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Smoke over Water: Pit master Doug Pickering, formerly of WORK, has moved his BBQ home to Lone Star Marina

Former WORK pit master Doug Pickering has a new home for his excellent smokey brisket, burnt ends, ribs and sausage. Instead of Deep Ellum, he’s now set up camp at Lone Star Marina on weekends, though he’s still negotiating on a permanent location closer to downtown Dallas. His pit is inside the newly renovated Old Continue reading → ...

Memorial Day Wisdom: The Best Advice Ever, from the Navy SEAL who led the mission to kill Osama Bin Laden

On May 17 this year, Naval Admiral William H. McRaven delivered the commencement address at the University of Texas at Austin. McRaven, the ninth commander of the U.S. Special Operations Command, directed the operation that killed Osama Bin Laden three years ago. “If you can’t do the little things right,” McRaven told the graduates and their families, “you will never do the big things right.” Here’s the rest >> ...

Hopdoddy Burger Bar will open its McKinney Ave location on June 2

    Hopdoddy Burger Bar confirmed to EscapeHatch that the Austin-based burgermeister will open its McKinney Avenue location on June 2, spreading its magic burger potion (and those addictive adult milkshakes) to an area of Dallas already vibrating with good burgers and adult drinks. Hopdoddy takes over the former Frankie’s Sports Bar. As in Hopdoddy’s Continue reading → ...

Despite rumors, Lockhart Smoke House not expanding to Fort Worth…yet

The Hatch HQ tip line  was smoking hot yesterday, as inquiring minds asked if Lockhart Smoke House was opening a branch in Fort Worth. “Not yet,” Lockhart Smoke House’s smoking hot co-owner Jill Bergus told the Hatch. “But it’s something we’re definitely going to consider.” Bergus says her phone and email also blew up with questions Continue reading → ...