This Dallas bar was named one of the top places for bourbon in America
September 15, 2016
The Standard Pour cocktail bar and restaurant in Uptown was recently named one of the top 80 bourbon bars in America by The Bourbon Review, which annually releases its list of the best places to find this liquor. But if you're a real bourbon fan you might already be a regular here.
Practically every restaurant in town has so-called "craft cocktails" these days, but not all $12 drinks are created equally. For a carefully crafted and well-executed libation, these ten Dallas bars won't steer you wrong. From a beloved dive to a ritzy hotel bar — and everything in between — this list will serve as a handy reference next time someone utters that magical phrase, "Let's get a drink."
15 Best Places to Drink Whiskey in Dallas-Fort Worth
April 29, 2015
With the Kentucky Derby this weekend, many thirsty folks will turn to traditional mint juleps. But there are so many other great ways to enjoy whiskey (or whisky), whether it's neat, on the rocks or in a cocktail. Here are 15 of the best places in Dallas-Fort Worth to get your whiskey on.
The term "bar food" once conjured up visions of sad nachos, frozen potato skins, and if you were lucky, maybe some halfway decent chicken wings — but places like The Standard Pour are giving the phrase a whole new meaning. Chef Cody Sharp, who previously worked as a sous chef under Omar Flores at Casa Rubia, has seriously elevated the menu at the Uptown drinking den, showing off his creative Southern-influenced style by spiking deviled eggs with the spicy sausage spread known as 'nduja and throwing broccoli in the deep-fryer before tossing it with peanut vinaigrette.
An Interview with Standard Pour Chef Cody Sharp, Part of Dallas' New Guard
April 29, 2015
It used to be that fine cuisine was prepared by French-educated men in white coats who adhered to a very strict set of rules about what food should be. Now, there is an entire generation of young chefs happy to thumb their noses at the culinary establishment's stuffy rules. One of those chefs is The Standard Pour's Cody Sharp.