Hungry and thirsty: Jim Beam and Carso Mediterranean Grill has an invite for you

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Jim Beam and Carso Mediterranean Grill, located at the Hilton Granite Park Hotel, are partnering to host a very special dinner Thursday, March 5 at 6:30 p.m. The evening will feature a four course meal with custom cocktail pairings. The cost is $50 and if that whet’s your appetite make your reservations by email at or […]

Shape of glass and color of wine might influence how tipsy you get

"If you want to pour and drink less wine, stick to the narrow wine glasses and only pour if your glass is on the table or counter and not in your hand—in either case you'll pour about 9 to 12 percent less," says Brian Wansink. (Credit: Dave Dugdale/Flickr)

(Futurity) Most people think of a wine glass as one serving, but it could be closer to two or three. Researchers find why pours vary, and how it leads to over consumption. In the study, published in the journal Substance Use and Misuse, participants were asked to pour what they considered a normal drink using […]

Southwest Airlines adds two new beers to their menu


(PRNewswire) Southwest Airlines earlier this month announced two new beers will be taking to the skies. The airline will stock Leinenkugel’s seasonal craft beers in addition to Dos Equis Lager Especial onboard every flight with a price point of $5 or a valid Southwest Business Select or Rapid Rewards drink coupon per beer. And it’s not […]

How will you celebrate National Peanut Butter Day?

National Peanut Day

ATLANTA /PRNewswire/ — Many foods have a day or week set aside to honor them.  But perhaps no food has more celebrations planned year in and year out than the mighty peanut.  And National Peanut Butter Day on Saturday kicks off the fun. “I’m not certain anyone knows for sure why Americans have named so many […]

Party goers have plenty of low calorie and non-alcoholic cocktails options

Skinnygirl Meyer Lemon Vodka is low cal but the perfect starter for your favorite cocktail.

By Ruth Ferguson, NDG Editor So if your New Year’s resolutions include calorie counting you know that too often we drink too many of our calories and so perhaps you are thinking club soda is your only option. No, this is 2015 you have options – delicious options! First, the Skinnygirl Cocktails line has expanded […]

New Chicken Strip Monterey Melt Sandwich from Whataburger

The festive looking new Chicken Strip Monterey Melt Sandwich from Whataburger

By Ruth Ferguson, NDG Editor Whataburger does not often makes a big splash with new sandwiches. After all to many of their Texas fans, they already make the best fast food hamburger. But now for their chicken loving fans they have created the Chicken Strip Monterey Melt Sandwich. It was inspired by one of  Whataburger’s All-Time Favorites – the […]

For the coffee and tea lover on your Christmas list


By Ruth Ferguson, NDG Editor Yes sometimes it does actually get cold enough in Dallas to send us rushing for our favorite hot beverage. For the coffee and tea lover on your Christmas list, here are a few ideas: James Fayal, one of the co-founders of Zest Tea, happen to pop up in a chat […]

Dickey’s BBQ showcasing Stampede Stew from On the Menu

'On The Menu' winner, Sarah Broadus shows off her winning dish for Dickey's Barbecue, Stampede Stew. Available in select locations across the country. (PRNewsFoto/Dickey's Barbecue)

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is giving guests a taste of TNT’s ‘On the Menu’with new limited edition menu item, Stampede Stew.  The fast-casual restaurant chain known for slow smoked Texas barbecue is unveiling the signature dish created by Atlanta resident Sarah Broadus.  Broadus brought the heat in the broadcast cooking competition starring Emeril Lagasse and Ty Pennington, […]

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