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Cheap Bastard Alice Laussade Noms The Beard Nomination

aliceby Steven Doyle     photo by Nicholas McWhirter

Alice Laussade, Dallas Observer’s Cheap Bastard, and lovely bacon temptress who brought us all Meat Fight, is back in the news again. No, she didn’t take a seat before ordering at Maple and Motor Burger, nor did she tag the smoker at Pecan Lodge, but we are sure she has considered both. Alice has been nominated a second time for a James Beard Award for the humor-writing category of the 2013 James Beard Foundation Awards.   Continue reading

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Observer’s Artopia Brought Fashion, Art And Music To Dallas Contemporary Museum

DSC05277by Erica Guajardo

As a past intern and a volunteer at the Dallas Contemporary Museum, it is always interesting to see what the current exhibitions will be used as a way to enhance events!  On Saturday, January 26, Artopia presented by Dallas Observer brought together some of the best culture, fashion, art, music, and food venues that Dallas has to offer.  One reason that the Dallas Contemporary Museum is a great place to host this event this year is because it recently just opened their new exhibition Dzine + Los Americanos.    Continue reading

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3rd Annual Artopia Jan 26 At The Dallas Contemporary

artopiaby Steven Doyle

Dallas Observer is excited to host the 3rd Annual Artopia on Saturday, January 26, 2013 from 8PM-11PM at Dallas Contemporary (161 Glass St). Artopia is a celebration of Dallas Culture & Art that incorporates food, drink, art, music and fashion into one evening. This one-night fete celebrates the exciting, vibrant Cultural scene in Dallas.  Continue reading

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DallasBrewFest Next Week And You Can Win A Pair Of VIP Passes Here

by Steven Doyle

Join Dallas Observer on Saturday, September 15th in the Dallas Arts District as they jam the  DallasBrewFest presented by Gateway Buick GMC (Formerly Brew at the Zoo). Enjoy sampling over 150 types of beer from around the globe, while listening to live music from Cody Canada and The Departed and Kirby Brown. Doors open at 6:00 for VIP and 7:00 for General Admission.           Continue reading


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Interview With Meat Fight Temptress Alice Laussade

by Steven Doyle

Prepare for a meaty overload of the barbecue kind, Dallas. Vegans, run for cover, this isn’t going to be pretty. Alice Laussade, The Dallas Observer’s James Beard nominated  “The Cheap Bastard” food columnist is bringing her private meat challenge public and has lined up plenty of beefy chefs to participate. Meat Fight 2012 takes place Sunday, November 4, 2012 at the Sons of Hermann Hall in Deep Ellum and should prove to be one of the more spectacular events of the year.                Continue reading


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Scott Reitz Made Us Giggle

by Steven Doyle

The Observer’s food guru Scott Reitz Tweets like a mad man, something I am terrible at probably because I would rather eat that cheeseburger than Tweet about the damned thing. But I know he has a great sense of humor and today Tweeted a link to something that made me choke on the very same cheeseburger.  Continue reading


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