Category Archives: Holiday Fun

Limoncello Time

by Steven Doyle

Popular in the citrus-growing regions along Italy’s Amalfi coast for more than a century, the digestif Limoncello makes for the perfect holiday gift. The liqueur is second in popularity only to Campari in Italy, and is a refined and genteel way to end a great meal.

Now is the time to make the elixir.  It is so simple to make, pretty much anyone of drinking age can pull this off.

You will thank us for this.  Best way to say thanks?  A bottle of Limoncello.    Continue reading

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Win This: Gift Cards From All Kenny Bowers Restaurants

kennyby Steven Doyle

Kenny Bowers is one pretty fun loving chef and he has a few really nice restaurants in the area that match his personality. Today Kenny sends word that he wants to play Santa at craveDFW and has offered up a gift from each of his family of restaurants in the Dallas area. One lucky recipient will enjoy $50 each from Kenny’s Smoke House (which opens on January 21), Kenny’s Italian Kitchen and Kenny’s Wood Fired Grill, plus $20 to Kenny’s  Burger Joint.   Continue reading


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Win This: Cookbooks To Add To That Growing Collection!

cookbookby Steven Doyle

Our gift giving continues today with a small stack of cookbooks. We are offered plenty to review and selected a few that are top sellers for 2012. Check out the selection, then be sure to scribe a comment below to win today’s gift.

The winner will be selected at random Thursday morning, December 20, 2012. These would make an excellent gift for your favorite home chef on your gift list. We will personally deliver these books to your home or office with a smile and a basket of warm muffins for you to enjoy.       Continue reading


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Win This: A Basket Of Gift Cards

itsa wonderfulby Steven Doyle

As we continue our holiday gifting frenzy we want to wish everyone a safe, happy weekend. Today we go crazy with our gift, something we know everyone can use. Gift cards continue to be the rage and we have been sitting on a few cards for a few months waiting for this day.

For a mere mention of holiday wishes, be it Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Festivus or any other occasion, we offer several gift cards. Check out what we have today:   Continue reading


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Win This: La Popular Tamale House

tamaleby Steven Doyle

La Popular Tamale House located in the Lakewood area and also in Shed 2 at the Dallas Farmers Market has long been praised on craveDFW as one of the best tamales in Dallas. The family owned business opened in 1984 and has been a valued part of the community since. The restaurant is operated by the father and son tag team Jesse Sr. and Jesse Jr. Moreno who both spend time making tamales and giving back to the community through their valued contributions to the city.       Continue reading


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Happy Holidays! We Have Gifts For You

Christmas_dog[1]by Steven Doyle

The friends, staff and contributors of craveDFW wish to send you and your family glad holiday greetings. We will be busy the month of December celebrating all sorts of holidays like Ira Gershwin’s and Frank Sinatra’s birthday, Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, Boxing Day, and New Year’s Eve. To help celebrate we will be offering a wonderful gift to a lucky reader daily. These gifts will range in value starting at $50. Some gifts will be food related, but not all. We will have several New Year’s Eve packages that include hotel rooms and dinner as well.  Continue reading


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Handmade Holiday Show Starts Tonight

by Steven Doyle

We are just full of cool ideas for the holidays. Check out the Dallas Handmade Holiday Show that opens today at 5:00 and runs through December 2, 2012. There will find over 40 artisans offering their confirmed local pieces that will please even the hardest person to buy for on your list.

Check out the unique gifts and holiday décor at 327 Cole in Dallas. We understand that Santa will be making special visits all weekend and they are offering complimentary photos by a pro photographer, so this is a fantastic chance to bypass the mall with the kiddos.       Continue reading

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