Stephanie Arbetter

A Dallasite at heart, Stephanie Arbetter moved back to her hometown after graduating from the University of Georgia with degrees in Journalism and Spanish. She still can’t believe all there is to do in this city and she’s on the eternal search to experience it all. She currently serves as an Interactive Producer, driving strategy and content management for a downtown digital marketing agency. She is an avid traveler, but on weekends you might find her with friends and family at a nearby restaurant, bar or live music venue. Keep up with her on Twitter and Instagram by following @starbetter and @TipsyTipsDallas.

From Louisiana to Texas: A Night in Southern Foodie Paradise

From Louisiana to Texas: A Night in Southern Foodie Paradise

Good Southern cookin, live music and a night on the patio. Sounds like this has all the fixings of a perfect October evening. If you're free this Thursday from 7 – 10 p.m., join SMOKE's Chef Tim Byres and Louisiana Chef Cory Bahr at The Foundry for “Cotton & SMOKE: A Celebration of Louisiana in Texas.” [...]

It’s All Greek To Me: The 2014 Greek Food Festival of Dallas Happens Next Weekend

It's All Greek To Me: The 2014 Greek Food Festival of Dallas Happens Next Weekend

Dallas, time to get your Greek on. The Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church presents the Greek Food Festival for the 58th year in a row. For those unfamiliar, the Greek Food Fest is about more than just food. Much more. It's a celebration of all things Greek. Think dancing, art, a church tour and multiple cooking demonstrations. Thanks to the Dallas Morning News, we learned this year that the growing festival started humbly as a bake sale and how attracts over 14,000 people each year.

How to Get the Most Out of Addison Oktoberfest this Weekend

How to Get the Most Out of Addison Oktoberfest this Weekend

This Thursday, September 18th, kicks off a weekend-long celebration of the beauty of this four day event is that Addison has provided ample ways to save money while still experiencing Germany to its fullest.

Cool River Café to Host Martini Fest This Weekend

Cool River Café to Host Martini Fest This Weekend

Hailing from the late 18th century, the martini is a classic mixture of gin, vermouth and garnish that's appeared countless times in various forms throughout history. A favorite of many revered poets, writers and actors, it has become a mainstay in our society.  There isn't a menu that lacks this classic American cocktail. This year, [...]

Chamberlain’s Brau House, a True Bavarian Experience for Addison Oktoberfest

Chamberlain's Brau House, a True Bavarian Experience for Addison Oktoberfest

I'll admit, I've never actually attended a true Oktoberfest. I'd heard about the ones smattered across Europe in celebration of Germany each fall, but even growing up in Dallas I never had the opportunity to attend the city's most celebrated and cultural events. When I received the invitation to dine at the Oktoberfest-themed Chamberlain's Brau House last Thursday evening, I jumped at the chance.

Speaking of John Tesar, Check Out Knife Head Barman Michael Martensen’s New Cocktail Menu

Speaking of John Tesar, Check Out Knife Head Barman Michael Martensen's New Cocktail Menu

In case you missed it haven't picked up a paper, a certain expletive set the Dallas foodie Twittersphere astorm last month regarding Knife, a new Dallas resto in Hotel Palomar. Chef John Tesar fired an early morning tweet at Dallas Morning News lead food critic, Leslie Brenner, for a less than stellar critique and star rating.

The 5 Best Restaurants at Taste of the Town by Taste of Dallas

The 5 Best Restaurants at Taste of the Town by Taste of Dallas

At around 6:30 p.m., our evening began at the Automotive Building. This is where they held Taste of the Town, the VIP Indoor Tasting Experience and main attraction for many of the night’s attendees. Upon entering, we were greeted by other businesses symbolic of the area and Dallas culture. Imagine the large, car-filled, air-conditioned concrete building from the State Fair’s car show. Now remove the cars and envision large booths and tables on said floor with the likes of Albertsons, the Farmer’s Market and other neighborhood tchotchke shops.

Taste of Dallas – Beyond the Food

Taste of Dallas - Beyond the Food

If there’s one thing Dallas doesn’t mess up, it’s food. If there’s another, it’s entertainment. So you know that any time these two come together it’s sure to be a total knockout. Allow us to introduce you to the 28th annual Taste of Dallas. The three-day Fair Park event is a chance for our city’s food and dining community to display just what makes us so great.

CultureMap Extends Famed Tastemaker Awards to Dallas

CultureMap Extends Famed Tastemaker Awards to Dallas

If you’ve ever been to a CultureMap Dallas event, then you know that this is one magazine that can seriously throw down. Between birthday parties, young adult mixers and fashion events, CultureMap has their pulse on the best of what our city has to offer. And while a true Dallasite knows that there is no [...]