Archive for May, 2012

Off-Site Kitchen

Posted by    |    May 23rd, 2012 at 1:32 pm

The moment you walk up to Off-Site Kitchen you feel proud to be an American.  I haven’t been to a restaurant (that wasn’t on a military base) that showed the amount of red, white, and blue to support our past and present soldiers.


Beertender, I’ll have Another Martooni… What City Am I In Again?!? Hotel Bars: A Place of Refuge for the Weary Traveler

Posted by    |    May 8th, 2012 at 1:25 pm

Even though the U.S. has had its warmest winter in recorded history, many of our Northern friends and family are looking for an excuse to get down here to the Texas Tropical Sun Belt to soak up a little of our warm Southern weather and hospitality. And while we may welcome them with open arms, we may not welcome them with open doors, so a hotel with a good bar is a welcome option, and you simply can’t have a great hotel without having a great hotel bar.

Taste Addison: 20 Years of “Let’s Eat Until It’s Time to Eat”

Posted by    |    May 4th, 2012 at 1:52 pm

Taste Addison is one of those events that you have to go to if you consider yourself a Dallasite.  It’s hot, it’s fun, it’s good old fashioned face-stuffing at it’s finest.  Where else can you explore the city’s best restaurants all in one place all weekend long?  In case you’re worried about parking or crowds, don’t be.  The second you taste the food, you’ll forget about anything else.  Don’t believe me? Check out this.

I mean, really.  A food festival offers up this kind of cuisine?  You bet your pajama jeans it does.

In fact, I am here to give personal testimony that this food is the bees knees, because I was invited to a media sneak peek of 20 participating restaurants and tasted their wares one fabulous afternoon.  Not only did I sample delish dishes from places like Chamberlain’s, Sherlock’s, Genghis Grill, Manny’s Uptown, Flippin’ Out Crepes and Coffee, and May Dragon, but I got to choose my favs in a friendly little competition. (more…)