Meeting up with friends is best done outdoors these days. Lucky for us, DFW has some great spots to choose from. No matter where you are in the Metroplex, there’s a beer garden just waiting for you to raise a glass.
Katy Trail Ice House
Check out the more than 50 beers on tap at the Katy Trail Ice House, located in the heart of Dallas on the Katy Trail. The patio has picnic tables for seating and plenty of room to roam. The beer garden holds hundreds of people, even with some seating removed for social distancing. Watch joggers and cyclists go by as you enjoy the burgers and barbecue on the menu.
Design District staple Meddlesome Moth celebrates a decade in the Design District on Saturday, October 10th with an epic beer tap takeover curated by beer director Matt Quenette and live music by Parker Speirs & Zoe Jorgenson beginning at 7pm on the patio.
goodfriend Beer Garden & Burger House located at 1154 Peavy Rd. has pivoted to a new name, menu and essentially opens a new restaurant, Good Citizen, with lower prices and different menu for take-out and delivery.
Co-owner Matt Tobin says, “These are trying times people…trying times indeed. In order to never forget our duty to each other during this unprecedented moment, we have changed our name to reflect what we ALL need to be to each other.” Continue reading →
Watch the TX/OU action in beautiful Sundance Square Plaza on Flying Saucers’s 9’x16’ screen – for free October 12th starting at 11am. No purchase necessary. Food and beverage will be on sale OR stop by any of the Sundance Square restaurants including Flying Saucer and grab food to go as part of your tailgate experience. No coolers or outside food will be allowed. Buy tickets now, or enter to win from CraveDFW. Make a comment to be entered, winner announced Wednesday, October 10th.
Fall is a special time of year. There is a plethora of increased flavors and spices that do not come out the rest of the year. Winter will also invite a cornucopia of warmer flavors and heavier beers that are higher in calories, alcohol content and in different flavors for some. Autumn does offer a nice assortment of flavors and varieties due to harvesting of fruits and vegetables.
The biggest flavoring for autumn beers and in most Oktoberfest-style beers is pumpkin. Ahh, pumpkin. The visage of warm pie, Jack-o-lanterns and a fireplace can easily fit into the mind when picturing a nice round, full orange pumpkin. One beer that is inundated with the spirit of pumpkin was sampled recently- Post Road Pumpkin Ale. Continue reading →
There is a place, a hidden place, where you can find cold beer, great burgers and incredible live music. This is the place many know as Lee Harvey’s. In its own compound surrounded by barbed wire and a double gate to prevent happy pets from either getting in, or escaping, you will find nothing but great camaraderie and smiles at this hot spot in the Cedars area of Dallas.
The food at Lee Harvey’s is nothing short of splendid, and is made out of a kitchen much smaller than your own at home. The food comes out quickly and perfect every time for a place with such adversity as this small workspace. But that is the only thing small about the bar. The burgers are enormous, clocking in at a half pound and topped with as many ingredients as you might care to savor. The meat is juicy and hand formed, and even though the bun is sturdy the juices make fast play with your ability to manage this monster. Continue reading →