For reasons we don’t need to discuss, you occasionally require a boozing spot that’s bootlegger-friendly. And now that Atwater Speakeasy has popped up for private parties behind Cretia’s, you have a two-level cocktail den worthy of Al Capone—and a new home for your moonshine tasting society.
Everything That Was Important in 2010
Come Friday at midnight, you’ll be slamming the book shut on 2010, champagne flute in one hand, ALCS trophy in the other. But before you don your sparkly paper hat and toast to the double ones, let’s reflect on the glory days that were 2010.
This year, our fair city finally added its first gourmet restaurant on wheels. Now, on any given day, you can find burritos with prime filet strips, eggs, potatoes, gravy and smoked gouda by following their Twitter feed—or your sixth sense for finding gouda.
You’ve been saying it for years: your elementary school would’ve made a great happy hour spot. And finally, someone agreed: Saint Ann turned a 1927 brick schoolhouse into a two-story restaurant and bar with a garden patio. It’s like recess with more seared scallops.
It’s common knowledge that patios and beer in mason jars are a winning duo—and then, as if you needed proof, the Nodding Donkey came along with both. It almost made watching the Cowboys this season bearable. Almost.
Sometimes, weekends require helmets. And that’s why you have the Wired Zipline Course, the highest zip line outfit in all of Texas. And that’s why all your Monday morning water cooler stories started with “So I was 95 feet up, flying at 45 mph when...”
This is Dallas’s first and (so far) only puppy-rental service, where, after a thorough background check, you’ll pay the dog owner to walk her floppy-pawed best friend. It turned out way more popular than Dallas’s first rent-a-hamster service.
Your late-night food options always needed more bumblebee—or rather, a leggy model in a bumblebee outfit. And thanks to The Cart, you have just such a bumblebee, not to mention jumbo dogs until 2:30am.