Cocktail Friday: Garth Brooks Edition

Posted on 18 Sep 2015 at 12:47pm

Cocktail Friday: Garth Brooks Edition — The Man in the Hat

Uchi, coochie — could she cook!

Posted on 18 Sep 2015 at 6:30am

Hype is one thing, but does Uchi ultimately deliver the goods? … Oh my, yes ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor I imagine every restaurant wishes it could generate the kind of pre-opening hype and post-opening lines that Uchi managed. From the moment local foodies heard that Dallas would be getting its own iteration [...]

RECIPE: Dry cider barbecue sauce and marinade

Posted on 10 Sep 2015 at 2:23pm

RECIPE: Dry cider barbecue sauce/marinade

Cocktail Friday: Smoke & Sophistication

Posted on 04 Sep 2015 at 1:53pm

Cocktail Friday: Smoke and Sophistication

Tasting notes

Posted on 04 Sep 2015 at 7:20am

Drinker’s edition: Scotland’s pride meets an upstart. Plus: Tailgating! When you think of the words “alcohol” and “Scotland,” chances are only one image comes to mind — that brassy imbibible, that defining whisky of the isles, the embodiment of the macho man in a bar: Scotch. I mean, the U.K. is known for whiskies, beers [...]

Pink Magnolia sets open date

Posted on 25 Aug 2015 at 12:16pm

We note that the opening date would take place “by Labor Day,” and that’s right — Casie Caldwell has announced that chef Blythe Beck’s food will be ready on Sept. 3

SUMMER RECIPE Grilled shrimp tacos

Posted on 21 Aug 2015 at 7:25am

What’s the No. 1 sport in Dallas in August? Nope, not Cowboys training camp — complaining about the heat. Aaron Henschen, the executive chef at the Del Frisco’s Grille in Southlake, devised a few home-cook seasonal recipes that will make that Texas sun easier to handle. For your cooking pleasure, we share one here: his [...]

Uptown, meet Whole Foods

Posted on 21 Aug 2015 at 7:20am

Gay foodies rejoice! Uptown has its first Whole Foods. The newly-opened grocery store along McKinney Avenue is conveniently located across the street from Gold’s Gym, to make it oh-so-simple for you to pick up some protein powder and get in some weights and cardio without having to park twice (and there’s two levels of underground [...]

Soup 2 nuts

Posted on 21 Aug 2015 at 6:30am

From concept to reality with Oak Cliff’s hotly anticipated new restaurant  Pink Magnolia …  in 743 easy steps!         ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor It’s the second week of August, when a lot of sane people are slowing down because of the heat, but Blythe Beck has never been busier. She’s [...]

Market forces

Posted on 21 Aug 2015 at 6:15am

How Brent Rodgers turned a juice company into a door-to-door virtual food-market-and-more for yuppies — and guppies       ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor It’s a warm Saturday, and you’re relaxing by the pool when you realize you’ve run out of beer or a bottle of white wine. There’s none in the fridge. [...]