Kevin Gray

Kevin Gray is a freelance journalist specializing in food, drinks and travel, and he's worked as a writer and editor for 15 years. Originally from Dallas, he lived in Austin, New York and Boston before making his way back to Dallas, where he currently resides. After beginning his career in PR, Kevin quickly made the leap to journalism, fueled in part by his appetite for good food and drinks. He joined UrbanDaddy in 2012 as an editor and then senior editor, first running the Dallas edition and then the national food and drink sections for five years, and he also worked as an editor at for two years. As a freelancer, Kevin's work has appeared in publications including The Dallas Morning News, Eater, Forbes, Gear Patrol, GQ, Men's Health, Restaurant Hospitality, Thrillist, Travel & Leisure and VinePair. He's a regular spirits competition judge, and his drinks-related commentary has been featured everywhere from Fast Company to USA Today. Kevin is also an avid traveler, so you're likely to find him on a plane or exploring a new country. He believes that sharing food and drinks is often the best way to learn about people and cultures.

All Articles From Kevin Gray

The Best Bars in Dallas’s Bishop Arts District

Here’s where to drink good beers, wines and cocktails in this beloved neighborhood

The Ultimate Guide to Munich’s Breweries and Beer Halls

There’s more to the city’s beer culture than just Oktoberfest

The 10 Best Steakhouses in San Antonio

Go for the prime beef, stay for the seafood and wine

The 10 Best Coffee Shops in Dallas

Get your caffeine fix at these top-notch purveyors of espresso, lattes and cold brew

The Best Whiskey Clubs and Subscriptions for Gifting

And we certainly won't tell if you keep these for yourself

The Best Steakhouses in Dallas

Treat yourself to dinner at these celebrated odes to red meat

The 10 Best BBQ Joints in Austin, Texas

From sit-down restaurants to food trucks, here’s where to load up on brisket, ribs and sausages

10 Free Museums to Visit in Dallas-Fort Worth

Enrich your life with classic masterpieces, modern art and samurai artifacts

The 10 Finest Luxury Hotels in Dallas

Get a good night’s sleep, because rooftop pools, steaks and subterranean bars await

13 Great Things to Do in Texas This Weekend

Clear your calendar for Janet Jackson, the Big 12 Championship and holiday pop-up bars

Grindelwald Is a Year-Round Adventurer’s Playground

The picturesque Swiss mountain town is filled with natural beauty and non-stop thrills

The Best New Reason to Visit Galveston Is Hotel Lucine

A former 1960s motel gets new life as a Gulf Coast oasis, with fine-ish dining and rooftop cocktails

These Texas Restaurants Will Ship Thanksgiving to Your Doorstep

Order a full eight-person meal with all the trimmings from Feges BBQ, or simply pick a pie from Emporium

These Private Dining Clubs Host Exclusive Meals Across Texas

Members score multi-course dinners from some of the state’s best chefs

Texas-Based Hardcore Carnivore Just Launched a New Sausage Line at H-E-B

Meet Jess Pryles, the Aussie-turned-Austinite behind the company