Taco Libre returns to salute street food

Posted on 15 Apr 2016 at 7:35am

Last summer, Downtown Dallas sizzled on a warm summer afternoon with the first-ever Taco Libre, a celebration of the definitive Mexican street food with about a dozen taquerias from across North Texas showing off their skills with the simple flavor bomb of a taco. This year’s incarnation of Taco Libre — once again curated by [...]

Drive-by tasting

Posted on 15 Apr 2016 at 7:30am

One visit. One meal. One shot to get it right: Trompo ARNOLD WAYNE JONES Executive Editor jones@dallasvoice.com Trompo Luis Olvera likes tacos. And he wants you to like tacos, too. In fact, the outside of his brand-new West Dallas taqueria Trompo still boasts the awning from the space’s previous owner, Mr. Phil’s Bar-B-Que; Trompo’s name [...]

Agent provocateur

Posted on 15 Apr 2016 at 7:25am

Super-agent Sue Mengers comes to life in the gossipy ‘I’ll Eat You Last’ ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor jones@dallasvoice.com If your only exposure to Hollywood agents is Ari Gold from Entourage, and you thought that was a little over-played, well, you’ve never heard of Sue Mengers. She was an agent of the old-school variety [...]

Cassie Nova • 04.15.16

Posted on 15 Apr 2016 at 7:20am

Allergies won’t stop Cassie from answering your questions! Holla, hookers! Allergies are the work of the devil. After being sick all week — convinced I had the worst cold in history and I was dying — I broke down and went to the doctor. “It’s just allergies,” the doc said. “It’s from the unusually high [...]

GAY@USA (and DIFF, too!)

Posted on 15 Apr 2016 at 7:15am

Out directors are gaining more mainstream acceptance, with queer films and filmmakers front-and-center at 2 Dallas film fests this week ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor jones@dallasvoice.com There was a time when you went to theater for “the gay stuff” and the movies for everything else. Sure, there have always been indie films, but even [...]

What a DIFF a gay makes

Posted on 15 Apr 2016 at 7:15am

Queer-interest films to catch at DIFF Among the films at the Dallas International Film Fest this year of interest to the LGBT community, including screening dates and times. Look for online reviews at DallasVoice.com. Arianna (April 15, 4:45 p.m.; April 20, 4:45 p.m.). The Italian countryside is the setting for this mystery about a 19-year-old [...]

Taco love

Posted on 15 Apr 2016 at 6:15am

The Sylvan Thirty development scores another hit with Austin import Tacodeli ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Executive Editor jones@dallasvoice.com With the exception of a cup of tea, the taco is perhaps the simplest of all prepared foods … which is precisely what makes it so difficult to get one right. Tortilla, protein, garnish. That’s all you [...]

Tituss androgynous

Posted on 15 Apr 2016 at 6:00am

How Peeno, Kimmy & a little mermaid made Tituss Burgess an unlikely star The Internet loves a good penis pun. One of 2015’s biggest breakout stars, Tituss Burgess, discovered this fact last year, when The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt actor’s already-escalating showbiz profile reached new heights thanks to a song he sang called “Peeno Noir: An [...]

Best Bets • 04-15-16

Posted on 14 Apr 2016 at 11:10pm

Saturday 04.16 Famed Dallas rockers Jane Doe reunite for concert at Sue Ellen’s They were the first band Kathy Jack ever booked for Caven. They have played with the likes of the great Deborah Vial. They have been seen at the Kessler, House of Blues and other venues … but not so much lately. Only [...]

2016 No Tie Dinner: The night in photos

Posted on 14 Apr 2016 at 11:00pm