Spicy Honey Chicken

Spicy Honey Chicken

1 cup honey 1/2 cup soy sauce 1/4 cup minced ginger 3 tablespoons minced garlic 1 tablespoon rice vinegar 1 tablespoon sriracha, or to taste 2 pounds bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs Sliced green onions, toasted sesame seeds, and steamed rice for serving In a large bowl, whisk together all ingredients except chicken. Add chicken and […]

‘First Man’ misses momentous impact of first trip to moon

‘First Man’ misses momentous impact of first trip to moon

By Chic DiCiccio “First Man” begins with Neil Armstrong (Ryan Gosling) zipping through the clouds in the X-15 experimental aircraft. Armstrong looks up and sees the vastness of space, yet nearly every second of this intense, white-knuckled opening sequence feels claustrophobic. It gets more unbearable as each second passes with the camera only holding still […]

Architects hope to save, not raze, East Dallas

Architects hope to save, not raze, East Dallas

AIA TOUR OF HOMES By Eddie Maestri   Eddie Maestri is the founder and principal at Maestri Studio and co-chair of the 2018 AIA Dallas Tour of Homes I am honored by the opportunities Maestri Studio is given time and time again to balance maintaining the character of a neighborhood while modernizing the home to […]

Bionic chef helps preserve nature’s balance

Bionic chef helps preserve nature’s balance

EARTHX CELEBRATES HALF-EARTH DAY By Lindsey Lyons Earthx2018, the largest Earth Day celebration in the world, will mark Half-Earth Day on Oct. 22 from 6:30- 9:30 p.m. with a screening of the film “Charged: The Eduardo Garcia Story,” featuring its star, Chef Eduardo Garcia (pictured at right). The inaugural Dallas commemoration of Half-Earth Day will […]

‘Bad Times at the El Royale’ a well-acted and trippy adventure

‘Bad Times at the El Royale’ a well-acted and trippy adventure

By Chic DiCiccio On September 23, 1994, “Pulp Fiction” was released and changed the way that movies could be made. It became okay to have sprawling stories with multiple characters while mashing genres together. Snappy, pop culture-laden dialogue became the new hotness and it spawned countless copycats.  Director/writer Drew Goddard’s second film, “Bad Times at […]

Pizzeria Testa as authentic as they get

Pizzeria Testa as authentic as they get

By Sara Newberry Pizza started out as what we call focaccia, or flatbread, in ancient Rome. What we consider pizza was first created in Naples, in the south of Italy, when tomatoes started to be incorporated as a topping. (Tomatoes were introduced to Europe in the 16th century, after Spanish explorers brought them back from […]

East Dallas artists open their studios to the public

East Dallas artists open their studios to the public

By Sharon O’Callaghan Shero The White Rock Lake Artists Studio Tour Announces its 26th Year! A tradition continues with the annual — and much awaited — White Rock Lake Artists’ Studio Tour scheduled for the weekend of Oct. 13-14. If you ever wondered how an artist creates art, the tour is a wonderful opportunity to […]

Animals, not fried food, on this fairgoer’s agenda

Animals, not fried food, on this fairgoer’s agenda

FOR THE LOVE OF THE ANIMALS By Dr. Beth Leermakers I was shocked to discover that a friend has never seen the huge pig or attended a dog show at the State Fair of Texas! She and her 7-year-old daughter spend their time on the Midway, enjoying an entirely different Fair experience filled with rides, […]

Play presents strong women breaking boundaries

Play presents strong women breaking boundaries

By Shari Goldstein Stern Since 1997, Wingspan Theatre Company has been bringing theater to the community with an emphasis on plays written by and about women. Founded by Dallas actor/writer/director Susan Sargeant, “WingSpan is also dedicated to nurturing new work and supporting the development of local playwrights,” according to the theatre’s mission statement. WingSpan will […]

‘Night School’ misses opportunity to learn from past mistakes

‘Night School’ misses opportunity to learn from past mistakes

By Chic DiCiccio Kevin Hart is critic-proof. Nearly every movie he stars in gets ripped to shreds, but they go on to turn huge profits. It’s a testament to his huge fan base and Hart’s tireless work ethic. Like him or not, Hart isn’t leaving the pop culture landscape anytime soon.  That being said, his […]

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