Overheard in Oak Cliff

Garcia on the move Mayor Pro Tem Elba Garcia, who represents City Council District 1, and her husband, Domingo, are…

Q&A: Katherine Homan

When KATHERINE HOMAN’s family moved to East Kessler Park 35 years ago, she jumped feet first into the thick of…

What About Wine?

There was plenty of excellent cheap wine in 2008 as we celebrate the Advocate’s seventh annual Cheap Wine extravaganza and $10 Wine Hall of Fame.
The Hall added five labels: Yellow+Blue malbec (about $12 for a 1-liter box), which puts most other malbecs in its price range to shame; Meridian’s chardonnay, which can be found for as little as $6; the Les Jamelles wines from southern France, which deliver surprising quality for $10; another Gascon wine, Domain du Tariquet, to join the three that entered the Hall last year; and Lockwood sauvignon blanc, perhaps the most pleasant surprise of any wine I tasted in 2008.

True Crime #6

Nemo, of “Finding Nemo” fame, is a good-hearted fish trying to find his way home. However, for Julie Sipriano and…

Opening Remarks

We have a new website: advocatemag.com.I mention this not just because I want you to take a look at it,…