Archive for June, 2010

The Dirty Dusty

Posted by    |    June 24th, 2010 at 8:24 pm

There is a famous drink in Downtown Dallas, at City Tavern, named after one of my closest friends, Dusty. Or at least that is what we tell all of our out-of-town friends that come visit.

The story behind the name is no more interesting than the fib I just told you. In fact, a better-suited name for the Dirty Dusty, would be “No, NO I DO NOT WANT THAT.”

What is a Dirty Dusty? It’s a great way to start your night when downtown. It’s a must to make any friend who visits, or who hasn’t tried one, take one, a ritual if you will. It’s the two words you will hate most the next day. “I don’t remember much after that….Dirty Dusty.”

A Dirty Dusty is simple:

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Get a Little Patio Pleasure

Posted by    |    June 24th, 2010 at 6:56 pm

My five favorite patios in Uptown and Knox/Henderson, told with one picture, and one quote. Agree? Disagree? Share your thoughts in the comments section!

My top 5 are:

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Umm, Bartender? Five Tips To Getting Served

Posted by    |    June 24th, 2010 at 6:07 pm

Hey, how 'bout me?

Uptown bartenders can be a tricky bunch. If you have ever been that guy at the bar on a busy night, squeezing your way up to order a drink, watching as others (hot girls, kind of hot girls, no-way-she-is-getting-served-before-me girls, and the worst — other guys) get treated as if they are the bartender’s cousin, then you, my little holding your credit card high in the air trying to attract attention friend, need a little etiquette. Read on, and I will get you a drink after the jump.

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