Saturday, January 29
9:00AM - 12:30PM
Virtual Event



23rd Annual Legacies Dallas History Conference presents Dining & Drinking in Dallas

About this event

Speakers (in order of presentation):


“The Architecture of Eating: Dallas’s Delectable Dining Establishments”

By David Preziosi, FAICP, Executive Director, Preservation Dallas


“Do It for Pappy: The Legacy of Pappy’s Showland and E. A. ‘Pappy’ Dolsen”

By Brandon Murray, MLIS, CA, Dallas Public Library


“The Origins of Dallas’s Old Warsaw”

By Natalie H. (“Schatzie”) Lee


“The Worldly Restaurateur: Nick DeGeorge Showed Dallas a Thing of Two”

By Evelyn Montgomery, Ph.D., Executive Director,

Old Red Museum of Dallas History & Culture


“The Enduring Influence of Shoemaker’s Barbecue”

By Daniel Vaughn, Barbecue Editor, Texas Monthly


Panel Discussion

The Cultural Aspect of Food: Identity, Community, and Creating a Sense of Home in North Texas

Kim Pierce, Moderator

Betsy Brody, Ph.D., Collin College, Plano

Alberto Gonzales, Co-Founder, Dallas Mexican-American Historical League

Deah Berry Mitchell, Dallas Historical Society


Registration for the conference is $20 per person.


Patron registration at $100 will include an invitation to a reception at Preservation Dallas, 2922 Swiss Avenue on Thursday, January 27, 2022, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.