A Notorious Tale of Texas
“When we started out… Ithought we were really going somewhere. But this is it. We are just going”— Bonnie Parker. On May 23, 1934, Texas and Louisiana lawmen ambushed Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrowas they were living inside a car. The lawmen riddled their bodies with dozens of bullets.
Trip From Dallas, Texas to Kokomo, Indiana, and Back
“There's something that happens to you when you come back to your hometown” — Joseph Dougherty. My hometown is where I grew up and went to high school. Kokomo, Indiana is about 1000 miles (ca. 1,609 km) from where I live now. I had to visit my hometown once more for my mother's funeral. My son and I began our trip to Kokomo, we got an Uber ride to the train station.
Things to do around Easter in Dallas
Dallas, Texas is a vibrant city that offers an abundance of things to do throughout the year. With Easter just around the corner, there are plenty of fun activities and events to enjoy with family and friends. Whether you're looking for an outdoor adventure, cultural experience, or simply a great meal, Dallas has something to offer for everyone.
Dallas is Sandwich Crazy!
There is little to make a sandwich wonderful other than fantastic bread, well thought out seasonings and spreads, and a filling that should be unsurpassed. When deciding a list of our favorites, it seemed a more daunting task than originally thought. So much more came to mind as the list was settled.
Restaurants to try now in Dallas, Texas
Dallas, Texas is a city that is known for its incredible culinary scene. With so many options to choose from, it can be overwhelming to decide where to eat. Whether you're a local or a visitor, here are some of the best restaurants to visit in Dallas, TX.
Acclaimed Park Cities' Bistro - Au Troisième - Rebrands to 'A·T Bistro'
Au Troisième, the acclaimed Park Cities bistro known for its New American cuisine with global influences, has officially changed its name to ‘A·T Bistro,’ which has been its “short-hand” name since debuting to the public in June 2021. Along with its name change, other updates at A·T Bistro include the addition of a 600-square-foot outdoor dining space, 14-seat private dining room, 600-bottle wine cellar, Sunday brunch, daily lunch specials, happy hour menu, and more.
Surviving in Dallas: How much you need to make to live comfortably
A recent study gave an overview of how you need to live in Dallas Texas. The number isn’t high but it isn’t low either. Let’s take a look and tell me what you think. Smart Asset conducted a study and determined residents in Dallas need to make at least $53,680 to live comfortably. The number is after your taxes are paid. So per month, the number you need to live in Dallas is $4,473.
One of the best Old-school Burger Joint in Dallas
Dairy-ette is a must visit old-school burger joint when you are in Dallas. You will get to experience the 50's vibe here. Also the cheeseburger is so delicious and the house root beer is my ultimate favorite.
Dallas Has a Joy Luck of Dumplings
The Joy Luck Club is a novel by Amy Tan that narrates the lives of four Chinese women living in San Francisco and their relationships with their Chinese-American daughters. They gather monthly to discuss their lives and commiserate about their difficult pasts as they play mahjong.
Meatballs From Around the Planet - In Dallas
The meatball most Americans encounter are this fat, round composition of ground meats. It works best when made from a combination of lean ground beef and fatty ground pork or veal along with moist bread or breadcrumbs, herbs, cheese, and a spot of egg to bind the whole mess together. Drenched in marinara and served atop a bowl of spaghetti, the meatball is a staple of Italian restaurants across America.
Terry Blacks BBQ Reigns Supreme
With roots hailing from Texas BBQ mecca, Lockhart, Texas, Terry Black’shas this amazing history in smoked meats which scream Texas. We had the fortune to speak to the Black twins recently, giving us some insight into what is being served in the fairly new 10,000 square feet digs located in Deep Ellum, in the heart of Dallas. Twin pit-master brothers Mark and Michael Black run operations will skills that transcend generations.
Check Out Taco y Vino
From brilliant minds sometimes comes restaurant concepts so simple it defies imagination. This one comes from Jimmy Contreras who formerly was a stalwart in the Dallas wine community. It was four years ago when Contreras opened Tacos & Vino, a Bishop Arts resto that is snugly fit into a tiny home and blends with the neighborhood perfectly.
Eat Irish Today in Dallas: Cannon's Corner
Built in 1922 and renovated in 2014, the building is appropriately known as Cannon’s Village after Cannon’s 5-Cent store became the anchor tenant in the 1950’s. Cannon’s Cornershowcases traditional Irish culture through a thoughtful food and beverage program. Owner Alan Kearney tells us, “It’s important to me to serve the community that surrounds us. Irish pubs are great back drops for all sports, and good conversation. We look forward to serving our new neighbors.”
Shooting at Deep Ellum bar left two killed and one wounded gunman at large
WEDNESDAY was a chaotic day at a Deep Ellum bar where two people were killed and a third was wounded in a shooting. Police were called about 1 a.m. to Bitter End, on the corner of Elm Street and Malcolm X Boulevard, after a gunman wearing a ski mask approached another man at the bar’s patio and opened fire.
Mike Render AKA 'Killer Mike' Heads to Frisco for Annual State of Entrepreneurship Event on March 29
The DEC Network, a leading resource for entrepreneurs and startups, announced that it will host its annual State of Entrepreneurship presented by Bank of America on March 29, 2023 at FC Dallas National Soccer Hall of Fame in Frisco, Texas. This year’s event will be a special one as The DEC Network is celebrating its 10-year anniversary.
Celebrate Pi(e) Day With Us in Dallas
On March 12, 2009 your lawmakers passed a non-binding resolution (HRES 224) recognizing March 14, 2009 as National Pi Day. It is one of the more legit holidays we discuss here, and it is actually an homage to geeks everywhere who see the date as a reason to celebrate due to its mathematical implications. We say any reason to celebrate anything is just fine by us.
Sweet Pop-Up Starts Today at Eataly Dallas
Get your sweet tooth ready! Eataly Dallas welcomes three Dallas sweet shops to each pop up in the marketplace for a week in March. Eataly Dallas is excited to partner with each local business to offer their sweet treats at Eataly, and new exclusive creations will be available.
Jonathon's is Perfect for Gravy Everything
Separated by a small stretch of road Jonathon and Christine Erdeljac have set up their gravy kingdom in Oak Cliff where they reign as King and Queen of Gravy. Not a bad title if indeed you plan on selling plates of chicken fried steak and giant biscuits. And they do sell enough of these comforting dishes at both of their restaurants, Jonathon's and Jonathon's Diner.
Bob's Steakhouse for a Beautiful Bone-in Ribeye
Years before Bob's Steak and Chop Housewent location happy; we asked Bob what was up with the carrot. There was no crazy revelation, it dated back to his childhood where his mother made a version of this glazed carrot. Bob also mentioned it made sense, would you rather be a bone-in ribeye garnished with kale or some other green inedible, or a massive phallus-sized sweet carrot?