiday guests. If you need a little inspiration, consider mixing one of these mistletoe and twinkle lights inspired drinks. A few […]Full Story
It’s the Thursday before Christmas, and you haven’t bought all your presents yet.
Worry not. We got you.Full Story
“Tamales are a magical thing,” a man named Gustavo Arellano once told the NYT.
In Dallas, these steamed beauties are as part of Christmas tradición as peppermint candies and hot chocolate. We buy them by the dozen, in bulk, and we hoard them in our freezers. We save them for cold weather days, when all you want to do is eat a couple tamales for dinner.Full Story
As 2013 quickly escapes from us, it’s time to start thinking about 2014.
If your New Year’s resolution is to eat better meals, then start with this list down below. We’ve gathered restaurant menus, prices, and all those other goodies for your 2014 celebration. Ring in the new year with a fantastic dinner before you go into full-throttle work-out mode.Full Story
Are you still looking for the perfect gift for your best friend? I’ve got you covered. Change their life! Buy them a restaurant. Here are some great opportunities.Full Story
Good morning! Rise and shine! It’s time to stop putting off those Christmas brunch, lunch, and dinner reservations.Full Story
I recently made an unexpected trip to Portland, OR, and while there, took the opportunity to visit one of my favorite places just outside the city, Willamette Valley. Just in time for holiday planning I visited a few favorites and a new find, each making wine ideal for your Christmas dinner, especially if holiday ham, pork tenderloin, roast turkey or a “Feast of Seven Fishes” are on your menu. The wineries provided complimentary trade tastings.Full Story
There are two camps of people: the Eggnog People and the Eggnog Haters.
During the holidays, when this weird Christmas drink hits grocery shelves, the division becomes more apparent. We split into our two groups. We waggle our tongues at each other. We fight. We try to convince each other that our side is much better.Full Story
If you’re not keen on cooking this Christmas (and we don’t blame you), consider dining at these options in Dallas.Full Story
Have you considered buying a fried turkey for your holiday celebrations? If so, we’re putting together a list of places to make it easy for you.Full Story
Fellow shoppers, no need to go all Amazon Prime yet. You’ve still got some time to order gifts for your food-conscious friends and family. This year, think local. Shop local. We’ve got a list that will help you find something for everyone.Full Story
The holidays are in full swing, though shopping this weekend with the ice will be tough. So, turn to the greatness of online shopping as you snuggle in the warmth of your home.Full Story
Winning this jackpot could help you knock out a good chunk of your Christmas shopping list. Click on the full story to enter.Full Story
Yesterday, Jeffrey Weiss at the DMN wrote an interesting piece on how, for the first time in history, Thanksgiving and Hanukkah celebrations ended up on the same day. His “dissimilar calendar” calculations are over my head, but make for an interesting read. Spoiler alert! He writes:Full Story
To say I love stuffing is to be polite in front of strangers. My infatuation with stuffing (or “dressing” if you’re fancy) runs deeper than allegiances to blood or country. I know what you’re probably thinking: “Yeah right, Jake. A side that consists of bread crumbs, onion, celery, salt, pepper, and other spices is so […]Full Story
Guys, I hate to break it to ya, but it’s freak out time. Thanksgiving is seven days away. Seven. Siete. If you haven’t ordered those birds and sides yet, I suggest you go here and look at my fat list of places to do that. You can also find restaurants that are doing special Thanksgiving […]Full Story
We are a week away from our favorite day of feasting, and with all the holiday favorites we need something tasty, with a little alcohol, to enhance and indulge with. Here are a few wines for Thanksgiving sure to please even the most particular palate joining you this holiday. A few selections were sent for […]Full Story