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 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
Just weeks ago we reported on one Dallas restaurateur taking to the campaign trail in a bid for US Senate. We are happy to report that John Jay Meyer has been slugging away as he makes his way to Washington. With this news comes yet another Dallas restaurant mogul wanting a place in political history, Joe Chow. Chow is running for US Congress in District 6. Chow has seven children with two that served in Iraq.
We saw Chow this weekend as he glad handed during the Taste Addison festival and asked him a few questions. Continue reading
The Taste Addison festival starts today. This means you have three days to dine your way through the very manageable crowds on the grounds of the event, tasting smaller portions of each restaurants best offerings. We have a few suggestions, but if the event is anything like last year, there are no wrong choices.
We heard from chef Richard Chamberlain that he will be roasting a whole pig with the use of chef Kent Rathbun’s ginormous smoker that he graciously loaned out to his chef buddy. Each year Chamberlain embraces this event and donates all his proceeds to a local charity. There are at least two thing you will want to sample on his Steak and Chophouse menu. The pulled pork platter is a mere $8 and the legendary pork chop on a stick is also $8. Chamberlain also offers up some kobe beef items that are actually less pricey, but all is greatness and has that whole charity ring to them. Continue reading