Shell Shack opened its first location in Uptown Dallas in late 2013. Fast forward a few short years, and the popular seafood spot known for its perfectly-seasoned crabs is getting ready to open its sixth DFW location. Joining the Uptown original, as well as stores in Plano, Arlington and Mesquite—and soon Ft Worth—the new location is landing in Denton near Golden Triangle Mall. Crews have already broken ground, and Shell Shack Denton is expected to open in the spring of this year. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
It’s haunting that there are merely weeks remaining in 2017. This means cooler temps, Fall parties and terrifying romps through DFW’s best haunted houses.
Most haunted houses have two prices, one for regular admission, and a second speed pass price to exit through the long lines that you will surely meet. Jump in the haunted pit of horrors for a list of our local favorites. If you wish to add to our list send us an email. Continue reading
by Constance Hernandez
Just off the beaten path of Interstate 35E, and among the maze of construction, you’ll find Denton, TX. And in that labyrinth of cones and temporary exits, you’ll find a hole in the wall. Not just any hole. RG Burgers and Grill. The small dwelling is home to a quaint array of backyard style half pound burgers, chicken sandwiches, and deli style “Nathan’s Famous” hot dogs. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
Denton’s first Brewpub Restaurant, Barley & Board opens Wednesday, August 12. Featuring ‘New American Cuisine’ in harmony with dozens of beers on tap, this brewpub restaurant will highlight some of Texas’ finest breweries as well as in-house ales created by artisan brewers. Open for lunch and dinner, Barley & Board sits in the heart of the historic Downtown Denton Square and has captured some of the look and feel from the original Lacy Hotel by including elements of exposed brick, reclaimed wood, distressed leathers and industrial lighting. Continue reading
Hypnotic Donuts will kick off the New Year with a champagne and caviar donut. The donut will be a white cake base with a champagne icing, gold flake and black caviar. Per Josh Griffin GM of Hypnotic Donuts, “I remember the day we were brainstorming ideas James’ (owner) first donut idea was to do a champagne and caviar donut”. The donut will only be available Jan 2nd (Hypnotic is closed on New Year’s Day).
The donut will be made to order and will sell for $10. For those that want to skip the caviar they can order a donut that consists of champagne and gold flake only. The donuts will be available in both the Dallas and Denton locations.
Hypnotic Donuts has two locations, the original at 9007 Garland Rd in Dallas, and in Denton at 235 West Hickory.
by Brian Wall
It’s not easy to start a business. Many of you that have understand how difficult it can be. If it isn’t the financial aspect, it can be the location or the legality of the business. Craft beer breweries hit these problems frequently. If it is not all the bureaucratic red tape of the liquor laws then it may just be the financial downside of equipment and ingredients to make that liquid ambrosia we enjoy tasting so much. Ask any home brewing enthusiast if they would enjoy making beer for a living and the answer would probably be unanimously “YES!”. Armadillo Ale Works knows this knowledge firsthand. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
Rusty Taco has leased a 1,828-square-foot space in Denton, Texas near the University of North Texas. This will be the tenth Texas location for Rusty Taco and the first location in Denton. It is located along West Hickory Street between Fouts Street and Avenue E.