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Addison Oktoberfest Starts Today! Now Where Do You Eat?

by Steven Doyle

Can you tell that Oktoberfest is one of our very favorite times of the year? The Addison 4-day festival begins today, so we want to make sure you are all prepared for the excitement. Be sure to comment below for entry into our daily ticket give-a-way, plus everyone is entered into our grand prize which we will award tomorrow. That is a backseat full of goodies well worth over $650.        Continue reading

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Helicopter To The State Fair Compliments Of The Palomar Hotel Dallas

by Steven Doyle

As the State Fair of Texas approaches we will start hearing about all sorts of deals and attractions with the Big Tex theme. This one from the Palomar Hotel Dallas is more delicious that a box of Fletcher’s Corny Dogs. They are actually offering two Big Tex packages.

The package for $189, which is a good value, offers a room, DART rail passes to the fair, chef Graham’s triple fried potatoes and cotton candy in the room.  Every room gets use of the corporate gold fish regardless.       Continue reading

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New Cocktail Menu At Five Sixty

by Steven Doyle                 photos by Joey Stewart

When we spoke to Wolfgang Puck back in February he indicated he was making great strides in making his restaurants fresher and more local. At that time Puck had already scheduled to close his flagship restaurant, Spago to retool and update to mirror these current trends.

Puck’s restaurant in Dallas, Five Sixty, is pretty special in the fact it has one amazing sushi bar that is helmed by long time Puck employee Chef Hiroyuki Fujino who serves Omakase-Style.        Continue reading

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Luau At Whiskey Cake

by Steven Doyle

Last night the Tiki gods shined upon Plano, Texas as Whiskey Cake prepared not one, but three whole hogs to a sell-out crowd on a Monday evening in celebration of all things luau. In preparation over 70 coconuts lost their tops, making these the perfect vessels for cooling tropical cocktails prepared by lead barman Sean Conner.

Conner wrangled Barcardi’s 151 into drinks such as classic Zombies that made the gathering revelers not only smile, but put them in the island mood.       Continue reading

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Dough Celebrates One Year Anniversary And VPN Certification

by Steven Doyle

Dough Pizzeria is celebrating their one year anniversary today, so stop in and enjoy a pizza or a selection from the house-made burrata bar. Dough is definitely one of our favorite pizzas in Dallas and if you have not sampled the pie, you are in for a treat.        Continue reading

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Celebrate Fearing’s Fifth Anniversary

by Steven Doyle       photo by Joy Zhang

Fearing’s Restaurant is planning a star-studded celebration of its upcoming fifth anniversary, with the two-month commemoration to take place over four evenings between August and October 2012. The special celebration dinner series will feature guest appearances by several celebrity chefs who have provided major inspiration to Chef Dean Fearing, both then and now.     Continue reading

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