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Pluckers Opened In Addison This Week And We Want To Take You There **Contest**

pluckersby Steven Doyle

The Austin based Pluckers Wing Bar will open its Addison opened this week. Located at 5100 Belt Line Rd., Suite 520, the restaurant will be one of many new business openings in the high-profile renovation of Village on the Parkway in Addison. Pluckers’ new neighbors include a brand new, 40,000 square-foot Whole Foods Market and a 12-screen AMC Theater (opening soon).

With over 63 HD televisions, including two 110″ LED video walls, behind the mirrors of their bathrooms, it will be the perfect place to grab lunch with co-workers or watch sports games with friends and family while dining on wings.   Continue reading


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Alex “Moose” Perez Accepts Ghost Pepper Challenge At Back 9

DSC00513by Steven Doyle

The ghost pepper is said to be the very hottest naturally grown pepper known on the planet. Ringing in at warp factor nine, or up to 1,050,000 on the Scoville scale. In comparison, the jalapeno is a mere 2,500 on average. Weapons grade caspium starts at a 2,000,000 rating.  The ghost pepper is one mean pepper. In its native home of India, the pepper is called Bhot Jolokia, and is often used by natives to ward off elephant attacks. It is one bad ass pepper and should be feared.

Dallas resident and professional competitive eater Alex “Moose” Perez ignored these facts last evening when he accepted a special eating challenge that involved the ghost pepper. It was at the Addison pub Back 9 where he was offered the challenge of eating one whole pizza laced with a ghost pepper sauce. The challenge was to eat the entire $25 pizza and it would be his for no cost what-so-ever. He would join the ranks of dozens of people who have accepted the challenge, but only a single entry actually won. Moose would be number two.    Continue reading


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Book Richard Chamberlain’s Dinner With A Demo At His Fish Market Grill

chamberlainby Steven Doyle

One of our favorite local chefs, Richard Chamberlain, will be in his kitchens at Chamberlain’s Fish Market Grill this Thursday where he will prepare a sweetheart of a dinner along with a full demonstration starting at 6:30pm. The Friday event has already sold out, but you may book for the Thursday event (while seats are still available) by calling the chef at 972.503.3474 today. This should be an exciting evening out and a terrific alternative to the Valentines madness.  Check below for the full menu and details.

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Texas Whiskey Tasting Is Just One Week After Turkey Day

lookby Andrew Chalk

Have you noticed that not just wineries have been multiplying in this state – distillers have too. Among them, whiskey makers. Look Cinema (the Addison cinema that shows movies to to the chomping backbeat of patrons eating food from Nick and Sam’s Grill) has come up with a good idea. On December 5th from 6pm-8pm they are holding a walk around tasting in their Loft (at the cinema) of Texas whiskies from these producers:   Continue reading


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Flying Saucer To Host Deschutes Brewery Dinner Dec 19


Flying Saucer Draught Emporium will host its last beer dinner of the year with Deschutes Brewery Tuesday, Dec. 19 at 7 p.m. at its location in Village on the Parkway at 14999 Montfort Drive in Addison. The dinner will feature beers from Deschutes Brewery’s reserve series, paired with a four-course meal. The reserve series beers and food pairings for the evening are:      Continue reading

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Dear Whole Foods Market, Please Remove Non-Texas Wine From Your Texas Wine Display

whole foods addisonby Andrew Chalk

Walking around the new Whole Foods Market in Addison this weekend I came across a whole pallet of Texas wines. Or so it seemed. One of them was the wine below. It is the Dry Comal Creek Vineyard ‘Comal Red XI’ Red Wine. The front label points out that the winery is in New Braunfels, so you might think that this is a Texas wine. On the bottom right of the label is a star decal which says ‘featuring Texas-Style wines’. That also appears to indicate that this is a Texas wine. Continue reading


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