In a new documentary, the Dallas Mavericks’ legendary power forward lets down his guard.
Owner/Pitmaster: Sammy’s BBQ; Opened 1992Age: 45Smoker: Wood-Fired RotisserieWood: HickoryMarshall Prichard could pass for a decade younger than his forty-five years. Somehow the barbecue business has been kind to him in the aging process. He was there on day one when Sammy’s BBQ opened in 1992, and he still brings a youthful
Until this week, I had never enjoyed a great bite of barbecue at Sammy’s BBQ in Uptown Dallas. I used to work in the neighborhood when I had a desk job, but Sammy’s was a lunch option only if somebody else was choosing. I had become a barbecue snob, and I
Before brisket dominated Texas barbecue, meat markets served a vast variety of smoked beef cuts. The old-school meat markets of Central Texas would smoke anything left in the case too long, most often cuts from the forequarter, like shoulder clod or beef chuck. In the Dallas area during the forties and
No one can do it better, including getting plaques that were stolen from him back from a pawn shop in North Texas.
Iliza Shlesinger, whose comic style mates icy reserve with feverish belligerence, hits the road.
Houston, Dallas, and … Laredo?
It was a unique day for barbecue in Dallas last Saturday. Whole hog isn’t an item you normally see on a barbecue menu in Texas, and Cattleack Barbecue isn’t normally open on Saturday. Owners Todd and Misty David were showing off what they had learned in January’s
She welded wings onto airplanes in World War II, visited Soviet Russia to argue about airplanes, and modeled for a Lawrence Welk-affiliated clothing shop—but the most talked-about moment in her life was the day twenty years ago that Troy Aikman knocked on her door by mistake.
We’re not even a quarter of the way through 2015 yet, and mosques have been burned, loyalty oaths have been demanded, and—in Dallas last week—a Muslim man was shot in the back while watching the snow fall.
It’s not exactly new, it’s not flashy, and it’s not dogmatic about the barbecue style it serves, but Off the Bone Barbeque in Dallas’s Cedars neighborhood is just good. Dwight Harvey has run this joint in a converted gas station with his son Steven since 2008. It was a scheme to
Despite a century of homegrown rebranding efforts, some historians believe Texas remains as Dixie as ever.
If you want to reach out to the city of @Austin, you’d better look at @AustinTexasGov. If you’re looking for @Dallas, check out @1500Marilla. So who owns the more logical Twitter usernames for Texas cities?
Co-Owner/Chef: Smoke; Opened 2009Age: 39Smoker: Wood-fired Offset SmokerWood: VariousTim Byres is a man who is hard to pin down, mainly because he despises labels. He has been chef, pitmaster, author, culinary diplomat, and almost a food stylist. Six years ago he opened Smoke in West Dallas along with Chris Zielke and Chris
Museum-goers in Texas will have to live with snapping their art selfies the old-fashioned way.
A roundup of some of the most notable recent displays of gumption from women around the state.
A video of a high-speed chase in Dallas that ended with a woman in a minivan beating the crap out of the offending driver went viral last week. But should she have been put at risk by the police chase in the first place?
Brisket may dominate barbecue menus in Texas today, but nearly a century ago, a Dallas institution built its mighty restaurant empire on a simple Tennessee-style barbecued-pork sandwich: the “Pig Sandwich.” Perhaps some already know that I’m referring to the signature item served at the Pig Stand, a Dallas-based chain that formed
Braised oxtail comes to the strip mall.
It’s only fifteen percent of a wandering menu, but the listings under “New Texas Smokehouse” at Clark Food & Wine in Dallas begged for a visit. It’s a chic new restaurant on Lower Greenville, a neighborhood that has been amping up its restaurant game of late. The meat-centric Blind Butcher
Check your bag for liquids and heavy artillery next time you fly through a Texas airport.
A surprising number of Texas towns and cities have laws regarding plastic bags, and the one in Dallas might be the least effective of them all.
In a Dallas city directory from 1948, there is a listing for Hardeman’s Barbecue. In fact there were two at the time, both of which were located in what was known as Freedman’s Town. It was a segregated African-American neighborhood just north of downtown in what
Who inject $11 billion into the Texas economy.
From Midnight Rambler, in Dallas
The area along Greenville Avenue and Skillman street, parallel north-south arteries through the city, has become an Ebola corridor.
The law of the land meets the law of unintended consequences.
If you’ve eaten barbecue in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, there’s a good chance you’ve eaten it at Sonny Bryan’s Smokehouse. For more than a century, four generations of Bryans have operated barbecue restaurants, eventually creating a national franchise that’s now nine strong (eight in DFW and one in Utah). Their saturation in the market
Gloriously novel flavors permeate the menu at Stephan Pyles’s latest venture, San Salvaje.
With its tight prose, waitress heroine, and stinging insight into urban life, Merritt Tierce’s debut marks an exciting turn in Texas literature.
Both cities would love to be the home of what will be one of the larger new factories in the U.S.
Bastille on Bishop, which is expected to draw 4,000 people on Monday, was started by a French expat some ten years ago, but the area's connection to France runs much deeper.
After losing out on another Olympics bid, it's time for a little bit of soul-searching in Big D.
A new documentary from Joe Manganiello of "True Blood" and "Magic Mike" fame follows dancers at Dallas's LaBare, widely considered the premiere male strip club in the world.
The convenience store is testing a new Doritos breaded cheese thing in Dallas before launching the product nationwide on July 2.
The city's controversial bike helmet law now only applies to minors. What does that mean for enforcement?
How a big chunk of East Texas might end up underwater to keep Dallas swimming in growth potential.
There’s A Petition To Have The Dallas Judge Who Said That A 14-Year-Old Rape Victim “Wasn’t The Victim She Claimed To Be” Removed From Office
Change.org doesn't seem to change much, but it reveals that thousands of people have a problem with Judge Jeanine Howard.
And by "big plans," they mean, "better rent a car, international visitors."
The use of bait cars—or cars planted by police to lure potential car thieves—is a controversial practice. But Dallas Police intend to use them to get their arrest numbers up.
Glitzing it up around Big D (as in, “Downtown”).
In the 1980s, The Starck Club was where everyone—gay, straight, conservative and liberal—went to be themselves and to break the rules. With the release of an eponymous documentary, the history of the club is finally being told.
How did Robert Jeffress turn Dallas’s once-declining First Baptist Church into a vibrant megachurch? Certainly not by pussyfooting around.
Businessweek Explores the Phenomenon of People Moving To “Second Tier” Cities Like Austin and San Antonio
Them's fightin' words.
"Amnesty day": Not just for libraries anymore!
Justin Yu, Paul Qui, and Matt McCallister make the prestigious list.
The curious Texas tradition of dipping pizza crusts in ranch dressing will cost you.
Congratulations, San Antonio, Houston, Dallas, and Austin.
Meet one of the state's newest hip neighborhoods.
With its craft beers, kale smoothies, and vintage LPs, Dallas’s Lower Greenville stakes its claim as one of the state’s newest hip neighborhoods.