Save room for dessert! Thursday, October 14, marks National Dessert Day, and iconic steakhouse Al Biernat’s is the ideal spot for Dallasites to celebrate. With over a dozen dessert options, including rotating specialty scoops of gelato and sorbet, and a collection of dessert wines and cocktails, Al’s has a dessert for everyone.Continue reading
Miriam Cocina Latina and El Jimador tequila celebrate El Día de los Muertos on Thursday, October 28 (6:30-9pm) with a tasting flight of 100% hand-harvested blue Weber agave distillations including the Silver, Reposado and aged Añejo.
$35 includes the tequila flight, t-shirt and paints to create an original sugar skull design along with light bites from Miriam’s cocina. For reservations call 214-855-5275.Continue reading
The Junior League of Fort Worth (JLFW) is hosting its 15th annual Christmas in Cowtown Holiday Gift Market (Market) at the Amon G. Carter Jr. Exhibits Hall in the Will Rogers Memorial Center. From Thursday, October 14 through Sunday, October 17, Christmas shoppers can peruse more than 200 merchants from across the country, showcasing home goods, jewelry, clothing, children’s gifts and more. Single-day tickets cost $15 and can be purchased here.Continue reading
We love our fried chicken, and have been seeking out the very best Dallas has to offer. We scoured the streets and found some with an ethnic twist, others are straight forward crispy fried and juicy.
We had to eliminate a few that didn’t qualify as traditional, such as Bon Mua’s fried Cornish hen, which is still worth making the drive to Carrollton. In making our list we were shocked at how many plates of fried chicken we had sampled over the past months. Col Sanders would have said he was too drunk to taste that chicken after just a few of these places.
by Steven Doyle
Shuffling in and finding one of the few remaining seats at the bar, a popular spot for the regulars, you grab a menu and peruse knowing that you will order the chicken fried steak. But you scan the menu with the thought you may discover a new Texas favorite, but alas you do not. Nothing new has been invented in the past hundred years that might exceed the perfection of a slab of tasty beef pounded thick and hand breaded and deep fried. The craggy crisp layers are an exciting place for unctuous creamed gravy to lay rest in anticipation of your first bite. Continue reading
Dallas is back and ready to celebrate cultural events and holidays with the community, which is why Taquería La Ventana is so excited to be bringing back their annual Día de Los Muertos celebration on Tuesday, Nov. 2.Continue reading