Tag: Texas

10 Top Dallas Bars + Interview with Michael Martensen

My Summer 2016 feature for Distiller Magazine on Dallas, with an 10-page print spread, my photos and two articles: My article on 10 of Dallas’ great bars An interview with Michael Martensen of Proof + Pantry and Madrina Both articles here. More of my Dallas/Texas food and drink recommends here. ______________________________________ Past issues/featured cities (top 10 bars, local distiller and… Read more →

Top 10 Houston Bars

There is a vibrant range of quality bars in Houston (my top 10 Houston food recommends here), a city whose drink scene is on the rise, whether the cocktail bar that finally ushered in the cocktail renaissance here in 2009, Anvil, to the city’s strongest Italian amaro selection and cocktails at Coltivare. Some spots didn’t quite work for me: the… Read more →

6 Top Austin Coffee Shops

Last issue we talked Dallas and its many food and drink surprises these days… This issue I dig deep in Austin — food (restaurants, tacos, BBQ, ice cream) and cocktails/bars. All that intense research, part of a two week road trip across the state, means I required morning fuel for days of tasting and exploring. Here are the six Austin… Read more →