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903 brewers

903 Brewers, based in Sherman, Texas, rolls out beers for DFW retail stores

903 Brewers, a local microbrewery in Sherman, Texas, owned by Jeremy and Natalie Roberts, is now selling their collection of 903 microbrews at more than 70 DFW beer retailers, including specialty liquor stores and major grocery retailers. The cans feature 360 Lids, which allow the entire top to be removed. You can pick up 903 Brewers four signature beers Continue reading →


Contestant DJ Quintanilla on Food Network's Cutthroat Kitchen

Here’s how to get cast on a Food Network tv show

With so many contestants on reality tv shows hailing from Dallas, the city seems to be ground central for talent (and misfits). If you’d like to follow the tv limelight cast by chefs Dean Fearing, Stephan Pyles, Kent Rathbun, Tre Wilcox, D.J Quintanilla of Resto Gastro Bistro  — hell, maybe even John  Tesar at Knife, here’s the link you need. Continue reading →


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This Vietnamese coconut grater is one reason Malai Kitchen should be on your Go list

Dallas’ Uptown West Village area is far from an ethnic polyglot. Yet at Malai Kitchen, the small but vibrant homage to Thai and Vietnamese cuisine, husband-and-wife chefs Braden and Yasmin Wages deliver culinary authenticity in a neighborhood where few seek it. There’s a beguiling sense that nothing’s too complicated or too simple about the cooking at Malai Kitchen, but you know that can’t be true. Continue reading →


braven brv-1

AT&T and EscapeHatch are giving away the Braven BRV-1 waterproof bluetooth speaker we profiled yesterday

AT&T, our longtime tech partner, is teaming with us to give away a Braven BRV-1, one of the two rugged, waterproof Bluetooth wireless speakers we profiled yesterday. To win, all you have to do is send us an email ( or leave a comment below. A random winner will be chosen from all the entrants Continue reading →


boom swimmer

Hot Stuff: Two sub-$100 waterproof Bluetooth speakers you need to know about at AT&T stores

AT&T, our longtime technology partner, sent us two Bluetooth gadgets to test: the robust Braven BRV-1 and the tiny, infinitely hookable Boom Swimmer. We’d been eyeing in AT&T stores recently. Both devices are ultra rugged, waterproof Bluetooth speakers that seem ideal for water sports, hanging out at the hot tub, or shower karaoke. They both pair easily with your smartphone Continue reading →