There are times when I feel this national taco obsession might be a bit out of control. It is just then that happenstance smacks me in the grill with a killer version of the street meat. This was the case yesterday as I meandered down Harry Hines.
There is actually no excuse to be on Harry Hines unless you are looking for a good price on a dozen cheap sunglasses, a used tire on the DL, or trying to make your way from north to south very quickly. Or if you are in need of a taco. The latter was the case yesterday and I found a nice one at this bizarre gas station that is really just a front for a lavenderia. 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 →
“What’s Eating Your Phone”? This is where we all can join in on the foodie fun by sending in your latest dining photo that has you all jazzed. These are not necessarily limited to dining out, it can be from that last dinner party. And don’t think we discriminate against libations. Send in your favorite cocktail photo, too.
To be included in a future edition of What’s Eating Your Phone, send those photos to me at firstname.lastname@example.org. A brief description and location would be super helpful. Here are this week’s selections: Continue reading →
On Saturday, December 1, the second annual Light Up Lowest Greenville will add an extra dose of brightness and holiday cheer to the vibrant strip. From 4 – 8 p.m., some of Dallas’s best restaurants, bars and shops are coming together to offer special drinks and snacks, as well as unique holiday ornaments. And it’s all for a great cause.
To get started, pick up your souvenir mug in advance at the their website or day of for $10. That’s your key to unlocking a variety of food and drink samples at participating businesses. Those include:
Popular in the citrus-growing regions along Italy’s Amalfi coast for more than a century, the digestif Limoncello makes for the perfect holiday gift. The liqueur is second in popularity only to Campari in Italy, and is a refined and genteel way to end a great meal.
Now is the time to make the elixir. It is so simple to make, pretty much anyone of drinking age can pull this off.
You will thank us for this. Best way to say thanks? A bottle of Limoncello. Continue reading →
If you missed Chefs for Farmers this weekend you missed out on the best food and wine event in Texas. Dozens of chefs are paired up with farmers to help promote their products. And if that is not enough they are also paired with equally as many wineries. But that is not all, you would have found local breweries and distilleries at hand sampling out to your heart’s content. Continue reading →