Nicholas L. Hall
3 days ago | DEFCON Dining
Dining out with children is an exercise in situational awareness. Each experience is unique, with different variables leading to different possible outcomes, DEFCON-like in their escalating threat levels. Keen observation, forward planning and pri...
24 days ago | Restaurant Reviews
It’s 7:15 p.m. on a Saturday and the restaurant inside Karbach Brewing Co. is packed to the rafters. Merry reverberations bounce off the exposed brick and polished concrete and, though it’s a bit cacophonous, it is an enjoyable din. The hostess an...
2 months ago | Restaurant Reviews
I want Jackson Street BBQ brunch. An eggs Benedict riff with collard greens and a smoky hollandaise, perhaps? Maybe an omelette station, fluffy eggs folded around burnt ends or shreddy, smoky chicken? A partnership between homegrown heroes (b...
3 months ago | Restaurant Reviews
Eating in the Saint Arnold Brewing Company tour hall feels a bit like you stumbled into a half-hearted homage to the Sword and Crown restaurant from circa-1995 AstroWorld. The cavernous space is filled with long wooden tables and benches arranged ...
5 months ago | Restaurant Reviews
I used to climb. Back in high school, I spent afternoons and weekends bouldering and top-roping (I never did get that lead cert) out at the original Texas Rock Gym location in Memorial. I was in the best shape of my life back then, but I doub...
7 months ago | Restaurant Reviews
One of the best things about my day job is that it isn't. Midweek days off are a common occurrence, even if they're usually whittled away by my sneaking back into bed to snuggle with the baby (and his mom) after I drop his sisters off at school. W...