Truck Yard is making spirits bright early this year as everyone’s favorite Lowest Greenville bar celebrates the season on December 10th. This means specialty hot cocktails, tacky sweaters, a toy drive and Dallas’ most popular miniature Santa. Continue reading
Mark your calendar for Sunday, November 20th (11:30am – 3pm) and consider skipping breakfast that morning, because Truck Yard is hosting its second annual Chili Cookoff. For three and a half glorious hours, interested parties can stroll about, sampling chili from five of Dallas’s best chefs, drinking beer (a ticket grants you chili samples and two Shiners) and enjoying the conviviality that comes with both. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
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.
With all the heartache of selecting which can stand alone as the very best, we humbly submit in no particular order sandwiches that we enjoy. Tell us your favorites and we will run out today and sample one. Continue reading
Mark your calendars for October 11th when the Truck Yard plans on hosting a Celebrity Chef Chili Cook-Off featuring some of the best culinary talent our city has to offer.
The outdoor event will see the rotating array of food trucks replaced by chef-manned tables, and it’s every attendee’s job to visit each table for a taste because the hungry masses will be responsible for choosing the winner. Just $25 gets you unlimited chili samples to ensure everyone can diligently fulfill their obligations. And everyone will also receive a cup for beer, which is an important addition to anything chili-related. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
Carnival Barker Ice Cream, owned by Aaron Barker Dallas’ only rock and roll ice cream maker, lost his lease at his original Greenville Avenue location. Located in 120 square feet of space near the entrance to The Truck Yard, Barker is now in search for a new location in the area. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
Our favorite adult playground is at it again, this time with giant watermelons and zero shame. The same spot off Greenville Avenue who makes the best cheesesteaks in Dallas is offering up a fun option for some end of summer love. Behold: the White Trash Bottle Service. When I first saw the headline in my email inbox I was thinking 40’s of Schlitz. No, this is so much better.
On Friday from 5pm until we run out, the Truck Yard is offering “White Trash Bottle Service.” Basically, they’re tapping whole watermelons with a pour spout and loading them up with tequila, fresh lime juice and triple sec. Combine that with the watermelon juice, and you’ve got a fruit keg full of electrolytes. And tequila. Continue reading
by Mike Marrero
Your next date will be Saturday during the day and starts with brunch at Boulevardier in the Bishop Arts District. Boulevardier is a French inspired modern bistro with a selection of over 120 bottles of French and American wine, a large liquor selection including signature cocktails, and chef driven menu offering many delicious choices from its wood-fired grill. This consistently top ranked Oak Cliff gem is open for brunch on the weekends from 11am – 3pm. Order a round of mimosas for $10, share the Legs and Eggs featuring crisp duck legs confit, sunny side up Texas Farm eggs, homestead stone-ground grits cake, and huckleberry sauce for $16, and the French toast with biscoff, cinnamon toast brittle, Texas pecan maple syrup, and Grand Marnier Chantilly for $10. Boulevardier is located at 408 North Bishop Avenue in Dallas. Continue reading