Blog Archive

Thu

Apr 11

2019

THIN LINE: Picture Perfect

My first time in Denton, I was enraptured by something magisterial, epic and downright artful: The garlic parm fries at LSA. But shortly after that, I took a jaunt down to the Square. Once there, I explored the ins, outs, nooks and crannies of downtown Denton, a place I would soon call home. I took […]

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Mon

Mar 25

2019

Celebrate the Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum as it Turns 40

The Square means a lot to me. It’s the first place I visited in Denton. It’s the place where I got engaged. And, most importantly, it’s the place where I go for my mandatory, doctor-recommended mountain of garlic parmesan fries at LSA Burger. But the Square is home to much more than health food. It’s […]

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Fri

Mar 15

2019

Three reasons to fest at Thin Line this year

As you know, I’m a man of high taste. You’ve seen my dining recommendations, and if you’re wise, you’ve taken my dating advice, too. But I’m reaching out with a different kind of advice today–the kind that will save you time and money, and bring you boundless opportunities for fun and discovery. You don’t have […]

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Fri

Mar 01

2019

Off the Eaten Path: Breakfast Edition

We’ve explored Asian cuisine. We’ve blazed the burger trails. But no food blog would be complete without a thorough discussion of the most important meal of the day: Mimosa hour, known to some as “breakfast.” We way disagree on the correct term for this essential meal, but there’s no denying Denton’s delicious breakfast, brunch, second […]

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Fri

Feb 22

2019

Off the Eaten Path: Burger Edition

Once, for reasons that still elude my understanding, I was a vegan. It was a torrid, dramatic afternoon, but needless to say, it didn’t stick. I’m not a carnivorous carnivore, but I do love partaking in a delicious and savory burger from time to time. And while you can often find me at LSA, chowing […]

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Fri

Feb 15

2019

Off the Eaten Path: Five Asian Restaurants Worth Trying

It may sound like a cool new Vin Diesel-Duff Goldman vehicle, but Off the Eaten Path is my new series on the food spots at which you must dine in Denton. I’m taking a break from my Love Guru ways to tell you where to find the hidden gems of Denton cuisine. We all know […]

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Mon

Feb 11

2019

Denton Dates: Create Your Own Valentine’s Day Adventure

Have you seen the new Black Mirror? If not, save it for after Valentine’s Day — it’s not exactly romantic. But it is fun, in part because you have agency: You get to decide what to do and, in effect, create your own adventure. That’s what this blog is about. Valentine’s Day is not a […]

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Wed

Dec 19

2018

What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve? Your Guide to a Celebration in Denton

There’s something special about a New Year’s Eve in Denton. Maybe it’s the music; maybe it’s the food. Maybe it’s a combination of both. Spoiler alert: it’s *definitely* a combination of both.  Many of your favorite cool craft beer and culinary haunts will be hosting parties, soirees, fiestas and fun events, and there’ll be music […]

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Wed

Dec 12

2018

Denton Dates: A Market, a Beer and a Whole Lot of Holiday Cheer

‘Twas the week (or so) before Christmas, and all through the town the wassail cups were empty, and no one felt down But alas, you need ideas for your partner or friend To make sure the Christmas joy never, ever ends So you’ve come to me: the Denton love guru To ensure your love is […]

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Tue

Nov 27

2018

Denton Holiday Shopping Guide: Jewelry Edition

The turkeys have been eaten, the stockings have been hung and Christmas has officially begun. You know what that means: It’s time for wassail! Oh, and shopping, too. Okay, so maybe shopping should come before wassail. We’ll call shopping 1a, and wassail 1b. Luckily, Denton makes it easy to enjoy both. That’s because — just […]

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