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2012 Oktoberfest This Weekend And We Are Hooking You Up

by Steven Doyle

The 2012 Addison Oktoberfest is this coming weekend with a jumpstart Thursday, September 20, 2012.  Stay with craveDFW each day this week as we share all the fun events and a few very unique opportunities to sample beer and food that very few will know about. This Oktoberfest has gained popularity over the years and generally will host up to 70,000 people.

We will be giving away free tickets each day and have an ultimate prize package that includes an authentic beer stein, a Spaten outdoor fire pit and so much more. Look for today’s contest at the end of this post.            Continue reading

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Top 6 Spots To Check Out Addison’s Kaboom Town Tonight

by Steven Doyle

Independence Day is upon us and we plan to celebrate in grand fashion, which means the staff can sleep in tomorrow, hit the lake and hopefully work on that much needed tan. In the mean time we will all no doubt be celebrating tonight to get a head start on the party and fireworks. Addison’s Kaboom Town provides one of the most spectacular shows in the area, and is ranked one of the top in the nation.

We give all the fun details about the choreographed music and band stands set up in Addison, but we also wanted to share with you today some of the best views to watch the airshow and fireworks. You will want to head out early and stake your claim to a sweet spot. If you are off work early today you can beat the rush to some of these locations which we selected as the very best.             Continue reading

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Behind The Scenes At Fogo de Chao

by Steven Doyle

Perhaps you have been to a churrascari or a Brazilian steakhouse and sampled the flurry of meats that is served by the gauchos. If you have chances are you have been to Fogo de Chao, which started with 9 locations in Brazil before expanding to the United States, with Dallas as its first domestic location.        Continue reading

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Kaboom Town In Addison Contest — Updated Winners Announced

by Steven Doyle

Kaboom Town is one of Addison’s premier parties that celebrates Independence Day on July 3rd each year. This one day leg up on the celebration gives families and extra day of hoopla and fireworks. Speaking of fireworks, the 30-minute musically choreographed show in Addison is one of the largest and most spectacular in the nation, and it is in the backyard of 170 restaurants. This makes the show the perfect place to roost and watch.

The fireworks show is presented by Time Warner Cable and choreographed to music with a live radio simulcast on 100.3 JACK FM and TXA 21.          Continue reading

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Meatballs On A Roll

by Judy Chamberlain               photos by Carsten Howitz

I had some wonderful homemade meatballs between two hunks of bread at Kenny’s Italian Kitchen in Addison several weeks ago and have not been able to top them yet, although I have tried and am still trying.
 
I take meatballs on bread very seriously, and have been disappointed for years encountering various incarnations of frozen meatballs out of a package in lots of places that should be serving something better. Oh, and most of these places call the thing a “sub,” or a “sandwich.”               Continue reading

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Addison Food Truck Festival This Weekend

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