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Coffee & Beignets At Haute Sweet This Saturday

hauteby Jennifer Thomas

One of our very favorite patisseries is Haute Sweets at 10230 East Northwest Highway in East Dallas. This fairly new bakery is steeped up with delicious pastries such as macarons, specialty cakes, cookies, and cupcakes. They also feature some tasty paleo and vegan items for those so inclined. Each month Haute Sweets rolls out their red carpet and features Coffee & Beignets on starting at 10am continuously until they sell out. The last beignet event for 2015 is this weekend, Saturday, December 19, 2015.    Continue reading

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Dallas Gem: Great American Hero

great americanby Jennifer Thomas

What a treasured gem we have in the Great American Hero located at 4001 Lemmon Avenue in Dallas.  Serving since 1974 the Hero looks a bit worn, but that is due to the fact they have cranked out untold sandwiches to happy guests since before I was born.

Service is never lacking at Hero and there is always a line of employees to help your sandwich choice along. Often you will spot the owner who takes great pride in entertaining new guests as they enter the building. He awards newbies with a free fruit cup (yum) and regales his history with pride.     Continue reading

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Newly Opened Bangkok Thai In Richardson Offering Limited Saturday Thai Tea

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Bangkok at Beltline is a second location for restaurateurs and sweet couple Joe and Sunny Pumphaung.  Bangkok at Beltline is a casual Thai restaurant serving authentic Thai cuisines with an added fun and elegant Thai twist to the traditional afternoon tea on Saturdays.

Expect the usual traditional Thai noodle, curry and rice dishes like their popular Pad Thai or crabmeat (real crabmeat) fried rice on the menu but also Afternoon Thai Tea.  This concept was their way of serving Thai food in a modern style but enjoyed in a classic manner.  Guests can truly sit back and enjoy Thai teas and food.     Continue reading

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The Santas Rampaged This Weekend

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Since Dallas doesn’t have much as far as Winter weather until the early part of 2016, we mark the advent of Christmas with a variety of events including the Santa Rampage. This year’s Rampage was hit a bit by an afternoon shower, but many showed up donning their holiday gear as Santa, a few Grinches, many, many elves, gift wrapped packages and even one Cindy Lou Who.

Hundreds of these Santa’s rampaged this city start in Deep Ellum then hitching a ride aboard the light rail into downtown with a final destination of the Cedar’s area just south of downtown.   Continue reading

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Steel Announces Sparkling Social and Camp Sushi

champagneby Jennifer Thomas

Steel has had plenty of exciting news of late with the addition of TJ Lengnick and general manager Brad Crouch. Today they send word of a unique Sparkling Social featuring tastings of four different styles of bubbles including Cava, Prosecco, California bubbles and French Champagne.

Attendees will be able to taste the differences along with sushi bites with each pairing. This fun event takes place Thursday, October 1st from 6 to 8pm. You may drop in at any time with your friends and family and enjoy the full experience. The cost is $25 per person.   Continue reading

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Deep Ellum Brewing Company Expanding

deep ellumby Jennifer Thomas

The old Spirits building located at 2825 Canton in Deep Ellum will soon become a  10,000 square foot barrel and sour room,  and a 5,000 square foot distillery for Deep Ellum Brewing Company. Construction to begin shortly.  Pictured above is DEBC owner John Reardon who seems elated over the fact that the rezoning for the building passed the Dallas city council unanimously.

 

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Cody Sharp Guest Chefs at Braindead

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Braindead will be putting on the second in a series of Chef Collaboration Dinners September 21st at 7pm. Tickets are $80 and must be secured by following this link  to guarantee your seat. This round the Collaboration Chef will be Cody Sharp, formally of Standard Pour and more recently as Matt McAllister’s right-hand man at Filament which will soon open in Deep Ellum restaurant directly across from Braindead on Main Street. Continue reading

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